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Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: Scotch Ale
Leuven, Belgium
Serve in Thistle

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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
ABI recreation of one of the legendary Wielemans brews. Wielemans being a defunct Brussels brewery, with a C(rowned) T(ree) in the coat of arms.


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3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
richlamb (16) - - OCT 5, 2013
A very pleasant drinking ale, with a fairly "generic" flavour, lacking the complex malt profile of a true scotch ale. The aroma vaguely malty, with something like a brett character (hard to tell after all the french cheese I’ve been eating). The flavour is nicely malty with a lingering bitterness (slight harshness) in the aftertaste. Combined with a medium body, this is very easy to drink, but I wouldn’t rave about it.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ruigo (2077) - PORTUGAL - MAR 29, 2016
25cl bottle. It pours a reddish dark brown colour with a thick and tan head. Aroma is fruity and hoppy. Flavour is sweet, bitter and sour at different times and at the same time. Overall, nice beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BlueGaljoen (87) - FRANCE - FEB 26, 2016
Belle bière facile à boire Belle robe sombre Goûts noisette grillée Uniquement testée en pression

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kermis (9880) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 14, 2016
Bottle sampled. Clear brown with a small tan head. Aroma of brown sugar, caramel, toffee and yeast. Flavour is over moderate sweet and light moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TaxiDriver (1678) - Stadland, GERMANY - FEB 8, 2016
Bottle. A soft malty smell, light bitter, like cola without sugar. The medium large pale beige head is creamy and foamy with a normal duration. The body is nearly black. A light alcoholic and malty taste, some coffee. The body is medium strong and creamy with a lively carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
paulvanpelt (496) - Reusel, NETHERLANDS - FEB 3, 2016
Kastanjebruin bier met rode gloed, nauwelijks een schuimkraag. In de neus wat karamel en mouten. Verder aroma van groen fruit, fris. Smaak is licht bitter, medium zoet. Vooral erg waterig. Weinig aan.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rubin77 (792) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 18, 2016
F: no real had, some pale brown bubbles. C: red-brown to dark brown, clear. A: malty, caramel, fruitiness, cherries, syrupy, hint of chocolate, T: malty sweetness, some dark caramel, dark fruits, some coffee, dry bitter tones on the palate, nuts, medium body, lower carbonated, 0,25l bottle.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Renobob (1600) - Besançon, FRANCE - JAN 2, 2016
Bue à la pression. Marron foncée. Fine mousse beige. Nez caramel. Palais alcool et malt caramélisés. À peine sucré. Finale moyenne. Lassante au bout de qques gorgées.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
sjogro (2193) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 9, 2015
Jumbo. Smaakt zo goed als nergens naar. Grijs toiletpapier met een vleugje caramel. X-D Backlog from 2015/03/25.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dutchbeerpages (2151) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - NOV 8, 2015
Sweet, not too bad for a supermarket beer. Does get boring after a little while, and a little too sweet.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thanatosti (1427) - Culemborg, NETHERLANDS - OCT 20, 2015
25 cl. bottle @ home, bought @ Jumbo Tiel. Dark brown with a minimal off-white head. Caramel aroma with some roasted malts and some coffee. Sweet taste with some bitterness. Short finish but otherwise decent enough.


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