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Craig Allan
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Ale
Mery-la-Bataille, France

bottled
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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Agent Provocateur is a strongly hopped beer - a hybrid of an IPA and a Belgian golden ale. Bright, colourful notes of exotic fruits (pineapple, grapefruit and lime) and spices give way to a solid, long bitter finish. This beer is an excellent aperitif and goes perfectly with spicy food. Brewed by Craig Allan @ De Proef


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tomy63 (190) - Clermont-Ferrand, - APR 8, 2014
style entre une Belgian ale et une IPA, couleur or profond reflets orangés, nez sur la levure, l’orange, le pamplemousse et des notes épicées. C’est mieux en bouche, moins marqué par la levure des Belgian Ales, plus marqué par les agrumes (pamplemousse et orange surtout), légèrement acidulée et amère, les 60 IBU ne se sentent pas. Bonne puissance, facile et désaltérante. Longueur moyenne. Au final un peu plus proche de la belge que de l’lPA. Une bière qui est devenu en quelques années un classique français.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrHangover (2762) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2014
Bottle @ THT December. Pours a clear golden beer with a small, white head on top. Aroma is slightly hoppy and medium yeasty. Quite boring. Flavor is rather boring as well, though there’s nothing wrong with it. Just another Belgian ale without any depth or complexity.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JulienHuxley (3472) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - DEC 19, 2014
Bottle at DOST. Hazy gold pour with white head. Aroma of leafy hop, light soap, lemony. Taste is malty light honey, sweet with light

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (4973) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 19, 2014
Bottle at the Dirty Old Sock Tasting, Den Haag, December 2014. Poured a clear straw colour with a frothy white head. The aroma is fresh hops, light marzipan. The flavour is moderate bitter with a dry mineral spicy hop bitter palate with a lingering bitter finish. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (5733) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 19, 2014
Bottle shared at the DOS tasting thanks to Sic1314. Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma of weedy hops, citrus, grapefruit. Flavour is light sweet and moderate to heavy bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314 (3812) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 19, 2014
Poured murky light amber with an off white head. Aroma of tart citrus and soft Belgian yeast. Light to medium body, flavour is lightly bitter, yeasty with muted tropical fruit.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (5729) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 19, 2014
33cl bottle sampled @ December THT Very thin white head. Pale hazy golden pour. Nice hoppiness.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (8335) - Hasborn, GERMANY - DEC 8, 2014
Leicht trübes dunkelgoldenes Bier mit viel leicht beigen Schaum. Geruch leicht malzig, fruchtig, floral, trocken. Geschmack fruchtig malzig, dezent gehopft, grasig, floral.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ulysse (121) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 22, 2014
Quite hoppy aroma. Definitely bitter but still not in the extreme brackets. Fresh hops taste. Long sticky bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Flanfl (122) - USA - OCT 4, 2014
Cloudy golden color. Aroma of hops and yeast. Flavour of citrus. Long dry hoopy finish. A good IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Deu (723) - Nantes, FRANCE - SEP 29, 2014
Clear, golden appearance. Lightly sweet fruity aroma. Flavour has some spicy, peppery yeast and underlying sweeter, notes. Foams up a lot in the mouth. OVerall OK


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