Brewed by Brasserie d’Achouffe (Moortgat)
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Achouffe, Belgium


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RATINGS: 2115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Bottle conditioned.
Golden Ale, strong, spicy, lightly hoppy, with evolving taste. Natural beer, bottle conditioned, unfiltered, not pasteurised and without any additives

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerly There (20) - Oregon, USA - NOV 2, 2006
Classic bottle art. Cloudy orange with a medium sized head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is a little musty with noticeable alcohol. Slighly sweet with a moderate malt backbone, spicy - the coriander is understated but noticeable, the hops kick in toward the end as it gracefully slides down your throat. Another great beer from a great brewery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (14434) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 1, 2006
Bottle. Nice head with ok duration. Color is golden and a bit hazy. Aroma and taste is yeast, hops and fruit. Good mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
french tickler (649) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 27, 2006
Very fuity spicy, typical blond belgian ale smell. fantastic golden color, nice thick white head served in a Chouffe tulip glass. Taste of Tangy citrus, sweet fruity end to it. Somewhat bitter, and moderately carbonated. Very well rounded belgian ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
papajohn (1249) - San Diego (Mira Mesa), California, USA - OCT 25, 2006
Bottle from Holiday Wine Cellar: Aroma is fruity and spicy with a little yeast. Hazy pale orange color with a medium white head. Flavor is fruity with orange, corriander and lemon, some hop bitterness and a peppery sensation finishing lightly sweet and acidic. Medium bodied and smooth with fizzy carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tomthompson89 (1924) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 22, 2006
got in Quebec, sweet malt nice spiciness, good blonde, spicy malt with good dryness on the finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
redlight (2317) - Orlando, Florida, USA - OCT 17, 2006
Sweet malty aroma, with a hint of spice. Pours golden blonde. Sweet malt upfront, some spice, then a dry hoppiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11349) - Kolding, DENMARK - OCT 9, 2006
Pours muddy yellow with lots of yeast and a good white head. Aroma is citric and wheaty with clear yeasty tones. A touch vinious, sweet and quite fresh with fruity tones.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexanderj (3382) - Branson, Missouri, USA - OCT 6, 2006
Bottle. Poured a clear, very light amber. Almost gold. Very large fluffy white head. Smells like a Unibrau beer. Slowly dissipating. Aroma of fruit, yeast and spice. Flavor was of yeast, fruit and some spices. Didn’t catch much hops. Was expecting better

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
T2Tool (352) - Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA - OCT 4, 2006
Had on draft at Eulogy at the suggestion of the bartender. Beer was golden in color. It was an enjoyable beer which went smoothly. Could taste some spices.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JB175 (1665) - Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 4, 2006 Draught @ Isaac Newtons (in Chimay trappist glass). Golden pour with a light fizzy head. Sweet smelling, fruity malts. Taste is of light citrus candy with nice malty undertones. Very well hopped for a Belgian beer. Smooth and slightly bitter finish that is very satisfying. Will have to try again.

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