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

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RATINGS: 156   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (10546) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 6, 2006
Bottle best by date 12-2006 poured a clear gold with lots of little fishys swimming and a creamy lasting off white head. Aromas of yeast, apple, peach and a hint of sour milk. Palate was light bodied. Flavors of peach, spices, bread and yeast with a lingering moderatly sweet finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 01/18/2006
Mode: Bottle
Source: Lee’s, Las Vegas

hazy yellow, whispy head, sweet candy aroma with light spices, thin body, light malt flavor, nice spices,

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jfm (1724) - Holbæk, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2004
Light golden color with a small white head. The taste is sweet and artificial. Kind of watery.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
frylock (1135) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 7, 2004
Sweet malt, butterscotch, pear and grape in the aroma. Orangeish brown color; thin white head. Moderatley sweet, with some oxidized cardboard like flavors, some light fruit as well, dissapointing.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
HumuloneRed (751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 23, 2005
[’04 PIBF] Clear blonde with some head and lacing. Sweet cucumber nose. Very sweet. Too sweet. Not my thing.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
shintriad (700) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 26, 2007
What the...? Is this apple cider or a Belgian ale? That’s all I detected in this thick, sugary brew. And the particles suspended in the glass might be interesting but I found it a bit disturbing. Not my bag, baby.

2.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
pinkzambia (1563) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 19, 2005
Bottle: This beer pours a cloudy gold color with a white, fizzy, diminishing head. Dominant aroma is alcohol along with scents of sweet spices like cinnamon & nutmeg. Also noticed was a hint of grape. The carbonation is pretty strong making this brew rich and sweet. I didn’t like this one because in all that sweetness I felt like I was drinking liquified dryer sheets soaked in bowling alley wax topped with a dollup of saddle soap all covered by a horse blanket. In my humble opinion, I think the French should stick to making great Bordeaux’s and Côtes du Rhône’s!

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
eManu (470) - 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

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BrewDad (5090) - Olympia, Washington, USA - MAR 9, 2006
[Bottle] This poured a nice orangish golden color with a very nice head. The aroma right off gave that is was a Belgium then I got a underlying off smell Metal. This was too strong so when I gave the first tatse it was a good belgium ruined wtith a overwhelming metalic taste. The metalic taste was hard to shake. I hope this was just the one batch and the rest are ok. I will try again one day.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
freretoc (982) - Besançon, FRANCE - JAN 29, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 33cl à la maison, couleur blonde, mousse moyenne tout comme l’effervescence, une attaque très bière blanche dans l’idée, citronnée et banane et levure spéciale. Fin de bouche sur un grillé désagréable type sauce barbecue premier prix.


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