Brewed by Alken-Maes (Heineken)
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Jumet, Belgium


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RATINGS: 325   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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HAPKIN has a very good fresh, flowery, Saaz hop aroma, a very big creamy head, a soft malt character, and a spritzy, perfumy fruitness drying toward the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2007
Bottle. Clear light yellow orange color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate yeasty, fruit, alcohol. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is lively to soft. (220807)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 1, 2008
33 cL bottle. Pours slight cloudy yellow with bubbly huge white head. Light orange peel aroma. Flavour is light fruity and mild yeasty with a light spiced and malt flavour following. Lingering medium sweet finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2004
A hazy light orange beer with an OK white head. The aroma is sweet spicy with dominant notes of coriander. The flavor is sweet matly - too sweet for my liking - with notes of spice most dominant is coriander. It is very carbonated. The sweetness from the high alcohol content is not hidden very well in this beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2005
(Bottle 25 cl) Golden, very hazy with lots of floating yeast in the bottle. Very sophisticated - almost perfumy - spices. Looks innocent but has loads of alcohol. A nice surprise. 101094

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 1, 2007
Bottled@SBWF2007. Yellowish golden colour with mediumsized white foamy head. Aroma is fruits, some yeast, hops and slight notes of alcohol. Flavour is fruits, alcohol, hops and some slight acidic fruity notes. Big spicyness in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
joergen (19650) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 12, 2006
Bottle. Clear yellow coloured with a huge, but fast disappearing head. Flavour of fruits and alcohol. Flavour of fruits, spices and alcohol. The alcohol is too dominating !

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (18957) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 12, 2005
Bottled. Hazy golden, small head. Grassy nose. Fruity and sweet. Flowery hops dries the beer out towards the resiny finish. A straightforward ale with some almond character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (15544) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 9, 2010
Bottle. Pours a very pale yellow color with a small white head. Has a sweetish malty spicy yeasty aroma. Sweetish malty spicy yeasty flavor. Has a sweetish malty yeasty finish with some spicy hints.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (13533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 7, 2004
Hazy blond color. Flowery and a bit fruity aroma (yellow fruits, banana). Malty, some sourness, coriander. Good, not exceptional.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 24, 2008
33cl bottle. Pours clear yellow with a egg white foam on top. Nose is yeast, hops and spices. Quite grainy and grassy. Lively carbonation. Spicy and warm taste from alcohol. Citric and metallic.

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