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Charles Quint / Keizer Karel Ommegang

Brewed by Haacht
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium


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RATINGS: 211   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
To underline the close link between the Charles Quint beers of the Haacht Brewery and the Ommegang of Brussel, a special brewage has been created for this occasion.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ysok02 (1007) - MOns, BELGIUM - SEP 30, 2016
Robe blonde, mousse abondante. Nez simple sur des notes de farine, de levures, de houblon. Bouche tout aussi simple, légèrement fruitée, peu persistante. Banale

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
WD_Master (12) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 19, 2016
Appearance is hazy blond with a disappearing head. Aroma is sweet, taste is wheat. A bit too blend for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
schavuitje (105) - APELDOORN, NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2016
licht goud gele body en licht wit schuimpje . lekker pittig ,peperachtig en stevig in alchol ,verfrissend en stevig in smaak lekker.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Salmaneser (109) - BELGIUM - JUL 15, 2016
33 cl bottle @ Toetswiet, Gent. Clear golden colour, white, soapy head. Yeasty aroma, some grains, herbs and citrus. Taste is sweet with a malty caramel hint. Full body.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
kaserov (185) - Oviedo, SPAIN - JUL 12, 2016
Floja floja. Color amarillo ultra claro. Casi sidroso. Espuma que dura más bien poco. Sabor insulso. No apetece dar más de dos o tres tragos. Su único punto a favor es que apenas se notan los 8 grados.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rubin77 (1033) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 10, 2016
F: big, frothy, not long lasting. C: pale yellow, light hazy. A: malty, grainy, yeasty, citrus, floral hops, apple, hint of iron. T: malty, green apples, yeasty, dry grassy/floral hops, lemon, juniper alcohol, not complex, one dimensional, medium full body, lively carbonation, average for this style beer, 0,33l bottle from Spar in Poperinge.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hopverdju (671) - BELGIUM - MAY 28, 2016
Blond bier met grote witte schuimkraag. Geur: gistkarakter, brood, licht kruidig en ietwat citrus. Smaak: licht bitterig, kruidig, wat metaal en ietwat zoetig. Goede koolzuurprikkel. Medium volmondig. Afdronk: licht zoetig en bitterig.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Olelko (24) - FRANCE - MAY 24, 2016
Strong beer with a heavy body, that takes a lot of your mouth. Charles Quint fears nothing and is shameless. Strong taste of caramel and cereal, but nothing surprising. The light "straw like" colour is OK but doesn’t give the beer any character. The worst aspect of all: it’s a soapish taste and foam, a bit disgusting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Boxereddy (476) - BELGIUM - MAY 13, 2016
Helder strogeel bier met mooie witte schuimkraag. Aroma: citrusvruchten, fleurig. Smaak: kruidig, hoppig, complexe bitterheid. Gemiddeld mondgevoel met mooi koolzuur en bitterige afdronk.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PotjeBier (2724) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2016
33 cl bottle. Slightly hazy golden blonde color. Frothy white head with good retention. Aroma’s: sour fruit/citrus, grain. Retronasal there’ sweet & sour fruit, malt/grain, light herbs. Flavor is moderate sweet, light grain. Medium bodied. Quite high carbonation. Finish is slightly bitter. Decent

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