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Brewed by Brouwerij Smisje
Style: Belgian Ale
Mater, Belgium

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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MoritzF (8562) - Bochum, GERMANY - JAN 23, 2011
(bottle, 33cl) Cloudy, pale golden colour with a big and blond foamy head. Yeasty and distinctively citrus-fruity and slightly zesty aroma with pale malt and herbal, spicy hops. Bitter-sweet flavour, medium bodied with a lively carbonation. Pale malt character with grainy spots, notes of citrus and herbal, slightly peppery hops; dry-ish and moderately bitter and herbal hoppy finish with subtle fruity notes and an astringent aftertaste. 18.I.11

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (11217) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 18, 2010
Cloudy golden with a small white head. Aroma of herbs, grain and fruit. Sweet and herbal flavour with some bready malt, yeasty notes and a decent bitter finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (3681) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 16, 2010
Bottle from Beer Planet. Murky orange body with a huge rocky head. Nose of fruit and peaches. Taste is great of hops and pine and lots of fruits. Nice texture and smooth too. Well done.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7285) - NUNEATON, Top 22, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2010
Effervescent orange with a massive, uneven billow of foam- very Belgium. Attractive, hugely soapy hop aroma brimful of pine needle, satsuma, aloe vera, yeasty freshness and curry leaf. Marmalade tangy with peppery, piney Belgian hop balanced with bready malt and vanilla. Crisp, lasting carbonation, hints of yeast and alcohol warm. Really clean. Saw this off in about 10mins and could happily have seen off another. Good, solidly hopped Belgian brew all round.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerGod (5284) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - NOV 11, 2010
Bottle. Golden amber with an enormous, fluffy white head. Aroma is spicy hops, grassy notes, Belgian yeast, dried fruit, apple skins and sweet malt. Taste is big spicy notes, grass, light straw, herbal hops, floral notes, sweet malt and fruit notes. Body is light-medium with a strong, effervescent carbonation. Finishes with more big spicy notes, grassy and floral hops, dried fruit, powdery yeast, and sweet malt.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thebeertourist (4859) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 29, 2010
Bottle from Bier Tempel, Brussels. Hazy orange with a big head. Perfumey, grassy and somewhat yeasty aroma. A bit soapy flavours, noticeable alcohol, a bit too much carbonation. Yeasty flavours. Not too bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cnardi (24) - ITALY - OCT 13, 2010
Tanta tanta schiuma: bianca, pannosa, densa. Colore biondo carico quasi arancione. Buoni profumi, direi erbacei. All’assaggio è molto buona: un bell’amaro che si sente immediatamente e che rimane per un po’. L’alcool (ma dov’è scritta la gradazione?) è piuttosto accentuato con una piacevole sensazione di calore. Molto gradevole la bottiglia, serigrafata.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (14041) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2010
Bottle @ Papsø-Grand-Tasting, September 2010. Pours muddy golden with a small white head. YEast, perfume, spice and cookie dough. A bit of alcohol. Dry end.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sayravai (4674) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 1, 2010
(Bottled) Quite pale, lots of foam. Flowery, lime-lemony, pale-malty, grassy, dryish, lightly saisony, quite bitter actually. Reasonably fruity when yeast poured in. Foamy, foamy, foamy. Warming alcohol presence, somewhat acidic. Not quite my type of Belgian ale. 3555

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoBoChamp (5554) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 24, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 12, 2010 33cl, new brew Anno 2010, from De Hopduvel Gent, complex brew, balanced, cloudy, good head, nice brew


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