Brewed by Brouwerij Het Anker
Style: Belgian Ale
Mechelen, Belgium


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RATINGS: 245   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
The inspiration for this brew originates in the night of January 27th in the year 1687. The moon projected its reddish glow on Saint Rumbold’s tower, which was wrapped in a dense fog. “Fire, fire, the tower is on fire!” shouts the dreary voice of a drunken man. The alarm was sounded and people were making haste to help extinguish the so-called fire. Before the tower was reached, the moon slowly moved through the fog. From that moment on, the Mechelenians are called the Maneblussers or “Moon extinguishers”. To commemorate their heroic deed, we brew a heroic beer called The Maneblusser. A blonde beer with an alcohol percentage of 6 % VOL. Brewed according to the traditional method of high fermentation with refermentation in the bottle. For the heroic Mechelenians, but not exclusively of course.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lupuLust (87) - Freiburg, GERMANY - OCT 20, 2016
19.10.2016 - Light yeasty blonde ale with a decent hoppy note beside the medium body. Blonde in coulur with foamy white head in the right glass. A blonde as it should be.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
DutchMark (363) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2016
Nice lively refreshing sessionable beer. Pale yellow with a good head. Had it from tap. Typical Belgian blond.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chromeotaphor (148) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 6, 2016
Muffig fris zurend aroma met hinten van citrus. Aantrekkelijk wolkige volle schuimkraag met een fel ei citrus gele kleur. Zurige bitter die vol en licht romig smaakt, lekker bruisend. Verfrissend redelijk vol van smaak, aanradertje.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
stijnemans90 (144) - - AUG 28, 2016
Prima biertje van het vat. Duidelijke tonen van citrus en vrij steek in koolzuur. Al met al lekker fris.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruigo (2383) - PORTUGAL - JUL 26, 2016
33cl bottle. Hazy golden orange colour with a white head. Spices, honey and yeast in the aroma. Average carbonation and medium body. Taste is medium sweet, medium bitter with citrus notes. Overall, a refreshing beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
budedou (807) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - JUL 17, 2016
A: sweet, vanilla A: golden, hazy, minimal head, white foam T: medium sweetness, medium bitterness. Well balanced P: medium body, creamy, lively, astringent, O: Good beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fules (826) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - JUL 17, 2016
Közepes, nagyon tartós hab, szűretlen, világos borostyán szín. Illata fűszeres, enyhe citrusos beütéssel. Fűszeres, citrusos ízek, belga ales alapon. Enyhe keserű, közepes szénsavtartalom és test.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zita (6135) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2016
light fresh aroma,pale, clear, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, oily feel, lively, nice harmonich finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hansen (8435) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2016
Yellow coloured and hazy. Has a white head, medium duration. Spicy aroma, citrus, orange, coriander. Faint butter-notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
erickok (5451) - Leuven, BELGIUM - JUL 17, 2016
Hazy yellow, frothy head. The lemony notes of a typical wheat, nice enough but a little more hop please. Refreshing medium bitterness with a simple body but nice long lasting actually. Pretty nicely done especially for a wit! (On tap at the brewpub)

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