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Brewed by De Dolle Brouwers
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Diksmuide, Belgium

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RATINGS: 1083   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Arabier is a pure malt beer brewed with flower Nugget-hops from Poperinge. It has the special dry-hopping taste and aroma, so appreciated by beer lovers all over the world. It is one of the two main beers from De Dolle Brouwers available throughout the year. Aging time is limited due to the fact that hop bitterness declines with age. Store arabier cool and dark and serve cool at 10°C.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Neorej80 (74) - - DEC 21, 2013
White foamy head. Aroma of hops, yeast and koriander. Taste is a bit bitter (in a nice IPA kinda way) also a bit of lemon/lime or orange peel. Flavours of koriander, hoppy and far away is some orange sweetness.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Trappist1 (495) - Diest, BELGIUM - DEC 6, 2013
Clear golden, huge fluffy white head. a lot of yeast in the nose, spices, bit peppery (white pepper), hints of gras, metallic touch. taste gives a distinct yeast flavour, biscuits, slightly spicy, some herbs in the back. the beer has a round palate, bit sparkling, refreshing brew with a bitter finish. this is a great beer, only something slightly less appealing in the nose.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kerenmk (2372) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 3, 2013
Bottle shared at a tasting at Beer & Beyond Store. Thanks beerandbeyond for the bottle! Hazy yellow golden with a big, white head. Sweet, dried apricot aroma, apricot in the mouth, then very bitter. Apricot aftertaste, medium-to-full body, carbonated.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
___pyry (4) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 3, 2013 does not count
Tons of flavour. This really stands out among its kind. The first sip stings, but everything smooths down as you approach the bottom.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Steve_0 (2652) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 26, 2013
Bottle at the parentals. Pour is hazy yellow orange with a huge white head and great lacing. Funky, musty, phenolic, peppery, spicy hoppy, grassy, doughy, lemony, and biscuity aroma. Taste is lemon peel, biscuity, fresh cut grass, bread, minerally, white pepper, basil, and orange with a lightly spicy bitter finish. Medium body with medium-to-soft carbonation. Really nice stuff and reminds me of a very phenolic saison.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ozckr (238) - Barcelona, SPAIN - NOV 26, 2013
caramel, roasty, floral, amber, brown, cloudy, rocky head, tan foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium sourness, medium body, oily feel, creamy, average carbonation, bitter,

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Renobob (637) - Besançon, FRANCE - NOV 23, 2013
Blonde trouble. Beaucoup de goût, surtout du houblon. Pas la meilleure de chez De Dolle d'après moi mais bon produit.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
NicolaiH (53) - - NOV 21, 2013
Heavy deep orange, plentiful white head. Rounded taste balanced with hop bitters, pineapple, wheat and pepper spice. Be sure to drink at appropriate temp, let settle for about 15 minutes out of fridge. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RW80 (600) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 20, 2013
330 cl Appearance: orange-blond slightly cloudy with a big ivory white foamy head that disappears with quite some lacing Nose: Slight sweet, malt, anise, fruity, pepper, wheat., with a little bit of citrus hops Taste: like the nose but more expressed. ending in a nice bitter finish. Dry mouthfeel, medium body, above average carbonation, but not too high.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
paulvanpelt (333) - Reusel, NETHERLANDS - NOV 19, 2013
Goudkleurig, nevelig bier met flinke net niet witte schuimkraag. Aroma is hop, citrus, kruidig, pittig. Droge nasmaak, verder vooral erg bitter, zeer licht zoet en zuur. Koolzuurrijk, medium tot volle body.


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