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Brewed by Brouwerij de Leckere
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
De Meern, Utrecht, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35077) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 8, 2009
<b>Bottle 300ml.</b>
<i>[ As De Leckere Winterbier ].</i> Clear medium amber color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, bread notes, raisin, prune. Flavor is moderate to light light sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20081004]

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2008
30 cL bottle, courtesy of fonefan. Pours almost clear brown with a small off-white head. Mild roasted malty and slight spiced aroma. Flavour is sweet malty, slight oxidised. Light spice note and somewhat flat into the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29335) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2009
Bottled as "De Leckere Winterbier. An amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, and alcohol. The flavor is very sweet with notes of burnt caramel and light notes of butterscotch, leading to a lightly bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2008
(Bottle 30 cl) Courtesy of fonefan. Comes as "De Leckere Winterbier. Pours a slightly hazy amber golden with a small off-white head. Delicious aroma of burned caramel. Quite full-bodied with burned caramel, pumpernickel and roasted malt. Subdued bitterness but heavy on alcohol. More British/Scottish than Belgian really. 041008

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
oh6gdx (20334) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 22, 2008
Bottled. Hazy orangeish nutbrown colour, not much head. Aroma is very glueish alcohol, yeast, raisins and fruits. Flavour is very sweet fruits, malts and quite glueish. The alcohol is very disturbing in this one.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16727) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2012
Bottle. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy aroma. Sweetish malty caramel yeasty flavor. Has a sweetish malty spicy caramel finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (15101) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 18, 2014 6th April 2011
Bottle from Bier Koning. Hazy brown beer, small off white head. Smooth semi dry palate. Rich malt with an obvious marmite streak. Aniseed and a whisper of smoke in the finish.Not awful but the marmite is a bit much and the boooze obvious. 2.7

18th January 2014
Bottle that has been in the cellar for a couple of years. Smooth creamy malt, nicely balanced mellow dried fruits. Smooth finish. No marmite and no obvious booze just a whisper of spice. Much better!

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
cgarvieuk (14339) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 25, 2009
Bottle @ RBESG 09 Shefield ... copper ... toffee and molasis nose ... caramel syrup ... toffe malts ..

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dedollewaitor (13923) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2011
Bottle @ Early Winter Tasting, Odense 2011. Pours cloudy amber with a bubbly off white head. Tart fruit, caramel and yeast. Syrupy, sweet and warming. Cloying.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (13599) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2008
Bottle, 10%. Good vinous malt aroma, hint of bread. Hazy amber colour. Small frothy white head. Good malty flavour, slightly creamy. Sweet and with a hint of warming alcohol. Good, but a bit weak for ABV.


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