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Brewed by Brouwerij Bosteels
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Buggenhout, Belgium

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RATINGS: 862   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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First brewed at Bosteels, transfered to the Champagne region of France were it is treated much like a champagne with the bottles inverted and the yeast expunged and bottle recorked.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (11215) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2006
Bottle. Frothy white excellent mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Strange fruity aroma with hints of barnyard and mango. Nice powerfull flavor. A bit watery palate. Strange beer but still nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (11072) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2010
Clear yellow, large bubbly head that disappears fast. aroma is dry, sweet malty, faint citrussy, faint yellow fruits, hint of white wine or champaigne. Flavor is dry, like sweet champaigne, yellow fruity, faint spicy, like a belgian blonde but with some hints of citrus and wine too.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: Deus
Date: 03/04/2005
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, RateBeer SE Gathering, 2005

yellow, lots of carconation, tart lemon aroma, light body, light lemon flavor, more of a champagne than a beer
-------- /> Name: Deus
Date: 06/08/2005

nice ginger sweetness, big lemon and ginger, lots of complex spices, slightly fumey

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Score: **4
-------- /> The score was calculated based upon the notes and an old scoring system.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bierkoning (10877) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - DEC 23, 2006
2006 version, € 12,95 Mitra Hengelo. Blonde with a slight touch of pink. Odd mix of malt and grapes in the aroma. Champagne yeast odor. Dry and light. Vinous, alcoholic and bubbly. The closest a beer can get to Champagne Brut, only less fruity and more alcoholic.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lubiere (10788) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 15, 2005
Light golden ale with a thick white big bubbled head. Light malt, alcohol, aniseed, caraway and peach notes. Delightful bubbly and dry sweet malt with expanding qualities, oily and onctuous mouuthfeel. Good hops presence, with the alcohol warmth, and a honey finale.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madsberg (10598) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2005
Bottled @ KØ 2005: Yellow coloured. Highly carbonated. Off white fluffy head. Citric and fresh aroma. Very intense. Spice, fruits, sweetness, acidity in the flaovur. Very complex. Alcohol is very well hidden. Incredible. The only thing that reveals the high ABV is the mild alcohol burnt on the lips in the end. I had this twice during the fastival. Good one. Really good one.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (10547) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 28, 2006
Pours a deep, rich gold with a tall fizzy and crackling white rocky head, mostly diminishing with no lacing noticeable. Aroma is fruity and floral perfume hop, malt (straw, biscuit), yeast (dough) and a peppery spice, alcohol notes. Spiced yeast and malt flavor, tart and bitter acidity follow, buttery and spiced honey in the middle with a drying alcohol finish. Medium bodied and fizzy-foamy, spicy palate. The beer was good, but not worth the $28 it cost me.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KimJohansen (10347) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2008
Pours clear golden with tiny head. Perfurmed aroma with pinesol. Perfurmy flavor and the alcohol kicks in through the end.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
faroeviking (10285) - FAROE ISLANDS - JAN 3, 2007
Deus des Flandres Cuvée Prestige 2005. Yellowish colour short bubbly head. Nice fruity aroma. A very tasty crispy champagne like flavour, dry and bit sour finish.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Bov (10204) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - AUG 1, 2004
clear pale yellow colour with a giant and very foamy head, apple and acidic aroma, overcarbonated, oily and heavy, lot of alcohol and licorice, notes of cleaning product, bitter - it really doesn’t work for me


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