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Brewed by Bierbrouwerij de Halve Maan
Style: Belgian Ale
Hulst, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Previously contract brewed at Huyghe.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HenrikSoegaard (10870) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2011
Bottle. Frothy white fair mostly deminishing head. Huge particles. Amber colour. ight malty and hoppy and yeasty aroma. Light bitter flavor. Strong candis notes. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (4312) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUN 27, 2011
Dont really see why this beer is rated so low on this website. I thought it was quite nice. Decent, quite heavy, taste and smell. Great mouthfeel, with not too much co2 bubbles and a nice, lasting full body.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
suprchunk (2346) - Crestview, Florida, USA - APR 28, 2011
Very nice looking ruby/copper hue. Nice medium sized white head with little to no lacing. Smells of malt and rubber. Tastes of caramel and soured malt. Very thin and bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (16117) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2011
24th March 2011
Bottle at Arends Nest. Hazy amber beer, good off white head. Nice creamy vanilla nose. Softish dry palate. A little mildy sweet vanilla malt. Not really getting any specific honey, just an overall sweeteness. Soft and dry finish. Decent enough if somewhat over dry.

2.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
undercurrent25 (1485) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2011
This beer is amber in colour, the taste is quite dry and not that disimilar to a lager in taste

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Grima (2124) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - JAN 21, 2011
Orange-brown color with a large head and a lot of CO2. Smells malty fermented, fruity, subtly sweet. Starts dominant malty with some earthy-bready note, and very recent. The taste is also malty sweet, and again becoming some woodier. Successful Dubbel.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tderoeck (5148) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 19, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 28, 2011

08/01/2011 - 30cl bottle @ home (2011-9) Thanks to George for the bottle!

Dark orange to amber coloured beer, little cloudy. White head dissipates immediately after pouring. Aroma: caramel, ripe fruits, spices, roasted malts, hops. MF: lots of carbon, light to medium body. Taste: hops and citrus fruits, a little sweet malts. Aftertaste: citrus, not too much hops. Simple yet more complex then I would have imagined. This brewery has surprised me for the second time (first time was with the Zondebok).

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gyllenbock (5031) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 23, 2010
Bottle at Arendsnest in Amsterdam, November 2010. Slightly hazy dark orange with sediments. Small white head. Aroma of malt and spices. Did not feel much vanilla or honey in the taste. Drinkable but did not taste that much.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jerre (2723) - Waregem, BELGIUM - OCT 16, 2010
Bottle @ home (from Mitra). Clear amber color, with offwhite head. Aroma bit spice, caramel, malts and yeast. Medium body. Taste little spice, sweet, caramel, malts.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dEnk (4052) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 11, 2010
Slight hazy amber pour, large slightly tanned head. Aroma of fruit, mostly sour apple. Flavour is some dry bitterness with a faint sweaty fruity something. Meh.


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