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

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 4092   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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TorbenJensen (828) - Valby, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2015
This beer stands out very positively by a tall, beautiful and white foam. It has a highly fragrant fruit aromas that recurs in flavor. Similarly, the strong hop aroma and flavor, both reveal a robust and strong nature of the beer. The finish is dry, but even if this is a strong beer leaves the general appearance of a memory of a tasty and extremely refreshing beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bierhier (21) - BELGIUM - AUG 10, 2015
nice strong blond beer. One of the big classic special beers served in almost every pub in Belgium.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Punkero (79) - FINLAND - AUG 8, 2015
Thick and elegant maltiness engaging in a lively dance with great hops! Awesome foam. Recognizable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kruspijuegos (17) - Alicante, SPAIN - AUG 6, 2015
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2015 Cerveza fuerte con sabor a alcohol. Buen aspecto y aroma. Pequeña decepción en función de las expectativas creadas.

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EvgeniyKurilov (26) - - AUG 2, 2015
Шикарны& лимонно- цвет, довольн& большая белая шапка. Аромат не очень богатый, но яркий и приятны& Вкус довольн& мягкий, солодов& даже слишком. Комплек& пиво, но не в моем вкусе.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackradioboy (113) - SCOTLAND - JUL 31, 2015
Bottle from Asda (£2). Not sure about this. Pleasant at first with a touch of sweetness, but not enough flavour overall. Nice warming alcohol glow afterwards. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rusos (157) - Stupava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 30, 2015
Bottle. Hazy yellow colour, white head. Pleasant aroma, yeast, spicy, hops, some wine tones. Taste much the same, bit sour. Bitter aftertaste. Good one.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
colui72 (324) - HONG KONG - JUL 28, 2015
Hazy golden. White fluffy head. Malty aroma and taste. Quite sweet and quaffable. Nice ale.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
remALUS (50) - Kaunas, LITHUANIA - JUL 28, 2015
Bottle. 0,33l. Dovana iš Olandijos. Didelė balta puta, labai geras skonis... stiprus.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vestergaard (958) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2015
Enjoyed @ Lithos bar, Rhodes, Greece in proper glassware. Pours a clear golden with a huge, White head. Aroma has belgian yeasty esters with clove, sweet, candied pear, banana, pale malts, grains, slight wheat maybe, and quite a lot of hops. Taste is sweet, spicy and fruity. Slight alcohol, but still very little for the 8,5% abv. Hoppy bitter finish. Average to High carbonation, surprisingly light body. Not bad ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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