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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Ingelmunster, Belgium

bottled
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on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 601   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This rebellious Brigand is a dry bitter, blonde beer that re-ferments in the bottle. It used to be amber in colour; now it is pale blonde thanks to the use of pale malts and pils malt as well as unmalted wheat. Brigand tastes full in the mouth with a slightly malty aroma. It also has a slightly malty taste with accents of spices and hops. The hop bitterness comes through in the finish.

Ingredients: water, barley malt (Pale, Pilsener), unmalted wheat, sugar, hops, yeast, antioxidant (ascorbic acid).


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (6636) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2015
Bottle from G&B, shared with the in-laws, Hammel, DK - Golden Amber pour with a white head. Sweet malty aroma and taste, with some hoppy backing, yeasty, caramel, brown sugar, dried fruits, some light spices, fine.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kajser27 (1077) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 24, 2015
Clear, golden to yellow colored, medium- white head. Aroma is fruity, Belgian sugary and spicy yeasty, hint of alcohol. Taste is medium+ sweet sugary, Belgian yeast, spicy-peppery low+ bitterness, some alcohol. Full to medium bodied, fizzy carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kavu (3693) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 8, 2015
A small taste from a friend (bottle) @ One Pint Pub. Pours clear golden with a high head. Aroma is sweet malts and belge yeast. Flavor is sweet malts, belge yeast, alcohol and hops. Pretty decent.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sjogro (1908) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 4, 2015
From tap at Café Gollem Amstelstraat. As "Winter Brigand" with same ABV. Backlog from 2014/12/13

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
melush (2245) - SPAIN - NOV 24, 2015
Bottle 33cl / Botella 33cl. @ Cerveceria Internacional, Sevilla, España. A: Golden / Dorado. T/S: Malt, yeast, sweet, citrusy / Malta, levadura, dulce, citrico.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bornyensis (321) - BELGIUM - NOV 10, 2015
Hoppige met een kruidige afdronk, een goede schuimkraag en een goede kleur.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hauxe (266) - Butzbach, GERMANY - NOV 8, 2015
Sweet, almost cider-like in taste. Yeasty. Medium-bodied. Hints of orange and peach. Pleasant enough if you like the direction it is going in, but one was enough for me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Anthobeers (76) - - OCT 26, 2015
Arômes très doux, bière belge sans surprise mais valeur sûre. Apparence sympa, bière somme toute pas décevante.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chris__hartley (368) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 13, 2015
It pours clear gold with reddish highlights; the head is off white and mousse-like. The aroma has notes of: stewed fruit, apricots, honey, orange marmalade, and a bright floral characteristic. The taste is medium sweet that finishes medium bitter with a medium astringency; there are notes of: orange zest, pepper, alcohol, apricots, honey, and ginger. The palate is medium heavy bodied with medium carbonation and a long malty finish. Overall, randomly found this beer at sin and redemption on the back shelf - not bad at all.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fredfa (209) - belo horizonte, BRAZIL - OCT 11, 2015
Faz jus de ser uma belga. Pouco aroma. Sabor assertivo com um leve azedinho. Teor alcoolico bem aparente. A Tremens é melhor.


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