Brewed by Brouwerij Strubbe
Style: Belgian Ale
Ichtegem, Belgium


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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Brewed nowadays at Strubbe for br. Crombé.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Enjoyit (3671) - Vadum, DENMARK - APR 21, 2008
Amber of color with an off-white head. An aroma of malt and sweets. A flavor with sweets, candis, sugar and spicy hints.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebeertourist (5155) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 20, 2007
Bottle. Hazy amber colour with a small, dense head. Spicy rye bread aroma. Rye bread flavours, quite spicy. Well-balanced sweetness. Somewhat grainy texture, moderate fizziness. Enjoyable and standing out from the amber crowd.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SHIG (4045) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - NOV 17, 2007
Bottle: Poured a amber color with a creamy off white head. The aroma is sweet with fruit and sugar. The taste is sweet caramel malt with nice touch of hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (14562) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2007
Bottle, 5% from Crombé according to the label. Lager aroma. Clear amber colour, small tan head. The flavour is quite sweet, almost sugary. There is also some flavour and aroma hops in there. Ending slightly bitter, but sweet all the way with a little acidity to balance. Has a lot more flavour than expected from ABV, but after a while, it gets rather too sugary.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bart (2938) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUL 4, 2007
Hazy dark blond to amber coloured beer with average carbonation and a rather short white head. Sweet, herby somewhat buttery aroma. Full palate. Finish is bitter, somewhat herby. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jerre (3019) - Waregem, BELGIUM - JUN 15, 2007
Bottle, 33 cl. Amber color with a good white head. Aroma light fruity, sweet, hops. Medium bodied. Taste sweet, little spicy, sweet, malts, bitter. Good but nothing special, years ago it was more powerfull.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sayravai (4700) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 17, 2007
(Bottled) Hazy orange-amber color with a smallish, white and lacy head. Fruity aroma with sweetish caramel and some woody balsamico notes. Even more fruity with yeast. Orange-fruity, slightly tart flavor with low bitterness. Smooth and fruity with yeast. Medium-bodied, reasonably refreshing palate with foamy carbonation. Quite good for the ABV, and pleasantly fresh’n’fruity - yet not a masterpiece.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (16924) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 14, 2006
Beautiful amber color; fine perlage; creamy head. Very nice aroma, of old cellar and hops, so peculiar, very close to an Orval, but sweeter. Medium body structure, some malt, some tart, much simpler than the aroma lets hope.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25069) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2005
(Bottle 33 cl) This is the original version from "Brij Crombé" in Zottegem. Beautifuly golden with a pretty decent head. Some caramel-like notes, yet rather dry, light-bodied and pleasantly refreshing. An imperial beer indeed... 230297

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (21889) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 12, 2005
Bottled, old Crombé version. Cloudy amber, small head. Oxidized arma of tofee and paper. There’s Caramel and roasted malt, velvetty mouthfeel and notes of fruit. The finish bears signs of aging - citric and fizzy.

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