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Duysters Drossaard

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Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Melle, Belgium

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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Brewed at Huyghe for Brouwerij Duysters/De Loterbol (Diest)


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Trappist1 (420) - Diest, BELGIUM - AUG 26, 2013
Amber van kleur, warme uitstraling. Zoet in de neus, perensiroop? Beetje karamel in de zoete lange afdronk. Helemaal op het einde kleine metaalachtige toets. Blijft wat plakkerig in de mond. Leuk bier.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (2963) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2013
Orange/copper colour. Decent lasting thin head. Aroma is spicy, peppery. Low carbonation. Quite a smooth feel. Soft malts. A little bit sweet with some spiciness on the tongue.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BlackHaddock (3479) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2012
19th Oct 2012: 33cl bottle in ’t Puur Genot, a strange Irish type bar in Diest. The 7.5% ABV beer came out into my glass like dirty dish water, murky and grubby brown looking, nice head of off-white bubbles though. Caramel and candy sugar aroma and flavour to the brew: a lot more malts than hops in this unbalanced, yet not unpleasant beer. Fruity notes came through as it warmed a little but the overiding taste was of sweetness from maltly molasses. The alcohol could be found and some yeastiness also: but although I enjoyed the bottle I didn’t order another, nor will I ever again.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tderoeck (4371) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 11, 2012
9/VII/2012 - 33cl bottle from Willems (Grobbendonk) @ home - BB: III/12 (2012-707)

Clear copper red beer, big noisy off-white head (yes, it makes noise!), unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: ripe banana, overripe fruit, bit spicy, citrus, little chemical, bit dusty, paint. MF: good carbon, medium to light body. Taste: malty, grains, bit of caramel, mocha, burnt toast, spicy bitterness, little metallic and slightly sourish, overripe fruits and banana. Aftertaste: bitter, grains, little metallic, sour touch. Not very good, yet not undrinkable either.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (6582) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUN 17, 2012
33cl bottle from Dranken Geers, BB 05/2012. Bottle shows brewed at Loterbol. Ambrée, col beige fin. Arôme de brassin, fruitée rouges/noirs sur une pointe sucrée rappelant des prunes. En bouche, fruité aspect lactique, malté allant vers la mélasse/sucre candi avec un profile fruité noir persistant. Malt en retrait sur note de caramel, simple mais agréable fini sur une pointe d’épice et de prune.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
77ships (3530) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUN 16, 2012
33 cl. bottle @ Kulminator // no clear indication of age but given the mould on the label & taste, it is probably not a recent one, I speculate that this is about 3 yrs old // hazy amber with a decent, solid off-white head // this has a very heavy yoghurt thing going on, on the nose, lots of yoghurt yeast, some barnyard & spices here as well // taste is dominated as well by yoghurt yeast, highly doubt that this was part of the original flavour profile, spices, Belgian yeast, bitter cloudberries, spices, touch barnyard & dash of booze in the back // carb. going touch softer, yoghurt yeast heavy body // agreable

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thirdeye11 (5479) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 12, 2011
(33cl bottle best by May 2011 thanks to bu11zeye) clear amber, with a few translucent bubbles. Nose and taste of orange, alcohol, spicy Belgian yeast, a bit oxidized and also a little bit bitter.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Benzai (7210) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 10, 2011
Bottle @ home. Slightly hazy orange color, thick white head. Smell malts, yeast, slight sweetness, barnyard and something herbal or medicinal. Taste a bit dry, yeasty, malty and a little earth. Low to medium carbo and body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
laiti (5405) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 16, 2011
33 cl bottle @ Gastropub Tuulensuu, BBE 05/2012
Sourish aroma has lots of elderflower and some other spices too. Dry flavour is rather spicy. A bit saison-like and bitter in a bad way. Drinkable but not very nice though.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20216) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 16, 2011
Bottled@Tuulensuu, Tampere. Amber colour, small head. Aroma is herbs, elderflower and some barnyard as well. Flavour is toffee, herbs, elderflower, mild earthy and yeasty notes. once you pour the yeast in the spicyness gets stronger.


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