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Brewed by Haacht
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium

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RATINGS: 228   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bière blonde dorée de haute fermentation d’un arôme épicé et une agréable amertume en fin de bouche.


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2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 4/20
jhj (29) - - APR 25, 2014
75cl bottle. Light yellow color with medium lasting white head. Sweet aroma. Taste is sweet and hoppy. Fresh mouthfeel.


2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rdb84 (156) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 30, 2015
Fles. Schenkt als een Pilsener. Aroma: weinig...wat zoete graan, blikchampignon. Smaak is zoet, lichte toets van appelstroop, marsepein. Bittere evolutie die erg lijkt op pils. Niks bijzonders.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suurjuust (1298) - ESTONIA - JAN 13, 2015
Clear straw golden, fluffy medium white head with soapy retention. Nose is spice, fruit, hop notes and some vague alcohol. Flavor is malts, some sugars, spice hints, toasty notes, fruit and coriander. Mild hops and dryness in the finish. Pretty decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (6651) - Helsinge, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear yellow with a creamy white head. Yeasty aroma with some clove and sweet fruit. Flavor is sweet fruity and spicy with clove and light citrus notes. Well made.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
martjoobolut (1059) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 18, 2014
0,33L bottle, BB 11.09.15. Pours clear golden with white head. The head stays. Aroma is sweet, fruits, citrus, yeast. Flavor is sweet, sour and bitter, fruits, citrus, yeast. Overall: ok brew.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mjik83 (739) - - DEC 5, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 4, 2015 33cl van de tap bij Chi-Chi’s, Brugge Alcoholpercentage van 8,5% Uitgeschonken in origineel Keizer Karel glas Uiterlijk: goudkleurig met kleine schuimkraag Aroma en smaak: moutig, zoet, fruitig als sinaasappel, Belgisch gist Conclusie: blond bier dat niet heel verkeerd is, maar niet uitzonderlijk

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jonas (5882) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - DEC 2, 2014
Bottle. Light boozy tripel nose Pale golden, low white lace Estery fruitiness, pears, fermenting orangepeel, dry spices. Medium body, sparkly. could be cleaner

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wimpyjoe (4702) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Keg @ Ma Rica Rokk, Brugge. Clear golden with a small head. Crisp keg ale, fairly strong tasting but retains plenty of its style in aroma and taste. Yeast, a touch of spice and a nice smoothness.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kerenmk (2699) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 9, 2014
Bottle at the Dodengang cafe, diksmuide. Clear to hazy bright gold with a big white head. Stinky candy and honey aroma and a little red apple too. Tastes sweet with alcoholic bitterness, full body and thick mouthfeel. Alcoholic aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stijnvb (3) - - NOV 2, 2014 does not count
Alert: first rating ever! Aroma: dough, something I can’t quite put my finger on. Appearance: clear golden with a nice foamy head that disappears quickly Taste: Too much of a rookie to accurately describe. I can find sweet and bitter in the taste, bitterness is not overwhelming. Palate: soft carbonation with a nice oily texture Overall: Very enjoyable overall, though not enough complexity for my taste. Take your time to enjoy this one, I’m sure you’ll like it!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
delsima (1) - torhout, BELGIUM - NOV 2, 2014 does not count
Lekker , een toets van zuur en zoet te samen . Biertje om traag en met smaak op te drinken.

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