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Brewed by Contreras
Style: Belgian Ale
Gavere, Belgium

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RATINGS: 202   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FrankJohansen (3605) - Sabro, DENMARK - JAN 27, 2008
Bottle. Hazy golden colour with a huge mostly lasting white head. Rich malty aroma and taste with fruity and spice notes. Good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (22542) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2007
Nottle. Hazy golden coloured with a huge white head. Sweet fruity aroma caramel with notes of citrus peel, pine needles and tea. Fruity flavour of caramel, citrus, yeast, spices, hops and pine needles with notes of alcohol.. Yeasty and hoppy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (11960) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 9, 2007
Bottle. Golden / orange colour with a white head. Aroma is yeast, orange, citrus. Flavour is yeast, fruit, malt, spices. Nice beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (14773) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 28, 2007
Bottle. Sweet, lightly spiced, and fruity aroma and flavor, with a pleasant bitterness in the flavor. Unclear pour, with some micro-floaties, and a white head leaving nice lacings. Medium to full body, and a fruity and slighlty spiced finish. A nice and enjoyable sweetish Belgian. (070914)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SHIG (3851) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - OCT 27, 2007
Bottle: Poured a hazy copper color with a creamy lacing white head. The aroma is very spicy. The taste is soft malt with that hoppy pine tree like flavor, there is also some spice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oberabcbbsok (687) - Hoboken, BELGIUM - OCT 3, 2007
Bottle as well from draft drunk at BAB beer festival. A very nice taste and smell make this beer very good

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cab (866) - DENMARK - JUL 28, 2007
Bottel.33cl. Very nice aroma almost like port vine. intense blonde. Pale color. The taste is just as good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fin (8129) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2007
UPDATED: JUL 15, 2007 Bottle, Palace Hotel, Poperinge, West Flanders, Belgium, 26-06-07 Amber in colour with a slight haze, large head, some soft caramel flavours, quite spicey, nice beer.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (10084) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 4, 2007
330ml bottle (Mallaskukko, Turku) Light orange, little head. Huge ginger and sweet hoppy aroma. Taste is disappointing initially - a bit alcoholic, but mellows later. Leaves hops, which is nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6757) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 10, 2014 (Draught at White Horse, Parson’s Green, London 27 Apr 2007) Golden yellow colour, slightly hazy, with white frothy head. Rather lively. Fruity, spicy nose with notes of orange, lemon and apricot. Fruity taste with balanced notes of spices, orange, lemon and mandarin. Very drinkable for the abv. Quite nice. 7/3/7/4/14=3.5 Rerate: (Bottle, 10 Sep 2014) Hazy golden colour with frothy, off-white head. Fruity, malty nose with citrus, dried apricots, honey and floral hops. Malty, fruity taste with notes of apricots, orange, bread, banana, honey, grapefruit and a balanced spicy bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a certain sweetness. Tasty and well balanced. Nice one.


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