Brewed by De Proefbrouwerij
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Lochristi - Hijfte, Belgium


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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Exclusively brewed for Het Waterhuis aan de Bierkant in Gent (B). All (pilsner & Munich)malt brew, unfiltered, hopped with Tomahawk and Willamette, dry-hopped with Willamette.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rickgordon (3846) - Göteborg, - JAN 7, 2014
On draught at Het Waterhuis aan de Bierkant in Gent. Light cloudy, deep yellow colour with fluffye white head. Aroma is citrusy, herbal and fruity from hops with no traces of Belgian yeast. Pretty light, still mouthfeel with soft carbonation. Medium fruity, medium sweet and soft on the palate. No phenols from yeast is detected. Medium bitterness. A pleasant beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheCametron (2086) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 14, 2015
One of the 3 house beers at The Waterhuis in Ghent. This was the most interesting of them for me. Pours a beautiful hazy Gold with a White head. I’m not really accustomed to dry hopped Belgians, this one took me by surprise. Amazing aroma. Really fresh and hoppy. Leafy herbal notes. It has plenty of typical fruity Belgian esters but with that assertive hoppiness. It went down so smooth you guys. Really hit the spot.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Whatup14 (1047) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 8, 2015
En fût. Couleur pêche trouble, mousse blanche crémeuse. Arôme de malt, miel, fraîcheur, levure. Goût de malt, touche de houblon herbal, fruité. Carbonatation moyenne, corps moyen. Bonne buvabilité.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
visionthing (3530) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 3, 2015
25cl on tap at Waterhuis aan de Bierkant, Gent. Hazy golden to orange with a nice, white head. Fruity and slightly herbal aroma with notes of Belgian yeast, citrus and hints of spices. Moderate to medium sweet with pleasant hoppy and fruity flavours and a balanced bitterness. East to drink, tasty and quite refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markoijelena (1055) - Belgrade, SERBIA - MAR 11, 2015
Draft 0.25l at Het Waterhuis aan de Bierkant Ghent Belgium.Taste with ippopotamo36. Pour it hazy orange color with medium white head.On the nose onions, herbs.Taste and aroma of malt, herbs, Belgian yeast and dry hops on the end.Ok interesting to try.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerlover_Ben (12) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - FEB 17, 2015
Hazy, light amber; stable head. Co2- mouthfeel is great. Piny, citrus taste. Nice hoppy bitternes in the end. (From tap at the bar itself)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (6866) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 8, 2014
Draft at Het Waterhuis aan de Bierkant. Pours hazy golden yellow with a white head. Aroma of grassy hops, weeds, citrus and light biscuity malt. Flavor is light sweet and over moderate bitter. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 7, 2014
Poured a slightly hazy light golden with an off white head. Aroma of sweet citrus, a little spicey. Medium body, flavour is crisply sweet, nice lemon and pine flavour, dry, sweet end. Nice little session beer, especially for the strength.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JulienHuxley (4136) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 7, 2014
On tap at Waterhuis aan de Bierkant. Hazy gold pour with white head. Aroma is nice and hoppy, really fresh, peppery and grassy hop, really citrusy for a Belgian beer. Taste is hoppy, bitter, nice bready malt, light yeasty finish, a tad metallic. Palate is med bodied with good carbonation. Not bad at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartlebier (2537) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - SEP 1, 2014
Repeated draughts@Waterhuis a/d Bierkant, Ghent 2013-08/2014. Looks like a German Brauhaus Keller, smells like a more modern, faintly IPA-informed Belgian ale, remains very democratic in taste and undecisive in aftertaste with chunky pale malts fighting against a lazy hop profile, Willamette struggling in the hazy vortex to break free of heavy Belgian bonds. All the while refreshing, this unequal Old World vs New World struggle - could use a fresher update as the long-running house beer, though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (3148) - BELGIUM - AUG 15, 2014
Dry-hopped hobby brew commercialized for the Waterhuis aan de Bierkant in Ghent. Irregular, quite stable head, golden blonde to ochre colour, hazy. Fruity aroma with some diacetyl (buttermilk), some DMS (cooked cabbage) and clear green, herbal hops. Fruity and sweetish onset, evolving into an oily and resinous, green, long, aromatic hop bitterness. Interesting interpretation of the new hop wave among Belgian beers.

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