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Brewed by Verhaeghe
Style: Belgian Ale
Vichte, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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We made gold-fair, clear degustatiebier of 7,7°. it is of barley malt, leaven, water and of course Poperingse hops composed. What concerns the taste, is the first what the presence of a large hop bitterness is notable.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (11976) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 29, 2008
Brewed for the 2005 hops festival in Poperinge, they had so much left over that they bottled it. It’s very much like a less hoppy version of the Poperinge Hommelbier. Nice enough, easy to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoBoChamp (5477) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 29, 2008
33cl, from the brewery, complex brew, balanced, clear, good head, nice brew

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35088) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2008
Bottle 33cl @ home.
Clear medium to dark yellow color with a large, frothy, good lancing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate hoppy, perfume, moderate yeasty, soap. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, and some "vanila pouder" notes in the finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (020608)

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kopestes (164) - Braine l’Alleud, BELGIUM - JUL 26, 2008
0.33l bottle in Koksijde. Deep golden color with a white lasting creamy head. Nice lacing down the glass. Hoppy and yeasty aroma. Taste is sweet and bitter but bitterness is a mixture of hops and spices. On the warm day was not bad at all.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (4836) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 2, 2008
Bottle at Café de la Paix, Poperinge. Clear deep golden colour with a small head. Potent fruity and grassy hop aroma. Very bitter flavours with tart fruitiness in the background. Well-carbonated, light to medium body. Points for originality

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19447) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2008
Bottled at the hop museum in Poperinge. Clear golden, creamy head. Sweaty orange aroma. Dryish with clean mouthfeel, some orange jam and bitter almond. Freshly hoppy with long bitter finish. Pleasant, but with less character than the Hommelbier.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (11130) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 27, 2008
Tap at ’t Brugs Beertje. Nice hoppy aroma. Golden color with a creamy white head, lacing head. Creamy lightly sweet pale malt with a trace of kandi and persistent mild hop flowing through it. Flowery hop. Finishes balanced. Rather refined.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wacho (52) - Izegem, BELGIUM - MAY 13, 2008
dit helder gouden degustatiebier heeft een fruitg aroma met een zweemtje vanillegeur.de zachte bitterheid van de Poperingse hop komt voldoende tot zijn recht. Een zeer klantgericht biertje dat alle Verhaeghe’s kenmerkt

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Doppelganger (1388) - Dry County, Arkansas, USA - APR 28, 2008
Bottle, from Noel Cuveliers, Abele. Pale orange, lots of sticky white head. Aroma is very soft, and takes some doing to parse. Kind of a pleasant soap quality. A bit of lemon, some yeast and green banana. Flavor is initially a rather heavy-handed vanilla candy flavor, a bit cloying and artificial. After a few sips the aggressive carbonation helps move things toward balance, but overall, the flavors seems quite distracted. Warm melon in the finish and a bit of alcohol fumes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yousee (48) - BELGIUM - NOV 8, 2007
On draught at KBF Poperinge. Pours a deep golden coloured beer with a nice white lasting head. Nice slight hoppyness but lacking. Aroma of sweet hops, and malts. Medium bodied and nice lace. Taste is spicy, nice bitterness, and hops.


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