Brewed by Picobrouwerij Alvinne
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Moen, Belgium


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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Brewed at Picobrouwerij Alvinne for the Tielt-based Pado pub.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
sebletitje (8116) - Enghien, BELGIUM - FEB 25, 2015
33cl bottle, and ... and surprise, a gusher. lot# 728, BB 07/2016. Orangée, col fin blanc disparaissant vite. Arôme au bouquet très Alvinne surtout dans la levure, malt léger, pointe houblonnée fleuri avec un côté champenois - peut être du à cette haute effervescence, rétro épicé. Palais est légèrement épicé - poivré, malt avec une impression de cardamone et de mousse. Malt pâle et caramel avec une pointe surette sur la fin, venant sans hésiter de la levure.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bierridder_S (409) - BELGIUM - FEB 24, 2015
22/02/2015 @ home - 33cl bottle from Bierhalle Deconinck. Hazy orange colour with small dissipating head. Aroma is bready, spicy. Taste loads of yeast, spices some sourness. Something didn’t seem right. Maybe infected? Might try the other bottle I have and try a rerate but for now?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (3674) - BELGIUM - AUG 21, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 5, 2015 Tripel-like specialty beer commissioned by Pado in Tielt. Cream white head, foggy peach blonde robe. Bready and fruity aroma, apple, strawberry, banana and dried apricot, soft honeyish malt sweetness with a refreshing lemony accent, flowery hoppy finish. This has clearly improved since it was first made ten years ago, it has gained body, complexity and balance, so I will only take the current version into account for this rating.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bart (2938) - Brussels, BELGIUM - APR 30, 2012
Bottle. Light amber coloured beer with a large white head and some average carbonation. Hoppy aroma with some very light herby and roasted hints. Full palate. Finish is bitter fruity with a longer bitter finish. Medium.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (23682) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 13, 2011
Bottled (from beerplanet.eu). Hazy orangeish golden colour with a mediumsized white creamy head that leaves some lace. Aroma is fruity, spicy, rathery malty as well as slightly yeasty notes. Flavour is fruity, spicy, a bit yeasty and also has some slight notes of alcohol and also some strange vegetablylike notes. Except for the slight vegetably notes this was a rather pleasant brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thewolf (11646) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2010
Bottle, bought @ Beer Planet, Brussels.
Pours muddy pale yellow with a firm, frothy, white head. Aroma is heavy white pepper, sweet malts, fair grassiness. Meidum, prickly carbonation, fine light oily mouthfeel. Flavour has light tartness, lots of pepper, light ginger touch. There is some milkiness to the tartness that makes me think that it is not intended. Lots of peppery bitterness at the end though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tderoeck (6906) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 14, 2010
bottle @ Bierjutterij festival, Oostende (BE). Pours a cloudy yellow to orange beer, solid white head. Smells very yeasty. A very strong bitter tastes with spices. Some hints of caramel. A very dry bitter and spicy aftertaste as well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (20445) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 26, 2010
Bottle. Pours a hazy pale yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty and hoppy aroma with some yeasty hints. Fruity malty yeasty flavor with some hints of coriander and hops. Has a warming malty spicy yeasty finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 31, 2009
Cask at the White Horse, Belgian Festival, 30th Aug 09. Hazy amber. Peach and apricot aroma. Almond/marzipan taste on the initial sip. Sweet, quite light. Strength somewhat apparent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pompelmoes (89) - BELGIUM - DEC 10, 2009
Deep golden in colour with big white foam. Aroma is fruity, hoppy and slight nutty with hints of cereals. Smooth in the taste with notes of fruits and a slight edge of citrus.

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