Brewed by De Proefbrouwerij
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Lochristi - Hijfte, Belgium


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RATINGS: 179   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Flavoured with Myrica Gale (Bog Myrtle)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BobEvers (317) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2013
Fles Kleur: goudgeel niet helemaal helder. Flinke schuimkraag die redelijk snel verdwijnt Geur: Kruidig, maar wat precies blijft onduidelijk. Ik kan het niet thuisbrengen. Wel fris. Smaak: Idem als de geur. Een eigen smaak. Verder lekker bitter. Een prima bier

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
berntholer (1175) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JUL 1, 2013
ivory white head that disappears quite fast with little lacing. dark orange blonde. aroma of yeast, spices, eucalyptus. taste is spices, yeast and slight alcoholic. medium body and carbonation. ps i like the metal label a lot more :) bottle 33 cl

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thanatosti (1047) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 29, 2013
33 cl. bottle @ home, gift from my parents. Hazy golden with a white head. Herbal aroma of what must be the gagel plant. Spicy taste with some good bitterness. Something different.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
philtom15 (54) - Kansas, USA - JUN 20, 2013
Really nice beer, especially for a gruit beer. In the land of hoppy beers this is breath of fresh air. Although, it is a nicely made beer it is not really my style. However, I would recommend any beer geek to put this on your must try. It really is completely different than any other beer you have tried.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Abijen (1569) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - JUN 17, 2013
Pours a nice golden hazy beer with a big white head. Smells really nice. Sweet. I think that is the gagel. Tasts licorice and laurier. Not my kind of thing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bosbouw (1512) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - JUN 17, 2013
Ruikt kruidig en zoetig. Mooi troebel bier met goed schuim. Smaakt vlak, maar kruidig.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hydra85 (9) - - JUN 8, 2013 does not count
Erg lekker kruidig bier! Zeer aparte smaak door het gebruikte gagelplantje uit turnhout!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tderoeck (5642) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAY 14, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 4, 2013 11/V/13 - 75cl bottle from De Hopduvel (Gent) @ Bouvier’s place - BB: 10/X/## (ink of the year notation was smudged and not readable) (2013-461)

Note: this is pretty weird. I was sure I had rated this beer long ago. More even: I’ve had it on several occasions, and did not take notes, because I thought I had already rated it.

Clear orange beer, aery off-white head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: sweet, honey, sugary, spices, sweet malts, fruity touch, orange peel. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: sweet start, citrus, grains, bread, bitter touch. Aftertaste: orange peel, alcohol sweetness, little bitter, honey, bready, sugar.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SVD (718) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 2, 2013
Bottle at home, this rating is more for my own list, I have had this beer earlier this year before I started taking notes. What I remember: different beer than others, nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dwyerpg (4732) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAR 24, 2013
I like this. It has a slightly funky first bite to it, and it maintains the strange flavor throughout. A sweetness sits there as well. Nice.

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