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Brewed by Kleinbrouwerij De Glazen Toren
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Erpe-Mere, Belgium

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 285   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Beer made by female members of OPA Aalst (local branch of Zythos vzw) and now released for mothers’ day.



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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (10686) - Copenhagen, - OCT 5, 2012
75cl bottle shared with Gitte. Heavy gusher. cloudy brown, huge fluffy light brownish head. aroma of oranges, citrus, fruits, mild yeasty notes,aroma hints a sourish infection, but I’ll know when I taste it. Flavor is caramelly, malty, fruity, fruit peel, oranges, sourish,slightly citrussy and fruity. pretty weird wild thing. can’t determine if it is infected or just plain weird. Taste is very belgian.


4.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Dayz2112 (4) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 3, 2014 does not count
Pours a hazy orange-brown colour with a cream coloured head. Smells floral, spicy, citrus, and spruce. Taste is a medium sweetness with a light bitterness. Flavours are very well balanced between the clove, fruit, yeast, and caramel. A very smooth beer. A little bitter and short on the finish yet somehow refreshing. Very enjoyable!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
paologalloni (99) - ITALY - MAY 22, 2014
Color ottone cn schiuma bianca abbondante e mediamente persistente. Aroma complesso con profumi alcolici trionfano i malti pane e caramello ma sis sente anche terra e resina. Gusto equilibratissimo

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (6439) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 12, 2014
Bottle, shared at game night. Pretty auburn colour, lively off white head. Honey, toast, sultanas, low bitterness. A pleasant Belgian ale.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
McGarnigle (543) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAY 2, 2014
750ml, paper wrapper but capped, not corked. It says "dubbel" on the label, but is lighter in color. Of course, dubbel is ultimately about strength. This doesn’t feel heavy, and it’s pretty fizzy. Raisins, maybe, but generally lighter fruits. Enough hops to dry it out. Long aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Renobob (550) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 13, 2014
Bue à la pression. Ambrée rouge, peu de mousse. Fruitée au palais, caramel et fruits confits.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
artmcd8 (1485) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 2, 2014
Bottle shared thanks to estover. Pours a copper color with a white head. Aromas of hay and toast. Taste is sweet and very caramel-like. High carb and light body. Dry finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4763) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 30, 2014
From the March 2014 Pittsburgh Ratebeer gathering. +++ Sampled from a 750 ml brown bottle this beer poured a dark caramel-brown color with an enormous fluffy orange-white head that lingered and left great lacing. The aroma was bread, dark fruits and dust. The flavor was tart and bitter with notes of pepper, bread, a touch of astringency and perfume. Long tart pepper and perfume finish. Medium body. Meh.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (4169) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 28, 2014
This one poured an amber color with an off white head. Aroma was of caramel, light rustic notes, and cgrassy hops. Flavor was similar, very smooth type of beer, but nothing wrong with it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (3583) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Not bad. Pours orangy brown with decent head and lacing. Some florals and a little barrel here. Finishes with light sweetness. Good balance but light overall palate. Tap at Churchkey.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gam (3159) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 16, 2014
A pink coloured solid head ruby like pour soft carbonation the aromas fruit caramel spice grape smooth type alcohol floral note the flavours lovely fruit mix and floral taste crisp caramel hits the spot for taste hoppy citrus orange lemon spice nice yeast touch alcohol taste grape red style very smooth the finish crisp drink good fruit aspect lovely spice notes floral very classy ale just tastes so good


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