Brewed by Murray’s Craft Brewing Co.
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Bob’s Farm, NSW, Australia


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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
Hell of the North is our first commercially released Belgian Strong Dark Ale.
Brewed using a blend of Trappist ale yeasts it is a beast of a beer... In a very elegant way. Raisiny and warm from the high ABV it is a perfect winter warmer. Sweet mouth filling malt up front with a remarkably dry finish for a beer of this size.

shaunfield's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
shaunfield (68) - adamstown, - OCT 5, 2013
Good tasting beer. I would get it again given the chance. Was very tasty and went down smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dervock (870) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 26, 2016
Bottle - pours dark reddish brown with a thin lacy tan head. Aroma is caramel, dried fruit, bit of sugar and rummy. Taste is sweet up front developing into a sticky date sweet and caramely dry finish. Creamy palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkel07 (4934) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 23, 2014
Bottle from Wine Emporium 230914. Super big foam head takes forever to settle. Boozy is an understatement. Definitely a beer to sip.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pmuzz (400) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 5, 2013
Not the greatest beer from Murray’s, just too much booze! Good flavours initially though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vanvenlo (1682) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - NOV 23, 2013
Alehouse Project ontap (23-Nov-13) Big luscious plum and sweet light woody malt aroma. Sweet cinnamon spice fruit malt flavour. Spirit driven plum spiced sweet malt finish and tangy hot spice plum aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lunkie (1752) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - NOV 23, 2013
Sweet fruit hop herbal aroma. Clear red colour great head and lacing. Malt fruit herbal hop flavour. Smooth palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CitrusP (65) - Newcastle, AUSTRALIA - NOV 14, 2013
On tap @ the alehouse project. Pours a dark brown with ruby highlights and a smallish, dissipating head that left a little lacing. Lots of bold flavours in this one. Typical Quad flavours of plums, raisins, dates and then a little apricot. Finishes with drying hops that add another dimension to the beer. Really nice.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
markfield81 (42) - adamston, AUSTRALIA - OCT 5, 2013
Vanilla, butterscotch tasty as s%&t this is the type of beer i could take home and make sweet sweet love to all night except it would taint all the delicious flavors this beer has to offer. one of my new all time favorite beers

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
StevieT (1439) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 5, 2013
I’m impressed, so smooth for a beer of this strength. A very interesting beer from a great brewer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawthorne00 (3367) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - AUG 28, 2013
Tap at the Park Hotel. Lovely clear brown with a beige head. Far too cold even though I avoided the frosty glass. Much more enjoyable after it sat for 20 minutes. Aroma of light dough, stewed and dried fruit - prunes, raisins - brown sugar, mace. Full bodied but not at all syrupy. Really quite hot and very boozy. Sweet, faintly rummy. Explosive fruity flavours. Dries out a fair bit at the end. Punchy spices - aniseed, pepper, nutmeg. Lots going for it but the alcohol is way too prominent for me. I suppose this was always going to be a bumpy ride.

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