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Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Melle, Belgium

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RATINGS: 573   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottles: 33cl with crown cap, 75cl with cork and muselet.
Barrels: 15l, 20l and 30l.
Alcohol volume: 8.5% ABV
Colour and sight: Golden blond, multigrain beer with a very persistent, lacing head.
Scent: A complex smell, with a citrus aroma, followed by hop aromas such as Saaz, Brewers Gold and Amarillo.
Flavour: Initially rather sweet, because of the alcohol. The intense taste and roundness mask the presence of high bitterness.


emacgee's rating

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
emacgee (4025) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Pours a light clean straw yellow with two fingers of sticky white head. Nose is estery with soft white fruit being dominant. Notes of bread dough and spicy yeast creep in. Very similar to a Delirium but perhaps a bit more peppery/spicy. Light medium body with a fruity finish.


2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jamedra (467) - Hostivice, CZECH REPUBLIC - SEP 17, 2014
Láhev 330 ml. Aroma je velmi příjemné, sladce karamelové s nádechem pomerančové kůry, kvasnic a lehkým alkoholovým podkladem. Pěna je jasně bílá, jemná, mohutná a držící. Barva samotného piva je zlatá a jemně kalná. Chuť je velmi silně prostoupena alkoholem, má sladový nádech s lehkým kvasnicovým podkladem, finiš je středně hořký, alkoholově palčivý a držící. V ústech pivo působí robustně, má silný říz a je hůře pitelné. Jedná se o pivo, které rozhodné dělá čest svému jménu.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheCaptMatey (32) - Ohio, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Poured a light cloudy amber colour with a thick head that had plenty of retention. Body was full of yeast sediment. Had a very fruity aroma that was mirrored in its taste with malt flavors and good carbonation. Has a bit of bite on the Finish like a sharp Champaign. Not too bad. Sediment creeps me out though.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (1784) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2014
Bottle from E.Leclerc, Riberac. Poured a hazy golden colour, with a dense white head. Aroma of malty, Belgian yeast, honey and soft fruit. Bitter hop flavours, with some flowery notes and hay. Finish was dry grain, grass and chalkiness.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
a_sully (144) - - AUG 29, 2014
Clear yellow orange with a white head. Aroma of peaches and strawberries. Smooth sweet finish and a taste to match the aroma without being too fruity. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rejtable (1300) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 28, 2014
Pours clear straw limited head and lots of lacing. Nose is fruity, some hops limited candi. Fruit,’hops nice. Full sticky body lingering bitter. Biermarkt.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (1742) - BELGIUM - AUG 27, 2014
Deep golden blonde, heavy Huyghe ale with off-white head, relatively stable seen its strength. Fruity, citrussy aroma, caramel malts, sweetish taste, quite light body for such a heavy beer, yeasty spiciness, grassy hop bitter finish with warming alcohol. Actually not bad and one of the better Huyghe beers.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (3560) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Tap. Pours clear amber with creamy white head. Aroma is bready and cereal malts, pear, mango, faint floral notes, and some faint spice. Flavor is dry malts, spice, floral hops, Belgian yeast esters, and and some candy sugar sweetness. Medium body and carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9697) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Tap at Belga Café. Pours clear dark gold with a medium, frothy white head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is biscuit and honey malt, light earthy hops, pear esters and Belgian yeast spices. Flavor is malt forward, light hops and bitterness, light esters and Belgian yeast spices with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
murran (177) - - AUG 15, 2014
Pours a clear light amber body with a thick head. Slightly funky aroma. Round malty taste with tones of yeast. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Franksv6 (163) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - AUG 15, 2014
Orange colored beer with a nice head that stays long, high carbonation. Taste is fruity, begische yeast, almost no bitterness.


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