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


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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebeertourist (5187) - 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 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbrus (4990) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EddyBeer1 (1058) - Brussels, BELGIUM - SEP 9, 2013
Dorée-orangée, pétillance quasi-absente de visu, assez pétillante au palais, col blanc fin et persistant. Assez bien maltée caramel, un peu métallique en entrée, présence de miel, coriandre, fruits, réglisse, petite amertume sur une fin moyenne. Plus qu’agréable malgré un ABV qui peut paraître traître.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (6368) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - NOV 23, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 8, 2014 At trollekelder Pours blonde, big , rising white head Smells hoppy Taste is pretty bitter hops . Some aromatic aspects , big malty base . bit too sweet , and a hint to high carbo . Rerate from bottle . same score, but more tastenotes ; Smell is grainy, bit bitter . Very full body , grains , sweet. bit bitter . nice and intense tripel

   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sayravai (4707) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHIG (4675) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - FEB 23, 2011
Bottle: Poured a murky orange yellow with a huge off white head. Aroma is veggie and fruit. Taste is sweet malt with a slight veggie notes in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
77ships (8210) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - NOV 24, 2013
33 cl. bottle sampled @ Trollekelder in Gent. BBF 27/06/2015. Hazy orange with a white head. Nose is sweet oranges, thick BE yeast, candy sugar, lightly hoppy. Taste is lots of candy sugar, caramel, very sweet BE yeast, lots of caramel malts, sweet spices & sweet orange peel, faint hops. Touch higher carb. Not a bad brew within style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Swank (38) - - JAN 11, 2014
Colour and taste similar to La Chouffe. Nice amber colour, balanced taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KoNrRiI (1229) - Århus, DENMARK - JUL 21, 2016

0.33 bottle.
Hazy, amber color and a large, thin, off-white head of poor retention. Aroma is very yeasty and spicy, floral and fruity esters feature prominently as well. Taste is sweet, fruity, floral, a tad spicy too - it looses its yeasty character to an extent to be replaced by esters. A medium body, a somewhat creamy texture, and a soft carbonation. Finish is medium long and weaker than could be expected. Overall the brew is decent and quite drinkable. Would not mind having it more often.

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