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

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RATINGS: 2066   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
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Full-bodied Belgian Specialty Ale. Amber in color with beautiful foam and slightly sweet, seductive malt character. Rich, satisfying Belgian experience.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
adamnowek (443) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 13, 2015
Clear brown with a creamy head. Served in the iconic glass with the wooden base. Nice and smooth malty taste with bits of caramel and honey to keep you going.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ctiry (116) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 4, 2015
Nice presentation in special glass at Bruxx. Brown color with white head. Full maltiness with warming alcohol.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerabstractor (1) - - DEC 31, 2014 does not count
Янтарь, карамел& и компот.

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quorce (80) - Katowice, POLAND - DEC 30, 2014
Nice amber color with off white head. Malty aroma and light smoked. Low bitterness. Medium carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cluniac (68) - - DEC 29, 2014
Decent amber ale. Color is very appealing, and taste is surprisingly good, although not complex. Good balance of hops and other flavors such that its not overly bitter or powered by any one flavor. Palate is average- Very drinkable But not world class in my book. Overall a good ale, that is easy to drink.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
eelco (80) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2014
Amber colored beer, yellowish foam. Smells sweet, caramel. Taste is also mostly caramel, quite sweet but with a noticable bitter finish. Good carbonation, alcohol is not too prominent. I’m quite fond of this one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Torrefacto (767) - Madrid, SPAIN - DEC 27, 2014
Caoba limpio con espuma color canela densa. Aromas de azúcar moreno, caramelo y compota. Cuerpo denso con inicio dulce de azúcar moreno y frutas confitadas con final seco moderado.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PatrickvanL (6) - - DEC 27, 2014 does not count
Nice smooth one, sweet start end bitter ending. Classic etiket. Good drinking on a day like this with snow and cold.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tampierre (931) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 25, 2014
Bottled , Cesky Brod , CZ , Malt,yeast,toffee,floral and fruity aroma , Clear amber color with smaller lasting head , Sweet taste with acidic notes and dry finish , Fuller body , Soft carbon , Very nice strong Belgian.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Weefannybaws (115) - Barrhead, SCOTLAND - DEC 25, 2014
330ml bottle courtesy of my sister-in-law and man in Northern Ireland. Deep amber beer, served in the traditional Kwak glass. Sweet taste - very drinkable, but very strong. Would go well with crisps or nuts.


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