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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)


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jerre (2365) - Waregem, BELGIUM - AUG 28, 2007
UPDATED: AUG 9, 2008 Bottle, 33 cl. @ home 28.08.’07 (Bought at Willems) Amber color, white head. Aroma caramel, a bit yeasts, malts, little fruits. Medium body. Taste = complex fruity, malty, little bitter and sourness. Good. Re-tasted with DavidBles, yesterday 07.08.’08 @Ons Tehuis (Diest). Almost clear amber color, with off-white head. Caramel aroma, bit yeast nose. Taste caramel, malty, bitterouch, dry end.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jerohen (1963) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - OCT 4, 2003
Bottled. Alicante (Spain) was the least likely place i thought to find this excellent Belgian, but i did. Best beer of my holiday in Spain. :-)

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (4716) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - OCT 5, 2003
Orange nutbrown color, medium/large head, diminished to a short lasting head. Some debris floating around. Aroma is caramel malty, candy sugar, fruity also. Sweet malty taste, caramelly. Again a very nice brew by Duysters.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bask (305) - Leuven, BELGIUM - OCT 9, 2005
Bought at Fedici, Diest. The building on the lable is Den Drossaard in Diest, the former youth hostel were I have a have a summer job each year. The beer is dark amber, clearly unfiltered. Aroma of malts and dried fruits, raisin, yeast, clearly alcoholic. Complex flavour with subtle fruitiness and sourness.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
skortila (4348) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - OCT 18, 2003
Another great Duysters brew! Malty, sweet aroma with fruits. Orange, cloudy coloured. Nice head. Taste is sweet, malty, fruity and some honey. Bit sharp in the end.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kinnaj15 (275) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 27, 2005
Deep amber. Notes of rosted malt and hints of alcohol in the aroma Taste is malty and a bit roasted with bitter dry aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2007
Bottle. Clear medium amber color with a lots of medium size particles, a large to huge, frothy / creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, moderate hoppy, grass, citrus, lemon, grape, light alcohol. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. (Nice balance and scharpe / fresh aroma). Body is medium to full, texture is oily / creamy, carbonation is soft to lively. (Smoth and soft). (101207)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
piscator34 (1889) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 26, 2008
Bottled sample aquired via lubiere. Amber in colour with medium to strong carbonation. The aromas are somewhat saison-like, with notes of hay, marshmallow, and lemon. Flavors are of pale malts, grassy and earthy hops, thyme, mint, and kosher salt. Light bodied, and hides its alcohol well. Quite drinkable, but with loads of character too. Surprisingly good, considering its low ratings.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (6341) - 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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - JUN 3, 2002
Fruity, light citrus aroma. Dark amber coloured, large off-white frothy head, nice lace. Sweet and very fruity taste, nice hops. Long sweet finish.


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