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Contreras Valeir Donker (Carlos)

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Brewed by Contreras
Style: Belgian Ale
Gavere, Belgium

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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
niquillis (1619) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2015
Bottle from Beer Dock, Crewe. Pours dark plum red brown with light tan head. Prunes, spice, easy drinking dark ale. Nice aroma, not sure why the low ratings. Good stuff.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rikstar (1243) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 13, 2015
0,33l fles meegebracht uit België. Donkerbruin met een grove creme schuimkraag.wat direct opvalt is de chemische lijmachtige geur. Met daarnaast dronken fruit. Smaak is typisch beetje wrang met aardse torenen en een bittere afdronk. Biertje is niet helemaal in balans.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Shark_Pants (407) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 2, 2015
Deep brown with creamy tan head. Dark fruits, some biscuit and hint of roastiness in the aroma. The taste is initially quite sweet with toffee and dark fruits like a quad, then a sharp grassy and metallic hop bitterness which transitions to a light sourness. Medium bodied and acidic. Starts off well but the finish really doesn’t work for me.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wim (3071) - Weelde, BELGIUM - JAN 9, 2015
ath home dark brown black coloured body with a off white head a roasted mout coffee caramel aroma a roasted mout coffee dry bitter taste with a alcholic bitter finish

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Boxereddy (198) - BELGIUM - JAN 6, 2015
Donkerbruin bier met licht beige, romige schuimkraag. Zachte zoetige geur van chocolade, zoete dadels, karamel en een vleugje koffie in de neus. Delicaat gebrande donker moutige smaak, zoetig maar niet plakkerig. Bittere hop en een vleugje geroosterde bitterheid in de afdronk.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Mainuh_man (258) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 24, 2014
0.33L bottle. Pours black with a big tan head that lingers leaving strong lacing. Aromas are strange: basement aromas, stinky cheese, some caramel. Flavor goes pretty quickly to roasted malt bitterness, with some of the cheese flavor coming through. Otherwise, surprisingly little flavor. Fully body with a thick mouthfeel and active carbonation. Overall, a strange beer. Aromas unlike anything I’ve had, and flavor profile is muted and not much going on. Not very pleasant.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikske79 (1290) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 18, 2014
Een heel lekker donker bier met een uitgesproken, volle smaak. Een aanrader.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Yves (2508) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - AUG 13, 2014
Alone at home. Dark brown colored beer with small off-white head and only few carbonation visible. Malty chocolate hinted aroma. Full sparkling palate. Finsh is malty sweet bitter hinted with a rather bitter ending.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (3030) - BELGIUM - AUG 9, 2014
Tasted as Valeir Donker but also as Carlos, an aliased version for the former mayor of Asper. Light beige, creamy, thick and stable head, colour very dark brown with a burgundy hue. Soft sweetish aroma of chocolate, candied dates, pear, caramel, cinnamon, hazelnuts, whiff of coffee. Delicately dark malty taste, sweetish but not cloying, nutty, bit chocolatey, finishing in bitterish hops and a hint of toasted bitterness; the biggest downside for me is the rather thin mouthfeel, otherwise a fine dubbel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (6385) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 7, 2014
33cl bottle courtesy of and shared with Kermis. Thin creamy off-white head. Hazy amber pour. Nicely done. Very drinkable.


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