Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Melle, Belgium


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Ce fut aussi l'une des bières brassées à la brasserie brabançonne "De Biertoren". Elle reflète de l'esprit estudiantin de la région de Leuven, mais déjà à un stade de fin d'études. Cette bière ambrée très mure laisse apparaître un ton presque mielleux balancé avec un fruité discret ainsi qu'un malt bien présent. Son amertume sans retrouve arrondie, lui donnant des allures d'une bière douce et facile. Elle est toutefois très capricieuse, et maligne en conclusion par un ton plus de caramel amer et sec. Tout à l'image de son étiquette, elle possède un superbechapeau de mousse régénéré par un perlé vivace et permanent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (3106) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2014
Bottle brew wharf. Brown amber colour with an off white cream head. Aroma is nutty caramel and sweet praline. Flavour is sweet caramel and raisin, nice Belgian yeast character. Nicely carbonated with a full creamy mouth feel. Fairly OK if a bit sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (3112) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - NOV 21, 2013
bottle pours clear , dark amber/brown smaller white head smell is sweet from both perfume and sugar way to high carbo . perfumyness, sugar, some fleshy aspects ( from the malts ? ) not smoked though ( thank god ! ) does taste pretty unnatural though . slightly metallic .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vickey9 (470) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUL 24, 2013
Dark amber brown with large foamy lacing head. Nose is vinious, fruity and hoppy. Medium body with active carbonation. Taste is medium sweet. Palate with brown sugar, caramel malt, rqther heavy ripe fruits. B@H

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (11812) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Bottle. Dark amber brown color with floaties, white head. Aroma is sweet and a bit medicinal. Taste is also sweet, plain.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4334) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 10, 2013
Bottle at the DISOB tasting, Den Haag. Poured a clear copper colour with a glass hugging off white head. The aroma and indeed the flavour are rich and fruity with red berries. It’s also a little metallic in the palate and somewhat sweet. Would quickly become sickly I feel.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Vaiz (3343) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 10, 2013
Bottle @ ABCBeers, Dean’s scared of beer tasting. Hazy copper pour with chunks. Aroma of metallic sugary malts with sweaty malts and madeira. Flavor is sweet malty sugars, boring and off balance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (5045) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 10, 2013
Bottle shared at the "Dean’s scared of beer tasting". Pours hazy brown with a tan head. Aroma of dough, toffee, caramel. Flavor is over moderate sweet and light bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Mora2000 (5695) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Clear orange-yellow with a white head. Aroma is wheat and yeast. Flavor is dirty wheat and grass. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
a_cross (600) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2013
Golden brown, almost red, pale at the edges, patchy white head; red berry fruit aroma; light berry flavour, some spice; thin for the abv; a little bitterness in the finish; a below average Belgian

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
AtronSeige (570) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - FEB 12, 2013
Pours a golden copper slightly with a large beige frothy head. The head subsides leaving good lacework. I assume clumped yeast is what is floating in the beer, as the bottle has yeast in it. Aroma starts with a sweet caramel and slight spiciness. The flavor is very metallic. Disappointing! However, the mouthfeel is a good medium, with good carbonation and a slight creamy feel. A medium dry finish, with a slight alcohol warming. Overall, a good beer, I think the metallic is possibly from age or bad handling. Will get more and try again.

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