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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Copper coloured Belgian-style ale.
Draught 8.5 %, Bottled 8.0 %

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ej (1041) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - JAN 3, 2014
Pours a clear golden with a fast diminishing head. Aroma with wheat, corn and sweet yeasty notes. Taste is heavy belgian yeastyness with a light acidic touch. Still pretty sweet, but not overly. Lacks in complexity and doesn’t really cut it for me. Medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gyllenbock (6285) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 16, 2013
Bottle from Alko Arkadia, bought in October 2013. A bit hazy amber with a small head. Sweet with yeast, dried fruit, malt and caramel. Warming alcohol in the finish. Drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KoNrRiI (865) - Århus, DENMARK - DEC 10, 2013
0.5 bottle. Light brown color with a reddish tinge, small and off-white head which leaves a seriously thick lacing. Aroma is mostly malty with some dried fruits and a small touch of typical, Belgian yeasts. Taste is bittersweet with the former dominating the mix, sweetness comes mostly from malts and bitterness is connected to this dried fruits part; alcohol is noticeable as well. Medium to full body, slightly creamy texture, and soft carbonation. Finish is more astringent than the rest and bitterness does not subside so quickly; the hints of dried fruits are quite perceptible, especially some berries. Overall the beer is really good, has its own unique character, and is great even though it does not fit the typical character of a Belgian ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beertobealive (362) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 17, 2013
A beer with a nice first taste and that pours very nicely in the glass. But it lacks thickness to reach a good balance in the length. Aftertaste is too bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RuneStumo (2474) - Haugesund, NORWAY - NOV 15, 2013
02.11.2013. 0,5l Bottle. Vinmonopolet Haugesund. Dark golden colour with white head. Notes of hay with some kind of sweet corn. Lots of flavours of malt. Dry mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PapaVillum (734) - Valby, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2013
50 cl, flaske, 8,0 %, nydt på Svane Pub på Strandvejen i Hellerup, 15. november 2013. Mahogni-farvet uklar finsk Dubbel efter belgisk forbillede med fin offwhite-farvet skumtop på 1 1/2 cm. Dejlig duft af tørret frugt, rosin, sveske, koriander og andre krydderier og belgisk gær, gætter jeg på. Utrolig vellykket fyldig smag. Sødme og alkoholbitterhed i skøn symfoni. Ikke lang eftersmag, men god og tør. Man smager krydderierne og gæren. Pænt afstemt kulsyreindhold - simpelthen en kompleks og vellykket øl. Måske den bedste Dubbel, jeg til dato, har smagt. Finland rocks! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zomba (212) - Nokia, FINLAND - NOV 4, 2013
Bottle. Pours copper with thick dense head. Malty sweet aroma and malty sweet taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Chrisis1980 (16) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 1, 2013
A pretty good attempt at recreating the Belgian style, but not quite there yet.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arve_Christian (4142) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 8, 2013
Copper colored, some foam. Aromas of malt , red berries, dried fruit, ok yeast influence- medium aroma intensity. Medium / full body & complexity. Some sweetness, good sourness and some bitterness. Enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mauritsio (604) - FINLAND - SEP 28, 2013
Bottle from Alko Hyvinkää. Copper with medium head. Malty aroma with some alcohol. Bitter with some sweetness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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