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


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RATINGS: 4107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
progressive (74) - Vantaa, - JAN 31, 2011
Great Belgian, a bit banana in it... very soft, sweet but not in a bad way. The only things that I complain are that it foams in your mouth, and also there could be more taste and thickness. But unlike Leffe, there’s not too much sweetness here. I think that the 0,33 l bottle is a somehow tempting (I think the round shapes tell something about the beer), but people that I offered the beer said it seems suspicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
leszeks (9) - Warszawa, POLAND - OCT 3, 2015 does not count
Hołd blond po prostu mi nie smakuje. Zbyt wytrawne. Z kolei prezencja jest rewelacyjna. Ogrom piany z pięknym zdobieniem szkla ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nogva (60) - NORWAY - OCT 3, 2015
Pours pale and clear yellow with a white head. Malty aroma of banana, yeast and herbs. Medium body, thick feel, fizzy carbonation. Taste of lemon zest, grass and some caramel. Long finish with hop resin and lingering alchohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
One2remeber (201) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - OCT 2, 2015
Bottle. BB 03/17 8 srm, close to pale yellow, clear. Skunky like a Heineken, pils malt, stinky piss, wort stained brewery floors, fresh cut grass. Some baby diaper funk. Melon, honeydew esters. Boozy, skunky. Must be an off bottle. This is nothing special. Will try again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bornyensis (95) - BELGIUM - SEP 29, 2015
Zwaar bier, daar moet je niet teveel achter elkaar drinken op nuchterige maag.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sss456 (1) - - SEP 25, 2015 does not count
Bottle must have been shaken from the car ride home. Foam everywhere and huge pieces of yeast were in the head. I will be revisiting this one eventually.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Milter (410) - Nyborg, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2015
God belgisk strong ale. Burde være drukket mere kold. Flot farve på øl og skum.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryanscourt (1014) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 23, 2015
Champagne like appearance with significant carbonation. Light belgium spiciness with boozyness that sneaks up on you. Like a lot of domestic belgians a lot more but enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lukasmh (636) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2015
Bottle. Pours sparkling clear golden with huge frothy white heat. Aroma is yeast, spice, banana, clove and some sweet pale malt. Taste is more spicy and triple’ish, yeast, some clove and sweet malt, peach. Some candied sugar. High carbonation, refreshing and slight alcohol in finish. Subtle wheat too. Light bitter and light dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Buschrad (9) - Sinzig, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - SEP 16, 2015 does not count
Hell golden fast klar stabile weiße Schaumkrone. Kräftig gehopft. Sehr trockener Abgang. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SVD (998) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 16, 2015
Bottle at a cafe. Golden beer, medium heas, aroma is yeast with some citrus. Taste is citrus. Refreshing always a solid beer

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