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

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RATINGS: 1153   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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.


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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bullit (4218) - Burgos, - DEC 5, 2012
Bottle from Venerables. Clear light golden colour with an off-white large head. Nose is fruity and yeasty, citric, coriander. Flavour is light malted, grassy, yeasty, lots of fruits, fresh spiciness, coriander. Fairly bitter finish. Very pleasant.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
McTapps (5838) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - AUG 28, 2015
Bottle from Rudat in Dortmund. The beer has got a cloudy amber colour with a steady head and smooth body. Aroma of malt, hops and perfume. Taste of malt, Belgian yeast, hops, flowers, perfume and sweet fruits. Thick finish. Solid beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suprchunk (2666) - Crestview, Florida, USA - AUG 21, 2015
Malty and hoppy taste. The nose is a sweet malt presence with a very subdued hop note. Not as boozy as I would have thought. Very nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vells (1053) - Rīga, LATVIA, LATVIA - AUG 9, 2015
Nice Belgian strong, tho hops didnt worked so well for me. Lovely huge maltiness, quite intense spicy, bit clean yeasty, some lemony hops with herbal impact. Moderate sweetness with moderate to light bitterness. Tho in every aspect I can call this beer decent, but in overall picture something lacks and something feels too much

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
susonagger (98) - spain, - AUG 9, 2015
NOTA DE CATA: - Aspecto: Rubio ambarino. - Aroma: Aroma intenso de lúpulo. - Cuerpo/sabor: Con un ligero amargor seco pero de refrescante final, ligeramente afrutado a limón.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patdelichte (65) - - AUG 5, 2015
Blondachtig bier met een mooie gouden kleur en redelijke schuimkraag. Lekkere smaak bij eerste slok maar bier is erg hoppig en enorm bitter en dit blijft (te) lang hangen.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
murran (406) - - JUL 28, 2015
Pours a hazy light amber body with a thick head. Fresh hoppy aroma. Pointy taste with a clear bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rich71 (81) - Rijnsburg, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2015
Zwaar blond bier. Veel bitter in de smaak. Dunne schuimkraag die snel verdwijnt. Lekker maar geen master-class !

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
haukur (1438) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - JUL 12, 2015
draft. backlog. clear golden with a nice looking head, stunning looks. Grassy aroma, with some hops, crisp and good

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
leghorn99 (123) - Livorno, ITALY - JUL 10, 2015
Un bel colore dorato molto carico, una vera e propria golden ale; una schiuma fine ed esuberante che crea le classiche tre dita di cappello sopra la birra, ingrigita impercettibilmente dal lievito nella sversatura. Aroma di luppolo floreale ed erbaceo, secco e amaro, che la caratterizza in lungo e in largo. Solo il lievito si inserisce in questo contesto, e contribuisce ad inserire un sentore speziato e piccante. In bocca si rivela equilibrata e di buona complessità, con il malto che apre e chiude una breve parentesi iniziale per poi lasciar campo a un robusto finale luppolato e astringente di zenzero e mela cotogna.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
josanguapo (310) - SPAIN - JUN 29, 2015
From XXXII. In La Trappe glass. Playing KB Dark Side. Another good brew from the de dolle. More soft than the other ive tasted and a bit less impressive, but good nonetheless


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