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


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RATINGS: 588   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
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forte, amère et blonde

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
patrick767 (3586) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 28, 2009
bottle at Delirium in Brussels - Pours mostly clear golden at first. Then the bartender poured the last of it into a shot glass and gave me that too. Yeast shot!? Anyway, it has a one finger lasting head. The mostly hop aroma has notes of citrus and grass. It tastes of sweet, bready malt and moderately strong hops. For the abv, this beer is easily quaffed. The finish is bitter with a little lingering alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (7954) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAY 25, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2013 First rating
33 cl bottle at Zly Casy, on May 23, 2009
BB 23.12.2010
Marked 8.3% ABV
At first clear, then a bit shady, golden color, very beautiful and long lasting rocky white head. Fruity, sweet, apple, malty, alcohol scent. Malty, bitter and alcohol taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium high bitterness. Long bitter aftertaste.

33 cl swing-top bottle thanks to Reza! On January 16, 2013. BB 22.10.2014.
Cloudy yellow color, fluffy white to off-white head. Sweet, light citrus scent, some bread and yeast. Sweet, fruity, bitter, light phenolic, alcohol taste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium low bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bart (2939) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAY 25, 2009
Clear yellow blond coloured beer with some light carbonation and a large white head. Smouh hoppy fruity aroma with some light sweet grassy touches. Full sprankling palate. Finish is bitter dry hoppy, long dry bitter hoppy and overwhelming ending. To the extreme. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (5659) - ITALY - MAY 20, 2009
chiara bella schiuma abbondante e persitente il naso non è molto intenso delicato cerale lieveun po fruttato in bocca prima leggere note dolci fruttate poi sechezza dei luppoli che però non risultano molto amari nè aromatici si fa bere piuttosto facilmente

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAY 14, 2009
bottle, pours light yellow, tall white head. Light bready malt and floral hop aroma. Refreshing hay and grassy body that is almost peppery at times but turns bitter with light hop tones and a light alcohol burn in the finish. High carbonation, this beer really dances on the tongue. Greatly refreshing and packs a punch.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (11389) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 7, 2009
Swingtop bottle. Pours hazy orange gld with a frothy white head. Dusty floral aroma with a hint of toast. Near medium body with lightly frothy carbonation. Flavor is lighter fruits and floral hop. With yeast. Ends decently bitter. Heat burns a bit in the finish. Damn fine drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20869) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 2, 2009
Bottled (from thebelgianbeershop.com). A bit hazy yellowish golden colour with huge fluffy head. Aroma lace. Aroma is fruits, some earthy notes as well as herbal and yesty. Flavour is quite much the same with some grassyness and mild alcoholic sweetness added. Ends rather earthy and yeasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bontus (638) - Flanders, BELGIUM - APR 30, 2009
Bottle. Pours blond with a frothy white head. Pours a decent amount of yeast. Herbal, citrus hops nose. Clean hop aroma with some yeast, and straw grainy notes. Sweet evolving to dry. Not really crispy. Not overly hoppy either. For its ABV also a bit light bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29694) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 29, 2009
Bottled. A hazy light golden beer with a lazing white head. The aroma is sweet matly with light notes of butter, straw, and floral hops. The flavor is sweet malty with spicy notes of coriander, leading to a dry spicy and slightly lactic acidic finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mike_77 (3328) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - APR 25, 2009
Golden blond colour. Quite a floral aroma. Taste is fresh and clean. Flavour and hoppy and bittersweet with warming alcohol. Slightly soapy texture is disappointing.

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