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Brewed by Contreras
Style: Belgian Ale
Gavere, Belgium

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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Formerly known as Maarts Tonneke, or Maartse, which was a Flemish Sour Ale.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2008
33 cL bottle. Pours slight hazy golden orange with a dense off-white head, lasts for a few minutes before it completely collapses. Overripe fruit, light marzipan and a mild yeast note in the aroma. Sweet caramel malt at first before a dried fruity yeast flavour rolls over the tongue. Nice fruity and yeasty finish, holds a mild wooden note too.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (13921) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 16, 2008
Bottle at home ... Many thanks to Joris for this ... amber with big frothy foam head ... Yeasty toffee ... big strong flavour ... little sweet but a wonderful tart citrusness ... flaver persists wonderfully ... sweetness build with a little toffee. Oh im really digging this.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2008
Bottle. Clear medium amber orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate yeasty, toffee, light sugar. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (130208)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weaselkenievil (1606) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2008
Kind bottled gift from our kid Mes. My beer guru. The Alex to my Ferguson. Smells like a dirty dogs donut but I am drunk and sat in a room full of heathens and chemistry. Amber cloudy in appearance. Dry aftertaste, pleasant indeed it is.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
faroeviking (10293) - FAROE ISLANDS - JAN 21, 2008
Bottle. Pours a nice hazy golden amber with a short lasting off white head leaving a fair lacing. The has a sweet maltiness with some yeast and fruitiness. Good mouthfeel. The flavour is sweet with caramel, yeast, malt, a pleasant soft fruitiness and mild spiciness. The finish is dry and fruit with a mild bitterness. The beer of Mars? ILd drink some more of these.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
auderale (605) - Minot, USA - JAN 9, 2008
Golden amber pour with thick disappearing head. Sweet, malty, fruity nose. This had a nice fruity taste with small hints of caramel. This was good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maria (10123) - Thisted, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2007
Its a dark golnden beer with a huge head and a sweet aroma with notes of citrus/fruit. I get the same notes in the flavour, that also has nice notes of caramel and is smooth and balanced. Its a nice little Marsian, and if all of them are like this one, the dont seem like a threat form out of space - even if more of them at once might make you feel sick....

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20493) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2007
Bottle. Hazy amber coloured with an off white ehad. Sweet aroma of caramel, dried fruits and fruits. Flavour of fruits, dried fruits and caramel with notes of yeast and spices.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (10201) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 9, 2007
Bottle. Golden/ orange colour with a white head. Aroma is sweet, yeast, fruit. Flavour is sweet, yeast, hop, malt, fruit, spices. Nice beer, but could be more.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (13106) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 28, 2007
Bottle. (6.5%) Hazy, golden beer with an off-white head leaving nice lacings. Fruits, spice-notes, pale malt and a tiny note of vomit in the aroma. Fortunately, the vomit scent was weak and far in the background. Quite sweet in the mouth, with some alcohol and spices, as well as pale malt. Quite nice and quaffable. (070914)


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