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Brewed by Haacht
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium

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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markextrae (902) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2013
bottle at a local bar. pours with a golden colour with a nice white head. aroma of some grains, hops, and lemon / citrus. big amount of yeast in the taste with citrus and some orange peel. taste a bit to boozy. not the best in the series

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (6186) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 3, 2013
Bottle at M Café. Brilliant gold with a tall head and lots of bubbles. Grassy hop nose, citrus and bread. Tangy citrus flavor, bread, grass, some minerals, orange. Tasty, with ok hops, and rather crisp. An ok Duvel clone.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leepe_steven (158) - Lede, BELGIUM - SEP 1, 2013
Pours a clear golden, straw colour with a white foamy head. Aroma is pices and malts. Taste is creamy and bitter. Medium body with lots of carbonation. Finish is dry and malty, bread.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JanEric (987) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - AUG 25, 2013
Light blobde. Very thick densr great white head. Fresh aroma herbal somewhat dry. Bitter taste spicey dry. Somewhat alcoholic. Reasonablr beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mora2000 (5569) - McKinney, Texas, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Yellow pour with a large white head. The aroma has some sugar, herbs and toffee. The flavor is full of herbs, yeast, grass, sugar and biscuit malt. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dutchbeerpages (1559) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2013
Tastes a little better than it looks like. Very very pale with a huge whipped cream foam. Citrussy, tasty, not too bad.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (13535) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2013
Bottle, 8% at BBF13. Fruity aroma with some spicy pepperiness. Clear pale yellow colour. Big stable white head. The flavour is fruity with a rough bitterness, not unpleasant, though. (Too) high carbonation. Chalky finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Abijen (1402) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - AUG 7, 2013
Pours a pale ale with a good white head. Smells lemon. Very sweet taste, bit too sweet. Lively carbo.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
paulvanpelt (321) - Reusel, NETHERLANDS - AUG 4, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 5, 2013 Bleekgeel bier, behoorlijke witte kraag. Veel co2, druif, appel, abrikoos, witte wijn. Smaak licht zuur, licht bitter, medium zoet. Medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bamsen78 (3003) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2013
Bottle @ BBF13. Pours clear pale golden with airy white head. Clear aroma of hops with a subtle fruity note and a touch of malt. Sweetish, malty and estery flavour with notes of hops and clear alcohol presence. Lingering, sweetish aftertaste. Decent but quite strong.


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