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

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RATINGS: 806   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nordcore (1145) - Lyngen alps, - NOV 9, 2012
bottle 33cl. Amber, clear with a medium orange head. Aroma of spices, malt and bread with a somewhat fruity sence. Sweet taste with some fruit, spice and a bit alc end.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SeniorZozo (193) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 18, 2015
Great belgian strong ale from Netherland. Big white head on a dark brown colored beer. Taste is hopped, malt, caramel, and roasted fruits. Great.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamaty (1160) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 12, 2015
Aromatizada con especias. Bonito color ámbar algo rojizo. Turbia. Un dedo de espuma. Aroma a clavo y algo de pera. Completa en boca, con sabor seco y especiado, pimienta, clavo, pera, y final muy seco

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamesie1857 (1644) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2015
330ml bottle from Belgium in a Box - Thick white head on a cloudy old gold body, a citrus aroma, bit malty. Taste is clean, a bit of spice in a hoppy bite with a kick of alcohol at the end.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ruuurd (126) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - MAY 31, 2015
Strong, spicy yet delightful sweet and subtle. I've tasted this beer 15 years ago when I was a teenager, no I remember why I liked it already back then.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wittz (43) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 25, 2015
Barnacukor, élesztő, édes kezdet, maradandó keserű utóíz. Nem valami nemes. Magas alkoholtartalmán kívűl nem ad sokat. Ksi csalódás.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fredfa (65) - belo horizonte, BRAZIL - MAY 16, 2015
Muito saboroza, encorpada e como os entendidos dizem "é complexa". Possui um sabor diferente. Boa formaçăo de espuma que perdura na lateral do copo. Fácil de beber. O rótulo é muito interessante.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vighals (1896) - Sřrumsand, NORWAY - MAY 15, 2015
Orangebrun klar med hřyt beige skum. Lukter rřde frukter og noe rřkt. Smaker sřtlig fruktig, noe pepper. Alkoholen kjennes sřt og varm i avslutningen.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sissio (868) - Orsenigo, ITALY - MAY 5, 2015
Celar copper with suspencious, cream head Fruit, papaya, yeasts Carbonated, Malts, dangerously drinkable, raisins, rum, burned caramel

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
R4N5H (283) - SINGAPORE - APR 25, 2015
33cl bottle at Oosters, Singapore on 18/04/15 - poured into a tall glass. Slightly cloudy, reddish amber in colour. Medium sized beige head. Aroma of fruits, malt and spices. Medium carbonation. Slightly sweet fruity taste - some caramel. The strong alcohol comes to the forefront. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Padchenko (134) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAR 30, 2015
Cloudy pale amber beer. Fruity and sweet with some hints of spiciness. Very refreshing, strong beer. Lovely


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