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Brewed by ít Gaverhopke
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Stasegem-Harelbeke, Belgium

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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 294   ABV: 9.8%
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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DScanlon (70) - Florida, USA - JAN 30, 2010
11.2 oz poured to goblet. Pours a straw golden translucent with a small, lingering head. Aroma of overripe/rotten apples, slight sourness. Taste isnít bad, Some Belgian funk, slight sourness, somewhat cider like. Alc. bite at the end, revealing itís 9.8%. Med. body, thin yet creamy. Interesting brew, nice to try but maybe not again.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
malrubius (1762) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - JAN 17, 2010
11.2 ounce gusher. Hazy orange with dense small white head and some lace. Orangey yeasty cardboard aroma with a hint of spice and alcohol. Very sweet orange candy sugar with round-the-mouth cloying orangey hard candy flavor and very mild fruity tartness. Tastes mostly like an orange hard candy. Almost unpalatable at first; ok as it warms.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
keepersj12 (2714) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - JAN 9, 2010
Very nice winelike aroma from a cloudy yellow pour with a nice white head. Flavor is more like a wheat ale with a nice fruity, sour taste and some typical spice. Finishes nice and refreshing with no hint of the kick it carries. Iím much more impressed than my comrades in bars.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogivlado (5781) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 6, 2010
Bottled 330ml. -Hazy yellow coloured, big white head, pleasant spicy nose. Moderate malty, very spicy and slight yeasty with lots of sediment floating around the glass. Touch of alcohol in the citrusy finish. Pleasant but a bit unbalanced BSA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KawaBomber (218) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 20, 2009
330mL Bottle: Pour is cloudy gold/orange w/ a creamy white head. Aroma is full of wholesome goodness. Yeast, light clove, pepper/spice & some citrus. Flavor very much follows the aroma w/ the addition of light spicy hops. Light & creamy mouthfeel. Dry w/ a briefly bitter finish that turns sweet. Alcohol is well hidden. Very enjoyable beer.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
argo0 (11562) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 16, 2009
33cl bottle, best by 12/2012. Gusher white head atop murky apple cider body. Aroma is medium sweet, yeast spicy, apple, light bread, apricot. Taste is sweet, tart orange/lemon, alcohol, some apple, light acetone in the finish. Medium-full body.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pompelmoes (89) - BELGIUM - DEC 4, 2009
Hazy golden orange beer with nice off white head. Soft fruity aroma with a nice zesty twang, some cereals, bread, spices and hops. Taste round with some heat, spices, bread, malts and some nice bitters in the end.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (6559) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 2, 2009
Deep, rich honey golden color with a huge head and obvious carbonation. Fruity, grapefruit, orange, pineapple. Spicy yeast. Very refreshing and inviting. Slightly biscuity pilsner malts stand out as well. Very fruity and sweet, but with a pronounced tartness too. Cherries, honey, lots of lemon, some pineapple. Very complex, though a bit too sweet. It is decently balanced, though, by sour flavors, alcohol, and a decently bitter finish. A big beer all aroundócould use a little more restraint. However, the huge sweet-and-sour flavor is quite original and interesting.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
notalush (4910) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 10, 2009
33cl bottle, labeled as "singing blonde" - I canít remember the last time I smelled a beer and thought, "what the fuck?" - the aroma is like an odd mixture of spoiled apple cider, acetone, rotting fruit, honey, musk/sweat - itís not as vile as Iím describing it, but itís still not all that pleasant - the flavor is sour and sweaty, with notes of acetone, tart apples, pear skins, tangy wheat, flowers, herbs - ends tangy and spicy - not as bad as the aroma suggests - unique, but not exactly in a good way.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Wim (2819) - Weelde, BELGIUM - JUN 19, 2009
hazy gold blond coloured body with a sparkling white head a sweet fruity herby aroma a herby fruity sweet taste with a sour bitter finish


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