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Brewed by Brouwerij de Prael
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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A full bittersweet beer. The perfect finisher for the year 2002!


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 6, 2008
Bottle. 75cl. [Tasting @ Ølbaren, Copenhagen]. Unclear light brown color with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, moderate to heavy yeasty, peppery. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and light bitter with a average duration. Body is medium to light, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (110308)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2008
75 cL bottle, thanks to fonefan. Pours dark brown with a fully diminished head. Light yeasty and solid caramel malt aroma. Flavour is medium sweet and light spiced. Almost toffee like flavour. Smooth and toffee flavoured finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 13, 2008
Bottled. A murky brown beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of caramel and yeast. And so is the flavor, though added notes of alcohol and honey, leading to a dry bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 13, 2008
(Bottle 75 cl) Courtesy of fonefan. Pours a very unclear muddy light brown with a small, beige head. Aroma of yeast and overripe fruit. Medium body with a heavy carbonation, overripe fruit accents and a dry and rather bitter finish. 110308

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 12, 2007
Bottled. Amber colour, beige big head. Aroma is earthyness, malts and some slight caramel. Flavour is hay, alcohol, caramel and some earthyness. The bottle made a 5-6 cm high fountain when opened...

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (19665) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2008
Bottle. Muddy red brown coloured with a small white head. Fruity and perfumed aroma of yeast with notes of spices and citrus. Fruity flavour of yeast and spices with notes of hops and citrus. Hoppy finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (18966) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2007
Bottled. Hazy nut brown, very lively, rich head. Lactic blueberry-like nose. Sweet with rounded mouthfeel and solid body. Mildly sour and yeasty with notes of vanilla. Low bitterness. Mild overall.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2009
75cl. Bottle @ TheWolf. Pours a muddy amber with a large foamy beige head. Slight tart, metallic, malts, yeast, toffee and fruits. Overcarbonated. OK

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (13369) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2009
2nd August 2008. Cloudy brown beer with a frothy head. A litte sourness, a little caramel.Mild frothy finish and some more mild sourness lingers on the tongue. Very drinkable if largely unremarkable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (13188) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 27, 2010
Tap at De Prael ...dark brown ... sweet toffee plums and treacle nose ... juicy ... very rich and dark fruits ... again a little treacle ... little red wine .


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