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Brewed by Haacht
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium

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RATINGS: 394   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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kingstoni (1498) - 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.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VDuquerroux (268) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mansquito (3349) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vipinvelp (2136) - 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)

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
turbothy (1086) - Bonn, GERMANY - MAR 2, 2014
Pours slightly reddish brown with decent head. Malty aroma and a solid alcoholic flavour. Decent, not great.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarcoDL (2144) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 22, 2014
Decent amber, but nothing more than that. Has caramalt, fruits, irony taste, etc.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
k92488 (255) - NORWAY - FEB 9, 2014
Backlog fra Ticks Jeg ticket alle de øllene, men så at de da ikke kom med på Statistikk, så nå blir det sånn ca... Etter best evne...

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
NosirIwont (1954) - Aalborg Vestby, DENMARK - JAN 11, 2014
Bottle. 8.5%. Best before 10.14. As ’Keizer Karel Charles Quint Ruby Red Øl’. Pours a clear amber/orange with a yellowish light tan head. Good lacing. Fruity aroma, a bit tart and dusty. Dark fruits. Dates, or plums maybe? Flavour is sweetish, bordering molasses but not quite getting there, with dark fruits. A bit heavy. Tart and somewhat bitter, dark fruit finish. Light metallic overtone. Overall okay I guess, but not really doing it for me. 12.01.14.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
stefannilssons (1458) - SWEDEN - JAN 3, 2014
Jag hittade den här flaskan inne på superbrugsen i Helsingör och priset gjorde att jag inte hade några speciella förväntningar på den, men den levererade verkligen! Smaken var balanserad och fin med toner av belgisk jäst och krydda, balansen var som sagt fin och kroppen var stabil.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Filipbeer (78) - - DEC 24, 2013
Red ale. Sweet and roasty aromas. Not very strong aroma intensity. In mouth it has a intense flavor. Bítter and sweet taste. Low carbonation and noticeable alcoholic sensation. Long aftertaste. Good mouth but not high quality nose. Filip


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