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

bottled
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common

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RATINGS: 1415   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Bottle conditioned.


Numenor's rating

3.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Numenor (871) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - DEC 6, 2005
A good amount of carbonation, with a light floral after-taste. Dark red in color with particulates left in the glass bottom. Minimal aroma, but perhaps a slight floral scent.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ninecats (217) - Uddevalla, SWEDEN - MAR 1, 2015
Bottle at Turisten, Ljungskile. Pours clear deep ruby red with a massive dirty white head, dissipating quite fast leaving massive lacings. Complex aroma, with roasted notes, caramell, coffee, also a slight fruitiness with hints of red berries, yeast and an earthiness. Taste is beautifully balanced with roasted notes, caramell, coffee, nuts, yeast, raspberries, bubble gum, finishes quite dry and bitter. Medium body, medium carbo, slight sticky texture. Very good, very nice balance.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alusmamuts (607) - LATVIA - FEB 28, 2015
Brown with samll fastly disappearing light brown head. Cmplex taste of sour fruits mixed with caramel anf hops bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
McSherman (186) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - FEB 27, 2015
Bewertung importiert von von bier index: 8 / 7 / 8 / 7 / 5 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 78

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonotono (32) - torino, ITALY - FEB 22, 2015
Colore bruno con sfumature rossastre, schiuma bruna abbondante, un po’ grossolana. Odore caramellato, frutta matura. Sapore dolce, caramellato; corposa.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
guzgorog (388) - FRANCE - FEB 21, 2015
Brune avec des reflets rouges, mousse beige qui se tient bien. Nez de raisins, prunes, cerises, alcool, épices, levure. Bouche complexe quoiqu’un peu masquée par le coté sucré, le côté épicé, poivré domine, malts légèrement torréfiés, raisin et prunes très murs, alcool, levure. Légère amertume. Corps puissant. Bonne bière.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kapusil (680) - HUNGARY - FEB 15, 2015
0.33l bottle. Very dark amberish brown body, off-white head. Aroma of caramel, sour cherry, orange peel, earth and champagne yeast. Taste of caramel, sour cherry, cocoa and orange zest. Nice one.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCaptMatey (150) - Ohio, USA - JAN 21, 2015
Dark amber to brown colour with a thin white head. Aroma of dark fruits, bubble gum, caramel, and soft herbs. Flavor of caramel, honey, herbal hops, and a bit of alcohol. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Smooth mouthfeel with a sweet finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vinx (76) - ITALY - JAN 20, 2015
Hazy amber color with a white vanishing foam. The aroma is mainly dominated by the fruity esters and the phenols produced by the yeast which really is a belgian one, then by the malt caramel sweetness. Sweet, smooth, average carbonation, middle bodied (due to the use of sugar). Not bad but it lacks somehow in personality.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerdedDave (629) - - JAN 18, 2015
cloudy reddish-brown color; funky, fruity, Belgian yeast aroma with caramel malts; nice roasted caramel malt base with fruity, spicy Belgian yeast notes; well balanced

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
paolo71 (62) - Alviano, ITALY - JAN 17, 2015
In bottle. Beige, rocky, fairly persistent head. Copper, with orange shadows. . Honey, candy sugar, caramel, herbal yeast,Medium body. Medium/high carbonation. Good balancing.


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