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Brewed by Haacht
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium

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RATINGS: 470   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Top fermented ruby red beer with a mild and fruity flavour and a sweet hoppy aftertaste. Contains malted barley.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MindSlip (15) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JAN 14, 2016
Backlog from 1-8-2014
Need to re-rate
Original text: Nice dark red beer with a caramel like taste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivnizub (10025) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JAN 6, 2016
Bottle( from the MoritzF’s archives…! BBE 06/12, sampled 01/16): Reddish-amber coloured, clear(!!!), small and stable off-white head with a good lace; distinctive nose of sweet dried fruits, toasted malt and a touch of wood; solid sweet flavour with a slight malty bitterness, full bodied, not soft; distinctive - warming - alcoholic traces in the winous-woody finish. A bit on the sweet side, but still a pleasant winter-warmer…

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Itstasty (34) - East Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2015
Bottle. Ruby red, medium lasting head, alcohol not overpowering. Sweet initially with medium length, light bitter finish. Uneventful.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gyhallmanti (237) - Groningen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 23, 2015
33cl bottle at home. Pours a dark amber colour with a small off-white head. Aroma of caramel, brown sugar, herbs. Taste is fairly sweet with low bitterness. Notes of caramel, malts, fruits, herbs and spices. Has a sticky texture with average cabonation. Somewhat off balanced but okay.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrNosha (1530) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - DEC 1, 2015
33cl Flasche "Keizer Karel Charles Quint" rouge. Rit-braune Farbe mit flachem beigem Schaum. Fruchtiges Aroma nach Beeren und Wein. Kräftiger Geschmack, etwas zu alkoholisch.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kajser27 (1229) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 25, 2015
Ruby colored, small beige head, not very lasting. Aroma is of caramel, brewing sugar, fruity and some herbal notes. Taste is medium+ sweet caramel candy, toffee, some fruits, very light chocolate, some spice, slight alcohol and light warmth. Medium+ bodied, average carbonation. Decent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SimonBlok (221) - GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS - NOV 16, 2015
33 cl bottle at home. Pours clear, red-brown with low, tan head. Aroma: malts, brown sugar, caramel, red fruits, little hint of tabaco. Taste: medium sweetness with low bitterness. Taste of malts with notes of red fruits, cinnamon, brown sugar. Texture is sticky. Carbonation is lively.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
psilosophy (652) - vitry en artois, FRANCE - OCT 11, 2015
Bouteille de 33 cl (titre à 8,5%). Couleur ambrée- rougeâtre, mousse correcte de belle tenue. Arômes de malts grillés, un peu fruitée. Trouvée à la Brasserie Delneste - Froidmont.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 4/20
susonagger (186) - spain, - OCT 7, 2015
ta: Profundo color marrón rojizo con espuma beige con mucho aire que se disipa rápidamente. Cuerpo pesado, baja carbonatación. Olor potente donde se nota la levadura, así como aire a caramelo y a fruta. Sabor muy afrutado, recuerda a vino por sabor como de uva, muy especiado, poco amargor, mucho recuerdo y se nota mucho el alcohol.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Milter (696) - Nyborg, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2015
UPDATED: NOV 4, 2015 OK Strong Ale, frisk smag, meget mild, savner noget humle og fyld. Kedelig udseende, meget skum.


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