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

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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fugitive (1681) - Athens, GREECE - MAY 27, 2012
Tap @ Bruges Beer Festival 2012. Color dark amber with medium white head. Aroma malt, roasted, caramel, spicy. Taste sweet, caramel, fruity, bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SaintMatty (5897) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2012
330ml Bottle - Dark brown in colour. Blackberries, blueberries and roasted malt in the aroma. Fruity taste with notes of blueberries, marzipan and dried fruit. Slightly sweet.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Forsberg_dk (258) - DENMARK - APR 17, 2012
33 cl bottle, pours dark with a minor head, aroma of dark fruits, chocolate, licorice and some diacetyl, taste follows the nose, fairly sweet, bit watery palate, ok but fairly ordinary overall.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bart (2938) - Brussels, BELGIUM - APR 4, 2012
Bottle @ home. Darker brown coloured beer with some light carbonation and a small off white head. Rather spicy (warm winter spices). Full creamy palate. Finish is strong spicy, malty slightly roasted and somewhat alcoholic. Lots of flavour. Nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gam (3600) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 25, 2012
Small biege head weak carbonation dark brown pour aromas earthy caramel fruit alcohol yeast nut the flavours caramel nut slight fizz and creaminess light medium bitter a citrus taste the finish has some fruit hop taste earthy tones and bitter finish but not very good weak brune

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (6418) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 21, 2012
Bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with a huge frothy off-white and creamy head. Aroma is spicy and herbal, with some nice malty notes as well. Taste is good nutty malts, fruits with a light spiced edge. Long and clear taste, quite good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrHangover (3236) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - FEB 6, 2012
Draft @ Brugs Beerfestival ’12. Brown, murky coloured beer with creamy, yellow head on top. Aroma of dates, malts and chemicals. Flavour is full, thick and again loaded with sweetness of the dates. Interesting brew.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
suprchunk (2607) - Crestview, Florida, USA - DEC 22, 2011
Dark, dark, ruby-tinted toffee colored pour. Small off-white, almost tan, head. Minimal lacing. Rich malty aroma with notes of raisins, molasses, and alcohol. Tastes of molasses and malt water. Slight vanilla and caramel. A sour taste and moutfeel with some sugary sweetness. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (5780) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 30, 2011
(33cl bottle best by 9/2012 thanks to bu11zeye) cloudy ruby with dark tan creamy head. Nose of caramel, hazelnut, creamy, honey and cherries. Taste of cherry, toasty caramel, honey smacks, mild bitterness and molasses.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (11160) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 22, 2011
A clear dark brown ale with a thick moka head. In aroma, a sweet chocolate with light molassey note, herbal, licorice and vanilla. In mouth, a sweet caramel and butterscotch, with light coffeee notes, rather light bodied and simple. Bottle at Poechenellekelder, July 12 2011. 4.30 euros/330 ml bottle.


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