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De Hoevebrouwers
Brewed at De Graal

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Zottegem, Belgium

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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (23579) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2011
Bottle at ZBF 2011. Clear golden coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of spices and yeast. Fruity flavour of spices, yeast, hops and grape fruits. Dry hoppy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10787) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2011
Bottle @ ZBF 2011: Yellow coloured. Unclear. Dense off white head. ARoma of sweetness, banana, yeast and vague spice. Flavour of yeast, fruits and spice. Medium bodied. Yeasty and sweet end.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (22640) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 8, 2011
Bottled@Monks Café Wallingatan, Stockholm. Golden colour with a small white head. Aroma is caramel malts, some alcohol as well as fruits, nectar and some slight bready notes. Flavour is much the same in a good balance. Nice alcoholic and fruity aftertaste. Gets smoother in flavour once the yeast is poured in.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (35101) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2011
33 cL bottle at ZBF2011. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild yeasty and slight hoppy fruity. Bitter, yeasty and mild grapefruity dry hoppy. Ends dry and bitter and solid grapefruity hops note. Dry and bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrChopin (3726) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 6, 2011
transparent gold, thin white head. Nose of cream and wheat. Flavor of banana, light lemon zest, bit of pepper and crust.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (15915) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 19, 2011
Tap at Max’s. Clear yellow, no head. Aroma of lemon and pepper. Taste is very bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - FEB 18, 2011
Sweat honey nose, rather light. Rather swee, light bitterness, some honey and cotton candy, white wine grapes, slightly astringent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 5, 2011
Bottle sampled at Monks café Wallingatan, Stockholm. Pours out in a shady pale golden colour with a rich white foam. Lemon-zest, almond-paste, over-riped oranges and mild spicy alcohol in the background. Nearly full-bodied with notes of pale malts, spicy hops, apricots, candid-sugar, over-riped oranges, mild honey and peppery alcohol. Rather sweet finish of over-riped oranges, almond-paste and apricots. Decent Tripel.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bp (823) - Queens, New York, USA - JAN 26, 2011
Bottle: pours a cloudy straw color, frothy white head, citrus aroma, taste is slightly bitter, some citrus, fairly dry. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (4838) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JAN 2, 2011
Bottle. Golden pour with some white head. Lemony citrus, clove and other spiced aroma. Flavor of sweet fruit, and light yeast and mild warming on the finish.


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