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


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RATINGS: 567   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
emacgee (4004) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (3448) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9586) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
murran (133) - - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Franksv6 (113) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mikske79 (1096) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 11, 2014
Een bier met een wat bijzondere smaak, maar spijtig genoeg was het niets voor mij

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (881) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - AUG 10, 2014
33cl bottle at home. Pale orange with a medium white soapy head. Medium to full body with moderate carbonation. Sweet with some bitter tones. Peach, herbs, citrus and grass. A decent Belgian brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
maley1 (770) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 3, 2014
Clear golden yellow pour with small white head. Aroma of yeast, caramel, candy floss and hops. Taste of caramel, yeast, malts, toffee and hops on the finish. Medium bodied, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zwiebel88 (107) - GERMANY - AUG 2, 2014
Gelb-orangene Farbe mit starkem Schaum. In der Nase Zitrus, Süße, harzig, leichtes Metall. Am Gaumen süßlich-malzig. honig, leicht bitter, leicht pappig. Tolle Kohlensäure, ausfüllend.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sask89 (414) - Regina, Saskatchewan, CANADA - JUL 31, 2014
Pours a clear golden colour with a frothy white head. Aroma of lemon and light citrus hops. Taste is mildly sweet with basically no bitterness, quite balanced. Light body, smooth on the palate, and soft carbonation. Overall, I quite enjoyed this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8627) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2014
Bottled 19/07/14. A golden coloured beer with a loose white bubbly head. A typical Belgian yeasty beer but it’s a bit lightweright especially at this strength. No great depth of falvour and booze is unobtrusive. It’s OK but no more,

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