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

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RATINGS: 1334   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (2971) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAY 6, 2014
bottle from houhai bottle store, beijing
Dark brown, fluffy grey tinged head, sweet sticky, cake like, molasses, warming booze, fruity. Perhaps a little heavy for me and doesn’t stack up to the trappist greats but a good wee winter warmer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beese (1783) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2014
Draught at Draft House, Northcote Rd, Battersea on 29 March 2013. Poured a bright red, with a large, dense, off-white head and good lacing. Aroma of ripe fruit, Belgian yeast esters and spicy notes. Full mouth feel. Initial flavours of strong malt, candy sugar and dried fruit. Finish was Xmas cake, peppery hop and and sharp fruit.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mr_Pink_152 (706) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2014
330ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Colour is reddish brown with a decent beige head. Aroma of fruit, caramel, and a touch of spice. Taste is dark fruit, caramel, and spice. Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a pink elephant.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Countbeer (4424) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2014
Bottle: Served in a Shaker: Medium sized creamy vanilla foamy head on top of an amber red ish colored beer. Aromas of spices, cloves, mint, dust, barley malts, light wet wood tone and some manure. Flavours of spices, cloves, peppers, mints, herbs, yeast, alcohol, malts, some toast, herbs, hay, yeast and a light woody tone. Aftertaste is a mix of toast, bitters, malts, some spices and toast. Low carbo, creamy light spicy mouthfeel, medium to fuller bodied and a creamy texture.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rodriguez (238) - Quito, ECUADOR - APR 15, 2014
Kind of similar with Tremens, but amber, lots of carbonation and soapy head. Subtle caramel and fruity flavor, hoppy and dry, light body. Nice beer but overcarbonated

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
paintedmaple (408) - Fenton, Michigan, USA - APR 14, 2014
Amber pour with fruity barnyard funk warmed-up with some delicious alcohol...Merry Xmas Pink Elephant!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Russo (1685) - Campinas, BRAZIL - APR 11, 2014
Dark amber color with a nice and dense off-white white head. Aroma is spicy and malty with some sweetness and fruits notes. Flavor is more sweet with a slightly alcohol note. Low to medium carbonation with a medium body and a dry sweet alcohol finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (7390) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 2, 2014
Trübes bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig süß, überreife Früchte, hefig, würzig. Geschmack malzig fruchtig, reife Früchte, leicht alkoholisch, würzig.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Japalo (1172) - DENMARK - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle@home celebrating sunday. Kobber slight haze. Low foam and carbonation. Spicy alcoholic notes. Sweet alcoholic taste. Dry finish. Fine strong brew.
Earlier Rating: 12/14/2011 Total Score: 3.3
Bottle. Also named Delirium Christmas. Dark goolden clear. Strange spicy raisin aromas. Caramel cereal aromas as well. Moderate sweet finish. Very malty x-mas. Dosen’t feel that strong. The brew gets better and better in the glas. Happy Christmas....

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markschiedon (205) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 20, 2014
Drinking from a 33cl bottle. In the aroma I smell peaches and alcohol The clear, copper coloured beer had a small off-white head that disappears completely. In the taste mainly sweetness and alcohol. High carbonated


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