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Brewed by Brouwerij Het Nest
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Oud-Turnhout, Belgium

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RATINGS: 197   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 303   ABV: 10.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Previously brewed at Anders

Zwart & Straf Winterbier
Kleveretien: De tien slaat zowel op het alcoholgehalte als op het 10-jarig bestaan van onze bierproefclub "Orde van de zatte Mus". De ontwikkeling van dit bier is een zware bevalling geworden. In totaal hebben we acht proefbrouwsels gemaakt in onze hobbybrouwerij alvorens we pas echt tevreden konden zijn over het resultaat. Kleveretien is bijna zwart, maar heeft weinig tot niets van een stout. De smaak is overwegend kruidig met een toets van drop (steranijs), caramel en donker fruit. Op het einde komt de alcoholwarmte meer naar boven.
45EBU - 85EBC - Stamowrt 24° Plato


sayravai's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sayravai (4708) - Helsinki, - AUG 24, 2012
(Bottled) Very dark brown with a small, mostly fading, lightly lacy head. Aroma of roasted malt, dried fruit, anise and licorice, warming alcohol notes. Flavor has lots of anise with lightly roasted, sweetish maltiness. Gets a medicinal carbon feel with yeast poured in. Medium to full body, soft CO2, warming but hides the alcohol. Quite simple brew, something between an Imperial Porter and a Quadrupel. 6446


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (9276) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 2, 2016
Tap @ Gastropub Tuulensuu.
Pours dark brown color with a large head. Aroma is very spicy and malty with caramel sweetness, dried fruits, also some chocolaty notes, bready. Creamy smooth chocolaty and bready flavor with subtle spice notes, dried fruits, some earthy tones and very faint wooden tones. Pleasant, alcohol deceptively well hidden.
4324

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rondphoto (4054) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - AUG 30, 2016
Belmont Party Supply / Dayton OH --- Aroma of malt and sweet yeast. Nearly opaque brown / black color, deep tan head that stays at 1", lace cobwebs. Taste is rich malt that grows more caramel-y as it moves through a medium carbonated swallow, then dark chocolate on the way to a finish that has only a hint of hops. Big and malty, but not heavy in the belly. The alcohol is not strong. A really memorable full-bodied Belgian Strong. I’d buy it again.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vincentvega72 (382) - Terneuzen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 27, 2016
Donker (bijna zwart) met fijne schuimkraag. Beetje zurig aroma (herfstbladeren). Smaken van toffee, mokka, licht zurig. Licht zoetige afdronk. Niet de beste van Het Nest maar meer dan behoorlijk.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sarpa (1367) - FINLAND - AUG 26, 2016
Tap @ Tuulensuu. Pours dark ruby red, beige head. Chocolate, malts, dried fruits, caramel aroma. Chocolate, dark malts, fruits, Belgian yeast flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Baramba (912) - ITALY - AUG 8, 2016
Bottle. Dark brown with small beige head. Spicy and licorice aroma. Sweet ripe fruits flavour.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MelvinKalksma (933) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - JUL 16, 2016

Aroma:
Slight/medium aroma of malts, caramel, Belgian yeast, dried fruit and liquorice.

Appearance:
Turbid/opaque ruby/dark brown beer with heavy yeast and with a slight/medium beige head.

Taste/Palate:
Medium/heavy sweet with malts, caramel, Belgian yeast, dried fruit and liquorice.

Overall:
This beer is intense, complex and balanced. The aroma is rather weak however and the palate could have been better. The flavour is great despite all this!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (9448) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 11, 2016
330ml bottle from a holidaying friend. Pours clear dark chestnut brown with a thin beige head. Aromas of stewed fruit, prunes, tobacco. Taste is roasty, light chocolate and more prunes. Medium body, fruity sweet finish.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackisle (2043) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - JUL 9, 2016
Bottle 33cl. Poured into a chalice. Deep ruby brown, small foamy tan head, mostly diminishing, lacing; aroma sweet malts, roasted, anise, licorice, dark fruits, brown sugar, light chocolate; taste light heavy sweet, slightly bitter, roasted malts, chocolate, sugary, spicy notes; in the middle part roasted malts and light fruitiness, spicy accents (cinnamon, anise, black pepper), alcohol joins towards the sweetbitter roasty finish, chocolate and coffee notes; full to medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation; heavy duty beer but well-balanced and complex.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dutchbeerpages (2263) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - JUL 8, 2016
Just a little too sweet but nice and warming. Flavors of overripe prunes and raisins. Maybe mid july isn’t the best time of year to drink this, but again they have shown they know how to brew. Bottle from De Zwart in Wilnis.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Holmen1 (4807) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUN 13, 2016
Flaske fra Belgisk Bryg, hjemme om kvelden etter mitt siste personalmøte før pensjonismen: brunsvart med et rødlig skjær. Bæraktig, vinøs og fyldig aroma og smak med svisker, rosiner, fiken, brøddeig, brunsukker, bjørnebær, ville bringebær, gule epler, lakris og et lite snev av stjerneanis. Kompleks, delikat, saftig, fyldig og samtidig elegant sverer den bekymringsløst og faretruende lett over (under?) ganen. På innkjøpslisten for neste handletur til Emdrup Mosevej! (Mange tyrkkleifer og intens korrekturlesing før jeg kunne trykke Enter.)


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