Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Kuringen-Hasselt, Belgium


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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Same as Bruin 10%. 10% Alc Vol, 26 EBU, 16°PL,18 EBC,8-11°C.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (38496) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 15, 2012

Bottle 750ml.

Clear medium to dark amber orange colour with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, caramel, moderate to heavy yeasty, reiped fruit, sugary, alcohol - booze. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light moderate bitter with a long duration, dark fruit. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light to moderate alcoholic. [20120330]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (34797) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2012
75 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden deep amber with a small tan head. Fruity, dark malty, light yeasty: classic well brewed belgian. Smooth caramelish, wellhidden alcohol. Sweet and fruity finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25075) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Pours an almost clear reddish amber with an off-white head. Lots of brown sugar and booze in the nose. Solid body, again brown sugars, dark dried fruits, subtle roast, quite some spices and a massive booziness. Certainly no Bière de Garde! 310312

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (15613) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 28, 2012
Bottle. Hazy maroon color, medium off white head. Aroma of summer fruit, white bread. Taste is similar. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14705) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2012
Bottle @ Fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is dark amber with a ruby hue. Aroma and taste are yeast, fruits, caramel, malt and hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (13514) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Hazy red with an off-white head and floaties. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity and yeasty. Flavor is quite sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. 300312

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (12507) - DENMARK - MAR 30, 2012
Bottle @ FOneFan. Unclear dark amber with small tan head. Aroma is malt, fruit, yeast and dark fruits. Flavour is malt, yeast, dark fruits, medium sweet, caramel, little toffee, little bitter with notes of alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (12147) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 27, 2012
(750ml bottle) Pours a clear amber body with a small beige head. Aroma of yeast, raisin, plum, and caramel. Flavor of raisins, yeast, banana, and caramel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11433) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 26, 2011
Bottle, bought @ Willems, Grobbendonk.
Pours lovely clear mahogany with a small, staying, frothy, off-white head. Aroma has caramel, red berries, mild vinious, toasted notes, light macademia nuts. Medium carbonation, fat and oily mouthfeel. Flavour is toasted caramel, red berries - primarily red currants. Vinious, light molasses. Overripe plums, mild chocolate and lovely malty. Delicious and elegant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierkoning (11044) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - MAR 20, 2013
Bottle. Dark amber color. Butter cookies and maple syrup in the aroma. Sharp alcoholic sweet flavor with some distant vinous notes and butterscotch. Oaky aftertaste. Not unpleasant but limited in depth.

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