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

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 515   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   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.


2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2006
Golden with a large white head. The aroma was malty with a strong hint of wet dog and yeast. I found the taste a bit yeasty too. Lots of fizz which, together with the yeast, tended to dominate the bittersweet subtleties of this beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bart (2938) - Brussels, BELGIUM - APR 18, 2006
Gold blond colour, average white head. lots of carbonation. Sweet malty aroma, little yeasty. Full body, dry malty with a sweet finish. Not bad, but not really my kind of beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (8112) - 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 (3216) - 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 (3787) - 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 (3188) - 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 (9162) - 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 (10980) - 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.


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