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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%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harbuck76 (134) - El Cajon, California, USA - DEC 11, 2009
Pours a dark brown with average off white head. rich and malty with some spice . dark fruit. Has a nice burn.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sparf (210) - Östersund, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2016
Skummar kraftigt redan vid öppning. Färgen är mörk bärnsten och skummet halverar snabbt och lämnar en mycket tunn hinna. Doftar sött av torkad, mörk frukt. Därtill lime och lätta aromer av jäst och kryddor. Halvt vinös och där alkoholen känns en aning. Ölen har en bred men inte så kraftig smakpalett där fruktiga bärtoner harmonierar med karamellsötma. Som en vinös kombination av en dubbel- och trippeltrappist. Kroppen är bara halvfyllig och ölen skummar för mycket i munnen för min smak. Alkoholen känns utan att störa. Torr avslutning med kort beska och därefter en lång, behaglig eftersmak.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fules (500) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - JUN 17, 2016
Hosszan tartó nagy hab, finom fűszeres, komlós illat, erős karamelles beütéssel. Íze erősen komlós, karamelles, határozott gyümölcsös érzettel. Az alkoholt igencsak érezni, utóíze enyhén kesernyés, citrusos, és hosszan megmarad. Testes sör.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Westkyoto77 (610) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUN 11, 2016
Bottle to Belgian glass. Rich deep brown, creamy head. Heady aromas of caramel, spice. Boozy, but not over-rich. Supple and tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
roldano (80) - - JUN 1, 2016
Espuma beige que se va disipando pero permanece como una fina capa, color marrón achocolatado y opaco, el aroma en nariz es ligero, sabor potente con regusto donde se aprecian sus 10º

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
AVLarsen (95) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2016
A real Belgian! Typical yeasty. Long lasting taste and palate. Not too sweet and nice and bitter

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
RoarHL (9) - Århus 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

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MatusBeer (335) - Košice, 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

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
R4N5H (687) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bosskie (704) - 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.

4.3
   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 øl.


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