Brewed by Stift Engelszell Trappistenbier-Brauerei
Style: Belgian Ale
Engelhartszell an der Donau, Austria


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RATINGS: 246   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
paulvanpelt (292) - Reusel, - AUG 4, 2013
Fruitig en behoorlijk zurig. Abrikoos, pruim, citroen, gist. Goud, witte kraag. Medium co2, medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TEJA (1210) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 15, 2014
Bottle avsides by Thomas W. Tankas. Signering small beige head. Komplex natt phenolic aroma. Sweet malty taste. Ok body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
seynie (81) - Tienen, BELGIUM - APR 14, 2014
Pours orange with a firm head, quite a bit of residual. Smells of honey and butterscotch. Taste is dominated by roasted honey, brown sugar and alcohol. Finish is long but sticky and full of sugar

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gription79 (2157) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - APR 12, 2014
Poured from a 330ml bottle. The aroma is tropical fruit, citrus. The flavor has the same citrusy character, sweet malts, bready.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jonas (5469) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - APR 8, 2014
Bottle, found at El Corte Ingles, Arguelles, Madrid. Light citric, spicy, belgian yeast aroma. Dark amber, foamy off-white head. Dry fruity, lime, a hint strawberry, dry spicy - allspice, cummin. Orangepeel retronasal. Dry sparkly, medium body. pleasant drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mikske79 (13) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - APR 6, 2014
Aangenaam donker biertje dat iedereen wel zal lusten maar dat geen uitwisbare indruk achterlaat

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VincentKabel (106) - Haarlem, NETHERLANDS - APR 4, 2014
Amber colored beer with a firm off-white head. Medium carbonation. Caramel and yeast. Together with with a bitter and dry aftertaste. An awkward beer. Not really sure how to rate this. It has some character but it feels a bit incomplete and ’funny’. No bad beer though. It isn’t a great beer either.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (1367) - South Carolina, USA - APR 3, 2014
Stift Engelszell "Benno" [Belgian saison 7.2%] on tap at the Beer Trappe in Lexington. A hazy deep amber body topped by a modest but durable off-whie head. Aroma: sweet with caramel, some farmhouse/yeast, cinnamon and other spices. Flavor: spicy, but not so much as the nose suggests. Distinct and unlike anything I’ve had before, yet not extreme or challenging. Near medium body with medium carbonation. O: modestly enjoyable but highly interesting. ABV mostly hidden in the nose, but not in the mouth

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
meerbier (1448) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - APR 2, 2014
Bottle@Home. Not quite sure what this is supposed to be. A clone of Orval maybe? But without the funkiness? Thin, too bitter, yeasty, unbalanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GBZ59 (972) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - MAR 31, 2014
Botella de 330ml. Copa Cáliz de Het Kappitel. Color ámbar anaranjado y apariencia algo velada. Espuma beige que se disipa con bastante rapidez. Aromas de malta cristal, dátiles, uva y azúcar de caña con leve ácido; notas de toffee, florales y vainillas subyacentes. Sabor de fruta dulce con notas cítricas y toques de membrillo y ciruela verde. Cuerpo medio y carbonatación moderada. Paladar picante y especiado en una textura densa. Notas terrosas y agrias con trazos de madera que permanecen en un final amargo/dulce. Fruta en el retrogusto. Una cerveza que vale la pena!!, alejada de los habituales Estilos Trapistas. 330ml bottle. Het Kappitel Chalice glass. Orangish amber color, chill haze appearance. Beige close fairly quickly diminish. Crystal, dat, cane sugar, grape & slight acidic aromas, as well as toffee, floral & vanilla notes on the back. Sweet fruit, citric notes & touches of quince & raw plum. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Spicy & spiced palate. Dense texture. Earthy, sour notes & hints of wood linger into a bitter/sweet finish. Fruit on the aftertaste. Worth to try!! A far away one from usual Trappist bier styles.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
EdwinLitzau (229) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 29, 2014
Amberkleurig, troebel met dikke witte schuimkraag. Ruikt erg lekker, beetje naar banaan, hoppig. Smaakt goed maar is niet in balans. Tamelijk bittere nasmaak.

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