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Brewed by Scheldebrouwerij
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Meer (Hoogstraten), Belgium

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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The beer is made from no less than four varieties of malt, amongst which amber and caramel malts and two varieties of hops, with a spicy touch of Koriander and rounded off by genuine dark sugar candy for refermentation. Dark ruby in color, it is a strong barley wine.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fukito (733) - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL - SEP 7, 2008
Bottle (9% alc), august 08. Very dark brown color with a big, bubbly, creamy, beige head. Nice, captivating yeasty aroma with some caramel notes, fruity, cake and raisins. Malty, grainy flavor, slightly spicy with some slight cocoa and tobacco notes. Slightly sweet and acidic aftertaste. Medium body, soft, smooth and quite light for a 9%. Nice, drinkable and inviting belgian stronga dark ale.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
leaparsons (7923) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2008
Bottle. Dark brown, red with a beige head. Aromas are fruity with blackcurrants and caramel malts. Flavours are berries and citrus with blackcurrant. Sweet and dry and a little unbalanced. Didn’t do anything for me.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
davidpl (435) - Santiago, CHILE - JUN 10, 2008
Appearance: reddish brown color. Medium head, lasting, not very dense and with beige color. Aroma: intensive fruity touch similar to berries, plums, red-raisins and figs. Other reminiscences of caramel, chocolate, truffles, wood, oporto wine, old rum and berries liquors. Flavor: sweet start from caramel malts and sugar and notes of truffles and chocolate. Like in the aroma, present intensives reminiscences of ripe-red-fruits like plums, berries and raisins. Also, other slight woody notes. Liquory like oporto, old rum and berries liquors. Light yeasty note and caramel aftertaste. The sweetness hides the alcoholic degree. Palate: medium body with semi-oily texture, Low carbonation. Remark: intensives, nice and some complex fruity notes. However, present a light unbalanced sweetness; in spite of this, a good beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
note666 (1129) - Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS - JUN 7, 2008
330 ml bottle. brown amber colour. creme head. caramel tatse. I think this could be the best ’scheldebrouwerij beer’ there is.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (3844) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2008
Bottle that said 9 per cent rather than 10 per cent.Whatever the strength it packed a punch.Dark, murky and not very inviting it turned out to be powerful full bodied and sweet. No carbonation but not a lot apart from the strong sweetness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Miksu (4938) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - MAY 17, 2008
0.33 l bottle, 9 %. Murky brown color with small head. Yeasty, cheesy, vinous and candyish aroma with notes of tilsit cheese and chocolate. Sweet, vinous, yeasty, chocolatey, raisiny and candyish flavor. with some warming and sharp alcohols towards finish. Not clean but still interesting artisanal beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3159) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 11, 2008
More red than brown pour,say ruby,thin frothy head good carbonation.Aroma,caramel,earthy,honey notes malt brilliant,chocolate.Flavour malty,caramel and chocolate,nutty flavour,a good taste smokey and banana with ginger.Finish malt flavours.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grovlam (4152) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2008
Bottle. [Courtesy of yespr, thanks buddy] Large thick beige and creamy head that mostly diminished. Good display of lacework. Muddy brown colour. Lovely aroma of nutty, brown sugar, grain, fruit, yeast, mild alcohol, vinous. Over the palate came caramelized. Medium to full bodied with an average carbonation and light thick and alcoholic texture. Moderated sweet flavour with light acidic. Lingering caramelized lingering finish. Quit nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (5628) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 6, 2008
Bouteille de 330 ml obtenue via Importations Privées Bièropholie. Arôme: Odeur de caramel fruité avec une pointe d’épices. Apparence: La couleur est ambrée foncée avec une forte densité de bulle. Présence d’un large col beige mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de caramel et de petits fruits avec une pointe chocolatée. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture huileuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence d’alcool chaleureux en arrière goût. (Rating #1653)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 16, 2008
Cloudy dark brown pour with a thin tan head. Aroma of caramel, chocolate and spices. Good flavor of chocolate, caramel and spices, there’s also a mild astringent feeling. The body is medium with a liquorous texture and gentle carbonation. Pretty good.


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