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

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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Flavoured with Myrica Gale (Bog Myrtle)


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PeatyPete (550) - - AUG 16, 2014
Golden blond beer with white foam head. Light fruity spicy aroma. Taste is combination of aroma.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bierridder_S (328) - BELGIUM - AUG 24, 2015
24/07/2015 - 33cl bottle @friends. Clear orange, medium head. Aroma : perfumed, spices. Taste : malts, spice, herbal, light bitterness, sweetness

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geokkjer (6679) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 7, 2015
Bottle. Pours golden with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, some fruitiness, some herbs and yeast. Flavor is sweet and fruity with some herbal notes, gale and yeast. Medium body, average carbonation.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TEJA (1742) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 30, 2015
Lasting off white head. Very cloudy appearence. Sweet malty aroma blended with forest spices and almonds. Sweet taste blended with the sweet gale. Some bitterness a bit different than normal hop bitterness.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
thniels (2) - Varde, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2015 does not count
With its mild and fresh demeanor this one sits well with a day in the sun. Much more than that, unfortunately, it cannot deliver on. There are sweet notes of citrus and traces of something not quite unlike elderflower but they stay only shortly and leaves a pleasantly quenched thirst but little else. The bitterness of the myrica doesn’t really present itself.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alusmamuts (1074) - LATVIA - JUL 16, 2015
Golden with medium white head. Smell - hint to sweet vegetables. Medium bitter taste, strong carbonation, remarakble touch of sweet vegetables (like green peas).

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wixie (142) - BELGIUM - JUL 11, 2015
Hazy liquid, dark blond. Large head. Aroma is sour, fruity and light. Light body, average carbonation. Taste of gagel, sour and bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Franksv6 (577) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - JUN 27, 2015
Troebel blond bier met een kleine witte kop. Smaakt naar gruit, gist en een bittertje. Gruitige nasmaak. Moet je van houden.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdb84 (344) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 13, 2015
Pilsener pour, large frothy dense head. A: soapy, fresh grass notes, hint of tea leaves, faint hint of walnuts. T: medium bodied, bit yeasty. First tastes that come through are peppery, bit like almond paste. Development is milder, with hints of walnut and fresh grass notes, faintest floral notes. Aftertaste is mildly bitter, slightly boozy. Ok.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ABS (714) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 22, 2015
Bottle from Vinmonopolet’s BU. Got this one ’cause I was born in a city named after Myrica Gale. A bit hazy dark yellow to amber body. Some white head. Fruit and herb nose. Quite sweet. Banana, hint of pineapple, berries, fruit and herbal flavour. Some mint. Pepper. Tea, hint of ginger. Medium body and carbonation. Quite good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
TtV (251) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 15, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Yellow gold with a medium white top. Aroma reminds me of blond beer: malts and yeast. The taste is a bit more spicy than the aroma predicts. There’s a little bit of sweetness in the aftertaste with a glow of alcohol.


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