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Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Melle, Belgium

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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.03/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Following the label brewed by Sterkens, Meer - which is not active.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dorqui (2110) - Brescia, ITALY - OCT 13, 2005
[Label: brewed by Sterkens] Light and compact foam. Beautiful red/dark orange color, brown reflex. Very elegant and much bubbly one, hazy and fraught. Intense scent of leaven, must and small red fruits (currant, cherry). Warm taste, a lot balanced and with forts bitter period followed a lot sweetish moment. Strong liqueur and caramel rumors. Long and pleasant end.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (15000) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 25, 2002
[Label: brewed by Artevelde]
Cloudy amber colour, thin collar of foam. Light aroma of malt, dough, yeast. Pretty strong body, malty, a hint of liquorice and a good amount of hop.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The Etruscan (542) - Tuscany, ITALY - JUN 13, 2004
Beige medium lasting foamy head. Reddish brown color. Aroma is sweet, malty with caramel, dark fruit and ricolice notes. Flavor is moderately sweet with caramel and light roasty tones, ending in a balanced slightly fruity finish. Medium bodied.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (3272) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 17, 2014
75cl bottle brewed by Sterkens in Meer - Very dark red-brown colour. Dark malts. Fruity and sweet with some liquorice in the aroma. Light bitterness. Strong carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JorisPPattyn (7983) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 3, 2006
Very dark chestnut beer; small, brownish tinted head. Dark malts, chocolate malt, chestnuts or other nuts, quite sweet nose. Sweet chocolate flavour, even "praliné"; liquorice, some roasted malts. Medium to well bodied. Burnt/roasted flavours come up in the aftertaste. Sweet, even when not bad. One does never know where a "Sterkens" beer is brewed, but in this instance, Huyghe is more than plausible.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Slayer85 (1051) - Firenze, ITALY - OCT 16, 2006
dark coloured, witha big, creamy and persistent head. The aroma is strong and spicy, a little peppery. Discrete body and a good bitterness. Good but misses something.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oliodnb (342) - ITALY - APR 20, 2014
Dark amber color, fine light beige head. Aromas of malts and sweet fruits (orange). Taste is malts and slightly herbaceous citrus. Slightly hoppy finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (5802) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 26, 2006
Bottled(330ml). -Dark amber coloured, small beige airy head. Sweet malty and caramel aroma with fruity and mild chocolate notes. Nice spicy and fruity finish, but something is missing.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (4208) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2012
Strong ale with a better than average taste. Some fruits, some malts apparent.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
CEZ (399) - Milano, ITALY - SEP 24, 2003
Reddish, deep amber body. Fizzy head which dissipates almost instantly. Warm fruity and caramel aroma. Front is thick with malt; then it gets dry and a bit yeasty. Not a bad, but not rich either. Lacks some depth.


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