Brewed by Scheldebrouwerij
Style: Imperial Stout
Meer (Hoogstraten), Belgium
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 424   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Filtered over Zealand oyster shells.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
corby112 (2804) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 20, 2008
Pours a very dark chocolate brown color with a foamy tan/ yelowish head. The aroma consists of dark roasted chocolate maltiness and salt seafood. Smooth roasted malty flavor with hints of chocolate, toffee, oatmeal, coffee and seafood(oysters). The fish taste is not toooverpowering however. Very unique.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bart (2938) - Brussels, BELGIUM - OCT 4, 2008
Black coloured beer with a small brown head. Smouth light aromatic herby caramel roasted aroma. Full palate. Finish is roasted sweet bitter touched with some caramel and coffee hints. Not bad, a smouth stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Wim (3526) - Weelde, BELGIUM - SEP 28, 2008
dark brown black coloured body with a off white head a roasted grainy malty aroma a grainy malty taste with a grainy malty bitter finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Yves (2778) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - SEP 28, 2008
UPDATED: JUN 1, 2009 Brown coloured beer with a medium diminishing off-white head. Roasted aroma with some malts. Full palate bit bitter and dry. Finish is bitter malty and roasted hinted with some yeast. Nice stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
henrikb (1261) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2008
Dark red brown body with a fast disappering beige head; Very malty milk chocolate nose with a slight salty chalky background; Quite thin texture still soft, huge carbonation, sweet, slightly salt body; Malt bitter finish that has some length, strange chalk aromas I guess from the shells.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (5170) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 20, 2008
From bottle at In de Wildeman. Almost black with a beige head. Malty aroma with hints of chocolate and milk. Good milk chocolate and fruity flavours, quite sweet throughout, but some roast adds a bit of bitterness. A bit light-bodied for all the flavours. A strong sweet beer that nonetheless is quite pleasing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brouwser (119) - gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 17, 2008
Bière brun foncée, nébuleuse, elle ne laisse pas de mousse, mais une mince dentelle beige persiste. Parfum aux notes surettes et sucrées, prunes, pommes, dattes, caramel. Il y a un peu de fumée. Nuances très intéressantes de salé, suret et sucré. Le palais est frais et vivant. Bonne bière qui se boit bien

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ogivlado (7053) - Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 28, 2008
Bottled(330ml). -Muddy brown coloured, medium sized cappuccino head, dusty light roasted nose. Roasted malts, milk chocolate and dried fruits with notes of prunes and coffee. Oysters-to be honest I haven’t felt anything like that. Overall very good and enjoyable stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (9063) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 16, 2008
My Bottom Line:
The candied sweetness of vanilla and milk chocolate personifies this slick and very drinkable strong Stout for sweet teeth.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A sheet of foam protects the brown-sleeved blackness.
-Diplomatic roastiness and earthiness stand nearby.
-Small, friendly bubbles enhance the slick impression provided by the dextrins and malty flavor profile.
-There is no sign of the alcohol in the flavor profile.
-The flavor profile is mostly sweet, but never overly so.
-There are fruity undertones in the vanilla-like sweetness.
-This is not super complex for a strong Stout, but it remains quite enjoyable and well crafted.

Bottle; best before 2010.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (6943) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 30, 2008
Bouteille de 330 ml obtenue via Importations Privées Bièropholie. Arôme: Odeur de chocolat avec une pointe de café. Apparence: La couleur est noire avec une moyenne densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col beige mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de chocolat fruité avec une pointe de café et d’alcool. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement crémeuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût fruité. (Rating #1862)

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