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


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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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aged on used Armagnac barrels

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mmahut (909) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 19, 2014
Bottle, dakujem mama :) Dark hazy amber body with no head. Aroma is yeasty, light alcohol, caramel, lot of wine with touches of bourbon. Taste is light to medium yeasty caramel sweetness, low bitterness. Body medium, low carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
_angst_ (2612) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 29, 2014
Bottle shared at tasting. Canät remember who brought this... Pours hazy reddish golden with a small frothy offwhite head that quickly dissipates while leaving a small trace on the glass. Smell is sweet with biscuits, sweet dark bread, honey, hay, lemon zest, hazelnuts and sweet soy sauce. Taste is very sweet and tiny bitter with toasted malts, sweet dark bread, moist mushrooms, biscuits, honey, sweet soy sauce, moist wood, compost, lemon zest and bitter almond. Mouthfeel is soft, sticky sweet and medium bodied. Finish is sweet and tiny bitter with biscuits, moist mushrooms, mold, compost, honey, hazelnuts and sweet dark bread. Disgusting mushroom character...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (7944) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2014
Bottle, thanks to Andy Snow, split at Colin and the Vikings tasting, Nol, Goteborg, Sweden 22/03/14. Hazed orange golden with moderate off white spotting. Nose is light booze, dark fruits, spice, dates, bitter orange, woody twang. Taste comprises caramel, spice, ripe citric fruit, dates, prunes, figs, tobacco. Full bodied, fine carbonation, sweet licks and subtle booze in the close. Decent enough offering, good balance and well integrated alcohol.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
AndySnow (2933) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 7, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: Tasting at Colin and the Vikings. Bought at Systembolaget.
Appearance: Light brown colour with a small white head.
Aroma: Sweet malt, fruit, alcohol, citrus.
Body: Full body, light to medium carbonation.
Flavour: Sweet, citrus, alcohol, fruit.
Comment: Nice bottle, not so nice beer. Almost want to give it bonus points for the bottle, but just almost.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ekstedt (5355) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 26, 2014
Bottle (75 cl), courtesy of AndySnow & Solros. Hazy amber, medium off-white head. Fruity, orangey, alcohol, some wood, and peppery notes. Full bodied, high carbonation. Semi dry, light to medium bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4102) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle at the "Colin and the Vikings tasting, Goteborg". Poured a hazy medium amber with a thin white head. The aroma is yeast, malt. The flavour is medium sweet light bitter with a smooth light watery fruit yeast palate. Medium to light bodied with average carbonation. Not sure where the alcohol was. It certainly wasn’t evident. Nice bottle :-)

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
solros (88) - stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2014
Doft: Toa doft när man går på allmän toalett. Smak: spritig och kan inte fly dofterna från allmän toalett. Känner mig besviken på grund av flaskans form som är rätt udda. Tänkte mig en udda spännande framtida smak men vill tala om för er andra vad jag lärt mig om detta...ni som vill bjuda på udda god öl i en udda flaska...SMAKA PÅ DEN FÖRST!!!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (10117) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle at Colin And The Vikings in Nol 2014-03-22. Hazy golden beer with yeast in the liquid, small offwhite head. Malty aroma, woody, cognac, bready, biscuits, spicy notes, some grapes and citrus. Malty bready flavor, grapes, citrus, spicy, cognac, alcohol, some plastic notes. Not a favorite.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (10263) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle. Amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is grapes, alcohol, malt, dried fruits. Flavour is grapes, alcohol, malt, dried fruits, vineous, caramel. Boozy beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrHangover (2452) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 14, 2014
Bottle, thnx to a friend. Pours a slight hazy amber beer with a small white head on top. Aroma of cheese, grapes, booze. Slight barrel characteristics. Flavor is very sweet, boozy and very fruity. Some yeasty influences in the aftertaste. Long sweet aftertaste, nicely balanced. Very fruity, boozy. Nice.

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