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

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RATINGS: 1075   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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.


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fukito (735) - Sao Paulo, - MAR 31, 2007
Bottle at Cerveceria Oldemburg, march 07. Cloudy golden color with a huge, foaming, white head. Pickles, vinegary, salty aroma. Sweet-sour flavor,, complex sweet sourness with an overwhelming tettnanger-like , grassy hop finnish. Light to medium MF, quaffable, effervescent. Complex, nice, but a bit too much in some moments.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
prawlie (1141) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2014
Poured from the bottle into an Achel glass. This is certainly a beer that looks the part: yellowy-orange with lots of gas and a huge foamy head. Bitter, spiced, lovely stuff. Just a hint of nail polish remover to stop it being sweet. Perfumed woody hop aroma.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
WingdSoldier (45) - BELGIUM - AUG 22, 2014
Hazy yellow beer, thick foamy head with a bitter hoppy taste that’s characteristic for the local beers.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reynaldg (24) - - AUG 21, 2014
Bière atypique. Couleur jaune orangé, jolie tête blanche crémeuse et persistante. Arôme frais agrume et levure. Le palais est à l'unisson, l'alcool est présent, comme les notes de citron. Corps moyenne plus. Jolie amertume persistante. J'aime --- Dirty traduction Atypical beer. Yellow-orange color, nice creamy, persistent white head. Fresh citrus aroma and yeast. The palace is in unison, the alcohol is present, such as notes of lemon. Average body more. Nice lingering bitterness. I like

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
flying_pig (933) - SCOTLAND - AUG 12, 2014
330ml Bottle from Good Spirits Co, Glasgow (£4):
Citrus & hops, lots of spice on the nose with some bitterness & background fruits that includes orange, apple & pears with cloves in there too but the citrus & spice dominate.
Slightly hazy, golden amber with a thumb-sized, foamy white head & the odd bubble showing. Retention is pretty good with it holding steady over the opening couple of minutes.
Fruity with spice & citrus plus a mix of orange, tangerine & sugar that gives it a slightly sweet taste. Some bitterness soon follows with pineapple in there too & hints of alcohol/grain. Earthy hops round things off.
Medium bodied, fairly smooth with light grain & well carbonated with a slight fizz. The beer is dry, quite bitter & although some alcohol shows it is hidden well for the most part & proves quite easy to drink.

Another nice Belgian beer, fruity with plenty of citrus & pineapple the highlights. Easy to drink due to the fact that the alcohol hidden for the most part with only faint hints of it appearing in places; this one is a beer worth trying if you get the chance.

1.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
mikske79 (1100) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 2, 2014
Een van de slechtste bieren dat ik ooit gedronken heb. Helemaal niet mijn smaak, misschien voor andere mensen wel

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JBPortland (747) - Portland, Maine, USA - JUL 9, 2014
12oz bottle pours hazy toasted orange with huge 3 finger head. Nose and taste hold lots of bready malt, doughy fruit, grains, cracker, orange zest, banana. Finish is dry fruity yeast and bready malt.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Excalibur123 (127) - Soria, SPAIN - JUN 30, 2014
Presenta color amarillo oro con excesiva cabeza de espuma que permanece en la copa largo rato y hay que dejarla reposar un rato para poder beberla. En boca entrada suave con fuerte amargo que desaparece al momento pero deja un pos gusto muy seco, desagradable; cuerpo ligero y carbónico excesivo, mucho lúpulo sin sentido, no le aprecio cualidades destacables, decepcionante.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (4251) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle at Paters Vaetje, Antwerp. Poured a hazy light amber with a frothy white head and lots of bubbles. The aroma is yeast, citrus fruit. The flavour is light sour with a big crisp, sharp yeast mineral earthy hoppy alcohol bitter palate. Medium bodied with lively carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
guzgorog (247) - FRANCE - JUN 25, 2014
Blonde dorée avec une mousse blanche généreuse et crémeuse. Nez levurée, épicée et fruité (mirabelle). La première bouche est sur la levure (pain frais) et les épices, les houblons arrivent par la suite avec une amertume assez sèche qui dure et des notes de citron et de pamplemousse. Belle longueur en bouche et palais évolutif. Très bonne bière belge !

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EvilCat (80) - FRANCE - JUN 20, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 23, 2014 Bouteille . L’ile du malt (merci Nico). Bière blonde doré avec une mousse blanche très généreuse. Nez de levure et d’agrume . En bouche c’est frais, très légère acidité , bien levuré et malté avec une pointe d’agrumes et d’épices . L’amertume est douce mais bien présente et persistante . Grande effervescence. Une blonde fraîche très agréable . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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