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Brewed by De Proefbrouwerij
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Lochristi - Hijfte, Belgium

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RATINGS: 262   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Reinaert Grand Cru een origineel donkerrood bier van hoge gisting, hergist in de fles biére de fermentation haute, refermentée en bouteille.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LordCorkscrew (1774) - Ronco Scrivia (GE), ITALY - MAR 6, 2011
Di una certa complessità, una strong ale ben strutturata, siam su percezioni alcoliche un po’ indiscrete. E a me De Proef sta sull’anima. è mai possibile?

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
WillemG (90) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 30, 2011
22-jan-2011. 50cl bottle at beer tasting. Cloudy beer, pretty particulate. The head is very good and very persistent. Nice aroma, with a little peach in it. The flavour is strong, pretty sweet, and overall very nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Countbeer (5127) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 8, 2010
Bottle: Big off white foamy head, disappears slow. A dark orange to reddish brown beer. Smell fruit, apple, mango, yeast, malts, spices and some caramel. Taste is very well balanced mix of: fruit, wine, sweet, light sour, malts, spices. More bitter, malty and woody to the end. Low carbo. Very well balanced!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
psilosophy (548) - vitry en artois, FRANCE - OCT 22, 2010
Bouteille de 33cl. Ambrée-rougeatre, magnifique mousse crémeuse qui tient longtemps. Une bière plutôt fruitée avec des notes de fruits rouges, cassis. Elle est sucrée à la perfection et la sensation au palais est excellente, les 9,5% passent comme une lettre à la poste! Une très bonne bière, sous tout point de vue. Trouvée à Vanuxeem - Ploegstaert.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JayBaxter (407) - Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2010
Hazy brown beer with a huge off white creamy head, aroma is sweet and slightly Hefeweizen like. Taste is malty with a slight spicy/roasty finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DeanF (1746) - Nunavut, CANADA - OCT 3, 2010
Pours with a huge beige head and a muddy brown colour, plenty of carbonation. Aroma is a nice mix of malts, hops, and alcohol in a good blend. Taste is heavy on the malts with a heavy alcohol finish. Surprisingly nice mouthfeel for such a heavy brew.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fred82 (2115) - Québec City, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 30, 2010
330ml from IPB
Appearance : Deep amber with big foamy and creamy brown head. Extensive lacing.
Aroma : Spicy and yeasty. Slightly earthy and mineral with light notes of banana. Quite nutty. Light roasty/caramel/bready all mixed up together... Caramel gets more up front as it warms up.
Taste : Yeasty and spicy. Some caramel. Finish is spicy and slightly bitter. Rather warm and dry. Notes of banana on the finish.
Overall : Get better as it warms up. Nice banana and caramel notes on the nose. Quite complex. Not much alcohol. soft carbonation makes it quite drinkable despite the high abv. At first I thought it was an avereage beer but it really gets better as I’m drinking it. Quite spicy for my taste but I think it goes well with this beer. Awesome nose. Great sweet finish with a bitter backbone. Reminds me a bit of the Abbaye des Rocs Triple Impériale which I liked a lot too.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jaghana (4469) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - AUG 17, 2010
Bottle 33cl. A brown ale with huge head. Smell is grassy, hay and very yeast like. This very sweet beer has spicy notes, old vibe notes, body is medium to high, finish is dry and tartric. Small acidity, and metallic notes, quite yeasty. Not bad but nit really balanced.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (3081) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2010
Bottled. Pours hazy and deep amber with a creamy, mostly lasting, off-white head. Fair lacings. Soft carbonation. Nose of roasted malt, yeast and with hop notes. Medium sweet flavour with light roasted malt, bread and caramel. Medium bodied, Oily texture. More dry and slightly bitter finish with some alcohol. OK.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wekker84 (1830) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - JUL 1, 2010
330 ml bottle a dark red brown colored beer with a white head aroma malts yeast spices dry fruits alcohol and liqueur hints taste malts caramel spices dry fruits hop and a bitter finish


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