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


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RATINGS: 1922   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BT (123) - Westchester, Illinois, USA - JUN 17, 2006
On tap at My Place, Newtown, CT. Have to disagree with Oakes on this one. Found it enjoyable, no matallic or sweat. A bit of spice, nothing too distinguishable though. But can anybody explain the origins of the funky glass?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Whelk (123) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2008
Bottle. Pours an orange-brown with a thin white rim. Aroma is strong vinous, fruity, yeasty. Flavor is a bit spicy, malty, fruity, with a dry alcoholic warmth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TylerPow (122) - Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 10, 2011
The draft at Sharp Edge comes in this crazy test tube container witha rounded bottom. The thing won’t stand up on it’s own so there’s a wooden stand to keep it locked upright. The whole contraption looks a little girly so I just get it in a regular glass. Ruby in color with an orange nose. Spicy and sweet with a malty finish. great dessert beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tanstil (122) - Athens, GREECE - AUG 26, 2012
0,33l bottle. A dark red/copper ale with white head. The aroma have notes of caramel, pineapple, banana, grapes, lotus, melon, cherry and malts. The flavor is sweet. Also sweet smooth finish. A very good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strife21 (121) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Pours dark copper with thick tan head. Smell is sour, yeasty and funky. Taste is malty, notes of bread, yeast and fruit. Medium body, light carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
gav12c (119) - Wollongong, AUSTRALIA - NOV 5, 2012
pours a golden amber colour with a thin white head. toffee and biscuit malt’s on the nose follow through into a delicious malt flavour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lukardo (118) - CROATIA - JAN 30, 2014
Colour is ruby red with medium sized foamy off-white head, Aroma is sweet spicy and fruity. Taste is slight sweet fruity and caramel. Medium carbonation. Very good beer :)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Koning_Daan (117) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - MAY 7, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear amber with beige head. Caramel Aroma. Taste is Belgian hops and a smooth caramel sweetness. Nicely balanced beer, very sweet and smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HopDevil1979 (117) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 7, 2006
A great sweet treat - a perfect beer to drink when eating custard, flan or creme brulee. A true dessert beer. I also could not figure out how to get the glass out of the wood thing.. Is there a trick?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KingGambrinus (117) - Santiago, CHILE - MAR 22, 2009
(Bottle). Dark and hazy amber with a big rich head. Aroma of honey, malt, caramel, toffee, and apricot. Bitter malty flavor, some sweetness, alcohol is not very present (yet). Medium body and boozy ending, yeah!

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