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Brewed by Duvel Moortgat
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Breendonk-Puurs, Belgium

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RATINGS: 4068   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Four generations of the Moortgat family have brought together Pilsner malts, Bohemian hops, and a unique yeast strain to create this intense, aromatic and beguiling ale. This Belgian favourite is best enjoyed chilled (40 - 50 F) with discerning friends or good-looking strangers.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sickboy84 (4) - ITALY - JUL 19, 2015 does not count
Schiuma bianca, fine e persistente. Colore giallo tendente al dorato. All’olfatto, aroma di crosta di pane e miele, fiori bianchi e frutta a pasta gialla (principalmente albicocca), qualche lieve nota speziata. Al palato, corpo medio un grande equilibrio nonostante la connotazione dolce.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Aggiebob (294) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - JUL 16, 2015
Bottle: Hazy yellow color with a tall frothy white head and strong lacing and lively carbonation.. Aroma is floral and citrus hops, malty biscuit/grainy, and some spices. The taste is light bitterness with a slightly sweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rouhlas (1167) - GREECE - JUL 16, 2015
330ml bottle. Unclear yellow golden color with white head. Aroma is malty grainy, light fruity, spicy yeasty. Sweet and light bitter taste like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation

4.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
swibbo (7) - Marystown, Newfoundland, CANADA - JUL 15, 2015 does not count
Purchased at the NLC in Marystown, Newfoundland, Canada Pours a nice golden yet slightly hazy yellow. Smells of citrus, bubblegum, banana, wheat, and a bit of some sort of nut which I cannot place. Taste pretty much the same way. One of my main go to beers, and also one of my favourite beers of all time

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
szeli (65) - GERMANY - JUL 13, 2015
Tolles Bier aus Belgien. Trübes Gelb im Glas mit mächtiger weißer Schaumkrone. In der Nase belgische Hefe, also fruchtig und leicht exotisch. Im Geschmack dann auch dominierende belgische Hefe, süße helle Früchte, aber auch etwas würziges. Das Malz bildet eine süße Grundlage. Insgesamt sehr süffig, wenn auch ein wenig zu süß.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jelledebont (39) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 11, 2015
Heel lekker bier met veel koolzuur en een goede balans tussen bitter en zoet.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChtiBreizh (152) - Rennes, FRANCE - JUL 8, 2015
Cloudy golden with dense and thick white head. Malty, yeasty, herbal and fruity. Medium sweet and bitter. Creamy to oily, full bodied and highly carbonated. Light boozy and bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alex_leit (523) - Minsk, BELARUS - JUL 8, 2015
Bottle 0.33 l. Light golden color with excellent white foam. Aroma: spicy perfume esters and alcohol, malt, floral hops, vanilla, citrus and pear. Taste: clean, dry, drinkable, lively carbonation, fruit (green apples and pears, tangerines), spicy (white pepper and coriander), alcohol-sherry, dry, bitter and hoppy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
p0e (12) - ARGENTINA - JUL 6, 2015
Cerveza con un marcado gusto a alcohol y muy carbonatada a mi gusto. Igual sigue siendo una buena cerveza

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Thekrzi (2) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUL 4, 2015 does not count
This is a great beer overall personally one of my favorite Trappist beers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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