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Domus Engel
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Brewed by Domus Pub and Brewery
Style: Belgian Ale
Leuven, Belgium

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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The Christmas-beer of Domus Pub and brewery. Only available at the pub.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alengrin (1716) - BELGIUM - SEP 10, 2014
Winter beer with deep reddish bronze colour and creamy head. Fruity aroma of plums, cherries, raisins, mild spiciness, something woody and something yoghurt-like; sweet maltiness, caramel, candied fruits, refreshened with a slight sourish touch almost reminiscent of an oud bruin. Bit thin finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314 (3286) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JAN 1, 2014
Poured cloudy medium amber, frothy off white head. Aroma of sweet malt and dark fruit. Medium body, flavour of red berries, sweet malt and light spice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcoDL (2183) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 8, 2013
The Christmas beer of the wonderful Domus brewbar in Leuven. Nice and sweet, especially when tasted from the source.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borresteijn (4679) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2012
On tap at Domus, called Nen Engel, ABV 8%. Dark amber-brown colour, off-white head. Aroma is sweet, dark fruits, forest fruits, sweet amber malts, light spice like aniseed/coreander. Flavour is sweet, spicy, light metallic, dark fruits and forest fruits, caramel, light tart, alcholic bitter finish with some spice. Medium-bodied.

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
tderoeck (4696) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 19, 2012
15/XII/12 - on tap @ Kerstbierenfestival (Essen) - BB: n/a (2012-1363) Thanks to John for sharing the beer!

Clear deep red brown beer, aery off-white head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: yeast, spices, something rotten, star anise, cloves, dirty. This smells pretty bad. MF: soft carbon, medium to light body. Taste: rotten fruits, jam, banana peel, yeasty, very unpleasant, completely off. This is really bad. I don’t know what went wrong, but they should have taken this keg out of the system.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
sebletitje (6680) - Enghien, BELGIUM - DEC 16, 2012
Tap @ 18de Kerstbierfestival, Essen 2012. Cuivrée/rubis, col fin beige. Arôme est fruité noirs, léger en épice - kruiden - le tout reste assez faiblard. Palais est moyen avec ce relent de fruits noirs, acétone ou alors possible trop d’épices. Profil reste très belge avec dans l’ensemble ce côté typique de malt carapils, dark fruité noir moyen.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fin (7411) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2012
On tap at Zythos, Brabanthal, Leuven, Belgium Saturday 28th April 2012 Pours murky brown in colour. Very, very sweet and with the addition of four bottles of port per barrel (so we were told by the man working the stall) this is very port heavy up front, actually throughout. Marginally better than the Grand Cru but again not one to get excited about. A6 A3 T6 P2 Ov11 2.8

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ober (2811) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - DEC 28, 2011
Tap @ Kerstbierfestival 2011 in Essen (B). A clear light brown colored beer, with a beige head. The aroma of roasted malt with some caramel and fruits. The taste of caramel malt and fruits. The aftertaste is bitter with sweet.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Benzai (8227) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2011
Sampled at OBER Kerstbierfestival Essen 2011. Hazy amber color, small off-white head. Smell some rubber, smoke, skunk. Tastes the same. Average carbonation, low to medium body.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Koelschtrinker (10651) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 19, 2011
Kerstbierfestival 2007 Holziger, stark gummiartiger Geruch. Ausgehöhlt malziger Antrunk, wässrig. Das Bier ist zwar etwas süß, ansonsten aber weiterhin nur oberflächlich malzig. Test vom 22.12.2007, Gebinde: Fass Noten: 11,7,7,6,-,7 - 7,26


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