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RATINGS: 305   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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On October 26, 1610, a pyre was erected in Ellezelles for a 38-year-old Quintine witch. In his grimoire, being passed from generation to generation, we found his "magic" recipes and we share with you today.

Alcohol content: 8%;
Serving temperatures: 4°C;
Colour: Veiled blonde;
Aroma: Fruity and creamy;
Taste: Mellow, robust taste with a pronounced hop presence.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dhurtubise (568) - Hamilton, Ontario, - JAN 16, 2005
This is a two year old bottle. This golden ale has a long lasting lacy belgian head (wish my wife did as well). There is quite a bit of sediment at the bottom of the glass. The aroma reveals sweetness, malty, doughy and clean. It is very balanced in terms of bitterness and sweetness. There is an overiding dry phenolic-almost solvent like finish. It is not a brewing so much as a yeast induced quality which might make this an isolated incident (this bottle). Overall it is a tasty brew but needs refinement.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bamsen78 (2993) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2014
Bottle @ Restobières, Brussels. Pours cloudy amber with airy white head. Clear aroma of malt and fruit, with pronounced hoppy notes and touches of yeast. Sweetish flavour of fruit and malt, complemented by regular and clear bitter, hoppy notes and touches of citrus. Bitter and citric aftertaste. A well-balanced and enjoyable beer.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
georger (7) - - JUL 20, 2014 does not count
Resiny, floral hop notes. Light amber/ blonde color. Delicate mouthfeel. Amazing!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joskevermeulen (15) - liedekerke, BELGIUM - JUL 18, 2014
Moutig aroma met fruitige toetsen; Fris fruitig van smaak, zacht zoet met een bittere afdronk bitterheid. Bitter in de nasmaak. Wel een zwaar bier om te drinken

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1273) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 15, 2014
Bona cervesa, és bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sharkydodson (160) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - JUL 1, 2014
the aroma of malt, resin and honey... the taste is malty and fruity with shades of honey and hoppy bitterness... aftertaste is bitter and very spicy...

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ForlornHope (23) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2014
Poured well. Orangey- blond in colour with a white head which quickly subsided. Lovely floral aroma. Slight haze due to my pour does not detract from this very attractive beer. Full bodied with lots of hop to give a nice bitter taste backed up with malt. Overall a very good beer, recommended.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lore (1005) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 25, 2014
hazy yellow colour, huge, dense off-white head; aroma of yeast, earthy notes, bread, hints of caramel and alcohol; taste of yeast, bread, some caramel, hoppy bitterness and minimal spicy alcohol; correct ale

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ppils (124) - - MAY 20, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden beer. Aromas of grass, spice and yeast. Taste is dry with a nice bitter. A good blond beer.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GoufCustom (771) - HONG KONG - APR 12, 2014


330ml flip-top bottle bought at Belgian Beer International in Tsuen Wan.

Looks: Cloudy hazy dull golden orange with lots of dirt-like yeast sediments; One finger head crumpety white foams which lasts for 3 minutes. Very good sticky lacing and notable small carbonation.

Aroma: Fragrant and creamy with tangerine, light grapefruit, caramel, vanilla, light plums, raisins, light sugar, strong Bel yeast, malt and light herbs.

Taste: Mid to light sweet taste of Ale malt, with light grapefruit, orange, light molasses, resin, dry biscuits, Bel yeast, light spices, lime, grass, and sharp bitter hops.

Body: Mid to light. Dry, creamy and oozy palate.

Mouth Feel: A rather modest Belgian IPA - body is close to full, quite creamy, good Ale maltyness, moderate sweetness, and lots of dry-hopping for a solid neat grapefruit, light orange, resin and bitter hoppy taste. Not big but pretty neat.

Hoppiness: Good tangerine, light grapefruit and herbal nose. Light citrus, orange, ooze, light spice, lime and grass taste. IPA-like sharp bitterness, strong but not too intense, for a lasting and astringent long finish. Good!

After Taste: Dry, biscuity and nice bitter to mouth.

Comments: This is a moderate Belgian IPA in terms of aroma, taste, and palate. Not as expressive as De Dolle Arabier or Chouffe Houblon Tripel IPA, yet its simple and nice tangerine and resiny hoppy characters are nice enough to please. A neat one, but a bit overpriced, though.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Japalo (1140) - DENMARK - MAR 14, 2014
Bottle@cafe frape. Yellow haze. One finger. Floral elderberries. Medium to heavy body. Some noble bitterness. Super brew.


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