Brewed by Brasserie Dupont
Style: Bière de Garde
Tourpes-Leuze, Belgium
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 351   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Brewed by the Dupont brewery in Tourpes with malt from the Beloeil maltery.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fred82 (2119) - Québec City, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 24, 2010
750ml bottle from IPB
Appearance : Hazy orange with a fluffy head. Awesome color.
Aroma : Yeasty esters, small hint of tartness. Some spices.
Taste : Spicy with some yeast. Finish is spicy. A bit hot with notes of alcohol. A little bit tart also. Finish is also a bit bitter.
Overall : Really nice nose. Yeast is more apparent on the nose than taste. Taste is a bit too spicy and hot.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hawthorne00 (2951) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 23, 2010
2009 bottle. Almost opaque amber with a lovely honeyed cream head that disappears completely after a time. Intense pepper and cloves yield to complex fruity malts - peaches, dried apricots, autumnal apples - and woody hops (dulled resin, citrus). Noticeably astringent although the mouthfeel is oily. Underneath there’s mild dried peach/ cider sweetness with drying spicy bitterness. Alcohol seems well integrated until it catches in the throat at the end. Interestingly even goat’s cheese in olive oil didn’t dull the astringency or the spirituous burn all that much. Another Dupont beer where some of the charm is rustic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (11863) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2010
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. OIly palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
onystrom (1321) - Magellan Hunter! - Skanderborg, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2010
Bottle. Hazy amber colour with fine head. Flavour is sweet and spicey lavendel and raisins.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (15094) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2010
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is hazy amber. Aroma and taste are yeast, fruits, malt, caramel and hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (11589) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 25, 2010
75cl bottle opended with a big bang, but did not foam over . Cloudy light golden, huge smooth offwhite head. aroma of cookies, malt, faint hops, caramel, belgian yeast, faint citrus flavor is quite bitter, alc a bit too dominnt, bitterhoppy, faint spices. Beer got better as it had some time in the open bottle. overall a nice dry faint sweet and fait citrussy belgian.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wekker84 (1960) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - APR 3, 2010
750 ml bottle a hazy dark orange colored beer with a white head aroma light sweet spices malts and hop taste fruity sweetness and spices and a hoppy finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GRM (3377) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 31, 2010
Green bottle, 75 cl, bottled in 2007, best before 05/2010, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savoured on March 30 2010; eye: brown with orangey reflections, hazy, no effervescence, nice creamy white head that turns into an island of melting ice cream, average lacing; nose: caramel, malt, yeast, light banana, light orange; mouth: surprisingly soft, caramel, malt, yeast, sugar, light banana, finale in yeast with presence of orange, light-medium body, below-average carbonation, a bit thin, lightly sweet; overall: ordinaire FRANÇAIS Bouteille verte, 75 cl, embouteillée en 2007, meilleure avant 05/2010, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savourée le 30 mars 2010; œil : caramel avec une teinte orangée, trouble, pas d’effervescence, belle mousse fauve crémeuse qui se transforme en un îlot de crème glacée fondante, dentelle moyenne; nez : caramel, malt, levure, léger banane, léger orange; bouche : curieusement douce, caramel, malt, levure, sucre, léger banane, finale en levure avec présence d’orange, corps léger-moyen, carbonatation sous la moyenne, texture un peu mince, légèrement sucrée; en résumé : ordinaire

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wyzzywyz22 (2108) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2010
75cl bottle from Rainhall Drinks Co, Rainhall. A hazy amber pour, with a decent sized and lingering white head. The nose was funky with plenty of belgian yeast and hints of spices and citrus fruit. Pretty lively mouthfeel. Characterful flavour that offered some nice sweetish fruit , more yeast, booze, then hit some sourish notes. This ’beautiful eye’ didn’t immediately grab me but as I got deeper into the bottle I found plenty to like here.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dickinsonbeer (5075) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - FEB 10, 2010
750 ml bottle at the Cleveland summer tasting of 2008. Pours a nice deep coppery amber with an ok head and nice lace. Aroma is light sweet toasted biscuity malts, crackery and a floral phenolic DuPont yeastiness with some sea foam and earth, spicy peppers and leather. Flavor is good malt backbone, moderately sweet- toffee, toast, bready, earth, DuPont yeast- peppery spic, light fruitiness, fairly clean straightforward maltiness, moderate sweet- some leather and olive brine- but fairly clean overall. Very nice!

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