Brewed by De Proefbrouwerij
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Lochristi - Hijfte, Belgium


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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 15, 2006
At Delirium Café, Brussels
Hazy amber color. The aroma is malty, with ripe yellow fruits (prunes…), some dark honey. Full mouthfeel, malty, sweetness; excellent fermentation process; caramel; good level of bitterness; some esthers. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11150) - Kolding, DENMARK - OCT 27, 2007
Bottle, bought @ Willems, Grobbendonk. Dark clear amber liquid with a stunningly creamy white head. Great aroma, malty, raisins, chocolate, plums and barnyard. Creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is initially a little metallic (sadly), but as it warms up, it begins with lots of dried fruits (raisins). Aftertaste is vinious with quite a nice nutty chocolate flavour mixed in. Quite special for a Belgian, but I really like the fruityness combined with the chocolate flavours :o)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bierkoning (10147) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2007
Orange amber color. Toffee and peach in the aroma. Toffee, caramel, nutty bitterness and rubber in the flavor, though not in extremity. Strange flavor. Something went wrong in the brewing process?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sayravai (4673) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 2, 2004
Previously brewed by Proefbrouwerij. Dark amber color, small head. Blackcurrant-like, yeasty aroma. Yeasty, fruity and refreshing taste with passion fruit. A very enjoyable Belgian strong ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bart (2941) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 17, 2010
Amber coloured beer with no carbonation and a small white head. Light malty touched aroma. Full palate. Finish is bitter and light yeasty alcholich hinted. Medium for a Belgian strong ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Wim (2734) - Weelde, BELGIUM - AUG 16, 2009
gold blond coloured body with a white head a spicy hoppy aroma a spicy hoppy sweet fruity taste with a malty bitter finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jerre (2620) - Waregem, BELGIUM - AUG 19, 2007
B ottle, 33 cl. (bought by Willems) Clear amber colorn, white head. Aroma imalty, fruity. Medium body. Taste remember me @ reigerke (it’s like very close receipt) sweet, malts, bitterness. Dry end. Simpel nice brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Yves (2179) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - AUG 9, 2009
Clear goldblond coloured beer with small white head and no carbonation. Hoppy sweet herby aroma. Full sparkling palate. Finish is malty ending bitter dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
diabel (1607) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - APR 24, 2005
Bottle Creamy, off-white head, which diminishes totally. Good lace. Hazy, amber body. Nuts, caramel, flowers in the nose. Lightly sweet, moderately bitter initial flavour. Lightly bitter finish. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rand (1280) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 3, 2010
Bottle 33 cl from Willems in Grobbendonk (B). Dark amber with creamy fine foam and smooth. Malty smell, spicy and speculaas. Gaseous but soft attack, caramel malt then very present grassy bitterness and grapefruit. Average body, spicy, bitter final.

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