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

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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Traditional and natural top-fermenting brown beer, bottle-conditionned.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillKismet (3321) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaghana (3754) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - SEP 16, 2011
Bottle 33cl from Altonbrownd thanks a lot, a dark beer with medium brownish head. Nose is very nice on dark malt and belgian yeast, near to Dubbel nose. Aroma is well malty with caramel, chocolate and spice notes, burnt candy sugar hints, sweet, long toasted aftertaste, very pleasant, some fruit cherry hints and slightly vinous, delicious.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DutchDrebus (3890) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2011
Nice amber to red colour, chunky head. Tastes sugary sweet. Tastes like sugar water, grainy. Good carbo, medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (7340) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 31, 2011
Bottle @ home shared with DutchDrebus. Deep dark ruby / mahogany red color, large rough slightly off-white head. Smells really sweet. Tastes really sweet as well, like candy sugar. Decent carbo, medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (13218) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 29, 2011
Bottle, at De Bierkamer. It pours a hazy, brown body under a big, off-white to beige head. The aroma is sugary, with caramel, spices and hints of alcohol and cellar. There’s a nice bitterness in the flavor, it blends sweetness and spices quite nice, and there’s also a touch of yeast. Full-bodied and warming. Spiced and warming finish. Although quite sweet, this is a pretty nice beer I could drink more of. 110430

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (10275) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 10, 2011
Bottle at De Bierkamer. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is alcohol, malt, caramel, fruit. Flavour is alcohol, malt, hop, caramel, fruit. OK beer.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beer4000 (4407) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 4, 2011
330 ml bottle @ De Bierkamer. Dark brown body with a small beige head. Relatively light aroma of sweet malt, caramel and fruit. Flavor is sweet, but feels surprisingly light. Caramel malt, candy, spices, fruity and hint of warming alcohol. Noting really special but quite nice anyway.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GandGKevin (919) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JUN 16, 2011
Brown sugary aromas. Flavors for sweet sugary malts. Finishes a little metallic. Overall a solid dark belgian.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tderoeck (4448) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 7, 2011
25/05/2011 33cl bottle @ home - BB: not indicated on bottle or cap (2011-226)

Cloudy dark brown beer, crackling (sound) beige head, stable and non adhesive. Aroma: sweet caramel, alcohol, ripe fruits, some sour berries, roasted malts. MF: good carbon, medium to full body. Taste: sweet malts, fruity, some sour red berries, caramel. Aftertaste: more tartness balancing the sweetness, little bitterness with spices. Some alcohol warming the back of the throat.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6211) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JUN 2, 2011
Bottle:   A darker amber of sorts, moderate frothy off-white head, spotty lacing.   Nice aroma of sweet breadiness and mild dark pitted fruit.   Sweet maltiness up front, very much like rustic bread.   Very fruity, both in the dark pitted fruit and even in the lighter colored fruit.   This one is pretty sweet overall.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   For a Belgian Brown Ale, this one was better than most.   Sweeter, with a bit more punch than usual.   I can dig it!



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