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Brewed by De Proefbrouwerij
Style: Belgian Ale
Lochristi - Hijfte, Belgium

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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sayravai (4673) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 16, 2009
(Bottled) Hazy golden with a medium, firm head. Grainy-pale-malty aroma with some honey sweetness. Pale, sweetish malt with herby hops and honey hints in the flavor. Fruitiness comes up with yeast. Medium-bodied, quite carbonated but smooth palate. A quite balanced blonde on the sweeter, fruitiier side. Not far from tripel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 10, 2009
Bottle 33cl. @ home.
Clear light to medium orange amber color with a large, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, spicy, light to moderate hoppy, sweet orange - grapefruit, moderate to light heavy yeasty, sharp, coriander notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, and a dry finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20081021]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - FEB 2, 2009
Bottle@Home. Strong citrus and malty aroma. Clear, yellow colour, nice white head, good lace. Sweet, bitter, citrus, light malty, well hopped. Full bodied, flavourful, well balanced, straightforward.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BoBoChamp (5759) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 29, 2008
33cl, from De Hopduvel Gent, complex, yet easy to drink, cloudy, rocky head, good brew

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MiP (13798) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2008
Bottle, 7%. Sweet and spicy aroma, some raisin. Cloudy orange colour, big stable white head. High carbonation. The flavour is quite spicy and nice, unfortunately a bit dry. A little more sweetness would have made much more interesting to me.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (32032) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2008
33 cL bottle. Pours golden orange and hazy with a huge, white and slowly collapsing head. Mild orange fruity and yeasty aroma. Flavour is sweet caramel malt and light yeasty. Holds a smooth yeasty finish with a light lingering spice note. A bit too dry and too simple.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MMortier (11) - Ghent, BELGIUM - JUL 3, 2008
My favourite proefbrouwerij brew. Fruity and sirupy as it is, there is a common element to all their beers that seems to have reached an optimal equilibrium here. Starts out very sweet but tender complexities cause for a long finish. One to take in large trusty gulps, a very pleasant beer to drink. Don’t believe the 7% though, you can easily underestimate this beer’s effects. Hard to find, even in Ghent.. I know only two places here that serve this one. All the better, I guess.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BartC (726) - Lichtaart, BELGIUM - FEB 5, 2008
Copper-red beer.Nice hoppy citrus aroma. Also coriander noticable. Flavour is nicely balanced. Again coriander and citrus but nothin overwhelming. A very nice beer indeed.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jerre (2723) - Waregem, BELGIUM - AUG 2, 2007
Bottle, 33 cl. (@ home, bought by Willems) Hazy dark golden, whit withe head. Aroma yeast, sweet, and a bit spices. Medium body. Taste hops, light coriander, sweet, good bitterness, flowery. Very nice brew !

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jessenhofke (2) - Kuringen-Hasselt, BELGIUM - JUL 9, 2007 does not count
pale colored, very yeasty bodied & hopped beer. has a enjoyable tast. long after tast welcomes to drink more. Again a nice product of the proefbrouwerij at Lochristi


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