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.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
pavelociped (12) - Budapest, - DEC 28, 2010
UPDATED: SEP 19, 2011 Kedvenc. (Az egyik.) A vád max. az lehetne vele szemben, hogy nőies, mert olyan kis finomkodó, semmi rikító vagy brutális élmény, ezzel szemben: tökéletes harmonia és kifinomultság jellemzi. A pohara, illetve a virágos váza-szerú "korsója" igazán embertpróbáló, ahogy a pohár keskeny nyakában a habdugó mögül a nyakadba zúdul a feltorlódott, aranyban játszó narancsos vörös nedű. Többször teszteltem: sokkal jobban ízlik ezekből, mint bármi más kehelyből. . * One of my favourites. The only thing you could say against this beer is that it’s feminine because it’s somewhat too genteel: this beer is not a harsh or brutal experience, but it’s characterized by perfect harmonies and refinement. It’s not easy to drink it from its accompanying thin-necked glass, as the golden-orange tinted liquid breaking free from under the head of foam can easily end up on your chest. But after several tests I can confirm that the beer tastes much better from its proper glass than from any other kind of vessel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
tarmok (649) - Tartu, ESTONIA - NOV 22, 2015
clear amber liquid with minimal white head. Aroma of caramel and bread. Taste of banana and coriander, heavy cloying sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour. full body, sticky, soft carbonation,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tysongillmore (351) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
I didn't take any extra notes when I tried this beer for the first time but I'm gonna try it again and update my comments. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
josanguapo (506) - SPAIN - NOV 19, 2015
From Hipercor. In La Trappe glass. Watching Sons of Anarchy 1x11. Delicious sweet sugary taste. The alcohol is noticeable but doesnt bother

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dchad56 (204) - - NOV 17, 2015
Bottle - clear reddy bronze, only small head. Strong aroma - slight ting on tongue. Smooth, rich, full bodied with sweet finish. Alcoholic but not overally tasting. Ok.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Schlumpfhunter (35) - Bavaria, GERMANY - NOV 13, 2015
Farbe: Bernstein Schaum: wie ein gutes Weizen, top. Nase: fein gerösteter Malz, säuerlich Geschmack: sehr mild und rund auf der Zunge, malzig, süß. Im Abgang dann wieder die Röstaromen und ein bisschen Getreide dazu. Ganz leicht kommt noch was Bitteres im Nachgeschmack dazu. Sehr runde Geschmacksnoten, überhaupt sehr vollmundig ohne wirklich schwer zu sein. Ich schwöre, das geniale Glas beeinflusst die Bewertung nicht, aber ich könnte darin baden!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OnlyRogueAngel (31) - Heerlen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 12, 2015
Creamy amber colour with a thick head of foam, smells and tastes of caramel and bitter hops with hints of banana. Leaves a bitter hoppy aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
martpez (42) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2015
Sweet, strong and complex. Floral tastes that get more bitter towards the end of the pint. A good Belgium beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beermaris (195) - LATVIA - NOV 2, 2015
Dark but transparent. Light cap. Sweet malt aroma. Balanced taste wiyh no overwhelming elements. A bit bitter and sharp aftertaste

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
vitorchuairi (1) - - NOV 2, 2015 does not count
Delicious beer, with great aroma, visual identity and color. Smooth to the taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ulysse (378) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 1, 2015
Fresh baker’s yeast aroma. Nice reddish colour. Alcohol is dominant. Rather sweet. A few sips add enough for a throat-warming effect. Candy aftertaste.

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