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


on tap

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RATINGS: 2255   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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maersk (82) - MOLDOVA - FEB 12, 2016
Thick creamy head, very nice bronze reddish color. Intense carb. Smells wine, fruit (slightly rotten) and burberry. Lots of candy in the taste. Aftertaste has alcohol and sour finish which slightly spoils the impression.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ZafpaSoath (5) - - FEB 7, 2016 does not count
One of the best! Specially in the original chemistry-glass is a beer to enjoy. Full taste, caramel and nuts, perfect amber orange brown color with long finish. Maybe my favorite.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
pkbites (823) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 7, 2016
I’ve had this twice during 2 separate visits to Cafe Hollander in ’Tosa. Both times I thought it was awful. Weird aroma of medicine, banana, toffee, and capsicum. Horrible medicinal flavor. This is terrible and they didn’t do it any favors by serving it in an odd fucked up test tube like glass that looked very much like that "Drinking Bird" everyone had in the 1970’s.. On top of that, the glass came in a strange wooden holder that made getting to the glass difficult. Perhaps they were trying to prevent you from drinking this glop? This beer is really, really bad. Tap.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MatusBeer (249) - Košice, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 4, 2016
Tap at rednose. Clear golden colour whit white head off. Aroma of malt,bread,light notes of citrus fruits. Taste is strong , yeasts, caramel. Feeling of % percentage of alcohol.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oleg85 (76) - Yaroslavl, RUSSIA - FEB 3, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2016 Had it from tap. L: Clear brown with a lot of bubbles and 1 finger tall head. S: Smell is amazing. Grapefruit, dried banana and strawberry jam. T: The same as smell, too sweet for me, slightly bitter finish. F: Medium-bodied and crispy. O: Too sweet as mentiond but the smell is magical.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
priminho77 (3) - PORTUGAL - JAN 29, 2016 does not count
Bebida no BCaffe em Pevidem a 29 de Janeiro de 2016 na companhia dos amigos Marco, Rui, Pedro, Rita.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alchemyst (11) - SOUTH AFRICA - JAN 29, 2016
Sweet malt aroma, caramel with very little hops. Clear dark amber with white head. High carbonation with moussy feel in mouth. Plenty of caramel and Belgian spiciness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Boxereddy (406) - BELGIUM - JAN 28, 2016
Helder donker oranje bier met een grote romige witte schuimkraag. Aroma van mout, karamel, rozijnen, vruchten. Smaak is goed gebalanceerd tussen zoetheid en bitterheid. Mondgevoel is kleverig met middelgrote koolzuur. Afdronk is zoetig met bitterig eind.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ardeo (87) - Flémalle, BELGIUM - JAN 28, 2016
75 cl Belle couleur orange-rouge-ambrée avec mousse abondante. Nez peu développé. Bouche complexe avec des notes de caramel et une bonne amertume. Toujours aussi bonne !

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RDBrewery (3) - Lede, BELGIUM - JAN 27, 2016 does not count
Rich nose, lots of different smells, lots of caramel. Beer tastes not as good as it smells. You don’t feel the alcohol percentage... love the kwak glas! Was made for people riding a chariot, so they could place their beer in the chariot, like a cup holder in a car these days.

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