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


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RATINGS: 2287   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 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Fules (640) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - MAY 5, 2016
Illata karamellás, kissé gyümölcsös. Színe mint a tölgyfahordóban érlelt whiskié, gyönyörű, átlátszó, vörösesbarna. Nagy habja krémes és sűrű. Az egyik legfinomabb sör. Rendkívül kiegyensúlyozott ízvilág. Erős karamella íz, pici komlós keserűsséggel, mindkettő sokáig megmarad. Enyhe édeskés gyümölcsösség. Kifejezetten testes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PintjeFritz (118) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - APR 30, 2016
No information about the hops and malts in detail but you must drink this beer in a Kwak glass. Nice amber cloudy beer with very good cappuccino head, light sweet, thin texture, medium body, banana, yeast is very dominant, nice finish, compare a little with Leffe (I have a 0.33l bottle with best-before 27/01/2018 29 02:33)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlueGaljoen (94) - FRANCE - APR 30, 2016
Le classique de la bičre ambrée belge. Carbonatation harmonieuse. On est sur la noisette, le grillé. C’est équilibré juste, trčs long en bouche. Une incontournable du genre.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ChewyBeer (241) - SOUTH AFRICA - APR 24, 2016
Appearance : clear amber coppery with medium fluffy head Aroma: sweet, caramel, toffee Mouthfeel: medium Mouthfeel and carbonation Taste: dark fruits, caramel, sweet with rounded off bitterness

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (11952) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2016
Bottle at The George, Croydon. Had this plenty of times pre-rating days. It pours clear deep amber - brown with a thick, foamy white head. The aroma is bitter - sweet, banoffie pie, banana split, toffee, toasted brown bread, apple/pear and some alcohol. The taste is crisp, bitter, boosty alcohol, brown bread, apple pie, pear, candied fruits, cereal, fruit cake and varnished wood with a dry, woody finish. Medium + body and moderate, prickly carbonation. Drinks way easier than it should! Still a pretty decent beverage after all these years.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Antonio369 (134) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 22, 2016
33cl bottle, served in tulip glass. Poured a chestnut brown with an ivory two finger head. Lively carbonation. Aromas of caramel, vanilla, butterscotch, candy. Taste: Cotton Candy, Caramel, cherries, butterscotch, banana, strawberry, prunes, figs, very creamy mouthfeel sizzling with carbonation. Now that it is getting more to room temperature I am also tasting some chocolate and roasted coffee. This is a complex beer. A medium body with a nice fruity bittersweet finish. What a lovely sweet brew this is...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ballaz (2) - - APR 22, 2016 does not count
Country Belgium Price 270 THB ABV 8 Look 7/8 - Colour 2 - Head 1 - Carbonate 2 - Overall 2 Taste 7/8 - Aroma 2 - Palate 2 - Flavour 1 - Finish 2 Drinkability 4/4 - Drink again 2 - Recommend 2 Rating 18/20

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ALIBALI (428) - Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, GERMANY - APR 21, 2016
Nachdem wir einen angenehmen Spazergang durch die Brüsseler Innenstadt beendet hatten, kehrten wir in die, mit einer Vielzahl von Zapfhähnen bestückten, Brasserie Lambara ein. Schnell ein 0,33l Kwak geordert (4Euro) und schon gehts los. Ein kräftig süßlicher Geruch steigert die Vorfreude. Im Antrunk ist dann gleich eine Menge los, wobei sich sanfte Beerenaromen und dezente Hopfenbittere durchsetzen. Der Mittelteil dann schön vollmundig und einfach nur wunderschön (wenn man bei Bier davon sprechen darf ;) ). Ein langer Nachhall (Hopfen!!) und der Blick auf das abgefahrene Glas runden das Genusserlebnis perfekt ab. For Lovers!!!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wojownik17 (106) - POLAND - APR 18, 2016
Piwko w butelce 330 ml. Klasyka gatunku, jedno z najsłynniejszych piw świata, belgijski ale. Mocne piwo, więc nie ma co przesadzać z ilością, nuty karmelowe, orzechowe. Kolor bursztynowy. Generalnie - solidny, zacny Belg.

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