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

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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BelgianBeerGal (3331) - Panama City, Florida, USA - MAR 12, 2007
25cL bottle. No it’s not the famous Westy from up the street but I thought this was a great beer, especially for the price. I would recommend trying this beer. Best place to buy is the drive-through beer barn in Woesten.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hackobock (2101) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2015
May 16, 2015. Bottle at home, best before december 2017.
Hazy brownish ruby red with a large frothy white head, Aroma is sweet berries, caramel, figs, light tart apple notes and light spices. Taste is light to medium sweet up front with caramel and plums, light bitter. Finish is slightly dry with some light tart apple notes alongside toffee and plums. Medium bodied, rounded small bubble carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ruigo (1442) - PORTUGAL - MAY 12, 2015
33cl bottle. Slightly hazy dark amber colour with a thin off-white head. Nice retention. Caramel, dates, honey, malt, bread and liquorice in the aroma. Average to soft carbonation and medium body. Taste is quite complex but more on the sweet side. Overall, a very good beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TEJA (1536) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 11, 2015
Light clowdy brown color. Short grey head. Complex aroma with almonds, citrus and fudge/ caramell. Fruity taste with thin body. Some bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
leghorn99 (81) - Livorno, ITALY - MAR 27, 2015
Di colore mogano; schiuma abbondante, cremosa con un buon cappello persistente. Aroma di malto, caramello, miele; leggero citrico, pompelmo, ananas. In bocca, fa bella presenza il malto, il luppolo, il lievito e lo zucchero di canna; si percepisce anche una punta di whisky, di malto torbato e di frutta matura; retrogusto lungo e caldo.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (9902) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 27, 2015
Dunkel orangebraune Farbe, schöne beige Schaumkrone. Geruch alkohlisch, überreife Früchte, kräftig malzig. Geschmack nach reifen roten Beeren, Karamell, Röstmalz, alkoholisch.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
CaptainTilven (39) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
freretoc (1070) - Besançon, FRANCE - DEC 25, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 33cl sous le nom Dark Strong Ale à Molenhof Restaurant & Bar Oud Postje, couleur blonde, belle mousse effervescence moyenne, goût maltée pointe de banane.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Renobob (1129) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
goozen (3288) - 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".

4.3
   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.


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