Brewed by Brasserie Lefebvre
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Rebecq-Quenast, Belgium


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RATINGS: 585   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joechristenson (149) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 13, 2009
Subtle aroma - got some apricot, orangle peel, but less of the spices - the anis promised by the bottle was virtually undetectable (to me, anyway). Fine looking beer, had a nice burnt orange translucence to it. Tastes of toffee and orange fruits, more mellow and subtle than I expected. Certainly quaffable. Definite yeast, the orange peel and coriander come through more as it warms. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Milter (411) - Nyborg, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2015
God og spændende belgisk strong ale. Tilpas sød smag. Flot farve på både øl og skum.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
altonbrownd (4343) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - SEP 24, 2015
11/21/2006 1:28:13 AM Bottle at home. A really amazing ale. Burgundy color. Thick, syrupy with tastes of licorice, oatmeal, berries. Incredibly smooth, with alcohol content totally hidden. Perhaps too sweet?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StevieT (1110) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 6, 2015
UPDATED: SEP 7, 2015 From a bottle. Not a light beer at all, this is a serious undertaking be well worth it, rich flavours with a yeastie finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (1455) - GREECE - SEP 3, 2015
750ml bottle. Brown color with beige head. Aroma is malty, caramel, dark fruits, wood, wineous, light spicy yeasty. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vickey9 (783) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 24, 2015
Pours dark brown. Nose is spice, medicine. Body is medium, carbon high, texture thin. Taste is sweet. Palate full or black ripe fruits and brown sugar. B@H

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
lesifflebiere (1507) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 11, 2015
Boisson brune assez foncée et opaque, mousse durable mais rare à la surface. Nez de raisins rouges, de cerises au marasquin, et de sucre d’orge. La bouche est douce, forte en sucres mais assez soyeuse, avec des prunes et des dattes qui ressortent en avant-plan. Ressemble à la double de la même brasserie, mais avec un peu plus de torque et d’intensité. Une excellente bière dans son genre, mais qui ne détient pas vraiment de longueur d’avance sur ses concurrentes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SkillsFactory (219) - ITALY - AUG 8, 2015
Tonaca di frate scuro con riflessi giallastri, schiuma beige abbastanza fine molto persistente. Aroma di anice, prugna e altri frutti scuri che prevalgono su tutto il resto, leggera liquirizia e leggero tostato. Al palato si ripresenta la prugna mista a zucchero caramellato, molto dolce, sul finale note tostate, leggero cacao, seguite da un lieve amaro erbaceo. Corpo pieno, mediamente carbonata.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
inbirraveritas (1370) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 20, 2015
Fliptop bottled, 33 cl. Unclear dark brown colour, medium sized beige head. Nose and aroma ruled by dried fruits underpainted by brown sugar, alcohol and mild licorice. Dry, somewhat boozy finish with earth and licorice. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
northropfrye (2839) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle from the bar near manneken pis . Bubblegum dried fruit and anuse aroma. Taste is bubblegum and banana . Nice Belgian ale

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lore (1576) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 5, 2015
Beautiful appearance of dark brown colour with huge creamy beige head, which lasts for several minutes; aroma of dried fruits like plum and raisin, some roastedness, minimal ash, and floral notes; taste of dried fruits, candy sugar, roasted notes and some minimal alcoholic warmth; excellent Belgian Strong Ale!

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