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


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RATINGS: 193   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Launched in July 2009.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
seynie (227) - Tienen, BELGIUM - NOV 9, 2014
Yellow amber with foamy top. Good carbonation. Lots of citrus, grapefruit, lemon zest. Flowery and spruce too. Heavy on the alcohol. Bitter malts go into the medium finish. A bit to unbalanced because of the alcohol

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TtV (222) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2014
Bottle 33cl. Golden near orange with a lasting white top. Aroma has some bitterness which gives the use of hops away. The taste is a little flat, but reminds me of IPA. Some Co2 too. Nice one, but not too special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (3105) - BELGIUM - SEP 20, 2014
The new name of their Straffen Toeback but essentially the same thing. A ’quattro’, as they call it themselves, with a sticky, creamy head and clear orange blond colour. Aroma of grassy and resinous hops, grapefruit, orange peel, honey, rosewater; subdued fruity taste with citrus freshness, bitter honeyish malts and a powerfully hopped, long, dry finish. Almost an IPA in style - but not quite there yet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjik83 (943) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2014
33cl flesje via 8 Zaligheden, Maastricht Alcoholpercentage van 9% Uitgeschonken in La Trappe glas Uiterlijk: goudoranje kleurig met mooie witte schuimkraag Aroma en smaak: bitter en hoppig met een zoete nasmaak, granig. Conclusie: iets te zoet wellicht, maar geen verkeerd bier wederom van de Scheldebrouwerij. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikske79 (1302) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 16, 2014
Een goed biertje met goed veel smaak aan zoals het hoort te zijn bij deze bieren.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Franksv6 (498) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2014
Clear golden beer with a nice with head, medium carbonation. Taste likes Belgian yeast,sweet fruits, spicy and some bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VincentKabel (262) - Haarlem, NETHERLANDS - AUG 10, 2014
A strong ale it is. It maskes the high alcohol percentage very well and has a taste of spices, nuts and some dried fruits, but all very well balanced. No strange aftertastes. Slightly roasted finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
goozen (3368) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 5, 2014
Tap at Botermarkt Bierfestival, Haarlem: Clear golden colored brew with an moderate sweet bitter tast. Might be inspired by "Duvel", this one is more sweet and less spicy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maarten1993 (485) - - JUL 15, 2014
Drank with Masum in Cafe Kandinsky 14-7-2014. Beer is copper/golden colored. Very clear beer, nice. However, the taste is nothing special. Not rich. Not bad, but also not impressive.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Lele (236) - Padova, ITALY - JUL 10, 2014
Ottima birra. Dal colore biondo leggermente ambrato e dalla schiuma generosa. Al naso presenta soprattutto note di floreale ed erbaceo, ma anche una specie di affumicato molto piacevole. In bocca il risultato è abbastanza inaspettato. Si percepisce immediatamente il floreale (come si sentiva al naso), ma questo è accompagnato un istante dopo dal fruttato e da note mielose. Il sorso chiude con un inaspettato amaro che permane nel retrogusto (abbastanza persistente) e che invita ad una nuova bevuta. Da abbinare con piatti abbastanza corposi e formaggi forti, come il gorgonzola.

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