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Brewed by Van Eecke
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Poperinge-Watou, Belgium

bottled
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on tap
common

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RATINGS: 477   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
This dark beer has been brewed with careful attention in accordance with our age old brewing tradition. It is a flavourful beer, tasting slightly bitter-sweet.


BuckeyeBoy's rating

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BuckeyeBoy (3702) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 11, 2011
11.2 oz. bottle Pours out dark brown with some red highlights topped with a tan head. Aroma is light cherries, tart, pit fruit, and some belg yeast. Taste is more of the pit fruit along with some sweetness.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (3984) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - SEP 3, 2015
12/1/2008 9:59:58 AM Bottle from Cracked Kettle. Dark reddish brown. Fuzzy head. Sweet, fruity nose. Warm, sweet, caramel flavour. A wide variety of different flavours really, including toffee, nuts and dark fruits, definitely cherry and plums. Then a tad of sourness in the finish. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cinctus (187) - - JUN 16, 2015
Nice strong beer. Very malty and pretty sweet too. Medium body, lots of sediments in the amber brown pour.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alethol (122) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 12, 2015
Pours murky brown with small head that quickly disappears. Aromas of brown sugar, figs, malt. Tastes really nice: plums, raisins, malt. Well balanced, creamy, full. Very nice beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamaty (1355) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 9, 2015
Marrón oscura, aspecto cremoso. Escasa espuma de tono amarillento. Aroma de agradable licor. Que se prolonga en la boca. Potente, malta tostada, caramelo, toque de chocolate y sobre todo sensación de copazo

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
UjoKlobasa (44) - - JUN 5, 2015
Bottle. Caramal and alcohol aroma. Clear brown color. Average bitterness, higher sweetness. No foam, lots of sediments. Average beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fatehunter (1701) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JUN 1, 2015
Pours a half finger of head on a brown body. The aroma is a musty barn smell and powdered cocoa mix. The taste is grainy sweet with a mild bitterness. The texture is crisp. It alright, the alcohol content hides pretty well.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (12643) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 28, 2015
KRS 131214. Amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is sugar, malt, caramel. Flavour is sugar, malt, hop, caramel, spices, yeast. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beermaris (165) - LATVIA - MAY 24, 2015
Cloud, dark appearance. Bitter, with strong bitter aftertaste. Sour nuances in taste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alusmamuts (1077) - LATVIA - MAY 24, 2015
Brown with medium beige head. Roasted malt bitterness full of yeast made fruity notes.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Icedwarf (807) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2015
Donkerbruin bier zonder schuim. Smaak is bitter met sterke rooksmaak, niet echt zoet. Valt wat tegen.


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