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Brewed by Van Eecke
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Poperinge-Watou, Belgium

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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JefVerstraete (2683) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - OCT 2, 2014
Bottle from a gift. Golden colour, white foam. Rather high carbonation. Fruity aroma with notes of citrus. Alcoholic aftertaste. Light bitter. Not easy drinkable.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (8072) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2014
Bottle courtesy of and shared with Kermis. Gushed a little. Thin creamy white head. Golden pour with chunks in it. A herbal aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (9560) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2014
Bottle shared. Pours a clear big floater dark golden with an off white head. Aroma of yeast, butterscotch, citrus, toffee, caramel malt. Nothing like a blond as the name suggests. Flavor is medium to heavy sweet and light moderate bitter. Medium bodied with high carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (4148) - BELGIUM - SEP 3, 2014
Commissioned tripel with creamy but thin head and hazy peach blonde robe. Aroma of honey, apple sauce, biscuit, ginger, white pepper, orange liqueur, caramel candy; fruity taste, some toasted malts, mild bitterish finish with warming alcohol.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Silvan7 (1026) - Samarate, ITALY - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle @ home. Birra ambrata, velata, con schiuma beige fine abbastanza persistente. Aroma fruttato, agrumato, pompelmo giallo. Speziato di cannella e coriandolo. Zucchero di canna e lievito belga. Gusto secco, speziato, leggermente acido. Poco corposa, spigolosa, astringente. Non molto carbonata. Armonica, ma non del tutto equilibrata.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mikske79 (1389) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 14, 2014
Een blond bier met spijtig genoeg iets te weinig smaak aan. Ik vond het niets bijzonders.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
sfuen03 (357) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JUL 19, 2014
Pours golden liquor, big frothy white head that dinimishes slowly. Aroma of ripe fruit, banana, caramel. Mellow mouthfeel, medium body, high carbonation; excellent alcohol masking. Balanced, not particularly strong, finish. Taste of caramel, sugar, honey, ripe fruit.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
minutemat (3739) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2014
330ml bottle from Vanuxeem. Pours clear gold with white head. Spicy citrus aroma. Taste is strong alcohol, sherbet, spice and candi sugar with a long bitter finish. At 10% it’s perhaps a little too strong for the style and not particularly easy drinking. Not one I would reach for again.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3808) - Radom, POLAND - JUN 19, 2014
Dobre piwo tresciwe zlote i metne. Piana gesta spora i trwala. Bukiet kwiatowy smak slodowy, slodkawy i nieco zbozowy. Ale alkohol mocny nie wyczuwalny, dopiero po przelknieciu dal sie odczuc i rozgrzac gardlo. Bardzo estrowe i slodowe piwo. Ciekawa etykieta typu Old School.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
budedou (743) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - MAY 26, 2014
Très bonne blonde belge, acide et gouteuse en bouche. Agréable à boire, on ne sent pas trop le coté trop alcoolisé


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