Brewed by Brasserie St-Feuillien / Friart
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Le Roeulx, Belgium


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RATINGS: 279   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
St. Feuillen’s centuries old brewing traditions combine with Green Flash Brewing Company’s cutting edge brewing techniques to form our first collaborative brew: Bière De L’Amitié (Friendship Brew). A blond Belgian collaboration ale, brewed with St. Feuillen’s traditional yeast and spices. For a modern twist, we add rye malt, wheat malt, and American Amarillo hops. At the crossroads of collaboration, we dry-hopped the brew for more zest. It’s old-world Belgian Abbey-style meets new-world American craft brewing - and a friendship is formed.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
podey (637) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 10, 2013
Draught at Gingerman NYC. Pours cloudy gold with a medium white head. Aroma is typical belgian yeast and some hops. There is a hoppy bite in the taste with some grassy, yeasty, citrus notes. A nice collaboration.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fatehunter (1754) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - SEP 7, 2015
Pours a half finger of head on a hazy light straw body. The aroma is bright, initially grapefruit, then mango and pineapple and some candy. The taste is candy sweet, lemon drops and mild bitter finish. The texture is light and airy. Outstanding beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jb (2591) - Rochester, New York, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Caged and Corked. A bit fuzzy, a medium well saturated yellow. Nice retention, thin amount of white head. Lots of stuff springing out of the nose, wow. I detect rye, bubblegum, lemon, and coriander notes. Taste is very spicy with the coriander out front, then the bubblegum, then a very dry finish. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hotstuff (4424) - Indiana, USA - FEB 14, 2015
Rated on 5-13-2013 (Corked and caged bottle) This beer’s appearance is a huge smooth white head with a long retention, hazy pale yellow body, slow rising carbonation, and one ring of lacing. The aroma is lemon, herbal hops, yeast, wheat, malt, spicy, and hint of pepper. The flavor is sweet, wheat, spicy, peppery, malt, and hops in the background. The mouthfeel is zesty and this beer is light-medium bodied. This beer is very quaffable and has a lot going on in the aroma and flavor. It is very good tasting, worth trying and a beer I will drink again if it comes my way.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (8000) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - FEB 7, 2015
Bottle at James’ house for the End of History tasting. Pours a clear gold with a thin white head. Soft musk on the nose, a touch of hops, yeast. Medium bodied, soft sweetness, musk. Vibrant carbonation, fruity into the finish with more lingering yeast and a touch of warming alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadIndian (2621) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 18, 2015
On draft at Isaacs. I was really impressed with this brew. Nice notes of dough, rye, Belgian spice, hay and hop. Finish is very zesty and bready. Well done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jesterdeal (1985) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - OCT 3, 2014
Sampled at the End of History tasting. Aromas are zesty lemon, lemon grass, and biscuit. Pours pale with light lacing and good carb. Taste is dulled lemon zest, floral/lemon grass, and a hint of rye. Light and easy in the mouth with a warm malt feel but no detectable gravity. This is dangerously easy to gulp. Well done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2841) - New York, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle shared by myself at End of History tasting. Nose is yeast and lemon zest. tastes bright and peppery, of barnyard, lemongrass, and Belgian yeasts. nice carbonation. pleasant brew

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (11245) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle at end of history tasting. Pours yellow white head. Nose/taste of spice, lemon, lemongrass, Belgian yeast and peppercorn. Medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (5087) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle. Yellow pour with white head. Spice, yeast and light hop aromas. Belgian yeast, touch of hops, some spice flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
glennmastrange (2464) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Bottle. Moderate aromas of grain and hay for the malt, grass and lemon for the hops, musty basement for the yeast, with hints of spicy apple and pepper. Head is large fizzy/frothy, white with excellent crusty lacing and is fully lasting. Color is hazy light amber. Flavor starts lightly sweet and moderately acidic, then finishes lightly acidic and moderately bitter. Palate is light to medium, slick with a fizzy carbonation and finishes moderately alcoholic. When this Belgian Strong Ale starts off cold it’s light and refreshing, as it warms the complexity and gravity catches up. Very nice.

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