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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: 1205   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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A dark brown, fruity, lightly hoppy, sparkling, strong beer and is not pasteurized.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nqualls (1452) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 25, 2009
2007, 750 mL bottle courtesy of Butters at the Barrios Nashville tasting. Poured a muddy brown color with ruby red highlights and a two finger off white head. The aroma was thyme, coriander and a sour note. The flavor was very spicy, with some warming alcohol, and a bit of metal on the tip of the tongue. The palate was average, with a very dry mouthfeel, average carbonation and a medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrDavid (957) - Johnson, Vermont, USA - MAR 20, 2009
Bottle. Fruity aroma. Beautiful reddish brown body with large beige head. Flavor is mild, fruity, malt. Finish is somewhat sweet. A pleasant but not overly remarkable beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
brenn79 (1491) - Idaho, USA - SEP 29, 2009
750 bottle-2005 vintage- Very mellow, you don’t taste the 10% alcohol, a very nice spicy flavor. This is a decent Christmas ale, but overall an inferior strong Belgian beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DKthe13 (56) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 5, 2009
Full scaled winter beer with lot’s of alcohol. It feels like the same beer as McChouffe which indicates highly carmaled malt. Many different spices can be smelled and tasted. (koriander, dates, pepper)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JanEric (986) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - DEC 23, 2009
On tap. Brown, small head. Aroma is malty. Also tastes malty, full bodied, slightly bitter, caramel, Long finish. NIce.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tderoeck (4447) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 5, 2010
75cl Dark brown to almost black with beige head. Little sweet start, a bitter caramel and burned malts as main flavour. Dry sweet aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
imike (31) - , ITALY - FEB 21, 2010
Sometimes you have a memory of what you’ve tasted in the past completely different than what you have in your glass. in these cases is not easy to rate. I know this beer is very good ... but not tonight. little aroma, taste too low.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
timfoolery (1124) - California, USA - JAN 10, 2012
3oz tasting at DBS. Aroma has some alcohol in the nose with caramel notes. Caramel, light/dark fruit, and alcohol in flavor. Nice balance of carbonation and mouthfeel. Very good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DTM (798) - Winters, California, USA - FEB 9, 2012
3oz tasting from Davis Beer Shoppe. Lighter bodied beer with the dark fruits dominating . Honestly nothing special about it, not very memorable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Archibaldo de la Cruz (1122) - FINLAND - MAY 19, 2012
75cl bottle. Brown color with a tan head. Malty aroma with dark fruits and chocolate. Flavor is sweet malt, caramel, raisins, chocolate, some hops and alcohol. Medium to full body.


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