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

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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MiP (13516) - 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 (30747) - 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 (2386) - 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

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
oberabcbbsok (687) - Hoboken, BELGIUM - MAY 1, 2007
Bottle. Nice overwhelming smell and well bodied beer. A good tast and a good after tast. Very enjoyable

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (9999) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - OCT 18, 2006
Orange blonde color, frothy head. Flowery aroma with soap, citrus and a hint of coreander. Flowery flavor, somewhat soapy with loads of mandarin. Evident hop character hidden by the fruit and the flowers.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2006
A Sim rate: bottled from Trappistenhuis, Ghent Belgium. Very hoppy amber flavour. Delectable sweet honey aroma. Morello cherries in the finish. Lovely lovely brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebeertourist (4762) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 28, 2006
Bottle at het waterhuis Aan de Bierkant, Gent. hazy amber with a rich, fluffy head that left nice lacing.Coriander and spicy hops aroma. Sweet flavours with good bitterness as well as spiciness (coriander). Medium mouthfeel. Very similar to their Gandavum housebeer, but darker. A well-made and very nice beer.


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