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Brewed by Haacht
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium

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RATINGS: 162   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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RuneStumo (2240) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - SEP 20, 2013
24.08.2013. 0,33l Bottle. Yellow colour with white head. Rich malty aroma with alcohol and pretty much malt sweetness. Rather low on bitterness. Aftertaste is sweet with soft bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SarkyNorthener (2391) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2013
Bottle from national brewery centre, Burton. Golden beer with slight haze and medium head. Aroma of yeast and herbal notes. Taste is herbal, salt, citrus and yeast. Not too good for a Belgian strong ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
GSAP (526) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 15, 2013
Fris fruit, citrus en kruid in aroma. Smaak gaat prikkelend zoet verder, met aardig wat koolzuur smelt op de tong, witte peper en sinaasappel. Mooi wegebbende nasmaak. Dikke langdurige kraag op semi troebel witgoud.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markextrae (1322) - 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 (6737) - 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 (1027) - 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 (5856) - 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 (1662) - 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 (13799) - 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.


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