Brewed by Huisbrouwerij Sint Canarus
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Deinze-Gottem, Belgium


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RATINGS: 163   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Traditional and natural top-fermenting brown beer, bottle-conditionned.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (4974) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 20, 2012
(Bottle, 0.33 l, at Hipeä Hauki, 20120120) The beer poure ruby red and clear. Its head was small, sparse and white. Aroma had alcohol, caramell and malts. Palate was medium bodied and warming with medium carbonation. Flavours were malts, caramell, sweetness, yeast and bitterness. Aftertaste was malty, sweet and bitter. Too boozy but decent malt profile.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
improvjock (325) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 16, 2012
11.2 oz bottle. Pours a dark reddish brown with medium creamy head that lingers. Aroma of very sweet caramel malts and toffee. Flavor is sweet and malty, with a smooth finish. Decent!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (3222) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 16, 2011
Pours a darkish red/brown. Aromas of spice, coriander, yeast, and alcohol. Flavor has an alcohol taste to it, mixed with a nice smokey dark fruit. Also has strong hints of spice and orange.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Finn (4531) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 1, 2011
Fra flaske 0,33l på rommet / Keizershof Hotell i Aalst 30 Apr 11. Dyp brun / sort. Uklar. Luftig skum som nesten forsvinner. Aroma av pepper & frukt. Smaken tung fruktig med gjennomgående pepperkarakter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ernest (6512) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 26, 2011
Bottle (rated in Nov 2009). Head is initially huge, frothy, off-white, mostly lasting. Body is hazy dark amber. Aroma is moderately malty (bread, caramel, molasses), with notes of brown sugar and date. Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter. Medium to full body, watery/syrupy texture, fizzy/lively carbonation, moderately alcoholic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wolfbass (940) - Firenze, ITALY - NOV 16, 2011
Colore ambrato con schiuma evanescente. Al naso leggero caramello. Anche in bocca il caramello la fa da padrone, e infatti risulta quasi noioso.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
reebtogi (4513) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 8, 2011
330ml bottle poured dark brown color with a finger of creamy beige head with good retention leaving some fine lacing behind. Aroma of caramel and roasted malts. Taste is malty sweet with a roasted malt bitterness and hops in the finish. A very nicely balanced ale which is a little different than most of the Belgian ales I have sampled. Recommended.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
prawlie (1227) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2011
33 cL bottle from ABS Drinks in Winksele poured into a Westmalle glass at home. Brown, dark red when held up to the light. A good creamy, bubbly head. Strong spiced, fruity, sweet and licorice aroma, a bit of bubblegum. Sweet, candy sugars, no hint of it being 8% from the taste! A hint of oily alcohol later, adding some depth. Pretty nice, but ultimately a little one diminsional.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
italianjohn (2420) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 3, 2011
Cloudy reddish brown pour thin off white head light sticky lacing .... aroma is light and of sweet overripe fruits ..... taste is fruity almost berry like and of overripe fruity yeast with a little spice fresh flavors and some brown sugar candi syrup ... finishes fruity and dry .... not a bad brew at all abv hidden well

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillKismet (3412) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 1, 2011
Dark amber body with a thick, beige caramel fluff top. Aroma is plummy with well rounded amber malt entities and candi malt and brown sugar. Cidery brown malt flavors. Woodsy and bubblegum touches. Brown sugar and melanoidins rush in as well.

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