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


on tap

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RATINGS: 173   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arve_Christian (4703) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 6, 2013
On bottle from Beershop.Be. Brown color, some sediments- ok foam. Aromas of malt, dried fruits, nice yeast; medium aroma intensity. Medium/full body & complexity. Some sweetness, well balanced. Enjoyable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElManana (1729) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - OCT 21, 2013
Very fine. walnut - flavor and the complexity is very present. Very nice altbier.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gEUS (1702) - Linden, BELGIUM - OCT 3, 2013
330 ml bottle - pours clear deep orange to light hazy, small head. Deep malty aromas with some dried fruits. Medium mouthfeel with sweet flavours of honey and malts. Nice straight average strong ale. Nothing more, nothing less.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PriorL (3069) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 19, 2013
Bottle. APPEARANCE: brown beer, small unstable beige head. NOSE: burned malts, hops, caramel, cookies. TASTE: cookies, burned malts, alcohol, caramel sweetness, apple.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markextrae (3554) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2013
From notes. Hazzy brown beer, with a beige head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, toffee, raisin. Flavour is sweet with notes of roasted malts, rasin and caramel

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
davey101 (750) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 22, 2013
Best by January, 2013...oops. 33cl bottle into a Chimay goblet. Thanks to Doug for this mysterious rarity. A - Pours a super hazy dirty brown body that is almost scary to hold up to the light. Two fingers worth of dense and creamy light khaki foam. The foam just hangs around forever with a ridiculous amount of lacing and retention to back it up. S - Decent aroma of dark fruits and spices. Lighter notes of caramel apple and bready malts. T - Malts, spices, ripe apple, caramel and dark fruits. Its decent enough but there is on odd almost corn/adjunct sweetness on the very end. Iím not sure if itís oxidation creeping in or what, but it is not great. Thankfully it has that great velvety and well carbonated quad/BSDA mouth feel to it. O - I guess this one isnít distributed to the US? Itís decent enough, but its just lacking compared to the other big Belgian names.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zita (6083) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2013
nice sweet malty aroma,golden, clear, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, nice harmonic finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (8333) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2013
Dark amber and hazy. Has a white head, medium duration. Malty, sweet aroma, faint yeasty too. Flavor starts sweet, malty, more yeasty notes and finish light bitter. Creamy texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borresteijn (6289) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2013
33cl Bottle from ABS Drinks Winksele, as Vleteren Dark Old Strong Ale. Dark brown colour, beige head. Aroma of ripe dark fruits, dark malts, hint of spice, alcohol, caramel. Flavour is medium sweet, malty, dark fruits, hint of berries, fruity bitter and light alcoholic finish. Medium-bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (12935) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 29, 2013
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and hopy and yeasty aroma. Moderate bitter nice fruity flavor. Long moderate bitter finish- Creamy palate. Delicate beer.

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