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Brewed by Haacht
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium

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RATINGS: 183   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeinDahlem (1377) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - SEP 10, 2012
Sparkling and clear pale blonde strong ale with more than a hint of orange peel in the nose. Has a moderate, confident bitterness and matching sweetness, very lively, end off-dry. Bittersweet aftertaste. Impressive.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - SEP 4, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 6, 2012 Flöska, deilt hjá yespr, takk fyri! Hazy yellow colour Pleasant sweet aroma of spices and fruity hops. Good mouthfeel. Sweet spiced fruity hoppy flavour. Dry. My Belgian beer rating no. 900.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ha1ag (784) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - SEP 1, 2012
Drank with Viktor, tnx! Hazy lemon yellow color with a huge white head. Fruity alcoholic nose. Aroma is citrus fruits and spices. Flavour is bittering with crisp alcoholic tone, and rich fruits. Nice smooth finish despite the 8%.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
joergen (23578) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2012
Bottle at yespr. Hazy yellow coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of spices with notes of sulphur and ginger. Fruity flavour ofspices, sulphur and citrus peel. Spicy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (11408) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2012
cloudy yellow, smooth white head. malty and slightly caramelly aroma, flavor is flowery, malty, sweet flowery.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (30467) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2012
Bottled. A golden beer with a lazing beige head. The The aroma has notes of straw and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and lemons, leading to a dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (10782) - Søborg, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2012
bottled. Light yellow coloured. Dense off white head. Aroma of sweetness, fruits, light alcohol, some yeast. Flavour of fruits, sweetness, yeast. grape. Medium bodied. ends on a light grapy and fruity note.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2012
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours a hazy pale yellow with a white head. Dry and flowery hop aroma. Medium body, a dry fruitiness, subtle yeast and again these refined flowery hops. No real hoppiness. Quite sophisticated. 200812

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (35101) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2012
75 cl bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with a huge white head. Aroma is frui, dry phenolic and spiced. Smooth fruity, crisp and slight citrusy. Bitter and slight citrusy nto a smooth finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
laiti (7264) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 11, 2012
33 cl bottle @ Gastropub Tuulensuu, bottled 29.02.2012, BBE 29.08.2013
Somewhat stale aroma with grainy malt, some apricot and burned sugar. lavour is somewhat tart with citron. Palate is foamy and too high on CO2. Not as fruity as belgian ales usually, but otherwise quite typical belgian blonde.


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