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


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RATINGS: 1932   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.

chimaybier's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chimaybier (71) - California, USA - SEP 14, 2007
I have not had a Kwak in about 5 years. Just purchased a 750 ML bottle at Beverages, & More! in Pleasanton, CA. I will say however, I remember the beer having a bit more character than now. Mind you, the bottle I am tasting as I write this is still of very high quality. This beer is a classic as noted by the late, great Michael Jackson. This is one of those Belgian ales that characterizes what a "Belgian" beer should taste like. Nice fluffy off white head. The bouquet is caramel. Now the entry is where I feel the ale was lacking a bit from what I remembered. Taste is figs, prunes, with a good hop balance. Aftertaste is slightly dry with a nutty flavor. I was still pleased, overall. Cheers, mate!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
reynaldg (14) - - AUG 20, 2014
Couleur ambrée profonde, pas de tête de mousse. Arôme puissant de fruits, corps moyen plus, saveurs douces et fruités de cerise. Sympa --- Dirty Google traduction Deep amber color, no head of foam. Powerful aroma of fruit, medium body more, sweet and fruity flavors of cherries. Nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
msbernac (551) - POLAND - AUG 19, 2014
Bottle Aroma-fruits, cherry, honey Appearance-amber, hazy, white foam, Taste-lightly sour, medium bitterness, light sweetness, Palate-full body, oily feel, lively, long finish Overall-very good

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikske79 (1096) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 15, 2014
Sowieso al heel mooi geschonken in de speciale glazen, is dit een bier met een topsmaak. Een klassieker onder de belgische bieren

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bjakk (333) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - AUG 12, 2014
Bronze, clear with cream coloured foam. Caramel mixed with fruit, banana apple and a hint of alcohol in the aroma. Caramel, sweet. malt with a hint of candy, strong alcoholic bitterness in the aftertaste that burnes the throat a little

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Itzjerm (1192) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - AUG 11, 2014
If it looked better would be top notch. AromA is honeydew and cinnamon. Floating matter and thin fading head. Taste is Carmel malt very strong with light molasses. Good thick mouthfeel. Sweet with slight hop good carb. Nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (3556) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle: Into Coachman’s glass Red-copper at bottom of bulb, amber orange at neck....creamy, full, tan head. Fruit-bread aroma..cherry Taste is sweet cherry malt, honey....cherry notes turn a bit tart as you go, growing a bit boozy and sweet at finish... Very, very nice...smooth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PeterFria (16) - - AUG 6, 2014
het glas alleen doet de score stijgen, goed biertje wel moeilijk om ad fundum te drinken bij bierspelletjes

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
migajos (157) - Warsaw, POLAND - AUG 4, 2014
light brown, wood color. Aroma sweet, yeasty, peach, honey. Taste:sweet in the begining but not exagerated. Pleasant characteristic belgian yeast honey-peach flavours. Could have a bit stronger bitterness. Overall very good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
lamf (57) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle. Pours amber, small head. Aroma comes from malt and fermentation. Sweet abd fruity. Highly carbonated. Not my thing.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
giorgos_gtc (81) - GREECE - AUG 2, 2014
5 stars for the characteristic aroma and taste. Caramel for sure in taste and aroma with a scent of creme brule. Very thin foam and pale body.

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