Brewed by Brasserie d’Achouffe (Moortgat)
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Achouffe, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 1299   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BaroneBirra (231) - Gorizia, ITALY - NOV 18, 2013
0,33 bottle. Cola like aspect, aroma of raw bread and red wine. Initially tastes of dried plums, then nuts and cherry wine. Dry and alcoholic final. Lively carbonation, full body

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JLDC (55) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 17, 2013
Colour: amber gold, copper. Faint head Nose: forest / dark fruits, caramelised sugar, dough (yeast?) Flavours: maple syrup, brown sugar, apricot, apple. Hints of herbs and spices, but overall sweetness Finish: long, but sticky sweet and malty Verdict: fine beer, but too sweet for my taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (1050) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 17, 2013
Bottle from The Beerhive. Murky brown body with a medium tan head. Lively carbonation. Excellent lacing. Mild aroma of pear, wood, banana and spice. Flavour of red apple, raisin, prune and sweet malt. Medium body with an oily texture. Fizzy carbonation. A reasonable Belgian Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scrapersnbeer (1434) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 15, 2013
Standard aromas of spice, caramel and alcohol with a dark fruit mix. Murky brown swamp water appearance. Sweet malty taste, a touch of yeast and a touch of hops. This only has hints of Belgian yeast to separate it from the strong ales from across the channel, although this is probably intentional given the name. Body has some bite, not a palate wrecker but not for sessions either.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AgentAle (411) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 14, 2013
Aroma:fruity aromaTaste:richer malt taste balanced well with pronounced hopinessAppearance:dark malt color medium froth head good retention

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DutchMark (102) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 9, 2013
I think the regular La Chouffe is better. It is is not bad but there are so many great Belgians I prefer over this one. Taste lacks depth and is a bit metallic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
petewhitley (309) - JAPAN - NOV 4, 2013
~This review was made some time ago via another application, and thus the specific details (beyond numerical scores) are no longer available~

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Karol (508) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 28, 2013
Tapped at Sladovna in Bratislava/Slovakia. A delicate Belgian ale. Dark brown color, stable soapy head. Taste is of caramel, belgian yeast, dark fruits and some warming alcohol. Next to mc chouffe there is also la chouffe on tap. A great combination!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AlainG (1035) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 27, 2013
Elle est brune et elle est coiffée d’une mousse qui perdure. Elle sent les épices, le clou de girofle et la muscade, pas vraiment de façon précise, mais plutôt un mélange uniforme des deux. Des odeurs boisées s’immiscent ici et là et un aspect "dattes au caramel", si ça s’peut. Le goût est semblable, avec des pointes amères, acidulées et alcoolisées. Corpulence significative, elle laisse une belle empreinte gustative. M.A. 02-2016 (861-191013)

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
keith0718 (340) - Olathe, Kansas, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Heard that this is a cross between a Scottish ale and a Belgian. Maybe. There is a bitty bit of sweet caramel malt flavor in what is otherwise, to this American, a straight-forward Belgian.

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