Brewed by Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Style: Belgian Ale
Brugge, Belgium


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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ads135 (2955) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - AUG 19, 2014
A middling bock. Sweet and of average mouthfeel. Caramel and toffee, though with a somewhat dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alengrin (1716) - BELGIUM - AUG 8, 2014
One of those rare Belgian attempts at making a Dutch-style top-fermented bock, since 2010. Loose, off-white head, colour a bronze brown, clear. Caramelly and nutty aroma with hints of apple, cinnamon and liquorice, taste a bit of malt sweetishness, dried fruits and lightly hoppy tail, smooth mouthfeel. Too ’clean’ for me.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
mikske79 (1242) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 6, 2014
Leuk flesje, spijtig genoeg is de smaak niet navenant. Een teleurstelling voor mij.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (4490) - Halden, NORWAY - AUG 6, 2014
Appearance: Deep nutty color with a big white head that leaves a fine lacing.
Aroma: Fruity, caramel malty and some mild spices.
Palate: Medium + body. Mild round sweetness and a moderate bitterness. Also some pleasant acidic notes. Average carbonation.
Taste: Fruity, toffee, malty and some spices.
Overall impression: A mild pleasant round sweetness as it got warmer. Not so pleasant when it was a bit to cold.
Personal stats: Bottle from Miranda.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KnutAlbert (6085) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2014
Bottle in Bruges. Glowing dark brown. Caramel, roasted grain, soft mouth feel. Anonymous. Slightly spicy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
flip_soeperman (598) - NETHERLANDS - APR 25, 2014
Yellow hazy beer with aroma of yeast and bread. Beer is slightly dusty and nothing too special. Sweeter than Bruges zot. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PriorL (1777) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 25, 2014
33cl bottle, shared with Mathieu87. APPEARANCE: clear dark brown beer, nice stable off white head. NOSE: caramel, malty, oké. TASTE: caramel, sweet, malty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Swaroga (1340) - Brussels, BELGIUM - APR 1, 2014
Butelka 33cl. OCZY : piwo ma kolor brązu z odcieniem czerwieni. Piana jest wielka i jasnobeżowa. NOS : aromaty przypominające karmel, toffi, alkohol, piernik, rozpuszczalnik, kandyzowane owoce, limonka. USTA : piwo jest mocno gazowane i średnio nasycone. Umiarkowanie słodkie jak na styl piwa. Dosyć kwaśne o wyraźnej goryczy na końcu. Słodkie nuty przypominają wspomniany piernik ale trzeba sobie go wyobrazić mało słodkiego. Kwaśność przypomina syrop na kaszel, anyż i razem z alkoholem mocno podkreśla końcową gorzkość. Posmak jest jak przypalony czarny chleb. ODCZUCIA : dziwne piwo. Afiszuje się jako Bokbier ale do tradycyjnego Boka czy Bocka ma sporo. Mocny charakter drożdżowy o silnych estrach przybliża go bardziej do stylu piw belgijskich. Nic niesamowitego ale ciesze się, że zostało go jeszcze w butelce. OCENA : smak : 6/10 pijalność : 6/10

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
goozen (2941) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - FEB 28, 2014
Bottle 0,33ltr: Hazy dark brown coloured with an light bitter taste and some hints of caramel. Not as sweet like an Dutch Bokbier, but this Belgian variant will do the trick.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ShivanDragon (1575) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - FEB 25, 2014
Zo deze had ik al een tijd in de kast staan, nu maar de tijd genomen hem te openen, al uitschenkende resulteerde dit in een rood/bruin helder bier met schuimige licht kaki kraag. Het aroma is mooi zoet, caramouten en rozijnen. Smaken: redelijk zoet, matig bitter, normale sterkte, licht fruitig van rood fruit, redelijk moutig, en licht kruidig, in de smaken komt ook helaas een lichte gist in de ondertonen terug, dat vind ik dan weer wat minder. medium body, glad van textuur, lage co2, en een zoetige afdronk.

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