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Brewed by Haacht
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium

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RATINGS: 264   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bière blonde dorée de haute fermentation d’un arôme épicé et une agréable amertume en fin de bouche.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
OllieBBommel (1424) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 16, 2012
Bottle@home. Nice head, shrinking but lasting. Color golden blond. Aroma very little. Taste very little. Palate mild, dry, lasting. Overall give it a try.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (12899) - Randers, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2012
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Some yeasty notes. Moderate bitter flavor. Pepper and fruit. Average moderate bitter fnish. Oily palate. Nicde but a little rustic.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hansen (8333) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2012
Yellow-golden coloured and clear. Has a white head, mostly lasting. Aroma is spicy, citrus, yeast like a blonde. Has a real good flavor, starts sweet, yeast then, some nice fresh herbal hops. Finish bitter. Dreamy, dry texture and soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zita (6083) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2012
nice sweet malt and light fruit aroma,golden, clear, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish,

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogivlado (7098) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 22, 2012
Bottled 330ml. -Golden coloured, small to medium sized white head, mild yeasty spicy nose. Malty, yeasty, moderate spicy and light alcoholic with notes of hops and vanilla. Smooth and discreet alcoholic finish. Pleasant beer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
davidm (2068) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - APR 20, 2012
Bottle 330ml from the local taphouse. Very tasty and balanced, with yeast and malt dominating. Aromas of butter, grain, with hints of caramel. Taste is sweet, with light bitter and sour notes, a dry finish, and long length. Palate is velvety, almost creamy, and medium bodied. Yellow, with a persistent frothy head.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3883) - Radom, POLAND - MAR 25, 2012
resin, toast, barnyard, leaves, golden, sparkling, white foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, heavily sour, full body, sticky, soft carbonation, astringent,

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawthorne00 (3412) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAR 21, 2012
Bottle. Clear gold with a large white head. Aroma of oranges, dough, vanilla, coriander, white pepper. Sweet and boozy with lots of oranges and light caramel, gentle spices, moderately bitter finish. Lacks the completeness of character of the Duvel it apes, but still a good beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (7713) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2012
(Bottle, Monk’s Café Wallingatan, Stockholm) Golden colour with frothy, off-white head. Fruity, malty nose with notes of citrus, apricots, marzipan, marmalade candy and a touch of honey. Fruity, malty taste with honey, citrus, apricots and a fairly sweet finish with a spicy bitterness. More than medium body. Not really spectacular, but solid and quite tasty. Nice one.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Barrelbelly (747) - BELGIUM - FEB 9, 2012
Copper/golden with medium head. Aroma of malts, spices. Taste of malts, spices and bread.


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