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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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The Duysters Brewery may well be the smallest commercial brewery in Belgium - annual production of both its beers is only about 650 cases. Loterbol is a crisp blonde ale that is very tasty and mightily satisfying. It drinks much stronger than its 6.8% alcohol by volume would suggest, and tastes a little spicy, though no spices are used in the brewing. The exotic palate of this beer comes from the unique strain of yeast. Duysters Brewery flourishes in the shadow of one of the world’s largest breweries, Interbrew, in the nearby town of Leuven. But there is no mistaking this exquisite hand-crafted brew for the mass-product of the nearby beer factory. ‘Loterbol’ is a Flemish word for a fool or prankster, an allusion to the deceptive smoothness and drinkability of this beer. Selected as one of the fifty best beers in the world by Men's Journal magazine, July 2005.


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, - DEC 21, 2008
Cloudy golden with large white head. Sweet yeasty aroma with fruity and caramel notees. Sweet flavour with yeasty, caramel and fruity notes. Finished sweet,


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
langeveld12 (216) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 20, 2014
Pours a large frothy white head that mostly diminishes. Body is hazy yellow with sparkles visible. Aroma contains moerate malts (cookie, grain, caramel), light hops (flowers, citrus fruits), light yeasts (leather, earth) and banana, grape, raisin, apple, cassis, cinnamon and cola. Taste is light acidic, then light acidic and bitter followed by sweet, sweet and light acidic and finally bitter. Body is light to medium with creamy texture and soft carbonation. Crisp, fresh beer with lots of fruits and a dry bitter finish. Refreshing. Good one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tderoeck (4490) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAY 28, 2014
17/V/14 - 33cl bottle from Geers (Oostakker) @ home - BB: V/2016 (2014-504)

Little cloudy blond beer, creamy off-white head, pretty stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: floral, citrus, bit spicy. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: spicy, coriander, some citrus, floral, soft bitterness. Aftertaste: hops, very spicy, coriander, some cloves, orange peel, little sweet. Aftertaste: bitter, roange marmalade, bit sugary, lots of coriander, spicy. Decent Belgian tripel (or whatever).

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MarcoDL (2135) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2014
Standard Belgian blond beer. Bit more floral and sweet than others. Nothing special.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wim (2720) - Weelde, BELGIUM - MAR 16, 2014
at my home hazy golden blond coloured body with a white head and with a fruity yeast hops aroma a spicy fruity hops bitter taste with a alcholic bitter finish

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3159) - McLean, Virginia, USA - MAR 9, 2014
From a 33 cl bottle shared at the March 2014 DC RB gathering. Pours a cloudy gold with an off white head. Lemon nose. Flavors of bubblegum and cloves. Light bodied. Soft carbonation. Bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radagast83 (4548) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Ajax! Bottle. Poured a cloudy yellow color with a white head. Aroma is a nice sweet malt character, some light lemon notes. funk. Enjoyable. Easy to drink!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EddyBeer1 (864) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAR 1, 2014
Blonde dorée trouble, effervescence légère à bulles fines, col blanc fin. Malts cara, un rien fruitée, bonne petite amertume herbacée.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
MikeJslc (741) - USA - NOV 29, 2013
Deep gold, clear, low carbonation, thin white head. Aroma: pilsner malt, an earthy note, leather, light spice, pear. Flavor is similar with definite leather, earthy notes, light fruit.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Trappist1 (440) - Diest, BELGIUM - NOV 18, 2013
Color: golden yellow, full white head. Nose: typical Belgian yeast, hops, grassy, little metallic. Taste is dry, bitter, a lot of yeast, a lot of CO2 bit still balanced. Okey beer.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Gription79 (2247) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - SEP 7, 2013
Poured from a 330ml bottle, thanks to Mike. Oxidized, pear with skins. Caramel notes. Old and aged poorly.


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