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

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RATINGS: 2005   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.


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3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fatehunter (1381) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - SEP 22, 2012
Poured into a chalice. Dark brown but almost clear with almost no head. Smells like whole wheat bread and nothing else. Strong bread and yeast taste, which is fine. Alcohol taste comes in strong too. Smooth, medium body, low carbonation. An enjoyable drink.


3.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Batavi (2) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 18, 2014 does not count
Uitgeschonken in origineel Pauwel Kwak glas. Veel schuim, dat overigens snel verdwijnt. Mooie heldere roodbruine koperkleur met lichtbeige schuimkraag, wel rustig schenken. Geur: licht kruidig, zoet niet heel sterk. Smaak: zoet, maar ook kruidig iets van kaneel, karamel en snoepachtig. Afdronk: zoet maar toch licht bitter op het einde. Conclusie: een mooi klassiek Belgisch bier, wat met weinig andere biersoorten is te vergelijken, zeker een aanrader voor de bierliefhebber. Drinkt makkelijk weg, lijkt lichter dan de 8.4% die het toch is.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bewyder (134) - FRANCE - DEC 17, 2014
Belle ambrée, puissante et ronde, de beaux arômes équilibrés entre sucre, houblon et fruité. Très bonne bière apéritive.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Freaky_tiki (633) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 15, 2014
Monday is over & it’s time for a beer. This one is a lot like the others of its style, with just a little more of the candy store effect on. Don’t believe me?Dig that crazy dubble bubble aroma when you pour. The sips bring hints of cinnamon, berry, candy apple, spices, herbal hops & more bubble gum. Alcohol is very stealthy. Too much candy makes this a little one dimensional.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ametras (499) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 14, 2014
330ml bottle. Clear copper with a foamy off-white head. Flavors are red fruits, caramel and sweet malts with nutty and spicy notes. Light to medium body, good carbonation, slick texture. Incredibly drinkable considering the ABV.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fombe89 (20) - Asturias, SPAIN - DEC 13, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 14, 2014 33cl bottle. @La taberna de hank. Luanco. 04/12/2014.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gramity (1440) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 10, 2014
Red/brown color. Weak arouma, light body with good carbonation. Had a slightly metallic finish with spicy overtones, and the alcohol was well masked.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
hansvf (181) - - DEC 8, 2014
Mooi robijnrood, prima schuim. Ruikt lekker zoet. Smaakt zoet, lekker, vol in de mond.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ruuurd (32) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 7, 2014
Rich, malty/yeasty, grainy and a beautiful color! Without the original glass but still an experience!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SVD (655) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 6, 2014
Bottle at home, amber beer with a small head, aroma is malty, sweet, Taste is sweet, malty, caramel, some fruit, Nice one

3.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
mjik83 (640) - - DEC 4, 2014
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