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


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RATINGS: 1961   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

DrnkMcDermott's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DrnkMcDermott (2781) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - MAY 3, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 20, 2010 Draft at 3Floyds’ pub on Dark Lord Day. Cloudy gold color under a big meringue head. An exquisite mix of that Belgian pale malt and too many hops for a Belgian beer—I suspect some American IPA hops—adding citrus, pine and pepper to the mix.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ragnampiza (346) - Rome / Lecce, ITALY - JUL 29, 2014
330 ml bottle. Deep and bright orange, quite hazy, with a big, creamy, fluffy and persistent white head. Good lacing. Fruity and spicy aroma, some blanche qualities (coriander especially), fruit esters, yeast, moderately hoppy as well. Quite zingy, very dry, slightly warming but the 8% ABV is well masked. Solid level of bitterness, hoppy enough with a decent bready/biscuity malt backbone. Refreshing and easy to drink despite its strenght. Lively carbonation, light to medium body, slightly creamy texture. Solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mgajdaczewa (457) - Katowice, POLAND - JUL 29, 2014
W aromacie silna brzoskwinia i przyprawy, czyli typowo po belgijsku, intensywnie i charakterystycznie. W smaku bardzo owocowe, jest brzoskwinia, która dla mnie sprawia wrażenie nieco przejrzałej, troszkę to drażni. Do tego wyraźnie przyprawowe, lekko dzikie w posmaku. Generalnie dobre, ale w tej kategorii mam innych faworytów.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sissio (543) - Orsenigo, ITALY - JUL 28, 2014
Clear blonde with white foam. Cereal malty, yellow fruit and herbaceous, belgian aroma. The aroma reproposes itself in the taste, yellow fruit, malts, light caramel and aromatic hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
murran (114) - - JUL 27, 2014
Pours a hazy golden body with a medium head. Aroma of malt and hops. Rich taste of malt with tones of candy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
triple_belgian (5) - Rodange, LUXEMBOURG - JUL 27, 2014 does not count
Pours a nice large foamy white head. Color: Amber cloudy. Very yeasty and malty and a bit sweet. Nice Belgian beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ZodiacM (8) - - JUL 24, 2014 does not count
Mooi goudgeel, enigzins troebel bier, bloemig, fruitig, smaak van gist en metaal, citrus. Lekker fris en sprankelend.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JoeHsuer (3) - - JUL 22, 2014 does not count
A sweet and flora beer! Very delicious and fat body! Smells like summer garden!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bamsen78 (2991) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2014
Draught @ Bier- & Eetcafé Gollem, Antwerp. Pours slightly hazy straw with small white head. Clear aroma of malt and hops, with notes of caramel and yeast. Sweetish flavour of caramel malt, with notes of hops and metal. Rough, estery and metallic aftertaste, without which the beer would be much better. Drinkable but not quite what I like.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rockana (212) - Zadar/Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 18, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 25, 2014 Pours a bit cloudish golden color with medium white head. Aroma is banana, fruits, plums, spicy. Medium body. Great one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pictoman (450) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 17, 2014
Poured from the tap. Cloudy golden yellow with white head. Apple, coriander, sweet malt, yeast, and a touch of alcohol. Medium body.

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