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


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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BartC (727) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jerre (3032) - 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 !

   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

   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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (12100) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MesandSim (7117) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebeertourist (5170) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DenverLogan (1026) - MileHi, Colorado, USA - JUN 2, 2006
Made by contract for Brij. Bluysenaer - a restaurant on the edge of Gent. Amber head, bright gold - copper. Nice aroma of bread - wheat. Rich malts, full body; a little rought and sour finish. Had June & at Het Waterhuis.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (9242) - Ursel, BELGIUM - JAN 2, 2004
UPDATED: OCT 9, 2004 Pale orange, hazy; slim white ring with some lace. Sweet nose, candi sugar, spicey-peppery. Very sweet taste, lots of coriander, bit soupy. Medium-bodied. Beer is virtually devoid of aftertaste. Made perfectly, more than reasonable aroma, bland boring taste. I wonder if they want to start concurrence the big brewers now, at De Proef. <P> Rerated 9/10/04 Much better impression - especially impressed by the balance of this beer. Balance between hops, malts, orange zeste flavour is great. I have added some points on taste and overall. </P> Brewed for the village Kluizen near Ertvelde

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