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Les 3 Fourquets Lupulus Hibernatus

Brewed by Les 3 Fourquets
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Gouvy, Belgium


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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Lupulus Hibernatus is black-coloured beer, strong (9°), brewed with malted barley (“pilsen” type) and torrefied barley. The hops used are coming from Slovenia. At the end of the boiling, the brewer add a bit of cinnamon. This combination with the torrefied barley gives the Hibernatus a powerful taste. The after-taste is at the same time bitter and sweet, and finishes on a light coffee touch.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jerre (2672) - Waregem, BELGIUM - SEP 15, 2014
Taste this 6 times, first on oct. ’13 bottle from Geers. Bit hazy and very dark brown color, with big beige head. Aroma: sweet, caramel, cinnamon, licorice, toffee, Medium to full body. Taste: sweet flavors,some black chocolate, toffee cinnamon, bitterness hops, soft alcohol notes. This beer with a little chocolate with cinnamon touch = great combination. (we done on 06.12.’13 with a beerclub) Well done, good brew !

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
s_hartshorne (1357) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle midland tasting group. Murky brown colour light tan head. Aroma is burdock liquorice malts taste is same fruits nice sweet malts long bitter finish. Syrupy body. v good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (1631) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2014
Bottle @ Midlands Tasting Aug 14, at Richie’s Hop Palace. The general consensus tonight is this has a dandelion & burdock feel and I’d be inclined to agree, but with additional liquorice, caramel and malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (1950) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2014
Bottle@Midlands Tasting Group. Very dark brown beer with a small head. Aroma of toffee malts, licorice and dark fruits. Taste is licorice, toffee, syrup and dark fruits. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlackHaddock (3767) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2014
Cork and caged 750ml bottle shared between 6 of us at the Midlands tasting on 24th Aug 2014. I had the first glass so my glass had a dark brown beer that was clear unlike the lads who got their portion later as the sediment began to rise in the bottle. The head was a tanned affair and stayed. Glad to see my suggestion of Dandelion and Burdock flavours and smells were picked up by others in the tasting, liquorice was also a major flavour note along with semi-sweet malty molasses, mild coffee grains and spiced fruits of the forest. A very nice rich and smooth beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tommann (2715) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
750ml bottle. Pours very dark brown with a small head. Aroma is liquorice, coffee and dandelion & burdock. Taste has cocoa with a sweet liquorice finish. Syrupy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (2897) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle at Midlands Tasting Group; hazy dark chestnut brown pour with a thin bubbly beige head, aroma has sweet jam, burdock and some molasses, taste has dark fruits, caramel a hint of spice, and some sour action.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2014

Bottle 750ml. corked.

[ As Les 3 Fourquets Lupulus Hibernatus ].
Clear dark brown color with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, chocolate, moderate yeasty, dried fruit. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, fennel , chocolate, caramel, yeasty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140118]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garrold (1332) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle from Archer Road Beer Stop, Sheffield. Clear, mahogany brown. Thick, bubbly, lasting, tan head. Sweet, toffee malt. Light, dried fruit. Taste is fruity dry. Some toffee sweetness, on the lips. Lovely, airy, creamy palate. Like whipped caramel ice cream. Finish has a welcome, light tart dryness. A hint of roast, nutty, bitterness, right at the end, ties things up nicely. Silly easy to drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vipinvelp (2187) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JUN 24, 2014
Black colored with lacing light brown foam head. Aroma is barley with coffee. Tastes is bittersweet, some coffee, some sweetness. Light aftertaste. (Verona 201406)

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