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RATINGS: 755   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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12% vol.alc. – re-fermented and bottle-conditioned Rich, dark coloured beer, with a wonderful hoppy, floral nose and well-balanced flavours, making it easy to drink


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenkiGonzo (417) - Kyoto, - JUN 6, 2013
Draught at Belgian Beer Weekend in Osaka. Fantastic blend of flavours with very little alcohol coming through making it incredibly drinkable.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brewerale (52) - - JAN 30, 2015
Marrom avermelhada com boa formação de espuma marrom de média duração. Aroma com notas de caramelo, especiarias, frutas secas e leve malte tostado. O sabor reproduz o aroma potencializado pelo álcool e pelo lúpulo. Corpo e final médios com retrogosto adocicado e amargor presente.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alusmamuts (557) - LATVIA - JAN 23, 2015
Dark brown with medium light brown head. Soft, stouty, bit wanilla taste with mild bitterness surrounded by sweetness, carbonation sourness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cluniac (68) - - JAN 21, 2015
Aroma is a bit hoppy, malty and floral notes. Appearance is jet black with a thin tan head and tight carbonation. Taste is a bit flat for me, but is mostly malt and dark fruit. Palate is medium creamy, with a bit bitter and dry aftertaste. A bit spicy and boozy warm, although not bad considering its 12%. Overall decent ale, but flavors not as bold as the best in class.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thirstyrabbit (1200) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 19, 2015
Bottle. Chestnut brown body, tall diminsihing head. Aroma has sweet caramel, some nuts and not much else. Sweet caramelly taste with nuts, figs and ceylon tea. Plenty of booze in the finish. Sweet and caramelly booze fest without anything exciting, resembles another overrated classic La Trappe Quadrupel. Not my kind of beer. Ironic name.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
PauloAG (48) - BELGIUM - JAN 18, 2015
330cc bottle. Dark brown with beige head. Sweet caramel and toast. Fantastic bouquet. Heavy body. Real fills nicely the mouth up. Outstanding brew

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Renobob (1001) - Besançon, FRANCE - JAN 17, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 33cl. Nez plutot neutre, palais sur le caramel, les épices et l'alcool. Biere assez forte, bien corpulente.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JefVerstraete (1676) - Ghent, BELGIUM - JAN 16, 2015
Dark brown/black with beige foam. Medium carbonation. Light roasted malts and light notes of coffee. Also caramel and spices. Rather alcoholic. Good beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrW (439) - Londerzeel, BELGIUM - JAN 8, 2015
33 cl bottle. Sweet aroma, malts, raisins, plums. Dark brown, nice foamy tan head, lasting, lacing. Warm taste (probably the alcohol), dark fruits, mild coffee, caramel. Full body, every sip is different due to the alcohol that get’s more prominent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kauge (410) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 4, 2015
Bottle from Wine of Galilee in Tallinn. Opaque brown with beautiful bright mahogany. Head is massive but drops fast to leave a thin layer leaving some lacing, soon to disappear; colour is light cream. On the nose there’s a lot of caramel and grains, some dark fruits... liqueur crawls forward more and more as it warms. Taste is very sweet... dark fruits soaked in liqueur, caramel, woody, spicy. Quite a lot of dry bitterness in the finish. Heavy on the tongue, with a thick and syrupy palate and active carbonation. Pretty good drinkability despite the 12% ABV - in fact, if I didn’t know any better I’d have guessed it to be between 8-10%. Overall - too caramelly sweet for my liking. It’s not among my favourite Belgian Strong Dark Ales.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vjohans (111) - SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2014
caramel, toast, roasty, herbs, resin, alcohol, banana, raisin, brown, red, hazy, frothy, medium sweetness, full body, sticky, soft carbonation,


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