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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1208   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
ABV may vary between 9% - 10%.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Moolesen (378) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Brown with a tanned head. Yeasty aroma with some dried fruit and at the end some orange peel. Slight metallic taste (disturbing) but also a very rich taste with lots of jam and dried fruit. No hops discovered. Rather long finish which is medium sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Shark_Pants (536) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 25, 2015
Clear cola colour with frothy beige head that leaves good lacing. Aromas of caramel, toffee, dried figs, dates, plums. The taste is fortunately less sweet than the smell - the dark fruits from the aroma are all there, cherries too, toffee, solid earthy hop bitterness to help counteract the sweetness. The light to medium body and lack of stickiness also helps offset sweet flavours. 9% ABV unnoticeable. Solid belgian strong.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Icedwarf (1011) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - OCT 24, 2015
Zwart bier met mooi stevig schuim. Smaak is licht zoet en licht bitter, drop, anijs, braam en bessen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Anthobeers (76) - - OCT 23, 2015
Arômes, pain, pain grillé, apparence ambrée, foncée, goût très amer, pas hyper agréable, mais on s’y fait, pain grillé, café, boisé, palais très fort trop fort,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricksta_p (2683) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - OCT 18, 2015
Bottle at home. Aroma of malt, caramel, chocolate, cookies, dark fruits, toffee, some candy sugar, liquorice, strong spicy notes. Flavour is sweet. Body is medium to full. Rich and smooth spicy malty toffee fruity beer, good balance. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
FunkyF (660) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 15, 2015
Flaska från SB. Mörkt rödbrun med beige skum. Doft av söt jäst och karamell. Lite sträv i smaken med jäst, karamell och en lätt ton av körsbär.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drmet (620) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - OCT 12, 2015
L: -pours a hazy ruby-brown with a huge,frothy,beige head -high carbonation visible S: -slightly acidic,plums,raisins,dates,cherries T: -plums,ra sugar -a touch of bitterniss F: -high carbonation -full body -alcohol warmth O: Good Dark Belgian Strong Ale,Didn’t "Wow!" me though

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MonsterMagnet (858) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2015
Bottle at BGBB2,didn’t take proper tasting notes, will rerate when I get the chance. Didn’t really appeal to me this time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Muggus69 (1770) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - SEP 24, 2015
330mL bottle from International Beer Collector. BB 11.08.2016 Hazy bronze body, holds a small creamy beige head. Nose quite rich - burnt caramels, dark candy sugar, nuts, raisins, sultanas, dates, touch of cocoa, sweet spice. Full body, richness builds, slightly syrupy, low carbonation somewhat creamy, velvety. Has a bitter-sweet thing going on the palate - lots of rich dark candy sugar with earthy undertones, dried fruits in abundance, woody sweet nutmeg clovey spice cuts through, some leafy hop and associated bitterness in the works. Long finish, plenty of warmth. A winter warmer for sure.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
guzgorog (588) - FRANCE - SEP 13, 2015
Brune foncée, haute mousse noisette persistante. Nez de fruits noirs, pruneaux, caramel, malts légèrement grillés. Bouche crémeuse et sucrée, puneaux, épices, pointe de houblons herbeux, alcool.

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