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


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RATINGS: 211   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tuuker (40) - - JUN 2, 2014
Aroma: Peat, smoke, sweet caramelly-malty,cherries Appearance: Deep red, thick but quickly dissapearing head. Taste: Caramell- tofee like sweetness, peat, smoke, earthiness, Palate: Thick mouthfeel, silky, some alchol heat Overall: Very interesting beer, it was an experience

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (17263) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JUN 1, 2014
Trübes dunkelbraunes Bier mit ordentlicher Schaumkrone. Geruch holzig, malzig, alkoholisch, Bourbon. Geschmack holzig, malzig, fruchtig, alkoholisch.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BOSSbrewer (2705) - Arkansas, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle shared with Bruce. Pours very dark brown with thin tan head. Aroma is malty with oak and whiskey evident. Ola or is sweet maltiness. Toffee and caramel. Some peatiness evident. Surprisingly dry finish. Very nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (11996) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
66. cl. bottle. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of oak, smoke, whiskey, dried fruit, yeast, malt and caramel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bosbouw (2687) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - APR 6, 2014
Mooie chocolade bruine kleur met een volle lichtbruine kraag. Goede volle geur. Ruikt peated, gerookt, vanille en hout en iets ziltig. Smaakt vol, rook, peated, vanille en hout. Goede alcohol nasmaak. Lekker.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
SimonBeer (113) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - FEB 28, 2014
(Drinking date: 28 February 2014) The beer is pitch black, no light comes through. Thin layer of foam on the head. The beer smells a lot like whiskey, a lot of wood and smoke in the aroma. I don?t really like it. The carbonation and the mouthfeel are good. The taste is better, but still a lot of smoke and wood in the taste. I think this is a really good beer, but it is not my type of beer. So I rated this beer how I personally like it, so that?s why this beer gets a low score unfortunately. So overall this beer has a powerfull wood and smoke aroma and taste, which I personally don?t like. But I think that other people like this beer a lot. So it?s not a bad beer, it?s really good, but I personally don?t like it :( That?s why it gets the total score of 2.9 (Unfortunately I threw this beer away)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ayashe (7) - - FEB 19, 2014 does not count
This beer has a lovely, dark, rich flavour. It has roasty, chocolate and smoky tones. A beautiful ruby colour, minimal head and favourably not too sweet. Not so much carbonation. An abrupt finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Abijen (2511) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2014
Pours a dark brown red beer with a good white head. Smells smoked, bacon, paint, malts. Tastes smoked, paint, malts, bit vanilla and coffee with a good bitter finish. Very complex. Medium body, average carbo and a sticky oily texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Buongiorgio00 (934) - - JAN 22, 2014
Birra che fa davvero onore alle belgian ale invecchiate. Il gusto intensamente dolce, caramellato e speziato si integra alla perfezione con i profondi sentori torbati del whisky. E’ reperibile anche una buona dose di amaro. Forse è eccessivo l’impatto alcolico, ma la trovo tutto sommato equilibrata.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerBaboon (1977) - FINLAND - JAN 17, 2014
Olut kaatuu lasiin samean ruskeana muodostaen vaalean beigen vaahdon. Tuoksu on voimakkaan turpeinen ja savuinen. Mukana myös paahtuneisuutta. Maultaan olut on paahtunut, voimakkaan turpeinen, voimakkaan savuinen ja lakritsinen. Simplistinen, koska savu ja turpeisuus peittää paljon allensa.

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