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Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe
Style: Belgian Ale
Melle, Belgium

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jerohen (1995) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - OCT 21, 2005
Bottled in 1984, sampled in 2005. Like magic dave said, the beer really tasted like a Flemish Sour Ale. So of course sour, but also quite malty with some wood in the finish. Very nice after all those years.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2005
No#48. (1984). This bottle was in terrible shape, i had serious doubts that it was still good, how wrong i was. Aroma is sour, with a decent amount of malt kicking about, nice agedness. Taste is Oh soo good, its turned to a flemish sour ale by this time, the sour malt is juicey with good dusty wood characters making it amazing. Dry finish finishes this off excellently. A very unexpected winner of a beer. This was my favourate beer of the whole trip, and hope dirk doesnt run out before i come back for more.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29286) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2005
A hazy dark red beer with an orange-brown head. The aroma is yeasty combined with notes of alcohol and caramel. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of caramel, giving it a sticky mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Engelsmann (651) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2005
Bottled. Pours a dark brown with a tan head. Aroma is candy sugar, malts, caramel, and dark fruits. Taste is sweet malts, candysugar, fruits

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20742) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2005
Bottled. Cloudy red brown coloured with a creamy off white head. Aroma of caramel, spices and alcohol. Flavour of dried fruits, caramel, bread and fruits.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Emil (6066) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2005
Bottle. Red brown colour with a small baige head. Sweet dark fruits aroma and a sweet fruity taste. Medium body and a sweet finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2005
(Bottle 33 cl) Dark brown, very hazy with a fairly decent head. Spicy, dry tar-like mouthfeel - with some late sweetness. Dried fruits and a hint of bitter chocolate. no hop-bitterness though Excellent indeed. 161297

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
aspidites (1272) - manteca, California, USA - APR 22, 2005
Basic brune of little depth. Mildly sweet and grainy flavors. Caramel and mild toffee. Thin grainy mouthfeel and a boring sweet finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (6489) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 15, 2005
Consumed at Kulminator Cafe in Antwerp, 1984 bottle. This brown ale poured with a tiny white head that dissipated immediately. There is a sharp acidic aroma that matches the sour brown flavor. This beer has aged much better than would be expected of a brown ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cornboy (424) - Eastampton, New Jersey, USA - FEB 14, 2005
A gift from my Brother brought back from Belgium. Yeast is prominent in the nose, some dried fruit/figgy aromas as well. Malt and yeast, slight toffee. A decent ale, glad I could enjoy it.


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