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

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RATINGS: 1133   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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ABV may vary between 9% - 10%.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wxman (1449) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - AUG 11, 2014
On tap at Global Brew. Pours an opaque dark brown with a decent thin tan head. Aroma of dried dark fruit and cocoa. Taste comes through as prunes, raisins, coffee and cocoa. Good stuff.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
sirwisa (25) - California, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Pours a milky brown. Sweet malty aroma. Highly carbonated, keeping the 1/4 inch head constant. Maybe a good dessert beer. Definitely needs food.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrJoller (69) - ITALY - AUG 9, 2014
Pour is dark chocolate with a fast vanishing light brown head. Aroma is roasted and alcohol but is far more complex than my description. Taste is chocolate, roasted, maybe some licorice notes, alcohol flavor is present.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arcanor (86) - Quebec, CANADA - JUL 23, 2014
330ml bottle from LCBO. Pour dark cooper with medium tan head. Caramel, brown sugar and roasted grains. Medium sweetness, lively with note of caramel and a good level of alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
prawlie (1153) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2014
33 cL bottle at the Fiere Margariet in Leuven. Very dark brown, perhaps a very dark red, with a generous bubbly head. Malty, chocolate, spiced, with hints of crystal malt. A little roasty. The aroma is malty and lightly toasted. A tasty tipple, pretty enjoyable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
kraddel (3458) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JUL 9, 2014
At poechenelekelder . Pours fuzzy , chocolate brown . Big white head Smell is chocolate , cacao , earth , bit bitter . Taste is cacao , burnt malts , chocolate , bit bitter . Very nice . Bit thin , tad to high carbo

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yy0pp (570) - - JUN 27, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 19, 2014 Bottle 33cl. Seraf. Dark amber body with a medium head. Aroma of fruit and brown sugar.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gururyan (615) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Pours a deep, rich ruby. Aroma is very boozy, but amazingly it isn't at all in taste. Very drinkable and a surprising find on a blind whim. This makes the repeater list. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5556) - Ohio, USA - JUN 17, 2014
750 ml c&c bottle at home from backlog notes. Pours a hazy brown color with a large fluffy beige head. The aroma and flavor have caramel, dark fruit, plums, figs, a nice spice character, yeast, a hint of alcohol, some mild nutty notes wwith good overall flavor.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Piero1987 (686) - Iglesias, ITALY - JUN 4, 2014
Brown color with big head. Nice old fruit and ripe fruit aroma mixed with caramel malt. Light sweet and smooth, but too drinkable.


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