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

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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   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 (864) - 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...


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DwarfeD (888) - 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 (1253) - 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 (462) - 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!

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Shaney (2428) - Köln / Cologne, GERMANY - JUN 17, 2013
Dunkelbraun, viele Schwebeteilchen, der wenige Schaum ist schnell verschwunden. Blumig-florales Aroma, ziemlich unbestimmt. Im Geschmack zu süß geraten mit kräuterigen Elementen, die mir nicht zusagen. Unterdurchschnittliches aus Belgien!

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mutz (563) - NETHERLANDS - APR 29, 2013
Flesje in een cafe restaurant in Limbourg, België. DonkerroodBruin. Ruikt wat metalig in het begin en later wat vaag fruitig, mout en stroop. Smaakt idem, wat zoetig en weinig bitter. niet veel nasmaak en ook niet veel body.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Swaroga (1304) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 20, 2013
33cl bottle. Dark red and brown with small grey head. Nose : strong aromas of peer and malts. A bit of caramel. Sip : medium thick body and oily texture. Quite good carbonation. Sweet with cooked fruits notes. Dominating peer and caramel. The beer is tasty but not complex. I like the texture.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
txspartan (965) - Wilrijk, BELGIUM - OCT 31, 2012
Sweet albeit metallic aroma. Thick, somewhat peaty, shame about the dominating metallic flavour.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tderoeck (4490) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 25, 2012
22/VII/2012 - 33cl bottle @ Erwin’s place - BB: 4/12 - (2012-744) Thanks to Erwin for sharing the bottle!

Little cloudy red to amber beer, small off-white head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: sweet, caramel, very spicy as well, little chemical. MF: soft carbon, medium body. Taste: spices, little fruity, sweet, cough syrup, very sugary. Aftertaste: spices, sugar, overripe fruits, bit syrupy. Original on the spices, but too sweet in all.


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