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

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RATINGS: 483   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This light ale has a deep golden colour with a smooth, frothy head. It is very perfumed with an unmistakable hint of aromatic hops and a fruity (citrus) note from the spices used in production. The body has an intense yet distinctive bitterness and a strong malty taste which is a delight to the palate. The overall effect, however, is a slight dryness and hoppiness.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (7780) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAR 29, 2006
75 cl bottle from Swedish "Systembolaget".
Pours a shade light honey color with an amazing big lasting creamy part bubbly head. A bit fruity scent, mixed with some Belgian strong beer scent, but very subtle, might be a bit too cold? More than average body, fairly low bitterness, bit it’s still there. Fresh and a bit spicy flavor. Very long sort of bitter aftertaste. No where does the 7.5% show itself, this is really a well balanced beer, escpically for one that smells and taste so delicate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Eructoblaster (2994) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 19, 2006
Bottle. Cloudy blond body topped with a thin white foamy head. Nice malty/hoppy aroma with yeasty, citrusy, flowery and coriander notes. Robust hoppy taste with various fruity and flowery hints. Ends with a long bittersweet finish. Very good!

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SHIG (3565) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - MAR 13, 2006
Orangish yellow with a cream color head. Very Sweet aroma of hops. Very bitter at first with a sour grassy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rederic (2911) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 9, 2006
Hazy honey gold hue, with a frothy white head, yeasty, pale malt nose, with a citrus and peachy fruitiness notes, sweet floral hops, hint of spiciness in the aroma follows though on a medium-bodied palate with a yesty character, fruity accent, sweet alcoholic note, with a vanilla spiciness, leading towards a juicy low bittering finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2006
On Tap at the Borough Arms, Crewe 29/07/2001 Golden coloured blond with a pale aroma. Hop finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JudgeDread (16) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 19, 2006
Pale gold on the pour. Slight spice aroma and flavor. Some fruitiness present as the beer warms with slight carvonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10140) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2006
Bottle conditioned, 330ml. Golden beer with heavy head. Thinnish but spicy blonde beer, quite dry and a hint of hops. Not fully flavoured and finishes quickly, basically fairly average.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Storm (2684) - Amager, DENMARK - FEB 1, 2006
75 cl bottle. Golden colour with a fizzy white head. Nice aroma of spice, fruit, yeast and a little sweetness too. Flavour of grain, yeast, spice and ends up with a very dry finish.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KarmanGhia (276) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 31, 2006
This is, frankly, a relatively unimpressive, hyped-up malt liquor. The grains steal all of the taste --that is to say that this is sticky, bready, and sweet without much bitterness-- and the hops are missing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (13350) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 13, 2005
UPDATED: JAN 7, 2012 Bottled. Frothy, off-white head and hazy, golden beer. Banana, citrus and wheat in the aroma. Flavor is like aroma, but there’s coriander too. Feels a little spicy. Long belgo-bitter finish. Rating: 7-4-7-3-15-3.6. 051028

Bottle, 75cl. A small, off-white head forms over a sparkling, unclear, pale golden body. The aroma has white sugar, fruityness, a faint spiced touch and some weak notes of yeast. Some bitterness in the end. The alcohol is present, but far from dominating. Overall, a quite pleasant one, easy drinkable and quite tasteful too. A beer I could drink on a regular basis, although it’s a bit too sweet. 120107


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