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

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RATINGS: 1225   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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ABV may vary between 9% - 10%.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (9995) - Zeeman, NETHERLANDS - APR 29, 2016
Bottle shared at THT. Hazy brown with a small off white head. Aroma of overripe dark fruit, caramel, malt, yeast. Flavour is light heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter. Above medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bjakk (701) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - APR 22, 2016
Red, clear, creamy yellow foam. Sweet aroma of old orange. Sweet, raisins, fruit, with sweet raisins in the aftertaste. High in carbon.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dervock (940) - AUSTRALIA - APR 20, 2016
Bottle - pours red brown with a tan head. Aroma is caramel, burnt sugar and dates. Taste is sugary sweet up front then a dryer though still sugary finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Silvan7 (1081) - Samarate, ITALY - MAR 25, 2016
Bottle @ Campiglio. Ramata carica, quasi marrone, schiuma beige non troppo fine persistente. aroma abbastanza intenso, piuttosto complesso, lievito belga, crosta di pane, toffee, caramello, liquore (porto), frutta rossa sotto spirito e zucchero di canna.Gusto dolce amabile all’ingresso, tostato, acidulo, caramello, frutta rossa, alcolico. Lieve astringenza, poco corposa, non molto carbonata, calda, rotonda. Equilibrata ed armonica

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beggard (60) - - MAR 22, 2016
Aroma of an serious beer, very intensive, deep, yeast and malt very well balanced, dark red to brown with a lasting foam. Lasting taste of a roasted coffee/malt but not to dominant, nothing like a porter. Satisfying palate. Overall a very good strong Belgian dark ale.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerplace (705) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 12, 2016
Small bottle bought in BC Liquor store. Pours a dark brown, almost black with a slightly tan head. Complex aroma is dark fruits, toffy, similar to Belgian Quads. Carbonation is quite high. Taste is malty, dark fruits, caramel and notes of roasted malt. Some notes of iron in the aftertaste, unfortunately. Good one.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rami_pl (1765) - Warszawa, POLAND - MAR 5, 2016
butelka, pod mosteczkiem, na szybko: ciemnobursztynowe wpadajace w braz, z fajna piana. aromaty zbozowe, ciemne owoce, troche kawy, troche karmelu. w smaku powtorka przy czym poza spodziewana slodycza jest tez kwaskowatosc. dosc pelne, dosc ciezkie, troche a la mocniejszy dubel. bardzo cacy

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (1914) - - FEB 9, 2016
Bottle. Pours a dark brown. Aroma and taste are dark fruits, caramel, and biscuit.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DandyWolfFloyd (1020) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 26, 2015
Aroma - figs, raisins, and carmalized sugars. Appearance - dark burgundy body, with a beige head. The head starts at about 1". The head slowly settles and is a bit frothy in that foam. Some minor lacing. Taste - is rich with raisin, fig, and some caramelized sugars. Palate - body is somewhere between medium and full, the texture sticky, the carbonation approaching lively, the finish is rich and full of caramelized sugar alcohol.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
strap (730) - Sindelfingen, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - DEC 19, 2015
Dark cola colored pour with a thick beige head. Sweet aroma with a hint of licorice. Brown sugar and raisins with a hint of tartness. Overall very good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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