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

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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   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 (8) - - 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.


2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rdb84 (325) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2015
Dark brown with ruby red hue, non existing head. A: Oud Bruin, caramel, fresh grass notes. T: starts sweet, with caramel notes, Bock, licorice notes. Develops a sweet bitterness, with grass notes. Nice oily mouthfeel. Aftertaste is a bit dry, caramelized malts.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tricksta_p (1961) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2015
Aroma of malt, bread, caramel, toffee, brown sugar. Flavour is medium sweet with a light bittersweet finish. Drinkable Scotch Ale, but too toffee sweetish for my taste, a bit dull.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
RW80 (1291) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2015
Bottle 25cl. Appearance: A deep dark redbrown, with a small frothy beige head, Head has a nice good retention and leaves a decent amount of lacing. Aroma: Sweet, roasted, caramelised malts, brown sugar and light licorice; tones. Taste:, Sweet caramel, some roasted malts and light icorice tones. light bitter, A bit pof spices in the finish.. Sweetis h and lightbitter aftertaste with caramel and roasted tones. medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation, sweetbitter aftertaste, Decent.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackisle (1202) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Deep dark redbrown, small frothy beige head, good retention and lacing; aroma roasted sweet malts, caramel, brown sugar, light licorice; taste light heavy sweet, light medium bitter, roasty, spicy notes; medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation, sweetbitter aftertaste, light roastiness continues, bit spicy; dunno if this is a real Scotch but ok dark beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SVD (893) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 29, 2015
Bottle at home, dark ruby red beer, small head, aroma is roasted malts, Taste is sweet, caramel, malts. Ok not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ShivanDragon (2263) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 27, 2015
Is dit bier of cola met schuimkraag, ziet er eender uit. Hoop caramouten en pilsmout, komt droog over. Smaken zijn zacht, glad redelijk aan de zoete kant met overheersende carameltinen, typisch scotch ale dus. Zacht, glad iets romig, ach 't is niet al te vervelend, denk wel dat het bij deze blijft ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gorm (1732) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 25, 2015
Mørk brun farve med beige skum. Lukt av røstet malt, karamell og frukt. Smak av røstet malt, karamell, frukt og kaffe. Fruktig og lett bitter avslutning. Import.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nilsas (2321) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUN 25, 2015

Lukt: Malt, smør og karamell.
Utseende: Gyllen Nøttebrun farge.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynt skum, heng langs kant.
Smak: Malt, smør og karamell avslutning.
Hvor: Kjøpt@Butikk, Nederland, Nydt@Lokal hjemme tasting med Gorm
Medium: Flaske@250ml, ABV@7,2%, Når@25.06.2015

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bosbouw (1893) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - JUN 24, 2015
Donkere roodbruine kleur met een volle kraag. Ruikt zoetig, drop, laurier Smaakt, zoetig, drop, stroop. Stroperige structuur.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DwarfeD (1608) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JUN 11, 2015
25cl bottle from local Jumbo supermarket. Hazy dark amber brown with a medium off-white head. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Quite sweet with some bitter tones. Caramel, ripe fruits, malts and some coffee. An ok brew.


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