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

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RATINGS: 554   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MarcoE (12) - - APR 8, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 30, 2014 Twee jaar oud, van de tap in café De Mug. Koperkleurig, donkerder dan jonge Brigand. Medium schuimkop, minder dan de jonge soortgenoot. Zacht houterige geur, wat caramel, laurier(drop?). Smaak begint goed en sluit aan bij de geur. Redelijk wat ijzer. Beetje bloesemig. Natuurlijk een port-achtig en verder mooi ronde, zachte, lichtdroge afdronk. Mooi bier, maar niet spectaculair.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SirLimpsalot (2408) - SWEDEN - JAN 31, 2015
@ Basunen 15-1-31: ganska typisk belgisk doft med tydlig krydda och lite parfym. Smaken är tydlig het med de sedvanliga kryddertonerna samt kola. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ---- Soberness not garanteed!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beertodaypt (234) - PORTUGAL - JAN 15, 2015
Review based on the BJCP2008 guidelines (style 18D). Bottle 33 cl - Batch BRBR0319C 04:06. AROMA: light fruits aromas (pears), mixed with peppery and anise notes. slight solventy background. very faint perfumy aroma. APPEARANCE: light amber color and clear. average off-white head with good retention. some lacing. TASTE: flavour similar to the aroma, with light pears notes and slight solventy background. low bitterness with a sweet finish. PALATE: high carbonation with medium-light body. slight solventy character. OVERALL: an average belgian strong ale with some solventy aromas and flavours.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
s_hartshorne (1898) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2015
Bottle kings head Huddersfield. Hazy gold good white head. Aroma is fruity banana yeast taste same some pepper clove long bitter finish. Nice creamy mouthfeel prickly carbonated. Good stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VT (1708) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 12, 2014
330 ml bottle. Pours a clear pale golden with a thick, creamy, resilient white head. Aroma is pear, peach, candied sugar. Flavor is loads of sugar, sweetbread, pear, peach. Finish is sweet again, some bubble gum. Some warm alcohol feeling. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GuideDogSaint (513) - Xiamen, CHINA - DEC 8, 2014
330ml bottle at Beer Station, Xiamen. Pours hazy golden brown with a white head. Yeasty, spicy banana aroma. Bitter sweet finish. A decent Belgian ale.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mjik83 (739) - - DEC 4, 2014
************************************************** + Matig Niet mijn smaak ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerGolem (716) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 25, 2014
Bottle 330 ml. Pours hazy straw blond with thick white head. Aroma: honey, yeast, malt, alcohol, floral notes. Interesting aromas, but awkward mix. Taste is also subpar. Alcohol not too well hidden. Overall, not terrible, but far from excellent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olsvammel (3641) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 24, 2014
Sample at Örebro Öl & Whisky 2014. Fruity smell with an almond paste aroma. Similar taste. A bit alcoholic but not too much. Nice tripel.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
xXbaptisteXx (82) - - NOV 23, 2014
De couleur blonde translucide ; la mousse et blanche est assez épaisse Au nez on trouve des arômes de bananes et le caramel Embouche on sont des notes de noisettes et de l'échalote de bananes Il y'a très peu d'amertume dans cette bière

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wimpyjoe (4702) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle @ Bierpaleis, Brugge. Copper-gold with a large carbonation and a thick bubbly-frothy head. Strong tasting but maintaining its distinctively Belgian nose that has yeasts and vanilla evident too. Nice and smooth in the palate.


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