Brewed by Contreras
Style: Belgian Ale
Gavere, Belgium


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RATINGS: 229   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (15946) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2011
Cloudy dark yellow with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity and yeasty. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 270811

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartlebier (3213) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - APR 7, 2013
33cl bottles - Smooth and slightly spicy, with typical but not all too heavy Belgian yeastiness and a relieving low ABV for a Belgian ale. Creamy, sweetish yet dry, well-balanced and very drinkable - and yet oddly, the least remarkable - most traditional in the impressive Valeir range (modern atkes on typical Belgian taste profiles) by Contreras so far.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rarbring (2131) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAY 9, 2013
Aroma: Smelling of bread, pear, vanilla and egg.
Appearance: A hazy straw colored beer. A high white head with good lacing and some curtains.
Taste: Tasting brown bread, pear, vanilla and apple peel.
Palate: Medium low carbonation, a soft texture. A medium body with a slightly dry finish.
Overall: A good session-able, but not extraordinary, brew.
Note: Bottle 330 ml. Reviewed 2013-05-09.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dazz3 (1790) - Hallsberg, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2013
Bottled. Pours golden with a huge white head. Smells fruity, abit apricote, bread malty, abit boiled vegetables. Tastes fruity, bread malty, abit bitter, thick and cream, abit sharp in the bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuso (7275) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 22, 2013
Bottle from bartlebier, many thanks. Hazy orange golden color withmedium persistent off-white head. Hoppy aroma, with some spices, honey, spices. Taste, malt, honey, citrus zest, hops, spices. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (5724) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle thnx to the brewer . Pours clear blonde . Ok white foam fades fast . Smell is sweet, bit aromahop . Seems very natural, too . Taste is pretty bitter . The unidentifies sweetness ( malts ? sugar ? Hop ? ) is also kinda intense ( soapy, almost , or perfumy ? ) Surprising beer , out of the ordinary ( as it should be ! ) Tasty stuff ! Very complex .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
77ships (7023) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 12, 2015
330 ml. bottle. Purchased @ Willems & Zoon. BBF 02/01/2017. Hazy orange, creamy white head. Nose is grainy, sweetish stone fruits, caramel, dried peach, touch grapefruit, faint sweet white bread, touch nice hops, not bad; Taste is grainy, big esters, high carbonation, touch odd esters, candy sugar, touch other grains, a bit boozy, taste is a bit empty, high carbonation, finish is odd grains & plastic, taste feels a bit hollow and seems to lack some necessary fruitiness. A good amount of spices. Fount floral hops. Shows promise but doesn’t deliver on it. Decent but it feels like it could have been much more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Douberd (4402) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JAN 25, 2016
(Contreras Valeir Blond) Stubby bottle 330 ml at home, served into a big tulip, ABV 6.5% Deep orange colour on the body, small but thick white head on top, with very good retention. Nice fruity aroma, with apricots and peaches, light sugar. Taste follows, sweet, honey-like flavours, peaches, apricots. Medium body, carbonation on the high side. Very good, and highly drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
djoeye (3148) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 8, 2016
Look; off white persistent head, clear deep golden body, fluffy lacing. Aroma; wort, caramel, leafy hops, barbeque meat notes, floral notes, honey notes. Taste; caramel, modest and soft hops, wort, bread, dark candies, grains - finishes with soft roasted malts and strawy hops, lingering and nice. Palate; fine, soft, good. Overall; belgian ale, this didn’t fail. [33cl be.btl, 6.5%abv, BB16.10.17 #22]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (15611) - Pori, FINLAND - JAN 8, 2006
Bottled (BB 09/2007)
Hazy yellow, small white head. Fruity, sugary, wheaty aroma. Medium-bodied and yeasty. Hoppy, nice citron flavor. Like yeasty semi-triple flavor. Good and tasty with all this yeast maybe good for cellaring too.

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