Brewed by Deca Services
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Woesten-Vleteren, Belgium


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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
CaptainTilven (48) - Nancy, FRANCE - JAN 23, 2015
Mahogany colour, red reflections. Abundant foam, fine and creamy, but not persistent. Smell of honey, coffee, chocolate, malt, bread, whisky, ripe fruit - very nice, actually. Sweet, round taste; bitterness at last, on the palate; candi sugar, dried fruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
freretoc (1174) - Besançon, FRANCE - DEC 25, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 33cl sous le nom Dark Strong Ale ŕ Molenhof Restaurant & Bar Oud Postje, couleur blonde, belle mousse effervescence moyenne, goűt maltée pointe de banane.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Renobob (1219) - Besançon, FRANCE - DEC 24, 2014
Bue en bouteille sous le nom Dark Old Strong Ale. Couleur brun foncé. Arômes maltés, caramel, pointe de réglisse. Correcte mais sans plus.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
goozen (3413) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 6, 2014
Bottle 0,33ltr: Dark brown colored brew with an dry bitter taste with hints of caramel, nuts and liquorice. Bought it with its alias name "Vleteren Dark Old Strong Ale".

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Valdeir (15) - - NOV 28, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 29, 2014 Cerveja equilibrada, forte, mas com paladar suave. Escura com pouco amargor, não muito doce. Vale beber.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (3365) - BELGIUM - NOV 3, 2014
Something of a classic, the only Belgian beer calling itself Alt to my knowing, but very Belgian and in that sense not really an Altbier. Pale beige, dense, moussy, sticky head with excellent retention, deep bronze colour with ruby hue, misty. Aroma was already oxidized, but this did not disturb the estery and malty odours, caramel, leather, raisins, hazelnuts, cooked rice, cloves, flowers, pear, liquorice. Deep malty taste, chocolatey, bready, sweetish but not sugary, dried fruits and nuts, dry hoppy finish with some warming alcohol. An underestimated brew with lots of personality.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Excalibur123 (281) - Soria, SPAIN - JUL 23, 2014
Vierte color ámbar oscuro con media capa de espuma de escasa retención; potentes aromas a caramelo, malta tostada, dátiles y uvas pasas, en boca entrada refrescante y maltosa con notas a especias; amargor equilibrado con pos gusto un tanto dulce; cuerpo y carbónico medios; una buena cerveza, sin ser muy compleja es agradable y fácil de beber.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (2563) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2014
330ml bottle from Vanuxeem. Labelled ’Dark Old Strong Ale’. Pours dark brown with good off-white head. Spicy aroma, taste filled with dark fruits, ginger cake, spice and a touch of candi sugar. Flavoursome & decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rozsoma (564) - Győr, HUNGARY - MAY 15, 2014
Bottle, ’t Antwaerps Bierhuyske. Altbieres dióbéllel bélelt könnyed selymesség.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (5833) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - APR 26, 2014
Bottle Den Haag. Poured a murky dark brown with a thin frothy white head and broken lace. The aroma is big yeast. The flavour is medium bitter with a dry boozy alcohol palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

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