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

bottled
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RATINGS: 613   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
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forte, amère et blonde


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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mr_Vogel (55) - - MAY 8, 2013
A beer’s appearance can’t possibly get better. The yeasty deposit on the bottom of the bottle is served on the side in a shot glass. The main course is served in its own glass with a great golden cristal clear (becomes cloudy if you add the yeast deposit) colour and a truly epic foamy head with great retention. Rarely seen something like it. Smells of alcohol with grass and hops. When you taste it, the alcohol is nowhere to be seen, it is completely hidden. Citrus and floral hops roll over your tongue. The bitterness is very very subtle until it develops in the aftertaste. Feels creamy with a hint of yeasty sweet banana. Aftertaste is mostly hoppy bitter and leaves little to be desired. Great. Beer.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (8934) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 28, 2015
Fast klare goldene Farbe, viel weißer Schaum. Geruch ordentlich fruchtig, hefig, reifes Obst, leicht alkoholisch. Geschmack säuerlich malzig, reifes Obst, hefig, hopfig würzig bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wozap (113) - Węgorzewo, POLAND - FEB 22, 2015
butelka do 06.11.2015. Piana wysoka, utrzymuje się do końca, kolor złoty, lekko zmętniony, wysycenie wysokie. Aromaty w belgijskie, kwiatowe, umiarkowane pszeniczne i chmielowe. Alkohol lekko wyczuwalny. Goryczka średnia ziołowa. Shot z osadu, aromaty słodowe i drożdzowe, lekkie ściąganie na języku po przełknieciu.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (4308) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2015
How: Bottle.
Where: 2 be, Brugge.
Appearance: Hazy golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Fruit, citrus, yeast, some grass.
Body: Medium body, low to medium carbonation.
Flavour: Fruit, citrus, grass, some spices, hops.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen2 (1406) - NORWAY - FEB 15, 2015
From bottle at Le Metropole, Lille. A gusher. Clear straw colour. Foamy head. Moderate fruity aroma of grass. Similar taste. Fine aftertaste, with moderate bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
lello4ever (103) - ITALY - FEB 13, 2015
La nota Lefebvre produce questa bionda piuttosto alcolica che si segnala per le sue qualità di equilibrio. Dorata con ampia schiuma frizzantina, l’aroma è molto invitante con luppolo e fiori a farla da padrona. Molto interessante al palato con una ottima fusione di dolcezza di malto e frutta e amarezza, relativamente spiccata ma non preponderante, del luppolo, con un tocco di speziato. Abbastanza secca nel finale, invita alla successiva bevuta. Piuttosto evidente l’alcool, elevata la carbonazione. Promossa senza dubbio.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TimE (3577) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 8, 2015
phenolic strong blonde Belgian ale. Some candi sugar, but nothing really that special.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sdaniel90 (459) - Mexico City, MEXICO - FEB 7, 2015
Bottle, 75cl. Clear golden with a tall, frothy offwhite head and nice lacinig. Earthy aroma with hints of citrus zest, basement yeasts, cereal, alcohol esters. Medium to light bodied with moderate carbonation. Low sweetness with more of a subtle, but stinging bitterness. Not very aromatic, but hoppiness is there. Somewhat unbalanced, but pleasant and unorthodox.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (6284) - Ohio, USA - FEB 7, 2015
Draft to taster at Eight Ball. Pours a hazy golden orange color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor have sweet malts, Belgian yeast, fruits, banana, hints of citrus, caramel, a light spice, pretty typical Belgian strong character, ok, nothing great.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kustie (253) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 30, 2015
Bottle. Hazy light brown color with thick high white head. Aroma has some sour elements, yeast, hay and hops. Taste is quite bitter with a bit sour finish. Flavors of yeast, malt, citrus and hops.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
birraiolo (229) - ITALY - JAN 26, 2015
Bottiglia da 33 cl. Color oro con abbondante schiuma bianca di grande tenuta. Al naso risulta molto fresca con note erbacee, agrumate e fruttate. Al palato inizio molto luppolato che lascia spazio un pó all’alcol con finale agrumato e non secco.


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