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Brewed by Groningse Bierbrouwerij
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Groningen, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ober (2806) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - SEP 17, 2008
An dark amber colored beer, with a off-white head. The aroma of some spices, vanilla and alcohol. The taste of caramel, some malts, some fruits. It;s not a fine combination of flavors.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SHIG (3447) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - AUG 31, 2008
Bottle: Poured a orange clear color with a off white cream head. Aroma is sweet caramel malt. Taste is caramel malt with a sweet dry finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
note666 (1097) - Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS - MAY 12, 2008
300 ml bottle. golden colour. nice head. taste is hoppy and aclohol mixed together.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
caesar (4713) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 27, 2008
Bottled. Hazy brown color, medium frothy off-white head. Aroma of caramel malt, hint of prune, some bread, bit spicy. Sweet taste, slight bitter. Some alcohol burn.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (11898) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 21, 2008
Bottled, alc. 8 % (BB 11/09)
Courtesy of bierkoning, ty Edo!
Light amber color, small creamy head. Slightly hoppy but strongly buttery, hoppy aroma - like in Czech pils! Bitterish with diacetyl, grass, alcohol, hops, some fruity notes. This is like crossover of malt liquer and Belgian tripel - yes, it is as weird as it sounds.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 21, 2008
Bottled (8%). Amber colour with small slightly off-white head, which leaves nice lace. Aroma is a lot of diacetyl (toffee), alcohol and some mild hints of vanillalike notes. I came to think of Urquell because of the aroma. Flavour is bigtime diacetyl, some mild fruits, alcohol and caramel. The diacetyl is so strong, it’s hard to rate the rest of it. Alcohol burns nicely in the aftertaste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MiP (13046) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 27, 2008
Bottle, 9%. Very vinous and spicy aroma a little alcoholic, actually quite christmassy. Hazy brown colour. Small head. Alcoholic flavour, spicy rum, sugar cane. I quite enjoyed this on a cold day.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HermanW (1021) - Coevorden, NETHERLANDS - FEB 18, 2008
Lekker winterbier met veel smaak.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2008
33 cL bottle, thanks to MiP. Pours slight hazy light brown/orange with a lacing white head. Alcohol heavy and barley aroma, light spice note. Flavour is sweet caramel cane sugarish with a distinct alcohol note, almost rum-like without too much thick alcohol mouthfeel. Ends with a lingering light overripe fruit note.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oberabcbbsok (687) - Hoboken, BELGIUM - JAN 22, 2008
Bottle at Winterbeerfestival in Gouda.Sweet smell and soft aftertaste Fruity and a bitter aftertaste. Not to bad


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