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Brewed by Dubuisson
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Pipaix, Belgium

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RATINGS: 530   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
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Aging in oak barrels for 6 months gives this beer an uncommon smoothness and richness.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (5957) - Hasselager, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2013
Bottle @ Christers. Pours golden with a white head, floaties. Aroma of malt, yeast, light sourness, grapes, fruity, little sweetness, wood. Flavor is malt, light oxidation, yeast, wood, boozy. Medium body, soft carbonation, warming alcoholic finish. 231013

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (11199) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2013
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Hazy orange with an off-white head and lots of small floaties. Flavor is sweet, malty, caramel, dried fruit, oxidized, wood and alcohol. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish with lots of warming alcohol. A bit too boozy for me. 231013

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Valgreen (657) - DENMARK - OCT 23, 2013
Bottle @ Christer. Clear orange, medium white head that settles quickly, some lacing. Floaties. Aroma, malty, fruit notes, alcohol, oaky, . Taste, malty, fruity, sweet, vanilla, oaky, alcohol (almost boozy).

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (11121) - DENMARK - OCT 23, 2013
Bottle. Slightly hazy amber with small floaties with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, caramel, toasted, yeast and oak. Flavour is malt, oak, yeast, toasted, medium sweet, little toffee, wood, spices, hop, vanilla with strong notes of alcohol.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14044) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2013
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber with some floaties.. Aroma and taste are caramel, fruits, alcohol, wood, and hops.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RW80 (600) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 20, 2013
bottle 75 cl shared. bottle opens with a small bang. A cloudy amber beer with a very small head and poor retention. Nose is ver intense on wood with some vanilla and some fruits cherries, apricots Aroma some apricots, some sweet malts and a lot of wood and some fruits, actually it comes near to cognac/brandy without the huge alcohol burn, spirits normally have. Still for a beer the alcohol is there but decent hidden. Some complexity Medium carbonation, because of the big wood taste it becomes a sipper.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
freretoc (685) - Besançon, FRANCE - OCT 16, 2013
Cette bière ressemble à beaucoup de point de vue à la Bush Prestige de Nuits, aussi bien niveau couleur que mousse. le changement est sur le goût en bouche beaucoup plus marqué par la vanille, fût de chêne oblige

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jaghana (3888) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - OCT 7, 2013
Bottle 75cl, a cloudy amber beer with medium head and poor retention. Nose is very intense on wood and vanilla notes. Aroma is on apricot and raspberries, lot of sweet malt, body is very sweet and wood like, vanilla. Interesting bit too wood like and sweet.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TET (1641) - FINLAND - SEP 28, 2013
An elegant bottle open with magnificent bang, a beautiful beer, amber colour, a head is medium and blond. The nose is quite sweet, riped fruits, bananas, some cherries, barrel and sourness. Complex and great aroma with Sour Red -style nuancees. Taste is fruitfull, the barrels are quite strongly present, sourness, apples, after the aroma surprisingly, there are only hint of sweetness, earthy sourness. Strenght of alcohol can be noticed, but the taste is hidden. Medium+ bodied, high and sharp carbonation, but that become steady and smooth after some roll of glass. This kind of beer is rare, interesting mix of strong belgian ale and barrel.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sureshpa (288) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - SEP 17, 2013
Aroma: Alcohol, Red fruit, grape, peach, caramel, cognac, almond (spijs) flor de cana Appearance: Disappearing foam, amber, clear, light lace Taste: Wine, madeira, cognac, fruity, booze


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