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Brewed by Van Den Bossche
Style: Belgian Ale
St. Lievens-Esse/Herzele, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Ingredients: Water, malts, hops, yeast, candi sugar.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
LINKBREW (101) - Santee, California, USA - JUL 22, 2003
very dense head. Cereal aromas. Roasty malt flavors. Some metallic flavors as well.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
skortila (4347) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - JUL 21, 2003
Sweet malty and fruity aroma, strong and good. Black coloured, lasting creamy head. Malty taste, fruity, chocolate. Malty palate.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
caesar (4715) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2003
Beautiful dark color, milky creamy lasting head. Aroma is malty, oatmeal, bit licorice, rum. Taste is sweet malty, slight vanilla. Metallic palate. Very decent dubbel beer.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ravidesai (940) - Bombay, INDIA - JUN 12, 2003
nice deep red brown. bubbly effervescent head that overflowed out of the goblet, aroma of toffee, bready malt and ripe fruit. taste is bigvanilla laced malt, nutty , a touch sweet. finish is dry and has a tart note

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
SimonPatrice (312) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 10, 2003
Light copper body. Not much to say here. A bit sweet, a bit fruity, pretty much watery. Bof!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CapFlu (4363) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 9, 2003
(Bottle) Dark copper body. Slight vaniall and watery rum nose. Bitter malt flavouer with a nice linguring aftertaste.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MartinT (7523) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 8, 2003
Watered-down brown rum with burned bubbles...Vapid vanilla vanishes with all possible complexity...I will not forget it was utterly forgettable...

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
estoppel (1028) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 29, 2003
Soft, sweet malty nose, reddish-brown body, small tan head. Very roasty flavor. Nothing special.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jskendzel (602) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 24, 2003
Yuk. Smells like cabbage or sauerkraut or something rancid. Glad I didn't spend much on this bottle.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gregory (357) - Pullman, Washington, USA - JAN 10, 2003
full aroma, of fruit, nuts, and some smoke. The flavor is very dark, almost burnt tasting, I unfortunately was not a big fan of this one.


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