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Brewed by Brasserie Artisanale La Botteresse de Sur-les-Bois
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Saint-Georges (Sur-les-Bois), Belgium

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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BoBoChamp (5456) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 20, 2009
33cl, exclusive brewery, from De Hopduvel Gent, complex brew, yet heavy, not balanced, hazy, small head, good brew

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierkoning (10210) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2008
Bottle @ home. Murky brown color. Cardemom, malt and caramel in the aroma. Malty sweet flavor with caramel, cardemom and ginger. Alcoholic but drinkable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20334) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 30, 2008
Bottle (from Cracked Kettle). Deep reddish brown colour with huge beige foamy head. Aroma is at first very much licorice, then turns into spices and a lot of citrus fruits. Flavour is quite much licorice along with spices. Not that much fruityness in the flavour. Some mildly burning alcohol in the aftertaste, otherwise alcohol is very well hidden. Superb.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jerre (2684) - Waregem, BELGIUM - JUL 26, 2008
RE-tasted at home on 21 juli ’08. Bottle, 33 cl. (bought last year @ festival Hotton) Darkbrown color (little reddish shine), with beige head. Aroma first = liquorice, sweet, some others spice. Medium to full body. Taste dark roasted malts, sweet, liquoice again. Dry sticky finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHIG (3587) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - APR 9, 2008
Bottle: Poured a dark brown with a medium beige head. Aroma is sweet with fruit and licorice. Taste is burnt malts with licorice with a warming mouth finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - MAR 30, 2008
Bottle@Home. Jasmin and raisin in the aroma. Reddish brown color, firm beige head, good lace. Sweet, vanilla, licorice, jasmin, light bitter. Medium body, silky, little warming. Flavorful, interesting because it’s quite out of the ordinary.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (9359) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 14, 2007
330ml bottle 8.5% (One Pint, Helsinki, Belgian Beers Weeks 2007). Apple and honey nose, full malty taste. Slightly alcoholic, but not intrusively so.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (12548) - Pori, FINLAND - FEB 25, 2007
Bottled, alc. 8.5% @One Pint Pub
Dark brown, a bit reddish color, small steady tan head. Spicey - strong clove nose. Very carbonated mouthfeel, licorice dominates the flavor. A bit spicey (clove), but not as much in the aroma. Slightly sticky mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorisPPattyn (7930) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAR 17, 2005
Yellow dense head over dark, opaque-brown beer. Little sourish nose with drop (liquorice-gum) nose, and a bit sweet pigfat ("zoete lies"). Again sourish lactic taste on top of rather sweet dark malts. And a distinct lavender flavour. Well bodied, sticky. Not bad, nice taste. No doubt some small lactic "infection", but not in any way unpleasant.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hildigöltur (5103) - København, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2004
Brown coloured. Loads of sediment in the bottom of the 75cL bottle. Lovely aroma of spices. I find cinnamon, cardamom, clove, coriander and some orange peel. The flavour is also spicy with herbal notes and herbal bitterness in the finish. Complex and pleasant.


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