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


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RATINGS: 473   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
"A stylish and artistic collaborative brewing effort that combines the enormous talents of Dirk Naudts, at Belgiumís De Proef Brewery, and Tomme Arthur of Port Brewing and Lost Abbey in southern California."

wedgie9's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wedgie9 (2528) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 4, 2013
Tasted on 3/4/13 from a synthetic corked and caged bottle purchased at Lush quite a while ago. Pours murky burnt orange with a thin off-white head that leaves a very thin collar of lace. The nose is really awesome, with some caramel malt, a nicely dusty, very dry and funky brett aroma, dried date and raisin, and a bit of cherry aroma. The flavor is very interesting, but not quite as pleasant as the nose, with the aged flavor very pronounced. The funky and dry brett dominate the beer with some old caramel malt and touch of fruity cherry on the back of the palate. The body is full with just lighter than average carbonation and a long, super dry and funky brett finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmongoose (1865) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 7, 2015
draft that poured a medium orange color with white frothy head. nice aroma of Belgian yeast some darker fruits and apples. very slight alcohol on the end. the flavor was a full bodied mouth feel. alcohol mixed with the fruits especially the apple and the Belgian yeast. not overly strong but a solid flavor start to finish. another great sipper.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Livendadream (176) - New Mexico, USA - OCT 4, 2015
Btl 2013 pours light bronze color, small white head vanished quickly leaving no lace. Smells of fruity,funky,flowers and a hint of sweet honey. Tastes of dark fruits,raisin,plum,figs,lemon,sweet breadiness, yeast and honey. Medium body, a little under carbonated,smooth, soft mouthfeel and a slightly tart, yet tingly right on the tip of the tongue finish. This collaboration is outstanding! Very easy to drink beer. The alcohol is hidden by the complex flavors. The sweet malts are balanced perfectly by the hops and funkiness. I could drink this all day if I wasnít such a lightweight. Ha!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
krumbum (752) - truckee, California, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Smooth aroma of a Brett funk. Slightly hazy Amber with a huge white head. Thinner body that is a smooth Apple with a light inviting funk.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (7854) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JUL 7, 2015
a slightly tart BSA...not sure if that is by design or not. a little farmhouse on the palate as well, with some yeast and light funk, and dark fruits. Not bad, but overpriced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ctipping (530) - Florida, USA - JUN 17, 2015
22 oz. bottle. Very hazy. Dark orange colored. Small head that disappears quickly. The bottom of the bottle was murky as hell and tasted like yeast. The aroma is more inviting than the appearance. Smells like apples. Very malty. A bit funky. Slightest bit sour.. Sweet with a bitter finish. Yeasty finish. Syrupy. Not much of the alcohol comes through, though itís only 8.5%. Lightly carbonated. The carbonation makes the finish creamy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
conway (2162) - - MAY 20, 2015
Draft. Copper/gold with thick off white head and lots of lacing. Fruity and floral with a small hint of horseblanket in the background. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (2462) - California, USA - MAY 16, 2015
Golden orange, creamy white head... Aroma of tropical fruit hops, brett funk, barnyard... Flavor is tropical fruit bitterness, creamy mouthfeel, funky Brett... Super easy to drink.. Great beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AirForceHops (4989) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 10, 2015
11.2 oz bottle, purchased awhile ago at Julioís. Damn itís a gusher... After the foamy calmed down enough to get about 7 oz in my glass I noticed the hazy Amber color. Aroma is caramel candy, light funk, dusty yeast, light dark fruit.

The flavor is mostly as the aroma with a chewy thick malty dark fruit and yeast texture. The funk is here very lightly underneath all the malt. No ABV or oxidation found. No clue on the Batch number but itís held up really well, except for losing 4 oz on the floor. And I should have open prior to now.... So much beer, so little time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (9957) - Illinois, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Draft. Golden pour, really nice brett character in this beer, its haylike and subtley funky but a nice medicinal meets tropical type flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryecatcher (1106) - Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 24, 2015
750mL bottle. Pours a hazy deep gold, big white head with outstanding retention and lacing. Nose: big funky lilies, barnyard, band aids, dried grass, clover honey. Mouth: creamy, mild sweetness up front, green apple, yeast spice, bitterness amps up mid-range, grassy, floral, bread dough, finishes with some booziness. Very nice! Oh yeah... and fuck the Kings.

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