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

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RATINGS: 471   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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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.


spaque99's rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
spaque99 (8) - Quebec, - JUL 28, 2006
Very good strong beer, but served a bit too cold. Texture was not as thick as I expected.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (12102) - 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 (52) - - 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 (838) - 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 (612) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2015
Donkerbruin bier zonder schuim. Smaak is bitter met sterke rooksmaak, niet echt zoet. Valt wat tegen.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (5758) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 12, 2015
330ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours hazy dark amber, thick off-white head. Aromas of spiced toffee, Christmas cake. Taste is light sweet, light spice. Sticky texture, sweet finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HopfenWeisse (1245) - - APR 1, 2015
Murky brown color with medium head. Aroma is yeast, dark fruits. Flavor is malt, sweet, dark fruits.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
MunBro (731) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 21, 2015
Pretty sure my bottle was skunked. Awful vinegary flavour and was chunky coming out of the bottle. Will try another and re-rate someday.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 6/20
phenix1971 (1) - - MAR 20, 2015 does not count
Licht bitter, smaak onevenwichtig, te hoge alcohol, eentonige smaak en afdronk, matig

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (5079) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAR 8, 2015
*Old rating, best before 09.13. Malzig-fruchtiges Bier, leicht scharf, malzig-süßlich, interessant aber nicht zu tief.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (7374) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle @ Home. Pours dark brown with a offwhite head. Aroma of malt, yeast, caramel, dark fruits. Flavor is malty, light sweet, yeast, caramel. dates, riasin. Medium body, lively carbonation. 210210


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