Brewed by Brouwerij Hoegaarden (InBev)
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Hoegaarden, Belgium


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RATINGS: 771   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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The Verboden Vrucht (Forbidden Fruit) is one of a kind. It is traditionally brewed with a mysterious blend of dark malts and flavored with spices. It underwent a slow second fermentation in the bottle so it matures into a delicious tasting beer with a complex flavor and a wonderful flavor balance between sweet and dry. Keep up this beer in a dark place and pour it at 5-6°C. Flavored with spices.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
chromeotaphor (42) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 8, 2014
Mistig maar erg zoetig rokerig aroma hinten van hout en worst, aangenaam. Mooi karamel kleurig bier. Smeuïg warm in de afdronk en zoet. Zacht mondgevoel, maar prikkelend in het begin. Prettig zacht.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
puhveli (9) - - AUG 22, 2014 does not count
Keski hyvää ja varsin toimiva kokonaisuus. Ei moitittavaa, tosin turhan hedelmäinen

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gopherfan99 (559) - CROATIA - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle; pours a cloudy gold with a thin beige head; aroma is citrus, malt, and some spices; sweet taste of caramel, yeast, and dark fruit; light bitterness with a dry alcohol finish, pretty good

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawanna (2257) - GERMANY - AUG 9, 2014
Bottle caramel, cereal, floral, herbs, barnyard, basement aromas, red, clear, minimal head, tan foam, heavy cloying sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, full body, oily feel, creamy, lively, long finish,

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
mikske79 (1247) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 9, 2014
Een bier met een speciale smaak dat sommige mensen zal bekoren, maar mijn ding was het niet

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
angelkostvo (661) - CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 7, 2014
Dark orange colour, small beige head. Aroma of dark fruits, orange peel. Taste is light sweet, almost no bitterness. Light to medium body, oily texture, average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RW80 (702) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 3, 2014
Appearance: Murky amber with offwhite 2 fingers sized bubbly but suprisingly stable head.Leaving some lacing. Aroma: Sweet caramel and fruits, dough, belgian yeast and spices with some herbal tones. Taste: Starts fruiy sweet (With Cherries and Plums) then some spicy pepper and banana notes, with herbal hoppy finish. a bit stcky sweet mouthfeel (allthoug it starts dry),, full body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alusmamuts (430) - LATVIA - JUL 28, 2014
Brown cloudy with medium white cap. Strong caramel bitterness with yeasty fruit taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (751) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2014
Murky light brown with creamy off-white head. Sweet fruits, berries, light peach, with strong aroma of spices (cloves, cumin, pepper, cinnamon). Light roasted maltyness. Unlike I expected it’s not really very sweet in the taste, has a good tart middle and dry bitter finish with some herbal notes. Overall slightly boring aroma, but taste is enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bamsen78 (3310) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle. Gusher. Pours murky rich amber with airy but stable off-white head. Clear aroma of fruit and caramel malt, with notes of hops. Sweet flavour of mal and fruit, with notes of caramel and alcohol bitterness. Bitter, slightly vinous aftertaste. Decent.

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