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Brewed by Brouwerij Roman
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Oudenaarde, Belgium

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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Marque déposée: Bière d'Abbaye Ename Cuvée 974; Type de bière: Haute fermentation, refermentée en bouteille; Ingrédients: Eau, malt, houblon, sucre, levure (en boueille) et acide carbonique


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Martinus (2630) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 11, 2012
Clear amber colour, beige head. Malty aroma, caramel, sweet malty flavour. Rather middle of the road.
(From 33cL bottle @ ’t Brouwershuis, Baarle-Hertog)

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 1, 2012
Draft. Clear bright amber color, no head. Aroma and taste of caramel soda. Plain stuff.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DSG (5022) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 30, 2011
Bottle sample at a tasting at kerenmk’s place. Thanks kerenmk. Aroma of fruits, yeast, a bit of caramel and honey and light spiciness. Sweetish flavor, a bit caramelly, with fruity yeast and some drier spiciness. Medium-bodied with strong carbonation. OK.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
swoopjones (5329) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 26, 2011
draft at Blue Monk, Buffalo. Golden orange pour. Fruity drven flavor, jammy flavor, Pretty flat flavor, almost dusty & old. Pretty pedestrian IMO.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
craftycarl21 (2135) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 15, 2011
Draught at Churchkey. Clear amber pour. Clear amber pour with notes of caramel, grain, and touches of sweet yeast and spice. Very underwhelming, and nothing notable whatsoever.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mansquito (3106) - Nueva York, New York, USA - DEC 14, 2011
Chevy Chase, DC 11.2oz ($5): Pours a pretty amber color with a an almost pinkish head. Aroma is of Belgian yeast and hops. Taste is of ephemerally powerful hops, which seem to lose much of their force by the finish of the beer, by which time the beer is merely sweet and a tad soapy; however, some of the hops provide a mild, but pleasant, aftertaste. The texture of this beer is almost watery, although I cannot say that the beer is lacking in body. Do I like this beer? Yeah. It is good. Do I think that this is well crafted? No, not really.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 9, 2011
Draught at TND: Aroma of malt, raisins, dark ripe fruit, and some yeast. Poured amber in color with a small, creamy, dense, tan head that diminished but lasted throughout. Hazy. Not sparkling. Flavor is medium sweet. Tastes of malt, Belgian yeast, medicine, raisins, grapes, and some caramel. Medium body. Slick texture. Average carbonation. Medium sweet, malt, yeast, raisin, slight medicine finish is lightly dry. 7%ABV is completely hidden throughout.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bax (1048) - Hasselager, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2011
(Bottle 03/12-2011) large beige head, clear amber color, yeast aroma, medium co2, little thin in the taste. BB date 01/08/2012.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (10090) - Randers, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2011
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and hoppy and yeasty aroma. Moderate bitter nice fruity flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate. Nice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (9833) - DENMARK - NOV 28, 2011
Bottle. Dark amber wit big tan head. Aroma is malt, yeast, dark fruits and caramel. Flavour is malt, yeast, caramel, fruit. spices, hops, little sweet, little metallic and medium bitter.


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