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


on tap

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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2007
Bottle. Unclear medium orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate yeasty, pine needles, light malty, toasted, cinnamon, herbs !. Flavor is moderate sweet and light acidic with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. Flavor and aroma is very special. (020907)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (32032) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2008
ZBF2008: From tap. Pours hazy yellow with a dense and huge white head. Solid ginger and clove spiced aroma. Flavour holds the same solid spice notes to a mild caramel malt base and a mild sweetness. Ends rather herbal. Well crafted, but too spiced for my liking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29847) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2007
Bottled. An unclear orange beer with a huge fluffy orange head. The aroma is quite strong with strong notes of citrus, medium notes of yeast and oranges, and lighter notes of wheat. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of oranges and lemon - which gives it an acidic edge, that makes it very refreshing, towards the end a spicy touch comes along with notes of cloves and nutmeg. The body is a bit thin especially considering the 7.5% ABV.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2010
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of Plovmand. Pours a hazy golden with a huge, frothy white head. Yeasty, gingery nose. Medium body, sweet fruit, ginger and a whiff of yeast. Warming alcohol in the finish. 280710

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (21507) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2008
Draught at ZBF 2008. Hazy golden coloured with a small white head. Light acidic and perfumed aroma of fruits, spices and brett. Light acidic flavour of fruits, brett and spices. Tart finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 8, 2007
Bottled. Hazy orange colour, mediumsized creamy/bubbly white head. Aroma is coniferous woods along with juniper and some other spices. Flavour is spicy, caramelly and slightly sweet wooden. Really pleasant thing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 13, 2009
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy blonde color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty spicy aroma. Fruity spicy flavor with some hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty spicy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2013
23rd January 2012
Hazy gold beer, tidy white head. Light crisp palate, dry. Spices - sweetish ginger, white pepper. Trace of citrus. Floral note. Dry and creamy pale malt. Dry finish. Okay.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (15260) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 29, 2006
Golden color, with the most classic and beautiful of the creamy Belgian heads. The aroma is peculiar, with some herbs (rosemary) to join the malt and coriander. Medium body structure, malt taste, softer than expected, and quite refreshing for a Belgian ale; very light herbs here as well and very light lemon peel. Consistent final. A solid blond strong Belgian ale, with a touch of originality.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (14146) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 21, 2010
Bottle. The bottle was filled to the cap, and gushing when opened. It poured a hazy, golden-orange body with a diminishing off-white head, finger-thick. Belgo-sweet aroma with damp forest, some honey notes and a good dash of flowers. The flavor was herbal, sweet and fruity, with some honey. Fizzy, medium-bodied and warming. Herbal, honey-sweet finish. A decent herbal beer, but not my prefered style in any way. 100331

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