Brouwerij Sterkens
Brewed at Scheldebrouwerij

Style: Belgian Ale
Meer, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6231) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 6, 2010
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye, cola colored pour with some off white foam,aroma of caramel and dark fruit, flavor of peanut brittle toffee

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Countbeer (5260) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - JUN 11, 2010
Bottle: 1 finger quick disappearing white foamy head. Smell is a mix of mint, hops and dark fruit. Color is dark amber, almost brown. Taste is bit darker: spices, gingerbread, iron, dark fruits and hint of mint. Slightly divided taste but not watery… The bottle looks elegant with it’s long neck, but the beer is a very strange one…

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oldrtybastrd (3222) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 3, 2010
Shared this one w/ SkyCop32. Pours a darkish red/brown. Aromas of spice, coriander, yeast, and alcohol. Flavor has an alcohol taste to it, mixed with a nice smokey dark fruit. Also has strong hints of spice and orange.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ghawener (1520) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - FEB 25, 2010
Bottle: Retired? Just biught one in Bogota. Food Pairing; Serreno and manchego.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
delnoche (477) - Alamogordo, New Mexico, USA - NOV 10, 2009
33cl bottle poured into a Westmalle Trappist glass. Amber brown with a small brown head. Subtle malty aroma. Sweet malty flavor, caramel, dark fruit. Bitter finish, odd flavor to it. Interesting beer but not that special.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madquacker (1071) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - JUL 30, 2009
Brown with a decent head. Raisens and fruit over a not over the top base. Nice but not spectacular.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nightfall (1306) - Hamburg, GERMANY - JUN 21, 2009
33cl Bottle. Brown color with beige head and lots of sediments. Thin bodied. Aromas of figs, plums, caramel and raisins. Flavor is sweet dominated by ripe fruit, caramel and some yeast. Moderate bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (10679) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 28, 2009
UPDATED: JUN 2, 2009 330ml bottle (Cracked Kettle, Amsterdam)
Reddy, lightly hazy, brown, with a brief head. Slightly sweet, thin and metallic aroma. Crisp carbonation, retronasals a bit alcoholic, but quite pleasantly grainy. Taste a touch yeasty, fairly richly roasted grains, some liquorice. Bitterness quite biting and potent - leaves a tingle in the mouth, exacerbated by the carbonation certainly. Long finish pleasantly grainy. Initially a bit wanting in a few dimensions, it improves as it warms, and the various components work together synergistically.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Embrouille (2831) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 4, 2009
Bottled 33cl. Appearance: It pours a hazy nut brown beer with a huge, nicely remaining light beige head. Beautiful lacework. Aroma: The nose is very sweet with hints of caramel, spices (cinnamon and nutmeg), fruits (plums, peaches, raisins and banana), jam tarts, molasses, fennel, carrots and marmite. Yeasty. Flavor and palate: Sweet. Huge amounts of cinnamon, molasses, plums, carrots, fennel and marmite showing up. Yeasty. Medium to full bodied. Low bitterness. Sweet finish with lingering hints of yeast and plums. Overall impression: Very nice with sophisticated spicy, fruity components.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (9239) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 22, 2009
330ml green bottle with a long, thin neck. Bought at Vinmonopolet a long time ago (bb.29.09.09). Medium, off-white head. Deep amber-brown body. Mild malty aroma with a discreet touch of yeast. Flavour of fruit-filled, sweet malts, slightly roasted. Not enough bitterness in the finish to counter all the sweetness. Foamy in the mouth (Tromsø, 21.02.2009).

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