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


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RATINGS: 1898   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

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cranesareflying (50) - Evanston, Illinois, USA - JUL 5, 2002
Golden yellow color, flowery aroma with a white, frothy head, a light pale malt flavor, slightly fruity, slightly sweet, deceptively strong, fairly full and complex on the palate, a mild carbonation, this is built to last with a refreshingly thick finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rodriguez (220) - Quito, ECUADOR - APR 22, 2014
Hazy yellow, good head retention, tastes and smells like a typical Tripel but subtle, spicy, orange, coriander, pepper, creamy, and the alcohol is well hidden. Well balanced beer, will drink it again, definitively.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mircoas (19) - ITALY - APR 21, 2014
not my cup of tea. Mi aspettavo MOLTO meglio, comunque birra tutto sommato decente e bevibile.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mathieuc (998) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 20, 2014
Chouffe in a brown bottle? A first to me! Pours a hazy light golden with a small white head that leaves some lacing. Nose is spicy and really just belgian overall. Taste is dry, carries some fruity but mostly spicy notes. Body is medium, alcohol pretty much inexistant. Carbonation is medium. Finish is lightly bitter and floral. A real good belgian ale!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
melush (269) - SPAIN - APR 19, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en La Birra. Color dorado. Sabor a levadura, con un toque de lupulo, ligeramente dulce.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kasia80 (1) - puerto plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - APR 17, 2014 does not count
Muy bien cerveza para disfrutar en el sol. No es tan fuerte como mc chouffe de sabor. Se apparece mas a un duvel, pero con un sabor un poquito mas suave. A mi me gusta mucho este.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
lucanna77 (26) - ITALY - APR 14, 2014
Aspetto biondo opaco, schiuma bianca, fine e persistente. Corpo leggero con sentori dolciastri. Alcolicità ben nascosta. Manca purtroppo di carattere e di mordente, non è più quella di una volta...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ippopotamo36 (34) - - APR 9, 2014
Living and bright golden-orange color, a bit cloudy. White and tick long-lasting foamy head. At the nose Belgian yeast, resin, herbal notes. Nice mouth, very refreshing: yeast, sour feel and a final cutting end of the palate. Very nice beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ambro206 (32) - ITALY - APR 7, 2014
Uno dei pilastri della birra belga. Non delude mai. Bellissimo colore arancione deciso, schiuma compatta. Sapori agrumati, floreali ed erbacei con un pizzico di caramello. Rinfrescante a dispetto dell’elevata alcolicità.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
gusco2k (8) - BRAZIL - APR 6, 2014 does not count
Bela.cerveja blond álcool muito inserido quase imperceptível... Gosto de.condimentos final seco levando a outro gole!! Top do estilo

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MonsterMagnet (65) - NETHERLANDS - APR 6, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy yellow with white head. Aroma of banana, orange, grass, spices. Taste adds almond sweetness, wheat, more herbs/spices and orange and lemon zest. Medium body, smooth mouthfeel. Balanced bitter and sweet, medium long aftertaste. Alcohol is well hidden. Lovely.

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