Brewed by Brasserie Dupont
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Tourpes-Leuze, Belgium


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RATINGS: 845   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sdmmb (1213) - USA - JAN 17, 2015
Drunk from 33cl bottle in Ultime atome. Fantastic blond hoppy ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ragnampiza (740) - Rome / Lecce, ITALY - JAN 6, 2015
330 ml bottle. Dark golden yellow, pretty hazy, with a small, bubbly and moderately persistent white head. Very fruity upfront: peaches/apricots, mature pears, some grapey notes too. Then bread crusts, fruit esters from the yeast and a subtle hint of alchool. More thin than I was expecting but very smooth and velvety, definitely more sweet than bitter. Slightly acidic and mildy astringent in the background. Pleasent malty and honey like taste, slightly spicy and peppery aftertaste. The 8.5% ABV is very well hidden. Average to lively carbonation, medium body, slightly oily texture. Solid.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gylo (237) - Lublin, POLAND - DEC 28, 2014
Bardzo bogaty aromat dro?d?owo chlebowy z nut? suszonych owoców. ?adnie si? pieni, smak ?agodny praktycznie bez goryczki, jednak mocno gazowane i oczywi?cie typowy posmak belgijskich s?odów tak porz?dany i niepodrabialny.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (1986) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2014
Aroma: straw, some hay, cereals and bread malts, some honey and caramel. Appearance: slightly hazy gold, small to medium, frothy, white head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: cereal malts continue sweet, yet bitters intensifying quickly, getting dry, yeast, lively carbonation, full body. Overall: quite a nice Belgian Strong Ale, nice aroma and palate, bit too fizzy. Bottle from Beers of Europe, Kings Lynn.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Excalibur123 (262) - Soria, SPAIN - NOV 20, 2014
Vierte amarillo turbio con levadura en suspensión; media capa de espuma con escasa retención aunque siempre queda un cerco; aromas a levadura belga, manzana, pera, algo de clavo y floral; en boca entrada media y algo alcohólica con amargor moderado; buen cuerpo con carbónico bajo; pos gusto amargo y un tanto seco; cuando coge temperatura se hace más compleja, pero el alcohol se aprecia más de lo aconsejable; aunque esta botella de cerveza le hace falta más guarda para que se acabe redondeando, caduca 6/2017

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Muggus69 (1497) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - NOV 15, 2014
330mL bottle BB 11/2016 Looks the goods - slightly hazy straw body with good sized tightly pack head sitting above. Nose has a good kick to it; typical Belgian yeast character to it; clove, white pepper, ripe banana & pear esters, some white sugar & cereal malt undertones. Full bodied, creamy texture, carries plenty of weight - you know there’s plenty of booze there, without it being too warm. Lifted carbonation. Palate starts sweet - lots of white sugar, pale malt/golden syrup sweetness, combines with candied bananas, pear drops, dried apricot, and finally leading onto phenolic pepper & clove spices, a hint of floral hop and moderate-to-high bitterness on a dry finish. Rather tasty Belgian blond.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricksta_p (1868) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - NOV 7, 2014
Aroma of malt, yeast, ripe fruits, spicy yeast, light hops. Flavour is moderate sweet with a moderate bittersweet finish. Body is excellent, great balance. Great example of Belgian style ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (3205) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle at Trollekeldar. Opaque blond with a big white head. Dust, yeasty bitter aroma, some bubblegum. Tastes yeasty and bitter, a little plastic undertones. Full body, carbonated, mildly bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
EtTuCthulhu (1356) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - NOV 6, 2014
The color of this beer is an opaque golden with a large white head and lots of large sediment floating near the bottom of the glass. The aroma blends Belgian yeast, flowers, wheat, and light malts, and the taste is mildly sour, slightly sweet, and a touch umami. The aftertaste has a lot of Belgian yeast flavors--especially some light clove--lasting on the tongue, and the palate has a lively carbonation, which obstructs the medium-light body and slick texture.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DutchMark (242) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 1, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 2, 2014 Very good. As can be expected from Dupont. Opaque yellow with a creamy white head and just enough carbonation. Flavor is nicely bitter and a bit sweet.The 8,5% comes through but does not make it boozy. There is some floral, yeast and citrus and a hint of marzipan. Nicely bitter in the aftertaste. Could drink this all night!

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