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

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RATINGS: 155   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dreadnord (1012) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Cool pic on the front but that doesnt count for much does it? The pour is murky brownish yellow with a big white head. Nose is citrus, cloves, honey and corn syrup. The taste is sweet, with a little bitter on the end. The mouthfeel is crisp and clean, perhaps just a bit to carbonated. The body is light and the finish is long.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
erickok (5283) - Leuven, BELGIUM - JAN 20, 2013
Light misty golden body and white firm head. Sweaty base, orange peel, sugar, banana candy and corn flakes. Big carbonation, light mouth feel although a bit sticky. Yeasty start taste, sweet peach candy like middle and yeast and sticky ending. Like Lemoncello. Not quite my idea of a Christmas beer, but alcohol warmth does a lot. Not refined at all, but I like it. (75cl bottle from Cave Gambrinus)

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Idiosynkrasie (6316) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - DEC 23, 2012
330ml bottle. Clear golden colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Aroma of artificial, esteric sweet guck arouses the danger and the reminiscence of headache at once; unpleasant dry, herbal overtones. Taste is sweet, artificial with unpleasant and improper dry herbal overtones. Ugh!

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olio (9211) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 5, 2012
33 bottle @ Gastropub Nordic, Tampere.
Pours clear pale golden color with a small head. Aroma of toffee, some yeast, sugar and caramel malts. Flavour of alcohol, caramel, toffee, some fruits and hay. Alcohol comes through a bit. Not as good as I recalled.
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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
50belair (3341) - Florida, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Bottle. If only the beer was as good as the label. Cloudy piss yellow pour with a huge white head. Faint lemon/citrus aromas. Clean and light in body. Lemon zest with some spice notes.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lowenbrau (3182) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - JUN 1, 2012
330ml bottle. Sweet, spicy aromas. Pours golden, with big white head, vanishing, some lacing. Medium body, oily texture, high carbonation, Taste is fruit, some spicy, a bit crispy, with alcohol noticeable. Not very well balanced. A regular belgian ale, nothing remarkable about it.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MoritzF (9369) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - FEB 5, 2012
(bottle, 75cl) Hazy, pale golden colour with a blond and unstable frothy head. Slightly yeasty spicy sweet pale malty aroma with grainy accents and a vinous fruity touch, including notes of pears and physalis. Sweet flavour, medium to full bodied with a spritzy carbonation. Slightly grainy pale malty taste with restrained fruity notes and alcoholic strength shining through from the middle part; sweet malty and discreetly bitter hoppy finish with notes of warming alcohol. Drinkable but also a bit profane. 26.XII.11

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
ads135 (4139) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JAN 21, 2012
Aroma of sweaty feet. Funky, flat flavor with a bit of citrus. Light body. Tried at the Kerstbierfestival in Essen in 2011.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivnizub (10098) - Bochum, Porř, GERMANY - JAN 12, 2012
Bouteille: Golden, lively carbonation, stable white creamy head, a faint tinge of X-mas spices in the sweet grainy-malty nose, restrained traces of peaches and oranges, alcohol detectable; moderate sweet-bitter flavour, medium bodied; citrus-fruit in the sweet and alcoholic finish. Nothing wrong with it, but kind of a liquid sleeping pill......

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wekker84 (2160) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - JAN 2, 2012
330 ml bottle a golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts fruits sweetness spicy and hops flavor malts spicy fruits some sweetness citrus and hops


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