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

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RATINGS: 2146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rwgould (331) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - NOV 7, 2012
0.33l bottle from LCBO. Served in a tulip. Pours a transparent dark brown, with a thin off-white head, tons of carbonation. Aroma: Strong notes of caramel, malt, nuts. Faint hints of banana, vanilla. Palate: Medium bodied, smooth, slightly fizzy, easy finish. Taste: Fairly sweet, slight bitterness in the finish. Very malty. Nice.


4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
tsd08460 (252) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - AUG 23, 2015
Aroma: basement aromas, leaves, earthy, caramel, cherries Appearance: tan head, clear light amber Taste: medium sweetness, lightly bitter, Palate: medium body, sticky feel, soft carbonation, long finish, Excellent brew

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbill (3573) - Laurel, New York, USA - AUG 22, 2015
33o ml bottle that was a gift from my friend Paul. Pours a muddy brown that eventually clears to a light haze with a moderate, fairly creamy tan head that lasted through the first two sips and left little lace. Pleasant aroma of caramel with a bit of spice noted. The flavor is caramel with notable sweetness, dates, and a bit of milk chocolate. Mild spice presumably from the yeast. Very mild bitterness at the finish. Somewhat smooth and silky on the palate. Enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alex_leit (636) - Minsk, BELARUS - AUG 22, 2015
Bottle. Red copper color. Aroma: toffee, caramel and candy sugar with fruit jam. Taste: sweet caramel and toffee, birthday cake, fruits and candy, warming.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sickboy84 (9) - ITALY - AUG 17, 2015 does not count
Schiuma bianca sporca, fine e persistente, colore ramato. All’olfatto emerge il profumo del caramello, di frutta a pasta gialla, di prugne e qualche nota di tostato. Il corpo č medio e risulta essere una birra estremamente equlibrata ed armonica in cui il dolce iniziale viene bilanciato da una bassa carbonatazione e da una piacevolissima nota amarognola che persiste nel palato.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jawlo (153) - Katowice, POLAND - AUG 14, 2015
Aromat: brzoskwinie, miód, karmel. Wygląd: barwa ciemno-miedziana, piana obfita, zdobi szkło. Smak: spora słodyczy, brzoskwinie i karmel, lekki alkohol. Tekstura: spora ciała, trochę zbyt niskie nasycenie. Ogólne wrażenie: mocno słodowe i aromatyczne, dość pijalne, a przez to zabójcze, przydałoby się więcej nasycenie.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cthulhu (374) - MARSHALL ISLANDS - AUG 12, 2015
33 bottle. Sweet malt , dark fruits and caramel flavour.Medium body .Warm mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cokemonkey11 (222) - - AUG 8, 2015
1/2 pint, southern Edinburgh. Pours Ruby red medium dark with no head. Scent is tiny bit of cherry notes. Taste is medium sour and medium sweet with a crisp finish. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
a_sully (298) - - AUG 7, 2015
Amber colour with a white head. Aroma is grassy. Taste is sweet with grassy and yeasty notes, as well as candied sugar. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kto (214) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 4, 2015
pours clear amber with a persistent creamy head and very nice lacing. fruity aroma; malts, cherries, honey. flavour prunes, caramel, cloves, wood. some alcohol warmth. sweetish; no bitterness whatsoever.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bartzluke (389) - Oklahoma, USA - JUL 31, 2015
33cl pour from chilled bottle into beer tulip at Charlie P’s in Vienna. Beautiful clear amber with fluffy off-white head and great lacing. Nose is fruity, cherry, estery, dark fruit. Full body and creamy. Taste mirrors nose.


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