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

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RATINGS: 1109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowcars4life (21) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 13, 2013
The bsa offers an unexpected very malty flavor. Slightly medium rich body. Overall not a bad beer.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
prawlie (1095) - 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 (2783) - 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 (485) - - 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 (581) - 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 (5329) - 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 (648) - 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.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
citydave (53) - - JUN 3, 2014
Pours very dark brown with a large tan head. Lot of bubbles in this one. Thats about the only negative. Very strong aroma, dark and light fruits and alcohol. Taste is much the same. Excellent representation of the style.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
venom666 (308) - Alicante, SPAIN - JUN 2, 2014
Dark brown color with a creamy beige foam. Sweet scents of ripe fruit, especially plums and cherries and apple. Malty taste, with ripe fruits, plums, cherries, apricots and caramel.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
pras (428) - Maryland, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Clear brown appearance. Aroma of raisins and prunes. Flavor is raisin and prune, and sweet. Slightly warming. Pretty spot on for the style. I think I just don’t like the style.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DwarfeD (836) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - MAY 29, 2014
33cl at home. Clearish dark amber brown with a medium off-white head which didn’t last too long. Medium to full body with ditto carbonation. Sweet with spices and some hoppy tones. Caramel, brown sugar, bread, grain, herbs and spices. A nice full flavoured dark Belgian brew.


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