Brewed by Haacht
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium


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RATINGS: 400   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Top fermented ruby red beer with a mild and fruity flavour and a sweet hoppy aftertaste. Contains malted barley.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
guzgorog (270) - FRANCE - APR 14, 2014
Couleur caramel foncée avec des reflets rubis. Nez légèment vineux, fruits rouges, cerises à l’eau de vie. En bouche, fruits rouges (cerises, frmaboises), léger côté boisé, alcool très présent. Corps assez fort, un peu liquoreux. Bonne bière.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (991) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - APR 10, 2014
33cl from BierNavigatie. 33cl amber brown with a medium soapy slightly off-white head. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Sweet some herbal bitter tones. Red fruits, brown sugar, some warming alcohol, spices and malts. A nice somewhat fruity Belgian brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VincentKabel (204) - Haarlem, NETHERLANDS - APR 2, 2014
A red-brown beer with a firm off-white head that lasts. medium carbonation. A very smooth beer with some caramel and roasted notes. With a very smooth aftertaste wich makes this a really good drinkable beer. Nice amount of character, but not to much to keep you from taking another.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
timmwillum (66) - BELGIUM - MAR 31, 2014
Helt mørk rødbrun ale med brunt flygtigt skum. Meget tydelig vanilje i næsen. Sødlig start med skovfrugt og krydderier, som balanceres fint med bitter humle i eftersmagen. Dejlig ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Japalo (1176) - DENMARK - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle@boltons. Copper clear. Small head. Fine dark fruity notes. Spicy! Sage thyme. Sharp upfront bitterness. Spicy taste. Long tannin like finish. Interesting complex.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BBHansen (103) - Køge, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2014
Bottle @ home: Pours ruby/copper with a white head (medium persistence) and high carbonation. Aroma contains caramel malty notes, fruits and spices. Medium body, medium sweetness and slightly bitter finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kingstoni (1519) - FINLAND - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle as Keizer Karel Charles Quint. Dark amber color with a medium sized frothy head. Aroma of caramel, raisin, yeast and dried fruits. Sour and bitter taste. Caramel and alcohol in finish. Medium body.

-- via beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VDuquerroux (289) - Airvault, FRANCE - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle, 33cL. Home. A clear sparkling garnet-colored beer with a large thin beige head. Medium persistence. Fruity aroma (sugar and acid ones), herbs, caramel. Medium bittersweet. Sweetness begins medium, then light and finally medium. Medium body and texture. A bit oily. Bitter finish with a lasting warming note. Overall, a good beer. Nice fruity and hop aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mansquito (3416) - Nueva York, New York, USA - MAR 12, 2014
Gollem Proeflekaal, Amsterdam: Pours light brown with an off-white head. Aroma is lightly fruity and yeasty. Taste is ever so slightly bitter. Somewhat sweet. Pretty much a standard, darker BSA. I had no complaints while drinking it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vipinvelp (2208) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - MAR 5, 2014
Clear dark brown /ruby red lacing light brown. Aroma is srrong caramel, little fruity, some cheerry. Tastes little sweet fruity, small bitter, caramel. Sweet aftertaste. (Velp 201403)

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