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


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RATINGS: 1539   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 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PeatyPete (844) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 23, 2016
Amber coloured with frothy off-white head. Aroma of Belgian yeast and chewing gum. Taste of throat pastilles, sweet dry and boozy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MohaBeer (184) - Lima, PERU - JAN 20, 2016
Caramelo rojizo con transparencia, buena espuma y retención. Lúpulo especiado-floral alto, malta maltoso caramelo moderado, fenólico a vainilla moderado-moderado bajo, ésteres a fruto seco. En boca lúpulo especiado-floral moderado alto, tibieza alcohólica presente, malta maltoso caramelo moderado, fenólico a vainilla, lúpulo de amargor presente sin astringencia. Final prolongado balanceado malta-lúpulo-alcohol, con cuerpo, buena carbonatación.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
batneil (589) - - JAN 16, 2016
Treacly aroma. Brown colour with very frothy head that lasts. Very fizzy. Strong taste of treacle fading to alcoholic aftertaste. Nice Belgian beer. (K)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sten (731) - Westerlo, BELGIUM - JAN 16, 2016
Dark coloured beer with a small fast diminishing head. Aroma is sweet with some fruits and spices. Flavour is sweet with an alcoholic finish. (Corked bottle 75cl)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tampierre (1196) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 15, 2016
Bottled, Cesky Brod-Liblice, CZ, Malt,yeast,some wood and nice fruity aroma, Bit hazy amber color, bigger lacing head, Sweet taste, sour tones and alcohol warming finish, Full body, Lively carbon, Pleasant winter warmer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bdleedahl (124) - , Saskatchewan, CANADA - JAN 11, 2016
Pours a cloudy dark amber with high carbonation. Head retention is very good. Slightly off bitter flavour behind the somewhat weak, relatively less fruity, Belgian yeast flavours. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Rafatrojo (13) - - JAN 11, 2016
Thick foam that dissapears soon. Winy color. Plums, cherry, some spices at the end. Warming alcohol

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsporrer (527) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2016
Poured from a bottle. Pours a deep rusty brown with a large foamy tan head. Tart aroma of yeast and spices. Nice tingly mouth feel with a dried fruit, semi-sweet toffee, and some spice taste. Fairly smooth with lingering flavors. Gets even better as it warms up. Hides the alcohol well. Very enjoyable - not bad but not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
andrewje41 (2631) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - JAN 7, 2016
Rating #1928. I’ve decided to turn my ratings into a series of history lessons. Bottle poured, a couple weeks after the big holiday. Pours a dark ruby color with endless foam head. Back in 1928, it was when beer companies first began experimenting with canning. Beer didn’t start showing up in cans until years later, but the initial trials of canning began this year. I’ll write more about it in the proper year rating. Pabst was the biggest name in beer for the US that year. As for this beer, super high carb, malty, full of spices, and a bit metallic for my taste. Flavor isn’t all that bad, but definitely a sipper for me. This was alright.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Quick3Beers (819) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 3, 2016
Pours a copper from a bottle, aroma of plum brandy, flavor of dark candi sugar and plum, rather effervescent. Very well-balanced, not overly boozy, but a good hit of alcohol in there. Very good beer.

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