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

bottled
common

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available

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RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Flavoured with Myrica Gale (Bog Myrtle)


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (5737) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 6, 2012
Bottle shared with kermis at the paas. Decent white head. Hazy blond pour. Odd herbal aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6036) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 14, 2012
Bottle, cloudy orange color with no foam, aroma is sweet sugary malt, flavor is malty , sweet candied sugar. Belgian yeast with a slight bitter twang on finish

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (6973) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - MAY 13, 2012
Tap at Hopmonk Sonoma. Light yellow pour with a small white head. Big melon nose and taste. Some spice in here too.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
annunz123 (881) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 11, 2012
Sweet aroma with a little sour funk. Flavor starts sweet with some spice, almost a hint of ginger ale. Citrus and a trace of sour funk in the finish. Carbonation gives a creamy mouthfeel. I liked this better than I expected given the ratebeer rating.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bontus (642) - Flanders, BELGIUM - MAY 10, 2012
Bottle from Geers. Pours dark yellow, almost orange, hazy with the yeast. Sticky retaining white head. Nose is rust/iron and when the head dies down more sweet peaches and such. Aroma is slightly clinical over syrupy grains. Flavor mostly sweet. Medium to low carbonation. Not very inspiring.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Shaney (2427) - Köln / Cologne, GERMANY - MAY 8, 2012
#1265 Das Bier wird mit Gagel, einer Strauchart, gebraut. Es hat einen medizinischen Grundton ähnlich wie Salbei und ist daher überhaupt nicht mein Fall. Kann man zwar trinken, hat mit dem eigentlichen Biergeschmack aber nur bedingt zu tun.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MaartenRF10 (1614) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 4, 2012
Hazy light amber, nice off-white head. Aroma and taste are spicy, yeasty. Good body nice carbo.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vipinvelp (2362) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - APR 7, 2012
Hazy golden yellow with clear white foam. Very bitter taste, nice. Some earth taste, Moore. Gale added, interesting. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (13413) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 29, 2012
Bottle. Cloudy golden yellow, large fluffy white head. Aroma of bog myrtle. No, I’m kidding, I don’t even know what a bog myrtle is, let alone why you would put it in a beer. Anyway, this one tastes like hay with moderate spice, decent body and a bitter finish. Drinkable. Addendum: I guess bog myrtle was an ingredient of gruut, in the medieval non-hop brew. So it’s the pope’s fault that it’s in my beer :-)

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
nihilistfranz (14) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 26, 2012
This beer poured out with a tall white frothy head. Foggier then most Belgium styles I think. Rich taste and a creamy carbonation makes for a delicate palate. Good lacing around the glass the whole time. Has a strong aroma of honey suckles.


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