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

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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CampbellWilson (533) - - JAN 6, 2006
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Gold with persistant white head. Spicy aroma with toasty malt and apricot hop. Good hoppy finish. Not bad.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (5080) - Halden, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2015
Golden color with a fine white head. Malty, some yeast, some spices and fruity aroma. Medium + body. A bit sweet and a moderate bitterness. Average carbonation. Malty, fruity, mild citric, yeast and some spiced notes in the flavor.
[Bottle from Systembolaget in Sweden]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (4308) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 30, 2015
How: Bottle.
Where: Systembolaget.
Appearance: Golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Fruit, yeast, citrus, coriander.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Fruit, yeast, citrus.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (18159) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty aroma. Fruity malty spicy yeasty flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty finish.

0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
GordonJ (1) - - DEC 15, 2014 does not count
In my view, completely undrinkable. Tastes more like rotten vinegar, than beer. By far, the worst I have EVER tasted.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
djoeye (2000) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 5, 2014
Foggy golden body, off white head, moderate lacing. Aroma; berries, sour milk, green apple. Taste; fermented apple juice blended with wheat malts and oranges. Juicy on palate, average body, slightly fizzy carbonation; Finishes suddenly with faint traces of mild orange. Funny fruit beer, I would say... [33cl brown bottle, 7.5%abv, B@Systembolaget, T@höme]

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
arsol (689) - NORWAY - OCT 25, 2014
Lys brun farge med hvitt tynt skum. Lukter gjær, sødme og krydder. Honning, sødme sitter igjen i smaken.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SaintMatty (5614) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 23, 2014
330ml Bottle - Amber with a slight haze and a small white head. Lemon, peach, yeast and a hint of spice in the aroma. Nicely balanced taste with a moderate sweetness and notes of peach, apricot, lemon and yoghurt. Tasty and easy to drink, especially when you consider how it’s 7.5%.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fyb (15) - SWEDEN - OCT 21, 2014
Pours hazy yellow-amber with a thin white head. Aroma is a bit fruity, some honey and spices. Taste is sour-sweet, fruity, yeasty with hints of some spice(s) I can’t really pick out. Finish is short and sweet. Medium carbonation with small, smooth bubbles, slightly oily. I liked this one, tasty, well balanced and very drinkable. Never would’ve guessed it’s actually 7.5% abv :o

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ninecats (217) - Uddevalla, SWEDEN - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy orange with a massive white head with some yellow nuance, sinks slowly and leaves some lacings. Aroma is big, with citrus, orange, lemon, sweet notes, rosehip, slight yeast character. Taste is sourish fruity, even more so than the aroma, with a nicely balanced sweet tone to back it up, some soap and yeast hints. Slight bitterness in the end without losing its juiciness. Medium body, medium carbo, slight oily texture. Like drinking a carbonated orange/citrus soda with some deep character. Damn good. 7,5%? I would never have guessed at a blind sample.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ktwse (2290) - SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2014
Pours hazy apricot with low white head. Aroma is kind of funky fruity, yeast and very ripe fruit but hard to pick out what. Taste is also kind of funky fruity, to be honest. An initial fairly overwhelming sweetness but with a very light tarty sour to balance it, only it doesn’t really work. Feels unbalanced and quite messy. Body is light to medium and smooth with soft carbonation.


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