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

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RATINGS: 578   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
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forte, amère et blonde


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3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
paulvanpelt (337) - Reusel, - DEC 18, 2012
1e proef: bitter bier, redelijk veel koolzuur en stevige schuimkraag. Licht troebel. Restgist maakt het wat zachter en zoeter. 2e proef: lijkt zuurder dan eerste keer. Sterk aroma van gedroogd fruit: vijgen en pruimen. Bittere nasmaak, droog in de mond.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eduardovl (865) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
330ml bottle poured in its own two glasses. Following the "ritual": in the tulip glass the "clear" part and in the small shot glass, the beer from the bottom of the bottle which contains the remains. You taste the clear beer and in the half glass you mix both. A: Before mixing, the beer has a golden yellow color and forms anhuge white fluffy head Duvel style. Retention is very high, the foam remains there forever. Whenever mixed with the shot glass it becomes hazy, obviously S: Citrus hops and yeasts backbone. Flowery. Candy sugar and sweet malts. Bit of alcohol in the end T: Pretty much as the nose. Citrus earthy hops, Belgian yeasts, candy sugar. But not a sweet beer, in fact, it’s dry and bitter M: Medium body. Good carbonation. Bitter hoppy aftertaste O: Good drinkability. Good Belgian IPA [ BA Review @ 5/13/2012 ]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheCametron (1800) - CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 14, 2014
Swingtop bottle alongside the 2014 Primeur. Pours hazy Golden with a pillowy White head. Virtually indistinguishable from each other similar nose and flavours although there seemed to be a bit more fresh hop flacour to the primeur. Possibly just the power of suggestion. Peppery hops and Belgian yeast with bags of bitterness. Nice brew.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sblsimone85 (272) - USA - OCT 12, 2014
Una belgian strong ale fortemente luppolata anche se in realtà è luppolata si ma non più di tanto, aromi agrumati come il cedro ed il limone , frutta gialla , lievito che pizzica il naso, al palato fresca ma con corpo , ha un che di fruttato ma non è troppo dolce, amaro finale. ---Rated BY Italianbeer85

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niko100 (2015) - Illinois, USA - OCT 9, 2014
Hazy amber color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of yeast, floral, fruit & spice; Flavor of slight sweet malt, yeast, citrus hops, some fruit, and spice; Finish is slightly bitter; Pretty decent.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
dsmith4 (40) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2014
33cl Bottle at A LA Mort Subite in Brussels. A Tripel hop style beer think of it as a european style IPA almost! As the name suggests this is a very hoppy beer. I f you like IPAs you will like this but with the added bonus of a touch of belgian spices (that are not at all over powering),

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VictorStr (1334) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - SEP 25, 2014
Relativt dov aroma, lite lageraktigt, lite belgisk jäst. Smaken kraftigare, mer jäst, sötma.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
sdmmb (894) - USA - SEP 21, 2014
Drunk from 33 cl bottle at Tony's in Brussels. Duvel style pale beer. Deceptively strong. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fashawn (115) - Montesarchio, ITALY - SEP 19, 2014
Birra biondo carico, quasi ramato, con riflessi arancioni, con un bel cappello di schiuma. L’aroma mi delude un po’ con il malto che si sente appena accompagnato da frutta fresca come pesche e banane. Sulla lingua sento qualcosa appena decente, che è un tiepido sorso amaricante. in bocca, bevendola per bene sento una birra calda, che Fa emergere l’alcool viste le sorsata calde. Evidentemente era troppo fresca, perché riscaldandosi da un po’ di corpo. Ma, evidentemente, è una buona birra e poco più. Gli otto gradi emergono come fossero dodici, l’amaro è eccessivo per lo stile. Una birra sui generis, ma non in senso buono. Si poteva fare di più.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wlajwl (3924) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - SEP 18, 2014
Aroma is grainy malts, caramel, mild sweetness and a tart/slightly alcoholic finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gopherfan99 (496) - CROATIA - SEP 13, 2014
Flip top bottle; pours gold with a big, white head; has a sweet aroma of citrus, malt, and a hint of yeast; taste is less hoppy than I expected due to the name but good none the less, light bittersweet with malt, citrus, and some caramel; has a dry, light bitter finish; overall this was a hoppy as I was expecting but still a good, smooth drinking beer.


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