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Brewed by Brasserie Grain d’Orge
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Hombourg, Belgium

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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Made with pear syrup. Used to be brewed by Brasserie Vervifontaine before going to Grain d'Orge.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EddyBeer1 (1011) - Brussels, - SEP 7, 2013
Brune acajou, pétillance légère, col beige clair, fin et persistant. Maltée d’entrée, épicée mais pas trop, fruitée grâce au sirop de Herve dont la présence n’est pas du tout envahissante, ce qui lui donne une bonne douceur. Seul regret, le manque de corps...


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackisle (1028) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - APR 25, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Cloudy light redbrown color, small frothy off-white head, dissipates slowly, good lacing; strong fruity aroma, pear, syrupy, candy sugar, honey, dough; taste light to medium sweet, light sour, pear; light body, watery texture, soft carbonation, aftertaste light bittersweet, bit woody, herbal notes; doesn’t feel as a strong ale more like a light fruit beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
chromeotaphor (77) - NETHERLANDS - APR 20, 2015
Zoetig caramel peer stroopachtig aroma. Donker bruin rode kleur, met weinig carbonatie en redelijke schuimkraag (muf uiterlijk). Smaakt vrij vol en heeft een prikkelende warme afdronk (heel lichte hint van peren). Zoet prikkelend qua smaak, heel lichte fijne bittere afdronk. Zacht palet. Drinkt zich makkelijk

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cobellig (38) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 24, 2015
Brown beer, very ,malty, little foam, but typical browny taste, bubbles superthin and smooth, very nice, home made style

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kraddel (4344) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JAN 15, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear, darker brown. Small white head. Smell is sweet, spices, candy, sweet malts, coca cola like scents. Taste is sweet, candy, like the necklace kinda thing, uniaue, sweet, doesnt really tastes like beer

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (2885) - BELGIUM - AUG 27, 2014
Also tasted in the original Vervifontaine version. Powerful aroma, lots of pear from the pear syrup, chocolate, caramel, candied fruits, honey; candied fruits in the mouth on a caramelly, smooth malt base, bit resinous mouthfeel, sweet pear syrup clearly present, spicy notes, smooth finish with some warming alcohol. Nice.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DwarfeD (1400) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - AUG 5, 2014
33cl bottle at home. Clearish brown with a medium off-white head. Light to medium body with ditto carbonation. Sweet with herbal bitterness. Flowers, herbs, caramel, brown sugar and yeast. To herbal for my taste.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
JefVerstraete (1893) - Ghent, BELGIUM - JUL 30, 2014
Bottle @ Delirium Café, Brussel. Murky brown colour, some foam. Medium carbonation. Sweet aroma of dark fruit and red berries, also caramel and brown sugar. Light bitter hoppy aftertaste. Ok beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vickey9 (644) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAY 24, 2014
Murky brown with a ring for a head, C, aramel malt and candy sugar aroma with a trace of alcohol. Body is medium, carbon high and texture slick. Taste is sweet with modest bitterness. Palate is dominated by candy sugar and ripe fruits. The finish is sweet. B@H

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
EdwinLitzau (320) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 13, 2014
Donkerbruine kleur, redelijke schuimkraag. Ruikt moutig en zoet, bosvruchten. Smaakt heerlijk, karamel, bosvruchten. Heel goed in balans, lekker biertje!


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