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Brewed by Brasserie Sainte Hélène
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Florenville, Belgium

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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Le brun cuivré éclatant de sa robe est le préambule d’un univers de douceur et de rondeur. Le nez malté, légèrement fruité, concorde parfaitement avec un goût orienté vers des saveurs « caramel ». Soutenue à tous niveaux, elle reste très équilibrée. Une très légère note de torréfaction nous surprend toutefois en fin de bouche. Première bière produite par la brasserie, sa rondeur rappelle le plaisir et nous invite à passer un moment simple de dégustation.


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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OlivierMTL (709) - Quebec, - JAN 8, 2006
Couleur ambrée, apparence semi-claire, peu de formation mousse. Arômes de levure et d’épices. Saveurs fruitées, pêches et gomme baloune, sucre candi, faible malt caramel. Légère acidité des levures en finale. Bouteille 75 cl, Resto Bière, Décembre 2005.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rubin77 (860) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 7, 2016
F: average, pale brown, good retention. C: dark brown, hint of dark red against the light, hazy. A: malty, fruity, dark plums, cherries, caramel, candy, bit of yeast, raspberries. T: malty, hint of coffee, chocolate, dark fruits, dry grassy bitterness, pear, spicy, marzipan, medium full body, lower carbonation, good balanced and tasty beer worth to try, 0,33l bottle from Carrefour in Brussels.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vickey9 (999) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAY 6, 2016
Poured a copper brown with a thin tan head. The nose is a bit caramel and hops. The body is medium, carbon fine & texture thin. The taste is a bit sweet. Palate is caramel malt, bitter metallic hops, belgium yeast. B@H

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Luengus (48) - - FEB 21, 2016
Small fizzy light brown diminishing head with hazy dark brown body. Light caramel and coffee malt and light dough yeast. Full creamy body with soft carbonation. Long duration flavor moderately sweet, lightly acidic and heavily bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
psilosophy (652) - vitry en artois, FRANCE - JAN 4, 2016
Bouteille de 33cl. Couleur rousse foncée, mousse assez abondante, tenue moyenne. Arômes de caramel, raisin, pointe acide. Longueur très correcte, carbonnation moyenne. Trouvée à la brasserie Delneste - Froidmont.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
lux_edwards (280) - - NOV 3, 2015
33 cl bottle. Pours a cloudy amber with a tan head. Aroma of apricot and caramel. Taste is sweet. Palate is full with an oily mouth feel. Overall OK beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
VDuquerroux (1160) - Airvault, FRANCE - OCT 13, 2015
Bottle, 33cL. Home. A sparkling dark brown beer spoiled by yeast sediments ; medium beige head ; medium retention. Roasty toffee aroma, spice, red berries (blackberry, blackcurrant), herb. Medium sweet, round and warming, light dry bitter refreshing. Medium body and texture, average carbonation, toffee spicy medium lasting finish. Overall, a delicious fruity toffee toasty belgian ale ; highly drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Japalo (1781) - DENMARK - SEP 22, 2015
Bottle@home. Amber. Low carbonation. Small head. Caramel Earthy notes. Smooth slight sweet with a nice dry finish. Some Spice maybe koriander. Very pleasant.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
laiti (7981) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 6, 2015
33 cl bottle @ home
Lots of foam when pouring. Pleasant aroma with resin, sweet fruity tones and hayish malt. Foamy palate. Flavour has grapefruity hops, biscuity malt, resin and mild mineral tones. The first sips were nice but then this starts to feel too hayish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (7877) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 1, 2015
26/IV/15 - on tap @ day 2 of ZBF 2015 (Leuven) - BB: n/a (2015-527)

Clear red amber beer, creamy beige head, little stable, non adhesive. Aroma: fruity, bit sweet, caramel, dried fruits, raisins. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: little bitter, malty, sourish touch, some citrus, hoppy, spicy, some liquorish. Aftertaste: hoppy, dry, some caramel, not sweet though!

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
humlelala (1288) - DENMARK - MAY 16, 2015
(33 cl bottle from Carrefour Express in Galeries Ravenstein; BBD: November 2016) Pours a cloudy amber with two finger, tan head. Good retention and lace. Aroma has notes of toffee and smoke with a doughy hint. Oily texture, medium carbonaion, medium body with a, astringent wooden driness in the finish. Flavour has aroma notes and little sweetness. Doesn’t seem entirely harmonic to my taste.


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