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

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RATINGS: 462   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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"A stylish and artistic collaborative brewing effort that combines the enormous talents of Dirk Naudts, at Belgium’s De Proef Brewery, and Tomme Arthur of Port Brewing and Lost Abbey in southern California."


Radek Kliber's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Radek Kliber (6519) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), - JUN 26, 2012
Bottle
Aroma hops ,alcohol, malts, yeast side. Golden malt blended with alcohol.
Appearance thick hazed amber with medium top.3+
Flavor and Palate : Medium plus bodied. Caramel sweetness, earthy following. Mellow carbonation. Some fruity hints with bitter side. Quiet drinkable.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbruner (2422) - Athens, Georgia, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Pours a cloudy orange brown from the bottle with minimal wisp of white head. Aroma of funky orange and caramel malts, hint of oak and banana. Taste follows, clean for the booze level, but you can feel the kick in the stomach. Nice but nothing crazy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (3822) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orange with small white head that lasts. The aroma is strong funk, barnyard, yeast, and oak. Thin mouthfeel with light grain, wet biscuit, and funk. Easy to drink, very good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Errl (1695) - Plano, Texas, USA - NOV 14, 2013
330ml bottle..Pour is golden with a cream head..Nose is fruits, bread, brett? yeast..Nice medium carbonation...Taste is Fruits, bready,alcohol hidden, hops, apple, bitter, citrus, spice...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hotstuff (4240) - Indiana, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Rated on 7-15-2009 (Corked & caged bottle) When poured, this beer forms a large, rocky, foamy, fizzy off-white head that mostly diminished, mostly transparent/slightly hazy golden body, and one ring of lacing. The Aroma is bready malt, brett, funky, yeast, citrus, and herbal hops. The Taste is sweet, yeasty, bready malt, lightly spicy, and citrus hops. The Palate is tingly and this beer is light bodied. Overall, I enjoyed this beer’s flavors and the 8.5%ABV was apparent, but not overly so. This beer tastes refreshing on a muggy Indiana summer day.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scrapersnbeer (1491) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Aroma of rotten pear and other tart fruits, ever had ’peach barbeque?’ I am sensing that too. Weird yellowish tan color. Strange yeast effects. Clearly not a sour ale but has the tastes of one. Heavy dose of tart apples and pears, maybe grapes. Possibly barrel aged for a time. Hard beer to judge as there’s no immediate yardstick to measure it by. Not really my thing from a purely subjective standpoint.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weihenweizen (1835) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Refrigerated 11.2 oz. brown bottle poured into a trappist glass. Pours deep golden with big chunks of yeast and off-white head. Medium/light body, medium carbonation, and thick big bubble lacing. Taste is pear. Reminds me somewhat of a tripel, not interested in having again.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (6251) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 20, 2013
750 thanks to Dallas. Pours a murky brown and copper color with a large white head. A fruity nose with light yeast. The flavor is very sweet, some caramel, dry yeast, candies, a bit of warmth, light hops and fruit in the finish, apricot. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (5022) - Utah, USA - MAY 18, 2013
750ml bottle shared by Dallas
Dark cloudy golden with a small white head. Aroma is tart fruit, flavors are tart, honey and spices
Nice and smooth

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gription79 (2297) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - MAY 17, 2013
Poured from a 750ml bottle. This bottle is showing some age. Caramel, spicy, floral, masala/Indian food. Great for the age, but I would have liked to try this fresh.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MikeJslc (756) - USA - MAY 17, 2013
Deep gold, slight haze, off white head. Aroma of biscuity malt, some earthy Brett character. Flavor of grainy and biscuity malt, floral notes, earthy Brett, a little leathery age. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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