Brewed by Brouwerij F. Boon
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Lembeek, Belgium


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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rugamu (103) - - MAR 22, 2013
Cerveza negra, con poca espuma, y poca presencia, además de poco olor, pero con un buen sabor, dulce y amargo con toques achocolatados. Tiene buena nota al final, y sí está, puedo repetir, pero tampoco la ire a buscar.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Watje2010 (37) - - AUG 29, 2014
cereal, chocolate, brown, clear, minimal head, medium sweetness, light body, average carbonation, tastes a bit like so called "Tafelbier", nothing to special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (1715) - BELGIUM - AUG 13, 2014
Dubbel with a very long and complicated history: originated as a local, stronger version of faro in the late 19th century (after the brewer had accidentally thrown too much candi sugar into his lambic) and gaining local fame, made by Vanderlinden as "Duivelsbier" till it closed down in 2001, then taken over by Boon and turned into a massive Scotch ale of 8% ABV and finally revised by Boon to the current 6% ABV dubbel version. Complex malt profile, dried fruits, bit toasty finish, very satisfying but I did like the previous 8% ABV version better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikske79 (1242) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 7, 2014
Een lekker bier, volle, complexe smaak. Voor mij was het een absolute meevaller.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
seynie (152) - Tienen, BELGIUM - JUL 5, 2014
Amber brown with fizzy top. High carbonation. Medium body but little taste. Some red fruit and malt, raisin. Short finish. Too much alcohol.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AtronSeige (568) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JUN 22, 2014
Aroma: Rich, caramel, raisins, figs, light pepper, spicy, Appearance: Hazy brown with red hues. Large beige frothy head. Good retention. Flavour: Raisins, dark chocolate, fig. medium-high sweetness. low bitterness, balanced towards maltiness, sweetness, Palate: Medium body. Very high carbonation. Medium dry finish. Overall: Enjoyable beer, easy drinking. Deceptive on the alcohol! 330 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 18E. Belgian Dark Strong Ale

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JulienHuxley (3041) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2014
Bottle. Light hazy amber pour with thin off white head. Aroma is quite winey, welsh grape juice, frontenac malt, toasty notes, light nuttiness. Taste is sweet, brown sugar, grape like flavors, fruity, light sourness (infection?). Palate is med bodied, slightly watery finish with low carb. Drinkable, but quite meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcoDL (2178) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 9, 2013
Typical Belgian dark ale. Dark roasted malt, with some fruits and quite sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hansen (6598) - Assentoft, DENMARK - NOV 3, 2013
Amber coloured and hazy. Has an off-white head, lasting, Sweet, yeasty aroma, heavy sweet flavor, light yeast, faint bitter finish. Creamy texture and soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (5957) - Hasselager, DENMARK - OCT 28, 2013
Bottle @ Voldby tasting. Pours slightly hazy brown with a offwhite head. Aroma of malt, yeast, candy sugar, fruity. Flavor is malt, yeast, sugar, caramel, wood, light smoke, fruit. Medium to full body, soft carbonation, light alcoholic finish. 251013

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ken1 (895) - DENMARK - OCT 25, 2013
More a double than a strong ale in flavor with a sweetness and a graplike bitterness. Color is cloudy amber with a white head.

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