Brewed by Arcense Bierbrouwerij (InBev)
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Arcen, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 225   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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With 60 % of the votes, the GvdB/009 has won the battle. It is now in stores under a new name: Hertog Jan Karakter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kassner (1392) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 18, 2015
Bottle from my son in delft. Nutty brown ale with nice lacing. Not too sweet so very drinkable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Franksv6 (377) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - MAR 14, 2015
Copper colored beer with a small white head, medium carbonation. Tastes malty, fruity, caramel and a small bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MelvinKalksma (37) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - MAR 2, 2015
A fresh, sweet fruity beer that is the perfect middle between light and dark beer. Copper red with an aroma of fruit.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikske79 (1274) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - FEB 12, 2015
Cadeau gekregen van een vriend uit Nederland. Gedronken uit de fles. Zeer lekkere geur en een mooie kleur. En de smaak stelt absoluut niet teleur. Een van de beste Nederlandse bieren dat ik al geprobeerd heb

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
R2k2 (384) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2015
Een mooi, bruinrood, donker bier met een lichtbruine schuimige kraag. Het aroma is caramel-zoet, maar enorm op de achtergrond. De smaak is enigszins moutig, en de alcohol is ook volop aanwezig. Een lichtzoete nasmaak blijft even hangen. A nice, brown-red, dark beer with a slightly brown layer of foam. It has a caramel-sweet aroma but very much in the background. It taste a bit malty, and the alcohol is also very present. A slightly sweet aftertaste remains for a while.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Icedwarf (529) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - JAN 10, 2015
Bruin bier met schuim. Smaak is licht zoet en licht rokerig met caramel en koffie. Erg goed bier, smaak blijft redelijk lang hangen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MADpalace (218) - Budel, NETHERLANDS - JAN 9, 2015
red-brown tranparant color with off-white head. Warm smell of caramel, bread and licorish. Medium sweet taste with a slight more bitter after-taste (but still sweet). Feels a bit sticky and watery in the mouth. This is my style of beer, love it!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Karyots (23) - BELGIUM - DEC 23, 2014
Ruby red with thin head. Smells of cherries and oak. Mild taste - a very mild version of the Belgian ales. Lacks character unlike the name.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cobellig (38) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 19, 2014
Well done beer,tasty and good overall, very easy to drink, perfect middle way btw heavy and light beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheJvd (939) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 12, 2014
33 cL bottle at home. Best before January 2013. Pours hazy brown with a medium off-white head. Aroma has caramel, quite some dark fruits, raisins, malts and yeast. Taste is quite sweet with caramel, dark fruits, some yeast and a soft to medium bitter finish. Medium body and soft to medium carbo. Quite nice.

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