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Brewed by Contreras
Style: Belgian Ale
Gavere, Belgium

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RATINGS: 296   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34443) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 2, 2008
Bottle @ <a href=http://ratebeer.com/events-detail.asp?eventID target=_new> Zythos Bier Festival 2008, Sint Niklaas, Belgium. Unclear hazy light yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is light malty, toasted, moderate hoppy, flowers, herbs. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (010308)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2008
UPDATED: OCT 24, 2010 ZBF2008: From bottle. Pours clear golden yellow with a dense white head. Mild spice of coriander and ginger. Flavour is ginger spiced, mild wheaty and light caramel malt flavour. Ends with a lingering spice note and a mild bitterness. From at Ørsted this was unfiltered and hazy to murky yellow with a dense and creamy white head. Light wheaty and subdued coriander spiced aroma. Bubblegum and wheaty flaoured with a pronounced bitterness. Mild citric to floral flavoured finish with a light yeasty base flavour.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29207) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 14, 2009
Draft. An unclear dar golden beer with an off-white head. The aroma is sweet with a slight tart note and light notes of fruit. The flavor is sweet with a nice acidic edge and fruity notes of citrus, some yeast, and herbs, leading to a quite tart finish. Lovely flavor - surprisingly boring aroma.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 29, 2009
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of joergen/MiP/yespr. Hazy golden with a tall, dense and lively off-white head leaving laces. Spicy coriander nose. Medium body with exotic fruity accents, some yeastiness and a fairly bitter finish. 200309

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20640) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 10, 2009
Draught at Ørsted Ølbar. Hazy yellow coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of spices, yeast and grass. Fruity flavour of spices, yeast and grass. Spicy and grassy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20274) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 14, 2007
Bottled. Hazy golden colour, big creamy white head. Aroma is bigtime US IPA-like along with some earthy and grassy notes. Flavour is leather, caramel, fruits and some interesting yeast. This is a very interesting brew from much I have had lately. Hard to describe but really good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19306) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 20, 2008
Bottled. Hazy pale amber, rich airy head. Sweat, orangey hop aroma. Medium sweet and fairly light bodied with clean rounded mouthfeel. Refreshing, mildly spicy and hoppy. A well balanced very enjoyable beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16537) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 6, 2009
Bottle @ Vilvordia Bierproef Festival, Jette, Brussels. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty and slighlty floral hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter flavor with some yeasty hints. Has a dry malty hoppy bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 5, 2007
Hazy blond color; nice lace. A very original Belgian Ale, partially in line with the tradition, but with an understated hopping, making both aroma and flavor be also flowery and fruity; there is also some residual sweetness. Very interesting.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 12, 2009
Tap @ Erasmus ... hazy orange ... zezty fruity orange ... big zezty fruitys ... piunk grapefuit ... little soapy ...


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