Brewed by De Koningshoeven (Bavaria - Netherlands)
Style: Belgian Ale
Berkel-Enschot, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, - JUN 1, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget. Dominated by caramel, with a mix of herbs and spices. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mathieuc (1246) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 16, 2014
Pours a hazy copper with a medium white head that leaves nice lacing. Nose is of light bananas, spices and candi sugar. Taste is of biscuits, light cereals, bananas and spices. Finish is slightly bitter and spicy. Body is medium, carbonation medium-high. Overall a nice belgian ale, refined and well crafted!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (3103) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 3, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: Systembolaget.
Appearance: Hazy amber colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Caramel, yeast, malt, fruit.
Body: Medium body and carbonation. Smooth, soft mouthfeel.
Flavour: Caramel, fruit, malt, hops.
Comment: Not a regular cork, but a plastic one. Not easy to get off, took a while of rocking it back and forth to slowly ease it out of the bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomat (2035) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle @ Haket Pub. Amber with a tiny tan head. Malty and fruity tones. Caramel, fruit and hops. Medium body with a nice bitter sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
myrda (65) - - JUL 19, 2014
Odeurs légèrement métallisée, malgré mais tout doux...! En bouche, très léger : mince, pleins de subtilités en notes fruités de fraises et rhubarbe. À la hauteur de leur réputation!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SuperTiti33 (502) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 18, 2014
Ambrée. Caramel. Très fruité. Tarte à la rhubarbe. Pomme. Fraise. Légèrement épicé. Biscuité. Fine amertume. Bien.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1362) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 15, 2014
Bona cervesa, és bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (1671) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Pours brown, active foam off white head. Nose has yeast, green apples. Taste adds some biscuit, cherry. Body is full.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alengrin (1212) - BELGIUM - JUL 12, 2014
Apparently a mixture of the recipes of the two beers preferred by father Bernardus, the abbott of Koningshoeven for 25 years and brewed in his honour to celebrate this service record. Tasted from draft at the Trappistenfeesten in Berlare. Stable, irregularly edged, lightly tanned head, colour a dark bronze with a rusty brown hue; aroma nutty and somewhat smoky, candi sugar, pear, dates, bourbon, leather and unfortunately clear oxidation as well; taste rounded, sweet with a somewhat sticky effect, red fruits, spicy accents, orangey, then a caramel- and nut-like, smooth maltiness, a bit slick, aftertaste with both a spicy hoppiness and a bit of warming, bourbon-like alcohol, dryish, medium long with a bit of stickiness from the beginning lingering on.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Unde (350) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 6, 2014
Brownish orange with big foamy head on top. Aroma has dried fruits, sweet fruity notes and surprisingly fresh aroma. Some sweet caramel malts is present. Taste has caramel, syrup and some fruity notes. Somehow in the after taste there is hints of alcohol. A bit light body and pretty high carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cool_Bond (1329) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - JUN 13, 2014
Yeast odor. The taste is good with some yeast and bread. To be a Belgian Ale, I’m impressed. Good to drink. Good bitterness to the aftertaste that fills the mouth a weak moment. Tasty and almost a bit refreshing to drink. Very good beer. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

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