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Brewed by La Caracole
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Falmignoul, Belgium

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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Amber version of the blonde original.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pinball (11542) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2011
from beerplanet.eu openend 4 months after best before date. cloudy brown, small smooth offwhite head. hizzing and slightly gushing beer. sour berryish and old hoppy oxidized aroma. aroma is more like an american attempt to do a belgian, than a real one. flavor is yellow fruits, caramel, smoked note, fruity note. mild and tasty, almost so mild that the alc. is in the way. but only almost.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 8, 2011
Bottled at HBF2011. Sightly peachy nose. Pale thin head. Dark golden colour. Soft fresh good taste. Mild hoppiness. Some hazyness after adding the sediment. Good!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ekstedt (6030) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2010
Bottle (33 cl) from Etre Gourmét. Shady amber to copper, medium off-white head. Nutty and fruity aroma with some odd soapy off-flavor, without which this would be very tasty. Now it is just ok. Good balance.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MoritzF (8776) - looking for a flat around Munich, GERMANY - NOV 25, 2010
(bottle, 33cl) Cloudy, bright orange colour with a medium-sized slightly tanned foamy head. Yeasty spicy and slightly cara-malty aroma with a present fruit-character with notes of lemon and tangerines. Sweet flavour with a tinge of bitterness, medium to full bodied with an almost lively carbonation. Fruity and yeasty caramel-malty taste, also slightly sugary with herbal spices; sweet and minimally sour-fruity finish with a slightly medicinal touch that fades after a few sips. Still an aromatic brew. 25.XI.10

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (22982) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 24, 2010
Bottled (from beerplanet.eu). Amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma is fruits, spices, mild alcohol as well as some slight caramel and sweet malts. Flavour is caramel malts, fruits, some yeast, mild alcohol as well as some spices and resin.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (5817) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 24, 2010
(33cl bottle best by 6/11 thanks to bu11zeye) clear rich orange with few white bubbles around the rim. Nose of caramel, melon, cotton candy. Taste of oranges, candied fruit, golden raisins, toasty and watery.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
meerbier (1474) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - OCT 24, 2010
Tap@Poechenellekelder. Hazy amber colour, off-white head, good lace. Flavourful and balanced beer. Fruity, some honey, light yeasty.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (14267) - Pori, FINLAND - OCT 4, 2010
Bottled 330ml (Beer Planet, BBE 2012)
Hazy amber color, small off-white head. Aroma of red currant, rye and strawberries. Medium to full bodied. Flavor is also very berryish: strawberries, rasberries, red currant, some malts and caramel. Sweetish, home made juice like.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Abio (1784) - Waasland, BELGIUM - AUG 17, 2010
Pours out amber coloured. A medium sized good holding white head. It also sticks ok to the glass. A bit hard to smell. Malts, some spices and some yeast and fruits. A bit sour smell. Taste is a bit spicy, but it’s pleasant, not overdone. Some sour-sweet start to finish in a lightly bitterness. Enjoyable beer.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
TaxiDriver (1553) - Stadland, GERMANY - JUN 13, 2010
Bottle. A light sour smell, some bread. The white milky head is medium large and has a normal duration. The body is yellow. The taste is light sour, some bread and yeast. The body is light, lively and dry.


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