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

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RATINGS: 250   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (4956) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2014
Bottle at worldbeertaste’s temporary leaving The Hague tasting. Poured a hazy dark amber with a frothy light tan head. The aroma is caramel toffee. The flavour is light sweet light bitter with a malt woody hop bitter palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
worldbeertaste (1693) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2014
Dark copper with a nice tan, frothy, lacy head. Smells of caramel malt, red fruit, lots of malt and nut. Medium to oily frothy body. Tastes of toasted malt, caramel, malt, with a nice roast finish. Decent sweet bitter or Dubbel.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Zer0 (1133) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2014
Bottle shared at tasting. Pours cloudy amber. Aroma is huge vegetables, yeast and something else which is quite nasty. Very sweet Bah not a nice brew.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kermis (5729) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2014
Bottle shared. Pours cloudy brown with a thick tan head. Aroma of belgian yeast, malt, vegetables, and toffee. Flavour is heavy sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (5727) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2014
Sample courtesy of and shared with Kermis. Thick creamy white head. Hazy amber pour. Nice enough brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Soulved (19) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 10, 2014
Bottle served in a trappist glass. Ruby colored brew with a medium head. The head doesn?t last long and leaves no lacing. Smells like honey, alcohol and dried fruits.Tastes sweet and sour with some forest fruits in there.Has a boozy sweet finish which I liked the most about this beer.Overall a decent Grand Cru

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardW (1544) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2014
Bottle beers of Europe. Medium sourness, with cherry notes. Yeasty, surprisingly easy drinking for a 9% beer, almost verging on thin. Some good background biscuit, accompanying a rich malty earthiness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3342) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 31, 2014
Deep brown pour small head mild carbonation aromas grape port yeast spice brown sugar mild woody note the flavours yeast sweet spice brown sugar woody note herb pepper good tastes very good the finish best tastes hops herb and spice alcohol sweetness of malt very good ale indeed

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sfuen03 (351) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JAN 26, 2014
Dark brown liquid, sediment present. Average sized, creamy, off-white head, good retention. Yeasty, spicy aroma. Medium body, medium carbonation. Balanced finish. Warmly alcoholic. Taste is spicy, yeasty and nicely roasted,.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tderoeck (5148) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 15, 2014
1/I/14 - 33cl bottle from Geers (Oostakker) @ home - BB: 5/VI/15 (2014-6)

Clear ruby red beer, big aery beige irregular head, unstable, dissipates quickly, non adhesive. Aroma: very fruity, red liquorice, dried fruits, alcohol, bit spicy, caramel. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body. Taste: sweet start, candy, red fruit, bit sourish, caramel, alcohol, pretty sugary, fruity. Aftertaste: bitter hops, caramel, lots of dried fruits, forest fruits, sourish, apple juice, malty, some alcohol.


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