Brewed by La Caracole
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Falmignoul, Belgium


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RATINGS: 1187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
ABV may vary between 9% - 10%.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
civforprez (229) - Galesburg, Illinois, USA - DEC 10, 2004
Pours reddish with small, lasting head, no legs. Aroma is of yeast, malts, apples. Taste more of same, with a little bitterness. Nothing exceptional, but good for style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Shag (2684) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - NOV 8, 2004
A dark red appearance with a large beige head. The aroma is rather mild with some pears and caramel. The flavor is quite fruity with some hints of the alcohol and raspberries. Large yeasty overtones and it has a lambic tyle quality to it. This one is quite complex and tasty. Nostradamus predicts a high rating from Shag, once again he is right!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Syd (921) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 6, 2004
Bottle pours a hazy burnt red color with a big off white head and minimal residual lace. The aroma is big yeast and perhaps cheesey stale hops. The flavor is good as a typical BSA, sweet malt, dark fruits, yeast, stale hops, and a lingering bitterness. The palate cleansing as there is no shortage of those tiny Belgian bubbles. Overall, a bit drier than some other BSA, a bit more stale hops - makes it great with cheese, and just really pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badgerben (4608) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - NOV 5, 2004
Pours a thick brown color with a nice foamy head that quickly falls apart. Aroma of dark fruits and maybe raisins. Taste is moderately malty with a little chocolate and cherry. Not too shabby!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
garrison (792) - Cin. city, Ohio, USA - OCT 31, 2004
From the big, brown 750 ml bottle - This one pours a with a delightful, fruity/spicy/malty aroma and a rapidly fading light brown head of foam. Tastewise, it’s very rich, malty, sweet, and complex.... let me mention sweet again, because there’s no escaping the fruity, sugary notes of this beer. I really like this beer and, since it’s now Halloween, I have plenty of chocolate to go with this exeptional Belgian strong brown ale!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
11026 (1772) - Alabama, USA - OCT 30, 2004
Bottle. Deep amber color. Thin head. Low carbonation. Rich malty flavor, fairly well balanced. A little more carbonation would be nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pailhead (5633) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - OCT 27, 2004
Bottle: Malty aroma with some hints of apple. Pours an orangish-brown with a small white head. Initial sweetness with some sour apple. Pretty big caramel finish with some light alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GonZoBeeR (2987) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 25, 2004
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2006 Aroma:molasse and caramel... Appearance:Dark hazy brown,light beige head... Flavor:A lot of caramel,plum and dark fruit......

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
FtWorthBrew (105) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - OCT 15, 2004
Looked great in and out of the bottle. I usually interpret a gimick (like fancy labels) as an attempt to cover up for bad beer but was glad I tried this brand. Looked good in and out of the bottle. Tasted fruity and was very filling. strong alcohol tinge.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerhugger (542) - Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 5, 2004
Liked the label, liked the name, liked the fact that my usually red-wine loving partner wanted to order this one, and last but of course not least - liked the beer. Ruby brown and despite some evident alcohol enticingly fruity aromas.Was hoping Lisa wouldn’t like it so I could have a little more than half. Raisins and plums and nuttiness throughout and a somewhat dry somewhat sweet finish. Quite nice.

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