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Brewed by Contreras
Style: Belgian Ale
Gavere, Belgium

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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (12477) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20253) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 8, 2006
Bottled. Hazy golden/orange coloured with mediumsized creamy head. Fruity and wheaty aroma. Flavour is quite the same. Long wheaty aftertaste. Mouthdrying.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bart (2941) - Brussels, BELGIUM - APR 3, 2006
Hazy light orange colour with an average white head. Very fruity aroma, some light hoppy and yeasty hints. Full body, finish is rather spicey and dry. This is an excellent Belgian Ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stouby (3700) - Holbæk, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2006
Bottle at Waterhuis. Light blond with a white creamy head, good lacings, mostly lasting. Aroma moderate/heavy malty (fruity), light hoppy. Flavor moderate/heavy sweet, light bitter. Light/medium body, soft carbonated.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6045) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2007
(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.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (10271) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34434) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2008
Bottle. Clear medium yellow orange color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, toasted, light hoppy, lemon - citrus, moderate yeasty. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (140208)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (10022) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2008
Bottled, 330ml at Kafee du Hopduvel, Ghent. Clouded orange with white head, hard carbonation. Quite strong pear drop aromas which lead to a sharp, acidic and drying beer. Nasal alcohol and reasonable hops, pretty reasonable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tarjei (1954) - Bryne, NORWAY - AUG 7, 2009
Tap at The Wharf, Aalborg. Hazy deep golden color, nice off-white head. Aroma is fruity and yeasty. Flavor is fruity and yeasty with some sweetness. Nice, but not great Belgian.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (6365) - Sacramento, California, USA - APR 26, 2010
Pours cloudy golden with a large fluffy white head and a fruity aroma. There is a carbonated caramel malt flavor with a bitter and refreshinfg finish.


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