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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
arjoseph (639) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 10, 2008
Bottle into tulip, ’t Arendsnest, Amsterdam (3/2008). Almost clear glowing copper with a bacterial-looking dusting of head in an Orval-like glass. Orval-like texture and slightly citrus fruit makes me wonder if this is a clone attempt. It doesn’t have Orval’s spiciness or hops, or wonderfully light and balanced malt profile. Nice and juicy with somewhat dry dark figs in the middle. Smells of gentle spices, sweetness, and an accent of piney sharpness. Solid. I’m surprised it isn’t rated more highly than a 2.93.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quinten (1049) - zaandam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 19, 2008
Did the no dutch speeking know that lazarus "very drunk" means? Dark heazy orange colour, thick thin head, spicy aroma with hints of fruit nice one.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
MiP (13913) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2007
Bottle, 6.5%. Hazy chestnut colour, tiny floaties and a small head. The flavour is subtle, malt and pepper. A little sour. Not very interesting.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
DanBerg (59) - Alkmaar, NETHERLANDS - NOV 15, 2006
Bottle at home. I can’t believe that the average rating of this beer is more than 3! It really made me wanna puke! The smell, the taste.. yuck! I walked around with this smell hangin’ around in my nose for about 2 days.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
lachesis (757) - St Idesbald, BELGIUM - MAY 26, 2006
Monotone orange-amber beer with a off white quick disappearing head. This beer has almost no aroma. The taste is malty and is slight duff. You can notice some barnyard accents and hints of nutmegg. In the finale there are hints of bitter nutpeel, peache-pit and an unplesant bitterness of hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25076) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2005
(Bottle 30 cl) Beautiful golden amber, creamy off-white head leaving a fine lacework. Typical spicy, yeasty ale-nose. Pronounced yeastiness in the flavours also, with dry caramel notes. Rather light body and some alcohol in the finish. Spiced with honey and vanilla. Excellent. 200705

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pernille (518) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2005
Golden orange, slightly hazy color, elegant little carbonation. Aroma is mostly toffee. Flavor is interesting. Tastes a bit green. Dry flavor. A pleasure like most Belgian ales.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29989) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2005
An unclear dark orange beer with a white head. The aroma is sweet with notes of caramel as well as hints of hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel, while the mouthfeel is flat.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2005
Orange colour with a small white head. Aroma has some sweetness and hints of alcohol. Flavor is malty with fruity notes. Palate is a bit thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2005
Bottle. Orange color and a small white head. Light sweet, hoppy, yeasty aroma and taste, light fruity. Medium body and a dry finish.

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