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Style: Belgian Ale
Gavere, Belgium

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RATINGS: 126   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly known as Maarts Tonneke, or Maartse, which was a Flemish Sour Ale.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hammenlind (737) - Sundbyberg, SWEDEN - AUG 17, 2005
Dark amber, quite decent white head. Aroma from dark fruits and malts with small hints of almond. Sweet-ish flavour with a little spicyness. Malts here too. Slight acidic finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Otje (678) - Veendam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 1, 2005
flemish sour ale? thought this is a saison beer! it’s brewed in marz. tasted at BPW6. aroma: fruity, malty, bit spicy. taste: sweetish, citrus, spices. finish is fruity, sourish, caramel notes and long. full bodied. nicely balanced.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19972) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2005
Bottled. Clear dark amber. Buttery malt aroma. Sweet with soft, rich, delicate malt character but also a wealth of carbonization. Grassy and lightly roasty. Overcarbonated, but what a fantastic malt flavour!

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MiP (13799) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - APR 3, 2005
Dark brown colour. Malty flavour, bitter/astringent aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7428) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2004
And the next Flemish Sour doubter. Reddish orange colour, with hints of orange and yeast in the aroma. Flavour is spicy, with citric hops, but there’s no great depth. Bone dry and quite fresh tasting. There’s a very subtle tart edge to the finish, but it could hardly be called sour. Bottled at the Beer Circus, Croydon.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2004
UPDATED: APR 6, 2006 Bottled. A fresh, fizzy, funky aroma with some sugary fruit to this hazy brown coloured beer. The taste is creamy with strawberry notes and some candy sugar. Nicely drinkable at a sensible strength.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - DEC 5, 2004
Light spicy sugar aroma. Dark gold with a beige head. Sweet fruity and malty start with a mild dry finish. Slight spice there too. Medium bodied. Good session beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Joeh (2049) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2004
Bottle at the Beer Circus, Croydon, London.. Sourish, aged aroma, sherbet. Golden hazy, slight, tight white head. Loads of fruit, malt evident, juicy and even some spice. Very tasty.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jeppe (2631) - Ølbutikken, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2004
Hazy orange reddish body, fine off-white head. Mild malty aroma with hints of fruit specially peach. Rather artificial. Yeast, berries and fruit in the flavor. Mild and with no sourness. Is this really a Flemish Sour Ale??

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 1, 2004
UPDATED: JAN 25, 2005 Bottle. Copper color, medium sweet caramel aroma and taste, full body, light sweet worm finish.


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