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Brewed by Brasserie d’Achouffe (Moortgat)
Style: Belgian Ale
Achouffe, Belgium

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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Amber coloured, fruity, hoppy, sparkling and is not pasteurized. Available from June 1st.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lowenbrau (1729) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 22, 2013
On tap @Chouffe Brewery Pub. Malty, some sugary and caramel. Pours hazy golden, nice creamy white head, persistent, some lacing. Light body, soft carbonation, subtle crispy and creamy texture. Taste is mild bitter, herbal, some residual sweetness. Nice and enjoyable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4547) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Sampled on draft at Zeno’s in State College PA this beer poured a murky tan-orange color with a medium sized foamy off white head that faded and left minimal lacing. The aroma was a bit tart with a bit of golden fruits and faint notes of yeast and pepper. The flavor was tart, dry and bitter with touches of peach, pear and bread dough. Medium length dry tart peach, pear and bread dough finish. Medium body. Ok.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJoer (563) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 1, 2013
Had this one @ the chouffe tavern, golden colour medium foamy head, sweet hoppy flowery, koriander herby like smell, soft refreshing taste with a bitter finish medium carbonation creamy mouth feeling

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
agl108 (722) - Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2013
On draft at Sharp Edge Brasserie. Poured hazy gold with fizzy white head. Flavor is grassy with sweet malts, light citrus notes, and yeasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nuplastikk (4129) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 2, 2013
Draft at Brasserie V. Hazy thick unfiltered orange-tan. Massive foamy off-white head. Malty, cherry woody amber malt and Belgian yeast centered. Medium bodied and pretty tame. Some mellow spice tones, orange, cherry esters. Not so memorable or impressive, a Belgian table-beer Amber. Reminds me a lot of Quebec beer in the malt tones.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
otakuden (1783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 29, 2013
Appearance: Hazy unfiltered peachy hued bread under a thin, tight white head which leaves light traces of lace in its wake.
Nose: Freshly sliced peaches and apricots. Cereal grains along the sides. Fruity spices. Curacao orange peel. Grains of paradise. Herbs and grass.
Palate: Smooth mouthfeel, light and fruity, refreshing. Delicate notes of fresh apricot, peach, and kiwi. Spice is more subdued than in the nose – a shadowy partner. Tropical fruit skins bitterness in the back.
Final Thoughts: Subtle is the name of the game here – subtle but not boring. Personally, I would prefer more oomph in the flavors present. That’s really the only part of this beer that is lacking. Don’t get me wrong though; I’d drink another if offered.
(An original written work by Beer Ambassador, LLC. Plagiarism is not tolerated.)

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (9940) - Orange County, California, USA - APR 30, 2013
Hazy amber pour with a white head. Banana, bread, and toasted malt. Nice pear, apple, and some hints of spice and yeast. Banana and bread flavor, some yeast, and a touch of spice. Very heavy on the apple and pear, sort of cidery. Kind of bland, but not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
podey (637) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 14, 2013
Cloudy amber pour with a fluffy white head. Hoppy, Available from June 1st to September. On tap in my local Belgian bar.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
redpooba (396) - New York, USA - DEC 29, 2012
Dark golden in color with a white head. The aroma of soft-white flowers is the best part of the beer. The flavor is soft at the beginning, the body is absent, and then a lingering of gentle bitterness does not welcome you back for another taste.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Studentofbrrs (90) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 27, 2012
amber in color with a hoppy aroma, hint of fruit, had a citrus flavour with a hop finish, went down like water.... lacked substance


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