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Brewed by Huisbrouwerij ’t Pakhuis
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Antwerpen, Belgium

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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The proud piece of our brewery! Lightly amber coloured beer of 8,3% alc.vol. At the tasting of the first brewery, a beer expert noticed: "This is an amazing pint!" (In Atwerpener dialect: "Da’s een bangelijk’ goei pint!"). And so the name was found.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 28, 2011
On draught at Huisbrouwerij t’Pakhuis in Antwerp. Pours a cloudy blonde colour with a thick white head. Hoppy aroma with alcohol quite present. Aroma also of sweet candy sugar, higher alcohols, treacle and caramel. Quite fruity with flavours of caramel, cheesecake, white chocolate and candy sugar. Nice and chewy with mild carbonation and a long alcohol and pepper linger. Grassy hops also. Nicely warming and a little bitter but I prefer the blond and bruin.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (16045) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 17, 2011
On tap at the brewpub. A clear one, golden in color and with a finger-thick white head. Fruity, sugary and a bit alcoholic on the nose. Hints of blackcurrant and redcurrant. Some pale malts. The flavor has a bit too much white sugar and alcohol. Pale malts as well. Medium body. A decent one, but too sweet and warming. 110429

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (13591) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 9, 2011
On tap at the brewpub. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is yeast, alcohol, fruit. Flavour is yeast, alcohol, apple, butterscotsch, yeast. OK beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (14596) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUL 4, 2011
Alkoholisch süßer, minimal (!) muffiger Geruch. Leichter, etwas süßer Antrunk (alkoholbedingt). Würzig süßer Mittelteil, angenehm leicht angesichts des Alkoholgehalts (der nich zu schmecken ist). Würzig, kräftig malziger Nachgeschmack mit angenehmem Hopfenanteil, minimal herb. Test vom 29.5.2007, Gebinde: Fass Noten: 13,11,11,12,-,11 - 11,36

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beer5000 (5470) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 10, 2011
On tap at the brewpub (Pitcher). Clear golden body with a big, creamy white head. Aroma is fruity and yeast with a hint of canned vegetables. Flavor is sweet, light malty, some caramel, fruity, spicy, yeast and a bit metallic. Kinda drinkable but nothing really special and frankly a bit “too much” after a while. The alcohol is quite hidden.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rune (10005) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 1, 2011
250ml poured from tap at the brewhouse. Almost clear golden body. Naked surface. A kind of perfumed aroma of pears. Pears and dried fruits in the taste profile followed by an ending that has got slightly metallic alcohol touch. So and so (Antwerpen, 29.04.2011).

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tderoeck (7253) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 3, 2011
27/02/2011 - on tap @ ’t Pakhuis (2011-72)

Clear golden to amber coloured beer, white creamy head, stable and adhesive. Aroma: orange peel, yeast, spices, on warming up the alcohol is more present as is a certain sweetness. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: hops, citrus, bit malty, spices. Aftertaste: hops, citrus and orange peel, a bit metallic in the cheeks when cold, this gets better on warming up.
Note:As with the brown beer, it is served way too cold from tap. Probably around 3 to 4 °C. Warming up the glass with both hands is strongly advised!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjs (5803) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 23, 2010
(Draught at the brewpub) The beer poured pale golden and clear. Its head was quite large and white. Aroma was fruity and mildly peppery. Palate was medium bodied and warming with medium carbonation. Flavours were fruitiness, alcohol, sweetness, hint of yeast, hops and bitterness. Aftertaste was bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
armando629 (2453) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 13, 2010
Draft at the brewpub.
Clear golden beer with a small lacing off white head. Fruity and liqueric aroma with a malt based character, raisins, vanilla and butterscotch. Oily texture, malt and fruits, some spicie-biting hop and alcohol in the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
esox (1224) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAR 4, 2010
Brewery tap. Crystal clear, hay-coloured beer with medium-sized and a bit soapy head. The aroma is quite malty, wheaty, sliglty fruity (banana) and spicy. Rather hoppyish finsih with some alcohol. The flavor is sweetish and caramelly, medium bitter and somewhat alcoholic. Quite obvious spiciness. The palate is medium bodied, slightly sticky and alcoholic. Overall a quite robus and too alcohol beer, but it has some nice fruity and spicy elements.


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