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Brewed by De Proefbrouwerij
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Lochristi - Hijfte, Belgium

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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early versions were brewed at Boelens Belsele and had a ABV of 8.5%, now brewed at Proef and 7% ABV


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kerenmk (2421) - Tel Aviv, - NOV 5, 2012
Bottle sample at a tasting at avrashi’s place. Thanks troubles. Pours hazy amber with a white ring. Butter, candy, apple aroma and a very sweet taste, like red hard candy. Full body and sugary finish. It’s weird, really tasty, but far from being a beer.


3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
eduardovl (865) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
330ml bottle served in a tulip glass. A: Pours a dark orange color which is a bit cloudy. Forms a big and bubbled persistent head. Many spotty lacings are left in the glass S: Sweet, flowery and spicy too. Belgian earthy yeasts. Notes of honey, candy sugar and caramel. Cinnamon, vanilla and pepper T: Very sweet upfront. Strong notes of caramel malts, Belgian yeasts, honey, cinnamon, pepper, vanilla. End is slightly bitter. In overall, too sweet in the mouth M: Heavy, creamy and molasses body. Medium carbonation. Bittersweet aftertaste O: Low drinkability due to its strong sweetness. Besides that, classic spiced belgian strong ale [ BA Review @ 3/23/2013 ]

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MichaelAwesome (4314) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - OCT 5, 2014
Blumig und süß mit etwas Hefe und Hopfen. Getreidige Überladung mit einem Abschluss, der an Süßstoff erinnert. Trinkbar, jedoch irgendwie derb.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
McTapps (4314) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle from the Interspar in Kufstein. The beer pours out in a hazy light brownish colour with low head and medium body. Aroma of Belgian yeast and cloves. Taste of Belgian yeast, grains, bananas, herbs, bread and green nuts. High carbonation. Expected more, especially a better taste and also some flowery hints in the taste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (1470) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2014
Bottle. Archer Road Beer Stop, Sheffield. Clear gold. Thick, sticky, dense, white head. Banana. Yeasty bread. Sweet flora. Some cinnamon like spice. Taste is fairly sweet, with a little, but possibly not enough, yeasty dry. Palate is thick, and sweet. Finish is sweet, and spicy.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
milo91hd (123) - Lecce, ITALY - AUG 10, 2014
la birra ha un colore ambrato pallido con una schiuma abbastanza persistente, all’odore risaltano solamente note floreali, in bocca forse è troppo dolce è si sente anche la nota alcolica

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikske79 (1246) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 3, 2014
Een zeer lekker bier met een enorm typische smaak, je gaat het ofwel heel lekker vinden of heel slecht, maar ik vind het top!

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (2076) - BELGIUM - AUG 2, 2014
Fantasy beer ’enriched with flowers and plants’, with light beige moussy, thick head and deep peach blonde colour, cloudy. Sweet fruity and flowery nose, mandarin, pear, banana, honey, caramel, aromatic spices (liquorice, aniseed, cinnamon), rose petals. Soft and very sweet onset, honeyish and sugary, banana, in the end accompanied by spices (star aniseed?), a bit resinous, staying sweet till the end with very low hop bitterness. Interesting and original but a stereotypical "ladies’ beer", which is not necessarily a bad thing.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (3764) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: Pressklubben, Stockholm.
Appearance: Amber colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Strong caramel, floral, herbs.
Body: Medium body, high carbonation.
Flavour: Sweet, caramel, candied sugar.

1.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Lele (128) - Padova, ITALY - JUN 22, 2014
Decisamente un dolcione, ma della peggior specie, e ve lo dice uno che ama le birre dolci. Si parte con un dolce stucchevole. Verso la fine del sorso questo scompare, lasciando spazio ad un amarognolo che stona completamente con il resto della bevuta. L’ho assaggiata nella bottiglia da 33 cl, ma non sono riuscito a finirla!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
VDuquerroux (312) - Airvault, FRANCE - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle, 33cL. 7% abv. A clear light brown beer with a huge thin white foam. Good persistence. Aroma of caramel, herbs, sugar note. Heavy sugary sweet, light bitter. Medium body, oily texture, medium carbonation, long sugary sweet finish. A bit refreshing. Overall, disppointing : a bit too sweet for me. Easy to drink.


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