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Brewed by Contreras
Style: Belgian Ale
Gavere, Belgium

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RATINGS: 193   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (4003) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2011
Bottle (not sure, might be draught) @ Moeder Lambic. Very yellow to orange colour with a vast white head. Smells mandarine, fruity, refreshing. Tastes as i expected from the smell. This beer would be best enjoyed during the summer, outside and when it’s warm.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
turbothy (1090) - Bonn, GERMANY - MAR 19, 2012
Pours a slightly hazy golden colour with a moderate head. Floral hop aroma. Nice and fresh flavour; one of the most hoppy Belgians I’ve had in a while. Very pleasant if slightly over-carbonated beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tderoeck (4680) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 5, 2012
29/IX/2012 - 33cl bottle @ Contreras brewery (Gavere) with the Gentse Biervereniging - BB: 27/VII/14 (2012-1087)

Clear orange beer, big creamy white head with some bigger bubbles, pretty stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: very fruity, sweet summer fruit, peaches, some pineapple, citrus, grapefruit. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: fruity start, citrus, bit of pineapple, some almonds, bitter hops, herbal. Aftertaste: pretty bitter, bit nutty, grains, nice hoppy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Linnet (1102) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2013
Ar: yeastiness, spices, citric, floral, cereal, herbs, corn, slightly sweet. Ap: golden colour, medium creamy White head. F: yeastiness, sweet malts, spices, herbs, floral, alcohol, citric, some noticable hoppiness for the style, low bitterness and some good old Belgian funk. P: medium body, Lively carbonation. T: Very enjoyable!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndySnow (3265) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 11, 2013
Bottle. Golden colour with a creamy white head. Aroma is fruity, yeast, malt. Flavour is caramel, fruit, malt, sweet. Long aftertaste. Somewhat bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - OCT 2, 2005
Bottle (Plan B): Blond with a white head. Spicy esters in the aroma. Grainy start with some vanilla notes there too. Nice spicy easy drinker.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6137) - 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.

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

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (13555) - 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)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20714) - 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.


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