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Brewed by Brouwerij Smisje
Style: Belgian Ale
Mater, Belgium

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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Bottle fermented; brewed with water, barl malt, 4 kinds of hops (hallertau, challenger, goldings en magnum) and yeast. First beer truly belonging to the new location only.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11259) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2012
Bottle, bought @ Havnens Vin & Tobak, Vejle. Hazy golden with a large, frothy, off-white head. Aroma has mild apple, pepper, crisp malts, light Belgian sugar, mild viniousness. Medium to high frothy carbonation, dry mouthfeel. Flavour has malts, apples, vinious, pepper, doughy. Fairly warming. Good even if rather simple.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17593) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2012
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty aroma. Sweetish malty spicy hoppy flavor with weak yeasty hints. Has a sweetish malty spicy yeasty finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2012
Botle 33 cl. A cloudy yellow with a beautiful huge white head and nice lacings. Fruity nose with quite some sulphur, dry and astringent, lemony and peppery notes. Flavor is sweet fruity with notes of citrus and egg. Medium body, lively carbonation, very dry astringent finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tderoeck (5148) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAY 14, 2012
13/V/2012 - 33cl bottle @ De Heeren van Liedekercke - BB: n/a (2012-495)

Clear deep yellow beer, nice creamy white head, unstable, pretty adhesive. Aroma: very fruity, bit of yeast, sweet peaches, touch of exotic fruits. MF: good carbon, medium body. Taste: pretty fruity, little sweet, citrus, sweet malts, bit sugary, ripe peaches. Aftertaste: little sweet, still fruity, canned peaches in syrup, gentle bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BelgiskOlklub (922) - Viby J, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2012
Golden hazy body and a large rocky head. Aroma of fruits, flowers, hay, pine and citrus. The taste is light to medium sweet and medium to heavy bitter. Medium body, oily feel, average carbonation and a long bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackHaddock (4150) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2012
33cl Dumpy bottle, well in date, poured into a ’Hoegaarden Grand Cru’ badged stemmed tulip. The sediment stayed in the base of the bottle, so the glass held a dull golden bodied beer with a large white head on top: loads of carbonisation bubbles rising through the almost clear body. Belgian yeasty aroma, some sweetness in there too. The taste is a little too clean and clinical to me, no honest farmhouse feel to the flavours, no bits to get into, not your regular Belgian craft/country brewed beer at all. This is obviously well made and lovingly cared for, but it defeats what I love about going to Belgium, finding and bringing back beers that challenge the tastebuds and enhance my beer enjoyment.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bierkoning (10563) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - MAR 28, 2012
Bottle. Murky Brown color. Malt, citrus and speculaas in THE aroma. Malty sweet, spicy yeasty alcoholic flavor with speculaas. Thinnish. Disappointing.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
vickey9 (551) - Brussels, BELGIUM - FEB 4, 2012
Unfiltered amber with creamy head. Pepper& lemon & mostly honey nose. Full body, decent carbon. Sweet taste. Herbs, summer flower field, herbs and quina. Bitter aftertaste. Excellent. BH

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2143) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2012
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Bright amber pour with a white head. Tropical fruit aroma with hints of tangerine and vanilla. Mouth watering fruity flavours, plenty of citrus and a little sweet spice. Bitter hop burst on the palate. Quite dry. Fruity, hop filled finish. Interesting.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcweaver (768) - VA Beach, Virginia, USA - JAN 15, 2012
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange-yellow with a large, white head. Aroma/flavor is yeasty and malty with fruit notes. Fruity and slightly bitter finish.


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