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


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RATINGS: 1545   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Kleur en uitzicht: Kastanje amber. Een fijn, wit, romig en wandklevend schuim. Geur: Een complex geheel van caramelmout, fruitigheid, kruidigheid, zoetheid van de alcohol. Smaak: Flinke portie alcohol, sterk kruidig, lichte bitterheid. De afdronk is zoet, kruidig en licht bitterig.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
AVLarsen (99) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2016
A real Belgian! Typical yeasty. Long lasting taste and palate. Not too sweet and nice and bitter

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
RoarHL (9) - rhus C, DENMARK - APR 26, 2016 does not count
Wonderfull and beautifull beer. Many tasteful notes. I would definitely buy this beer again. But then again I am a sucker for Belgian beer ;) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MatusBeer (472) - Koice, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 20, 2016
330 ml bottle. Semidark brown colour with huge head off. Aroma of tutti frutti, chocolate. Taste of maracuja,caramel sweetness, huge % of alcohol. Moderate carbonation. Smells like christmas or not

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
R4N5H (789) - NETHERLANDS - APR 15, 2016
33cl bottle, poured into a matching long stemmed tulip glass. A Xmas gift from my eldest son. Dark reddish brown colour with a thick tan coloured head. Strong sweet smell of caramel, stewed dark fruits, sugar, and Belgian yeast. Full body and light carbonation. Sweet caramel and molasses on tasting, fruit and spices (which taste a little artificial). Sticky sweet and bitter finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bosskie (755) - NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2016
Beautiful dark warm red beer, clear with a big white head and lots of bubbles.Smell is bitter sweet with subtle alcohol astringency, fruity. Apples, cherries, caramel, peaches. Hint of pepper, vanilla. Slightly metallic. Taste is bitter and astringent, a little too much so. Dry finish, crisp and sticky, with lots of raisin. Misses some sweetness to balance it out.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Schytte (47) - - MAR 28, 2016
Den dufter godt, fin skum/udseende & smagen er god - En glimrende belgisk l.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 19/20
Syzzer (633) - Oregon, USA - MAR 26, 2016
Poured from 11.2 ounce bottle shared with brother Bryan. Decent off white sudsy head that remains one layer. Nose of banana bread. Slight syrupy but excellent flavor. Nice malt & yeast with caramel. 9.39 bd, 8.7bry (10 for smell)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
plaugher (409) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAR 13, 2016
12oz into a chalice. Pours a hazy amber with a finger of foamy white head. Nose of dark fruit, caramel, a bit of banana? Slight sweetness. Kind of medium-light in the body department.. Not really boozy, not really a whole lot of anything.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Spence75 (31) - - FEB 28, 2016
Color marrone scuro. Buona birra, molto profumata: alcol, frutta sotto spirito e frutti rossi. Al palato, purtroppo lalcol eccessivamente presente.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (2566) - - FEB 27, 2016
Draught at Delirium. Sweet malt with a strawberry edge, raisin, marmalade, bit of candy, kind of sweet boozy finish. Decent brew, even though I kind of expected some spicy kick somehow for the style.

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