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Brewed by Brasserie La Binchoise
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Binche, Belgium

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RATINGS: 189   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
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A honey beer that never lets you forget the fact. Although there is only a slight trace of it in the nose the intensity of the honey in the palate may be a bit much for some people. This is an accomplished beer that oozes quality yet retains a small brewery taste. Also sold as Berenbier in Flanders.


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2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sylvainestbon (37) - - AUG 28, 2011
honey, citrus, pale, clear, medium sweetness, average carbonation, Bottled. Very sweet. A bit malt. And a bad taste of citrus which stay relatively long. Bof...


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
martjoobolut (959) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 13, 2014
0,33L bottle (as a gift). Pours hazy golden with off-white head. The head stays. Aroma is sweet, fruits, apples, maize and some sourness. Flavor is sweet, sour, fruits, apples and a little bit dirt. Overall: ok-ish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
suurjuust (1228) - ESTONIA - DEC 9, 2014
Bottle shared by martjoobolut, thanks! Hazy golden beer, off-white head. Nose is honey, malt, yeast, some mild wet cardboard. Flavor is honey, malt yeast, fruity notes, herbal hops and more honey in the finish. Odd mouthfeel - syrupy to oily to watery.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boxereddy (154) - BELGIUM - DEC 9, 2014
Wazig blond bier met flink wat gistpartikels. Schuimt rijkelijk en geeft een snelzakkende witte schuimkraag. Zoetig in de neus met lichte honingtoets. Licht mondgevoel met fruitige toets. Zachte kruidige afdronk met hoppige bitterheid. Een verrassend honingbier!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (2464) - BELGIUM - DEC 4, 2014
Typical Belgian honey beer, a hazy deep blonde beer with medium, off-white head and honey clearly incompletely fermented, leaving a sweet residue in aroma and taste, embedded in a yeasty, fruity, malty environment; soft herbal hop bitterness in the finish, with some lingering, but not cloying sweetness. Not the most complex Wallonian honey beer I’ve had but certainly representative for the style.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LaViolette (47) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 1, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 26, 2014 Great honey beer! The name is so cool by the way... I don’t like honey beers generally because they are too sweet, and the taste/smell of honey is always too strong for me. This one is a great exception. First the colour is beautiful, cloudy golden brownish. Then the nose is great, with honey of course and a lot of chestnut. It’s a well balanced beer, very refreshing and comforting at the same time. A great discovery!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Baramba (215) - ITALY - NOV 29, 2014
33 cl bottle @ Malterie des Remparts. Hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma of honey and fruit. Sweet flavour.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Flanfl (123) - USA - SEP 4, 2014
Bottle. Golden color with lost of. High carbonation. Floral aroma and yeast. Couldn't find any honey. Flavour is sweet and fruity. Still no honey. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Calisky (1145) - ALSACE, FRANCE - AUG 31, 2014
Couleur orangée trouble, beaucoup de depot, mousse qui disparait. Nez houblonné fruité, levures avec notes de miel. Gout malté levure avec fortes notes de miel. Fin longue et douce miel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Yves (2362) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - AUG 22, 2014
Alone at home. Clear goldblond colored beer with large diminishing white head and lots of carbonation. Hopped spicy aroma. Full sparkling palate. Finish is bitter sweet spicy.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iznogud (895) - CROATIA - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle, 330 ml from Kuca Piva, Zagreb. Hazy yellow with white head. Sweet malty and honey aroma and flavor. Some fruits as well.


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