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Brewed by Brasserie Du Bocq
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Purnode-Yvoir, Belgium

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RATINGS: 414   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dark reddish brown, clear, living beer with a fine and generous white head. Typical, rich, estery smell (fermentation), scent of coriander, balanced. Special malts, full mouthed, balanced, slightly bitter aftertaste.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
D (577) - Gdynia, - APR 23, 2010
Brownish colour, medium head. Wonderful fruity aroma. Pleasant taste with some raisin-like notes, little bitterness.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (4577) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - FEB 12, 2016
Brown with lasting creamy head. There’s a subtle red fruit sweetness and a bready yeast taste in the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bonkiedeaap (534) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2016
Bottle from de Bierschuur in Poppel. The beer is dark reddish brown with a nice cream colored foam and nice carbonation. The aroma is roasted malts, dark fruits, licorice and caramel and in the background a spicy bitterness with coriander notes. The taste is full bodied and malty, with some fruit and caramel notes from the aroma and it ends with a light bitter aftertaste.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mgajdaczewa (1238) - Katowice, POLAND - JAN 2, 2016
W aromacie guma balonowa, karmel, raczej na słodko, ale nie mdło, ok. W smaku silne uderzenie alkoholu, karmel, cukier, nieco gumy balonowej, jeszcze mniej przypraw. Trochę mdłe. Na dodatek lekkie żelazo. Niezbyt udane piwo.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
strap (660) - Seoul, SOUTH KOREA - DEC 20, 2015
Dark brown with a medium tan head. Nice esters and sweet aroma. Brown sugar and candy...a fine brun ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rubin77 (487) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 6, 2015
F: off-white, average, creamy, stable. C: reddish to brown, hazy. A: some estery, caramel, yeast, hint of grassy hops. T: 0,33l bottle from Delhaize, malty, caramel, some molasses, coriander, vanilla, liquorice, fruity banana tones, dried fruits, medium body, good carbo, nice bitter aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
melush (1876) - SPAIN - NOV 24, 2015
Bottle 33cl / Botella 33cl. @ Cerveceria Internacional, Sevilla, España. A: Hazy brown / Marron turbio. T/S: Roasted malt, caramel, fruity, licorice, alcohol / Malta tostada, caramelo, afrutado, regaliz, alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
vidmidia (183) - Vila Velha, BRAZIL - NOV 15, 2015
Marrom, límpida, quase opaca. Aroma de ameixas. Sabor adocicado, alcoólico, de ameixas secas e caramelo, com um leve toque de canela. Retrogosto adocicado com final alcoólico.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pivceps (9) - SERBIA - NOV 4, 2015 does not count
Was not excited about smell. A bit butyric acid, slight sherry. Not so good head retention. Also would like a little bit more CO2. Taste haves interesting cherries in it. Nice balanced sweetnes and bitterness. Great beer, but not in my favorites list. Worth trying.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mauroruellas (734) - GETULINA, BRAZIL - AUG 10, 2015
Coloração escura avermelhada,creme bege magnífico,volumoso,espesso,duradouro,média carbonatação, aroma bem leve para o estilo com presença de malte,lúpulo,canela,sabor potente,média complexidade,malte,lúpulo e álcool se balanceiam,notas de frutas secas

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alex_leit (1168) - Minsk, BELARUS - JUL 24, 2015
Bottle 0.33 l. Dark brown color. Aroma: toffee, caramel, dried fruit. Taste: powerful, sweet with toffee and caramel, warming.


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