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Brewed by De Proefbrouwerij
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Lochristi - Hijfte, Belgium

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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Belgian ale aged on oak chips with coconut and peaches. Brewed with Belgian candi sugar, lactose, Magnum and Simcoe, fermented with Trappist Yeast and Brett Brux III.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 18, 2013
(750ml bottle) Pours a clear yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of oak, peach, yeast, pineapple, and coconut. Flavor of coconut, peach, vanilla, oak, banana chips, and dried apricot.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11645) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 3, 2013
Draft. Small off-white head atop cloudy amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, peach, some tropical fruit/pineapple, light coconut. Taste is moderately sweet, orange, tropical fruit, light alcohol, alcohol warming. Medium-full body, some stickiness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (11599) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 29, 2013
On tap @ Beachwood BBQ. Amber pour with a nice big white head. Nose is quite fruity. Nice peach, some hints of coconut, pear, and pineapple. Light alcohol, oak, and caramel malt. Flavor is a bit on the sweet side. Caramel, peach, and pineapple. Light tartness of tropical fruit, some oak, straw, and alcohol.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11526) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 7, 2013
750 c&c from Bine and Vine. Pours orange gold with a creamy beige head. Aroma of peaches and maybe some other fruits. Near full bodied. It is very tropical in flavor, and there’s substantial earthiness. Nice ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11088) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 1, 2013
Bottle. Poured clear amber color with an average frothy white head that lasted with good excellent lacing. Complex sweet citrus, sweet fruit and yeast aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy citrus balanced flavor with a medium to heavy sweet citrus finish of moderate to long duration with a small alcohol bite. This is a refreshing good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (10216) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 18, 2013
750 ml corked and caged bottle poured a clear golden amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of pineapple, earthiness, strawlight peach and light barnyard. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, pineapple, earthiness, light peach and light barnyard with a smooth dry lingering funky pineapple finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (9550) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 4, 2014
Bottle... Clear golden ale with a small, creamy, white head. Good retention. The bouquet offers sweet malts, a mild measure of farmhouse yeast spiciness and gentle acidity. Medium to full-bodied with jazzy carbonation. The flavor is lightly tart, mildly phenolic and spicy. Finishes lightly bitter, tangy, and then dry.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
adnielsen (9470) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Bottle @ Greg’s dump, picked up at Supermarket Fort Collins. Pours a hazy dark orange appearance with an off white head. A bit herbal/woody, apricot, tropical fruity, lightly metallic aroma. Tangy, vanilla, juicy peach, apricot, juicy, a bit woody, bubble gum flavor. Some aspects I enjoy of this beer while others I don’t really.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (9443) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 5, 2013
Hazy apricot colored pour. White head. Very sweet and tropical flavors. Coconut, melon, honey, caramel. A bit too sweet but an interesting beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (8945) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 23, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 30, 2013 Bottle shared with GOTC and Jredmond. Pours cloudy gold with white head. Nose and taste of coconut, tropical fruit, peach pit, earthy fruit, straw, oak and yeast. Medium body.


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