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Brewed by Paeleman
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Wetteren, Belgium

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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bontus (642) - Flanders, - APR 2, 2013
Bottle, 33cl, Geers. Pours dark brown / brown. Clear / filtered? Head is white to beige. Nose not telling very much, partly vinous partly malty. Munich malts aroma, no burnt or caramel flavors, guess a colorant is used along with some spices like anise (subtle). Not bad and no flaws, but not thrilling either.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjik83 (638) - - DEC 5, 2014
- Alcoholpercentage van 7% - Redelijk biertje destijds gedronken - Niet verkeerd, maar heb naar mijn smaak veel lekkerder biertjes gedronken - Vandaar mijn niet al te hoge waardering uiteindelijk ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (3615) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle Pours copperbrown , good white, ultimate stable foam . Has to be with additives . Smell is bit sweet . Taste is sugary , simple , rather weak . Some eathy character ( very faded ) , bit caramel . Too weak , especially for the ABV . Good carbo .

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alengrin (2425) - BELGIUM - AUG 27, 2014
Dubbel with light beige head and deep brown colour. Weakish aroma, malty, nuts, bit spicy, pear, banana; fruity taste, malt sweetness, estery, slick, medium hop bitterness in the finish. Still continued by Van Steenberge after André Paeleman stopped his brewing activities.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikske79 (1247) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 11, 2014
Een heel lekker bier met een smaak dat boven het gemiddelde uitstijgt. Echt een aanrader

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarcoDL (2376) - NETHERLANDS - APR 27, 2014
Standard Belgian blond beer. Has the usual traits of the style, but nothing exciting apart from that.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
ShivanDragon (1796) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - OCT 16, 2013
donker bruin/rood helder met schuimige kaki kraag
aroma: moutig, zoet, caramout, gebrande mouten, steranijs
smaken: redelijk zoet, zwak bitter, licht zuur, normale sterkte, matig gefruit, donkere fruiten, redelijk gemout caramout, gebrande mouten, matig gekruid, anijs
medium body, zeer licht zuurtje te ontdekken, héérlijk zacht, goed op elkaar afgestemde smaken, goede dubbel

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Leepe_steven (158) - Lede, BELGIUM - MAY 6, 2013
Pours dark ruby colour with little head. Aroma is yeasty with some malts. Taste is very malty with some sweetness to it.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PriorL (1989) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 1, 2013
33cl bottle. Appearance: unstable light brown head, clear brown beer. Nose: lots of dark malts, some chocolate even. Taste: some wood?, rather sweet, malts come out great.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Noctilucus (102) - All over Belgium, BELGIUM - JUN 28, 2012
Deep burgundy with no haze at all and a good head of fine beige foam. The smell is one of spices, sweetness and a hint of iron, caramel and apple. It’s the nose of a much stronger beer than a mere 6.2%. The taste is full, less sweet and more spiced than the smell, medium carbonation. A glow that would put stronger beers to shame without being overly alcoholic, probably more the result of the spices than really the alcohol. There’s a slight sour touch as well. The full but smooth aftertaste brings malts and yeast in addition to the lingering spices. Very pleasant surprise, especially considering it’s not such a strong beer. Very good overall, regardless of strength!


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