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Brewed by Brouwerij Hof Ten Dormaal
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Tildonk, Belgium

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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Witloofbier also under the name Dormaal Winter 11.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gEUS (1035) - Linden, BELGIUM - OCT 3, 2013
375 ml bottle. Pours clear medium yellow with white head. Green aromas, especially vegetal in nature, some spicy and citrus notes as well. As for the bitterness of the witloof/endives compared to hops, it is a bit more raw, earthy and adds a mold kind of odd aroma and flavour to it. Prefer hops in my beer, but a nice and bold try.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MoritzF (8464) - Bochum, GERMANY - SEP 30, 2013
(bottle, 37.5cl) Almost cloudy, deep golden colour with a medium-sized and slightly off-white foamy head. Yeasty, delicately bready malty and slightly wheaty aroma with vinous fruity notes, accompanied by hints of alcohol. Moderately sweet flavour, medium bodied with a moderate carbonation. Slightly bready cara-malty base with mildly fruity notes of peaches and pears, also an obvious presence of alcohol, lingering into the moderately sweet malty and slightly fruity finish. 04.IX.13

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
adnielsen (9013) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Bottle @ home, picked up at Mile High Denver. Cork was starting to poke out of the lip of the bottle. It didn’t gush but it does have pretty heavy carbonation. Pours a bit hazy, dark orange appearance with huge, tan head. Spicy herbal hoppy, a bit chewy yeasty, lemon zesty, rustic aroma. Tangy, somewhat refreshing, chewy malty, lemon fruity, herbal, grassy, yeasty flavor that finishes somewhat yeasty and lightly bitter. Not too bad.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
suedehead288 (360) - BELGIUM - SEP 10, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 8, 2014 2013.09 - fles 37,5cl - kurk ’springt’ uit de flessenhals - overvloedig wit schuim goud/oranje-kleurig bier, super troebel (sounds as ’super trouper’ by ABBA) - neus : citrus, gras, pittig - mond : veel koolzuur, beetje citrus, aardig wat bitterheid, iets kruidigs, alcohol

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
3fourths (7977) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - SEP 8, 2013
Bottle conditioned 375ml. Hazy amber body with a patchy off-white head. Overripe citrus / orange / pineapple / gum with minimal gamey / farmhouse mustiness. Chewy, sharp both in texture and apparent alcohol, bitter and astringent. Just sloppy, I can tell on the first sip. Gassy, sweet, syrupy fruit cocktail honey malt with lightly burning alcohol and rotting fruit cocktail and wormwood-bitter hops, leaving the throat burning with acid reflux after a couple of drinks. All sorts out-of-balance.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (2992) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - AUG 28, 2013
bottle @ bierhuyske pours very light amber good white head smell is very unintence.. bit like a tripel very bitter, sugar in the most natural way imaginable . very much carbo, wich makes it ’ dry’ ( the taste goes away pretty fast ! ) nice one, but not realy rememorable

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (10480) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - AUG 2, 2013
Herber, süßlich alkoholischer Antrunk. Ansonsten mild, würzig malzig, getreidig. Die Würzigkeit nimmt noch zu, dennoch süffig, vollmundig. Nett. 11/11/10/11/8/11

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sureshpa (286) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 1, 2013
Aroma: Yeast (cheese), light hop (bitter), bit sweetish Appearance: Orange, yellow amber, swirl in the middle, Taste: Light bitter, bit sweet, nice light bitter sparky aftertaste, well balanced

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
podey (637) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 22, 2013
375ml bottle at BXL East (labeled as White Gold). Pours a hazy dark orange wsith huge, billowing, soapy off-white head that clings desperately to the glass. Aromas of fruity yeast, citrus and a bit of spice. Taste is fairly spicy (chicory, clove and coriander) and peppery, slightly bitter with a bit of sweeter malts and earth. Taste is bright and prickly on the palate. Finish is slightly bitter and spicy, but there’s a nice balance of all the different elements. Good stuff.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jerre (2633) - Waregem, BELGIUM - JUL 18, 2013
From 37,5 cl bottle. Tasted many times. First name: Winter 11. A hazy darkgolden to amber color, with an off white head. Aroma: fruit, yeast, malt sweet, alcoholouch. Medium body. Taste yeast, sweet (caramel), nice bitter. Dry and bitterness ending. WELL DONE. Original brew.


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