Brewed by Haacht
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium


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RATINGS: 209   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
thirstyrabbit (1715) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 12, 2015
Bottle. Pale golden body, medium head. Sweet and yeasty aroma - the yeasty part is mushroomy and peculiar but in a good way. Very fizzy carbonation. Taste is generic and bland with metallic hops, too bad it’s yet another boring blond ale. The aroma was promising something more.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kino1493 (12) - Madrid, SPAIN - FEB 5, 2015
Cerveza que para mi gusto es un poco floja, me pareció que estaba demasiado carbonatada notandose mucho la presencia de alcohol, pero a rasgos generales es una cerveza pasable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jonlbv (8) - - JAN 26, 2015 does not count
Douce, légèrement amère. Fruitée. Agréable . Légère un peu trop sucrée peut-être... belle couleur

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rob_D_UK (1367) - Madrid, SPAIN - JAN 20, 2015
Light straw pour with a big fluffy white head. Aroma is floral hops. Taste is bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
freretoc (1586) - Besançon, FRANCE - JAN 15, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 33cl à la brasserie, couleur blonde, mousse assez présente et effervescence moyenne, petit nez sur les malts et le sucre candy, même attaque en début de bouche puis continuité sur la poire mais bien équilibrée.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
martjoobolut (2921) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 8, 2015
0,33L bottle (from Wine of Galilee as Ommegang Keizer Karel Charles Quint Biere Blonde), BB 08.02.16. Pours hazy yellow with white head. The head stays. Aroma is sour, fruits, yeast, grains. Flavor is sweet and tart, fruits, citrus, grains, yeast. Finish is sweet and dry bitter. Alcohol is not too obvious. Overall: ok-ish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bonkiedeaap (622) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle from de Bierschuur in Poppel. The beer is light yellow with a nice white head and a lot of bubbles. A slight spicy and floral fragrance comes towards you. In addition, it has a fruity tone with the sweetness of cherry and caramel after some time. also discover a slight hint of coconut in the background. You can expect a distinctive flavor. Strong bitters using the mouth as a playground, where the carbon dioxide throws some extra oil on the fire. Furthermore, you can taste the fruitiness of green apple and a little citrus.The aftertaste is particularly dry. A slight bitterness is still just above, before it fades.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonas (6699) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - DEC 17, 2014
Bottle. Fine citric perfumed nose Pale cloudy yellow, white lace Lemon notes, ginger, dry spicy sparkles. Fresh

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjik83 (1325) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 11, 2014
33cl flesje bij De Gouverneur, Maastricht Alcoholpercentage van 8,5% Uitgeschonken in origineel Keizer Karel glas Uiterlijk: goudkleurig met dikke volle witte schuimkraag Aroma en smaak: bitter, romig, licht kruidig, mooie carbonatie Conclusie: mooi bier, ziet er goed uit, wat eentonige smaak die wel lekker is ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Iznogud (2390) - CROATIA - NOV 24, 2014
Bottle 330 ml at Kulminator, Antwerp. Pours hazy yellow with small white head. Malt, straw, grass, fruit, spices.

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