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

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RATINGS: 1896   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
moadrakenberg (4) - - MAY 14, 2016 does not count
En något medioker öl, men som har en god smak. Avslutningen är intressant och jag kan definitivt tänka mig att dricka den igen.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rarbring (2236) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2016
Aroma: Smelling of bread, apple, licorice and yeast.
Appearance: A hazy chestnut colored beer. A high white head with good lacing and good curtains.
Taste: Tasting toffee, pear, anis and grass.
Palate: Medium high carbonation, a soft texture. A medium body with a slightly dry finish.
Overall: Thinner than expected.
Note: Bottle 750 ml at home. Reviewed 2016-05-12.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Syfher (314) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAY 8, 2016
Bottle of 33cl, in a Trappist glass; from the fridge. We’re in front of a better beer than his sister (Delirium Tremens). Good colour and nice aroma of yeast and dark-brown sugar. The taste is sweet, with an aftertaste of yeast. Try it.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamesie1857 (1941) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2016
330ml bottle at De Oude Jan, Delft - Clear, reddish brown body with a huge beige head that laces nicely. Sweet aroma of caramel malt, overripe fruit, yeast, coriander and alcohol. Sweet flavour of dark fruit, caramel and roasted malts, yeast, spice, ending with a dry, slightly tart, warming alcohol finish. Winter warmer in the rain.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lilja (2666) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2016
Flaska från Saveur Bieré. Smak och doft av humle, malt, belgisk jäst, karamell, torkad frukt, örter, plommon, vita russin och aprikosmarmelad. Rund och len, stor sötma, en aning mycket alkohol som slår igenom, fin beska.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Matwill (91) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 5, 2016
En fût au Vestiaire. Ale foncée peu mousseuse, qui nous indique via ses flaveurs son origine belge, en plus d’insister sur le côté sucré de la bière. Au goût, ça reste bien balancé, le sucré ne prenant pas toute la place. Ça en fait une bière savoureuse.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdolfoCC (153) - Veracruz, Veracruz, MEXICO - MAY 2, 2016
APARIENCIA: Color ámbar oscuro, con algunos destellos rojizos, con una corona de espuma bastante amplia, teñida de color marfil, de burbuja compacta, actividad de carbonatación presente. AROMA: Notas de maltas dulces, caramelo, algunas especies, se inhala el alcohol. SABOR: Notas de pan, frutos oscuros maduros, notas cítricas discretas que no empalagan, maltas tostadas, notas caramelo, algunas especies, amargor medio ligero en el retrogusto, amaderado, no astringente, se exhala discretamente el alcohol. SENSACIÓN: Cuerpo medio ligero, mediana carbonatación. RESUMEN: Buena cerveza, nada extraordinario.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brnandersen (3238) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 29, 2016
33 cl bottle poured in to a Trappist glass. Dark amber colour with a reddish tinge. Creamy, lightly tanned head. Sweet aroma with caramel malts, chocolate, herbal hops, toasted notes and some alcohol dense accesents. Taste is sweet. Medium body with a creamy texture and an average carbonation. Finishes slightly dry with caramel malts, and a herbal bitterness. Okay Belgian, but some herbal-metallic notes don’t do magic to the flavour

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (2477) - - APR 13, 2016
Draught at Delirium Cafe. Lots of toffee, plum, raisin cake, marmalade with a tropical edge, touch of spice, gentle sweet finish. This is pretty good stuff, quite flavorful and fruit-forward, maybe a tad too sweet and heavy for me.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
waltz (39) - - APR 10, 2016
Aparência marrom escura com espuma persistente e de boa formação. Aroma de caramelo com álcool notável. Sabor e retrogosto marcante.


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