Brewed by Brouwerij Bosteels
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Buggenhout, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 2286   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
Full-bodied Belgian Specialty Ale. Amber in color with beautiful foam and slightly sweet, seductive malt character. Rich, satisfying Belgian experience.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdrienAndMarie (11) - FRANCE - JUN 15, 2016
En Belgique, les crapauds de coassent pas, ils kwakent de plaisir... il faut la boire pour le croire !

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcinG (396) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2016
Butelka 330 . Wypita tuz po zwyciestwie Polski 1-0 na Euro. Ciemna miedziana barwa .piana biala niezbyt duza. Duzo drozdzy w zapachu i smaku. Suszone owoce rodzynki cukry lekkie banany w tle. Dobry przyklad belga. Alkohol niezle schowany w tle.


   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KoNrRiI (1147) - Århus, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2016
0.25 tap. A clear, copper color with a medium, off-white head of an alright retention. Aroma is strongly yeasty with not much else in there. The taste is first and foremost spicy, yeasty, and sugary - it also brings in sweet, biscuity hints. A medium body, a slick and creamy texture, and a soft carbonation. Finish is medium long and introduces some herbal notes. Overall the beer is not bad, quite drinkable but lacks the complexity I expect from a Belgian Ale. Could be improved.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainTilven (154) - Nancy, FRANCE - JUN 10, 2016
Dégustée à une température sans doute un peu trop élevée (probablement au moins 14°C), de surcroît dans un verre quelconque qui ne rend pas optimale la dégustation - donc, très certainement à ré-évaluer. Corps ambré couronné d’une mousse doré clair serrée assez fine qui fond assez vite. Arômes de fruits secs, alcool, candi, épices chaudes. Très ronde, épicée, très maltée; l’alcool ressort est assez manifeste; amertume légère. Bière capiteuse mais équilibrée donc pas écœurante mais savoureuse.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
L_Lovecraft (177) - - JUN 10, 2016
Caramel, malty, dried fruits, amber/brown with a good white/tan head, medium/full body, medium carbonation, taste of caramel and dired fruits, maybe too alcohol in the aftertaste...a great classic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alex60 (158) - - MAY 29, 2016
bouteille 33 cl - couleur ambrée, mousse abondante, odeur persistante de caramel, goût omniprésent de caramel, noisette, finale longue sur l’alcool

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
markschiedon (553) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2016
Drinking from a 33cl bottle. In the aroma cream, caramel. The unclear orange beer has a medium white head. In the taste a bit sweet, oranges Medium carbonated.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Parmenion777 (134) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 21, 2016 A clear amber colour with a frothy white head. Looks impressive in its customised glass. A grainy malt caramel aroma; a liitle fruit and grass. A sweet malt caramel taste; some dried fruit, woody spiciness and a crisp slightly dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kubmal (178) - POLAND - MAY 21, 2016
Amber colour, big head. Aroma: dark, dried fruit, caramel, spices. Taste is sweet, spicy, with low bitterness, grainy aftertaste and some warming alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Scrumpy369 (389) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 6, 2016
Bottle at home. Clear amber colour with a beige head. Nose is clear malty. Taste is medium swetness with low botterness. Some booze. Too low carbonation, ohterwise very good.

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