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


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RATINGS: 2189   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 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hrabren (381) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 14, 2015
Drank this in old Tolkien’s Pub on Catherine’s Square in Zagreb back in 2004, this is only the second time in a bar in Ba?anija, Istria. Amber with small but strong off white head. Peach ice tea aroma, biscuit and alcohol notes. Refreshing, sparkling, sweet, alcoholic warmth. Sweet syrupy finish, full body, medium carbonation. An old classic Belgian.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nordic (337) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle 0,33. Shared with friends. Copper color. Medium body. Aroma: caramel, alcohol. Taste: warming, bready. Alcohol well hidden.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DavidBe (53) - BELGIUM - JUL 10, 2015
Fantastisch bier, heeft natuurlijk niks te maken met de vorm van de glazen en de houders. Stevig doordrinker voor op een zomerse avond. Bijzonder rijk bier.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
funcut (468) - SIBENIK, CROATIA - JUL 6, 2015
dosta dobra piva ..mozda i jedna od boljih ..jaka piva odlicnog okusa ...za uzivanje ..

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
kostass123 (1) - Athens, GREECE - JUL 4, 2015 does not count
Simply one of the very best beers I’ve ever tasted! I don’t know what else to say. I couldn’t help but write something about it here and gave it the highest score possible!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dervock (673) - Emu plains, AUSTRALIA - JUL 4, 2015
Bottle - pours Amber witha clingy white head. Aroma is sugary, bubblegum, some spice. taste is sweet up front with a dry finish, bit of spice and alcohol initially, burnt sugar and then the lingering finish. Creamy palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cousin_Larry (701) - - JUL 3, 2015
Man does Cafe Hollander know how to pick beer. Pours transparent brown - head dusappears ans no lacing. Flavor is sugar, corn, hint of plum. Aroma hard to detect.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SeniorZozo (355) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 1, 2015
Pours amber color with red hint and medium head. Fresh fruit aroma. Strong malty, sweet and spicy taste. No bitterness at all. Strong sweet aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sudomorph (966) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 26, 2015
330ml bottle. Best before 31.07.16. Pours a slightly hazy caramel/copper with a one finger, khaki head that thins to a thick film. Carbonation streaming from the center of the glass. Aroma has deep notes of candy sugar, bubblegum, spice, caramel, toffee, brown sugar, slight citrus, and a touch of pepper. Taste is balanced but a touch sweet. Dark sugar, caramel, bubblegum, slight pepper and clove, and a warm, slightly alcohol ending. Medium-full body with a medium-high carbonation. A touch of syrup in the mouth but still clean with a bone dry finish. Overall really nice. In the same realm as Maudite. I like :)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gurthnar (3814) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 26, 2015
Tap at RJ. Clear deep amber-brown colour, quickly disappearing head. Aroma trippely, green apples, spicy. Taste very sweet, unbalanced, apples present, lightly spicy, alcohol burn. Not bad, but does not suit me well, poorly drinkable.

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