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

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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Non-filtered bitter beer.


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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Voivod (304) - Como, - MAY 19, 2003
Golden/orange colour, with a wonderful, creamy head. The aroma is fruity with strong traces of pineapple and peach. The flavour is fruity too (peach, apple, apricot), malty with a touch of sourness. Very good hoppy finish, quite spicy. Good complexity, well balanced...very nice!


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (2203) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle at Akkurat. 1992 vintage. Clear deep golden liquid with minimal white head. Aroma of dried fruit, cachaca, port wine, pears and raw sugar. Taste is light sweet, light bitter and light to medium sour with notes of cachaca, raw sugar and bread. Medium bodied with low carbonation. Pretty good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
corkyrory66 (530) - BELGIUM - APR 9, 2014
Une bière des Dolle à 6 % abv. Couleur ambrée/abricot, un peu cuivrée. Apparence pleine de levure, parce qu’il y avait une énorme gazéification au décapsulage. Bulles par contre pas très vives, mais en colonnes droites. Mousse blanche qui vient très vite napper à 2 mm. Arômes de blé, avoine, pointe de coriandre et genièvre. 1ère bouche souple avec un bel élan sur du malt/houblon, et une épice un peu muscadée. Arrière-bouche ample, complexe, épicée. 2ème avec des câpres, de la girofle, des fruits blancs, houblon amer. Arrière-bouche pas désagréable. 3ème sur l’amertume et des agrumes, fine pointe de citron, un peu de melon. Arrière-bouche plutôt sur du malt blanc. La longueur part sur un côté plutôt alcoolisé, rappel de certains vieux genièvres, un peu acide aussi. La levure est une grande levure, fine, précise. L’alcool est un peu short mais il remplit son rôle. La finale est assez ample, avec de la qualité. CONCLUSION : une bière intéressante, avec des aspects originaux, mais qui manque d’une ligne directrice. Juste un peu curieuse, comme peut l’être la Dulle Teve... Mais que l’on se rassure, il y a bien d’autres bières chez ce brasseur pour satisfaire tout le monde ...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (4841) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 13, 2013
2007 vintage bottle shared. Pours cloudy golden with an off white head. Aroma of blackcurrents, spice, caramel, raisins. Flavour is moderate sweet and light bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (5110) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 13, 2013
33cl bottle vintage 2007 courtesy of and shared with Kermis, Thanks. Thin creamy white head. Hazy blond pour. Nice fruity taste. Very interesting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
finol (2113) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 1, 2012
1992 vintage at Akkurat. Pours yellow orange with no head. Typical dolle spicyness, saffron, bit dry and lots of raisins.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BelgBeerGeek (1297) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JAN 2, 2012
From backlog , older bottle at Kulminator

Head: bubbly, white
Colour: yellow/gold, bit hazy
Smell: fruity, white grapes, malts, citric
Taste: quite a bitter start that gets mellowed out a bit by the malts, some refreshing notes like citric and some hops, end is dry , after is floral, good !

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
magdalar (513) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - NOV 5, 2011
33cl bottle, tulip glass. Pours a cloudy orange with a thick white head. Smells of flowers, citrus, and spiced malt. Heavily carbonated, fizzy on tongue. Tastes of bitter citrus, slightly salty aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TURDFERGUSON (3945) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUN 7, 2011
April 2008 Bottle. Thanks Wavers! Pours a cloudy golden with a thick small bubbled head. Nose of grapes, spice, oak, quite vinous and very spritzy-champagne like. Flavor begins with some grassy bitterness, tart clementine juice, lemon. Oxidation is slightly evident. Thin and spritzy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
emacgee (3986) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JUN 1, 2011
Shared by turdferguson. Pours a slightly cloudy straw gold with one finger of sticky eggshell white head. Very interesting nose, vinous with sherry-like notes of oxidation, a mild spice, and mildly cidery notes. Bready and kind of musty flavor, definitely some age and oxidation. Kind of thin body.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Flicka (19) - Texas, USA - FEB 26, 2011
Appearance is a very murky golden color and it has a lot of floating dark sediment. It smells like citrus fruit. The taste is fruity and hoppy. It does not leave a great after taste. The texture is thin.


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