Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Melle, Belgium


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 1656   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Share this beer with friends!
Colour and sight: Dark brown-red. A compact white-yellow, stable and lacing head. Scent: Touches of caramel, mocha and chocolate. Spices such as liquorice and coriander are also present. Flavour: Initially, a very good mouthfeel of alcohol and softness. This is followed by an increasing bitterness, partially from the hop, but also from the roasted malt and chocolate malt. Towards the end a nice balance between bitterness, sour and sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
McTapps (4332) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - OCT 14, 2014
Bottle from Bierzwerg. The beer pours out in a deep, cloudy brown-golden colour with steady low head and medium to smooth body. Aroma of belgian yeast and straw with some raisin hints. Taste of Belgian yeats, raisins, sugar, leaves, bread and grains. Grainy-yeasty-sweet finish. Drinkable, yet nothing special.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
MichaelAwesome (4332) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - OCT 13, 2014
Wenn ich ehrlich bin, war dieses Piwo recht sueffig, getreidig und stark. Anklaenge von Rosinen und Brot waren sicher ein Teil des Gesamtbildes, wie auch ein paar Pflaumen eine Rolle gespielt haben koennten. Doch die Getreidigkeit, verbunden mit dem Riesenbumms an Alkohol lassen eine gewisse Eintoenigkeit durchklingen. Nee, Anspruch und Wirklichkeit passen hier nicht zusammen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zeek (172) - British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 12, 2014
Pours a lively head which powers a great aroma. Looks are great, except for a bunch of floaties. Sweet malt with a nice carmel taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
agent_persik (414) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 12, 2014
Dark brown red color, medium quickly disappearing head. Aroma of caramel, dried fruits, chocolate, spices. Taste has similar notes, dry sweet with gently bitter finish and roasty aftertaste. Medium body and lively carbonation. Nice Belgian ale, quite enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerkeholic (15) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2014
Fantastisch etiket en flesje. Licht bitter met een heerlijke nasmaak. Redelijke schuimkraag, mooie donkere kleur. Heerlijk flesje bier met liefde gebrouwen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
murran (206) - - OCT 12, 2014
Pours a dark brown body with a medium head. Faint yeasty aroma. Nice and balanced taste with tones from yeast and malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reimer96 (1288) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 11, 2014
Pours a clear dark brown with a frothy light brown head that leaves lots of lacing. Aroma of caramel, toffee, dark dried fruits, plums, raisins and nice fruity esters. Taste is caramel, dark dried fruits, raisins and a light smooth fruitiness. Excellent Belgian dark strong.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gaultier (397) - SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2014
@ Tasting in Klippan 3/10-14. Bottle from Belgoklubben. Aroma: Malty, yeast, caramel. Taste: Caramel, sweet. Body is medium.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Jorn69 (1000) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2014
@ Tasting in Klippan 3/10-14. Bottle from Belgoklubben. Malty and caramely with light yeasty notes, sweet, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is dry, sweet and caramely.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Cerberus88 (2) - - OCT 4, 2014 does not count
Disappointing, no character. Best thing about the beer is the bottle, which is why I bought it. Nothing to recommend, too many good beers out there to waste your time on this one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1  2  3 4 5 » 166

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50