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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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2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 1, 2009
In short: An extra-sweet sugary strong Belgian blonde ale without any complexity. Mega-boring.
How: Bottle 330ml, almost 1 year old, about 1 year before best-before date
The look: Cloudy dark blonde with lots of small particles topped by a very small ring of white foam
In long: Nose of generic standard Belgian yeast and candy sugar. Taste is sweet, too sweet. Candy sugar all over the place. Bready/doughy Belgian yeast does provide substance but does not provide much flavour. There is not much I can say about this beer, it is very sugary and that kills any subtle flavour it may have had. If I try real hard I can pick up some citrus fruits, some coriander, and maybe some other stuff. But that would just would just be mental masturbation. And that reminds me I have something to do. Bye.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - JAN 31, 2009
Bottle. Body-hazy strawberry blond with a medium ring of bubbles. Nose-cereal, lager. Taste-light metal, medium hot, light white spices, sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (7008) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 30, 2008
Bouteille de 330 ml obtenue via Importations Privés Bièropholie. Arôme: Légère odeur de biscuit et d’agrumes. Apparence: La couleur est orangée légèrement voilée, avec présence de dépôt et une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût d’agrumes avec une pointe d’épices. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est mince avec une texture légèrement minérale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Présence d’agrumes en arrière goût. (Rating #2066)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
travita (4798) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2008
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Smell is malts, sweet, yeast, and plasic. Look is golden in color, clear, and a small white head. Taste is malts, yeast, spices, and not much.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (12604) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 24, 2008
(33cl bottle) Pours a hazy golden orange with a small white head. Aroma of mustiness, candi sugar, and yeast. Flavor of yeast, coriander, and grass.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 21, 2008
33cl, from De Bierloods Adegem, complex brew, not balanced, yet heavy, hazy, good head, nice brew

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BMan1113VR (7914) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 17, 2008
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Marked as best by 08/09. Pours with a largish, off-whute head and a hazy yellow body and good lacing. Aroma is butter with some peanut butter, caramel and toaste. Taste is full of diacytel, butter and metal with a bit of wet dog musk and some biscuts. A bit astringet. Fizzy and creamy with noticable alcohol.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mar (5190) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 15, 2008
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. murky brown with no head. musky scent with some yeast. thick on the palate with a very musky, earthy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3487) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 18, 2008
The pour reveals a cloudy orangey golden color with a medium, bubbly, white head. Aroma of citrus and doughy, bready yeast. The flavor has a sharp presence of oranges, the yeast is also there, but not as much present as in the aroma. The body is light to medium with a slightly oily texture and slightly expansive carbonation. Interesting.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GonZoBeeR (3051) - ste-catherine, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 12, 2008
Aroma:fruity cirtrus,grainy malt... Appearance:hazy gold,good co2,good white head.. Flavor:citrus fruis,maltyness,oxydation flavor...


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