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Brewed by De Dochter van de Korenaar
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Baarle-Hertog, Belgium

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RATINGS: 183   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Wrapped bottle, striped red paper with sticker "Peated whiskey cask" on the lower right end of the "logo"
An 9% ABV beer in which the fermented sugars were all obtained from malt (20 degrees Plato). A generous dose of hops and a long maturation time makes this beer best of the best. This beer is bottle conditioned and will go through taste evolution during many years. Selected by the brewer from his best peated whisky casks. Matured for a quarter of a year. Winner of the Zythos Beer Festival (ZBF) consumer prize 2011. (Translation by Martinus)


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olsvammel (3949) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2013
Sample at SBWF 2013. Massive smoky smell, also quite boozy. Smells like a very smoky whisky. Similar taste. Powerfull but still pretty easy to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SirLimpsalot (2557) - SWEDEN - OCT 7, 2013
@ SBWF 2013: stor fatton. Smaken är ganska rökig men ändå len. Fin balans mellan rök och fat. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
teddybeer (2598) - Madrid, SPAIN - OCT 1, 2013
Bottle. Brown colour with an off-white head with good lacework and medium lasting. Aroma has notes of toasted malts, peat, whisky and candy sugar. Flavor is very compley mainly dominated by peat and whisky, some wood notes and red fruits are present, toasted with notes of candy sugar. The final is alcoholic with whisky hints.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Aniela (3103) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 23, 2013
Bottle from the brewery. Brownish beer with a nice beige head. Smokey, fruity aroma with nice sweetness and some caramell notes. Fruity, malty, caramell, woody flavour with vanilla and choclate hints. Love the combo between fruitiness and smokeness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jesterdeal (1985) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Aroma of mince meat, peat, oak and slight onion. Pours murky brown with a small head and floaties. Taste is peaty whisky, soil, and gingerbread. Not my favorite but impressive.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
vipinvelp (2697) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2013
Darling Brown with decent lasting Brown foam head. Lacing to glass. Aroma is malty caramel, little toffee, some whiskey. Taste is super, a nice dark beer with tones of caramel, toffee, coffee, whiskey. Nice lasting aftertaste. (Velp 201308) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
markextrae (1903) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2013
from notes. shared a bottle. pours a nice dark colour with an ok head but fades fast. strange smell from the barrel they used. some toffee, verry small whisky hints. smoked flavour. blended version is my favorite

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
stouby (3993) - Holbćk, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2013
Bottle at home no. 1818, 10% alc. Red-brown with a small beige head. Aroma heavy peat (smoke and barrel). Flavor light to medium sweet, heavy peated. Medium+ body, some alcohol. Good idea, but bad result, not much beer over it.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (12848) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2013
Bottle from the brewery. Somewhat hazy amber/brown beer with a nice beige head. Malty whiskey aroma, peat, caramel, leather, roasted, cheese, fruity notes, caramel, biscuits, manure notes. Peat aroma, fruity, caramel, grapes, whiskey, woody, vanilla notes, hay, floral notes, raisins, yeasty, some spices. Fruity finish, peat, hay, caramel, floral, caramel, raisins, grapes, some chocolate. I love the fruits coming through, and the peat is very balanced.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tkrjukoff (4167) - SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2013
Bomber, tnx to rlgk. Pours deep dark mahogany with a lacing beige head. Aroma is as name states Peated fruity malty has some sweetness. Flavor is fruity peaty malty bitter a bit sweet astringent; drinkable and nice.


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