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De Hoevebrouwers
Brewed at De Graal

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Zottegem, Belgium

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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17215) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2011
Bottle. Pours a hazy yellow color with a small white head. Has a spicy yeasty aroma. Dry malty spicy yeasty flavor. Has a dry malty spicy yeasty finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bmerz (713) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - NOV 22, 2011
Something off about the bottle possibly with lots of phenols. Hazy hay with great lacing. Yeasty floral farm anise hops aroma. Bitter,dry, chalk, earth. Tastes nice at any rate.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4671) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 21, 2011
On tap at Jacs. Hazy golden yellow-tan. Big steady white head. Significantly hoppier and drier than most Tripels, still has a sweet sugary backbone though. Maybe not as cloying as some examples. Very drinkable, well done.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Parket (569) - Bruges, BELGIUM - NOV 13, 2011
bottle, orange/yellow coloured with foamy and lacing white head. Smell: fruity mandarin, malty. Taste: very nice fruity, some alcohol, yeast and nice buttery. Nice one!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
reebtogi (4310) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 8, 2011
330ml bottle pours a golden orange color with a huge frothy white head with lots of lacing. Aroma is light toasted malt and yeast. Taste is bitter hops with some spices with some underlying malty sweetness. Heavy body and loads of carbonation make this a great sipping beer to enjoy on a cool evening.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (8766) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - OCT 26, 2011
11.2 ounce bottle from Wine Warehouse in Charlottesville, VA. Pours a hazy orange color with a large frothy white head. Good head retention. Bready, buttery aroma, caramel, spice, fruity notes. The taste is bready, toasty, bitter hops, crackery notes, spice. Medium-full bodied. Strong carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rubbishystuff (1868) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 16, 2011
Pretty decent Belgian Ale. Medium carbonation a little hop bitterness to accompany the sweetness. Serving: Bottle

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6234) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2011
(Bottle, Monk’s Café Wallingatan, Stockholm) Hazy golden colour with brief, white head. Fruity, malty nose with citrus, peaches, coriander, pineapple and spicy hops. Fruity, malty taste with notes of citrus, dried apricots and a spicy, earthy bitterness in a fairly harsh finish. More than medium body, slightly sweetish. Nice and tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
crackedmachine (473) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 14, 2011
Pours pale and hazy straw with a thick white head. Aroma is mild but pleasant, with Belgian yeast, light pils malt, and a hint of apricot. Flavor is at once malty and light, with medium bitterness and minimal sweetness. Grassy and very dry, with a lingering bitterness and some booze on the finish. This is a somewhat unique tasting Belgian tripel, but a bit one-dimensionally light and dry.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (5901) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 8, 2011
Clear golden color/ off white sheen. Spicy sweet light fruit, candi sugar, pils malt aromas. Frothy light mouthfeel. Dusty pils malt, sweet light pit fruit, peppery flavors, light n’ easy finish--good


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