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Helleketelbier

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Brewed by Brouwerij de Bie
Style: Belgian Ale
Waregem, Belgium

bottled
common

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available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 212   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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HELLEKETELBIER from Brouwerij de Bie is a delicious, brandy colored amber ale with exceptional fruity flavor. This traditional spiced amber ale is brewed from malt and maize.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Icedwarf (571) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - FEB 8, 2015
Troebel oranje geel bier met weinig schuim. Smaak is licht hoppig bitter en licht zoet met iets van honing en aardbei. Heeft niet veel "body".

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EddyBeer1 (1018) - Brussels, BELGIUM - FEB 1, 2015
Ambrée trouble, effervescence forte en fontaine, col blanc cassé abondant et crémeux. Principalement maltée, léger caramel, petite amertume épicée, hélas un peu trop métallique.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (1582) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - JAN 24, 2015
Mooie oranje gouden kleur met een volle kraag. Ruikt hop, kruiden, beetje honing. Smaakt bitterzoet, honing, hop. Beetje citrus. Redelijk veel koolzuur.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (4396) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JAN 3, 2015
Bottle Pours unclear amber , nice white head . Smell is sweet , grainy, bit perfumy . Taste is bitter , herbal , bit perfumy , dry ( sugar and bitterness ) some spiced feeling to it as well . Bonedry aftertaste . Overcarbonated for sure ( damn ! ) but somehow, it kinda goes OK with the taste . Medium mouthfeel . Ok beer

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
janubio (467) - SPAIN - DEC 13, 2014
Hazy orange to amber colour, small head that vanishes soon, good lace. Smell of cherries, oranges, apples and spices. Medium body, carbonation good enough, sticky palate. TAste of fruits, cherries, apples, spices. Sweet finish.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
thanatosti (1077) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 2, 2014
33 cl. bottle @ home, bought @ Hogerdijk, Culemborg. Copper colour with a white head. Fruity, slightly boozy aroma with yeast. Sweet taste. Nice but unexciting Belgian ale.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Borresteijn (5193) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 1, 2014
33cl Bottle at Tripel. Amber colour, off-white head. Aroma of caramel, brown sugar, light fruity, light spicy. Flavour is light, light sweet, malty, fruity, yeasty, light spicy, really not much going on here. Light-bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jaghana (4402) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - NOV 1, 2014
Bottle 33cl, a cloudy amber beer with huge head and and retention. Nose is on spices, orange touch and yeast. Aroma is medium sweet, yeast, light caramel, lemon, diacetyl. Finish is on yeast and over ripped orange, low hopy.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
corkyrory66 (810) - BELGIUM - OCT 25, 2014
Bière artisanale ambrée de 7 % abv. Blé, candi et épices dans le chaudron de la sorcière. Couleur ambre miellé. Clarté nette. Bulles fines en colonnes verticales. Mousse blanc cassé à beige clair bien crémeuse. Arômes de malts grillés, houblon, cassonade fine, prune bleue, croûte de pain. 1ère bouche souple, mais à lr prise curieuse sur du malt tronqué par des épices et des herbes. Arrière-bouche assez plate. 2ème bouche un peu mieux intégrée malt/herbes. Arrière-bouche un peu liquoreuse. 3ème avec une belle évolution sur un côté un peu vineux. Arrière-bouche agréable. La longueur donne un beau malt grillé, des herbes de la sorcière. Les jambes sont marquées. La levure est fine, précise, belle ligne. L’alcool est insuffisant pour soutenir le propos. La finale retombe aux premières bouches, plus aqueuse. CONCLUSION : une bière faible sur les 1ères bouches et la finale. Recette à revoir avec la sorcière, mais elle semble avoir tout son temps ...

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJoer (907) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2014
Way to much carbo poured out of the bottle and raised out of the glass(after pouring it continuted for 5min) large white head, amber golden chestnut colour, yeasty bread some herbs soft honey, metal medium creamy carbo medium bitter some warmth peppery taste


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