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Brewed by Cimes
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Aix les Bains, France

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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
eManu (444) - Kuala Lumpur & Brussels, BELGIUM - MAY 12, 2009
Pours a slighly hazy gold color with a white head. Aroma of malts and spicy fruits. Flavors are malty and bitter sweet, some dry fruits and spices. A little dry finish

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14006) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2009
Bottle at home ... amber ... sweet yeast very fruity some grape ...some mango definitly exotic fruit nose ... little bitter ... fruitess is quite so nice as the nose ... little musty ... lingers not so great...

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lagaffe74 (17) - Louisiana, USA - JAN 13, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 6, 2009 I pourd this on in a Stella Glass. Bright golden-orange color. A very sweet nose of citrus fruits and spice. On the palate, same fruitiness leaning more toward exotic ones like mango. Finishes off-dry. Quite nice, and easy to drink. Alcohol well hidden, nicely incorporated.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
patrick767 (3528) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 4, 2009
bottle - Pours yellow-orange with almost no head. It has big flakes of yeast floating around in it. It smells sweet and fruity, rather like cherries. The flavor is sweet and the fruit notes are interesting. I’m thinking lime for some reason. It’s medium bodied and a little bubbly on the palate, finishing just a little dry. Good beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 10, 2008
Dark yellow colored with little white head. Sweet and fruity aroma with peachy and raisinny notes, mild alcohol also comes up. Medium bodied, crispy palate. Flavor is also sweet with same raisins, aftertaste has mild alcohol with still lasting raisins. Not the traditional BSA, still ok brew.

1.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
ZiggyG (131) - Gladstone, Oregon, USA - SEP 3, 2008
11.2 oz. bottle. Pours bright gold with a ring of foam around the edge. Lots of tan sediment. Nose is pure sweetness, doughy sugared plums. Taste is surprisingly thin. sugary raisins up front. Light to medium body. Medium carb. Turns acrid in the back of the throat. Overly sweet - no balance. I can’t finish it, its aweful.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Embrouille (2819) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 28, 2008
Bottled 33cl. It pours a hazy golden, slightly green? beer with a white head. The nose is of coconut, thyme, cinnamon, litchi, orange, vanilla and peach accompanied by malt and yeast - a wonderfully fruity and spicy aroma. Lots of thyme and fruit showing up in the taste. Nice lacing. Slightly peppery. The alcohol is surprisingly well hidden. Medium bodied. Some vitamin tablets, litchi and mango appearing. Amazing peppery finish with a hint of cinnamon.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebeertourist (4761) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 2, 2008
Bottle. Hazy deep golden with a big offwhite head. Fruity aroma, some prunes. Nice raisins and even hints of nutty flavours. Fluffy mouthfeel. Different and enjoyable.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Grossecaisse (120) - FRANCE - MAY 14, 2008
aroma of fruits (very fruity) a bit stronger golden, clear, aminimal head,

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pumpmaster (1123) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - APR 3, 2008
33cl bottle purchased at La cave a Bulles Paris, France for 2.60EURO after Simon’s great help. Very good.


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