Brewed by Brouwerij Hof Ten Dormaal
Style: Saison
Tildonk, Belgium
Serve in Tulip


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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Belgian farm ale
Amber coloured, top fermenting beer. Brewed on the farm with respect for the old farm traditions and from a careful selection of our best barley and hops. Recommended serving temperature: 5-8 degrees Celsius.
Belgisch hoevebier
Amberkleurig bier van hoge gisting gebrouwen op de hoeve met respect voor de oude hoevetradities en uit een zorgvuldige selectie van onze beste gerst en hop. Aanbevolen schenktemperatuur: 5-8 graden

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JaBier (5011) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 17, 2011
Bottle shared by a friend. Pours a hazy amber/copper with a big off-white head. Aroma of candi sugar, fruit, banana and caramel. Caramel flavor with banana and a sweet caramel finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Martinus (3063) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - MAY 24, 2011
Amber coloured beer, slightly hazy, with fluffy white head. Aroma keynote is farmhouse funk, some caramel, banana, slight grease tones, some leather. Flavour is sweet caramel, malts, cake, rather bitter though, some banana, young apple cider, mild white pepper. Finish is quite dry and bitter. Quite nice but in need of a bit more balance. (from 37,5cL bottle)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20947) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 10, 2011
Bottled. Hazy amber colour,small white head. Aroma is toffee, sour wood, some mild yeast and spice. Flavour is fruits, toffee and quite strong alcoholic notes as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BartC (726) - Lichtaart, BELGIUM - JAN 10, 2012
375ml bottle from Willems Grobbendonk. Red brown colored beer. Aroma of caramel malts and fruits. Caramel in the mouth as sweel, malty sweet well balanced with the hops. Hints of spices and dark fruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (9627) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 29, 2012
375ml bottle (BierKompass.de)
Opened agressively with a loud pop, but not even a hint of gushing. Had a sharp aroma as it was poured, the cork even smelt white-winey. Poured carefully, mostly clear, and with a large tight creamy self-supporting head. In the glass it’s a classic belgian ale aroma - it smells how a cold delirium tremens tastes. Quite crisp in the mouth, the carbonation’s quite lively. There’s almost a wateriness to it, it certainly doesn’t feel 7.5% at all. Fairly curious blend of tastes, it has the classic pale belgian malts, but also has dutch biting hopping, and a french saison yeasty feel. There’s quite a dryness to it, almost earthy (but as I said I poured it as clear as I could). Some almonds in the retronasals later. Finish is again yeasty and earthy, and with a huge bite of noble hops. I can’t put my finger on it, but there’s something about this that doesn’t quite work for me, even though no individual component has any particular flaw - all its features I like in some contexts. But together, it’s less than the sum of its parts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Climbrew (28) - - MAR 8, 2012
Bottle popped open with extreme foam and carbonation. Yeasty malty aromas, tastes like a belgian dubbel nothing magical but a nice beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wim (2882) - Weelde, BELGIUM - APR 15, 2012
hazy amber coloured body with a off white head a spicy yeasty malty aroma a spicy yeasty malty fruity little caramel taste with a fruity bitter finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Miksu (4972) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2012
0.375 l bottle. Hazy brown color. Perfumed spicy aroma with clove, pepper, vanilla, grapefruit and meat broth. Spicy and toffeish flavor with meat broth, pepper and vanilla. Full body. Yeasty and bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BillKismet (3360) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 29, 2012
Beautiful autumn amber color--deep and with a dense caramel head. Belgian hop nose, crisp, and with a touch of soap. Very "beery" flavor. Dank, beer crusty, and toasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (3423) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - AUG 24, 2013
Dark amber colour. Aroma is quite bready and yeasty. Body quite thin. Strong carbonation. Flavour has some orangey sweetness. Also wet wood, cork.

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