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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 1350   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Bottle conditioned.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
robforbes (2072) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - JUN 17, 2009
pours a semi-clear brown with a small beige head, lively carbonation, and great lacing. smell of some spice, and some malt. taste is light, spice, malt, and brown sugar, end is a little spicy and dry.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
goozen (2928) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2009
Bottle 0,33ltr: The Scotch ale version, slightly roasted malts taste with hints of spices and caramel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DKthe13 (56) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 5, 2009
Belgian scotchish ale. Brown caramel taste with a lot of foam. You dont really taste the alcohol due to the brown sugary taste. Lot’s of spices and a probably one of the best Scotsch ales.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jameswolfe (159) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - NOV 21, 2009
Meh pretty boring ale. Had at JKO and was pretty dissapointed. It does not have a perticularly strong aroma but it does have some nice malts and a non-existant finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerledgend (1197) - Waterloo, Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 9, 2010
Dark red in colour, Big bready, yeasty flavour. Smooth warm mouthfeel. Tangy yeasty flavour

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maxpizzo (62) - ITALY - APR 27, 2010
scotch ale dark colour with white-brown head aroma is fruity with chocolate and alcohol notes

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
koekiesbakker (89) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 20, 2010
Liked it a bit better than the La, spices and yeast still there, with a bit of added roast and somewhat of a liqourice flavour. Bit thin.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
psilosophy (490) - vitry en artois, FRANCE - APR 15, 2013
Bouteille de 33 cl. Robe couleur cola avec de légers reflets rougeâtres, mousse moyenne et de tenue moyenne/faible. Arômes de noix, cassis, alcool, légèrement fumée. Carbonnation et longueur moyenne, voire faible. Un peu décevante par rapport à la version blonde. Trouvée à L’entrepôt - Courcelles les Lens.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnicolaescu (736) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - MAY 26, 2013
Head: beige, medium, frothy, avg.retention. dark red-brown, Aroma: dried fruit, some caramel, yeast or herbal hops - not sure (?). Taste: a bit of caramel, spice, alcohol. Prefer the plain La Chouffe.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tharlinn (31) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 30, 2013
Bottle, 33cl, Supermarket (AHXL) . Aroma: Malt, caramel, alcohol. Appearance: Dark chestnut brown. Small head with a teeny bit of lacing left. Taste: Caramel, malts, wood, nuts, alcohol. Palate: Fairly light body, short-lived almond aftertaste. Turns quite dry afterwards.


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