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Brouwerij Sterkens
Brewed at Scheldebrouwerij

Style: Belgian Ale
Meer, Belgium

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RATINGS: 231   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
taphandle (1135) - Texas, USA - NOV 19, 2010
Dark with a light tan, and thick head. Faint chocolate aroma with some type of yeast aroma mixed in. Taste is a twangy, sour-like and roasted malt mix. It definitely has that Belgian twang to it. It’s very good, though the finish has some metallic hints to it. I’ll probably try this one again.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gringo332 (531) - Richardson, Texas, USA - NOV 6, 2010
Ceramic bottle 750 ml.Pours reddish brown with a big off-white.Aroma is fruity ,spice ,yeast and bubblegum.Flavor is chocolate malt , sweet and spicy.Notes of Belgian yeast.Dry and bitter finish. Medium body .Ok beer

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
otakuden (1783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 23, 2010
Clear burnt ambers, garnets, and mahogany settle under a minuscule head corralled by a thin off-white fence. Intriguingly enough, when I swirl her depths she puffs up a more impressive head than during her initial pour. I’m certainly not complaining, and as I breathe in her nose, she opens up all her berryrificness for my selfish indulgence. Dark fruits and berries, blueberries especially, abound along with apples and burnt sugar crunchies. Her nose is crisp and inviting which I take note of as I proceed to wet eager lips. Bitter skins in the finish while crisp fall apples fresh from the orchard fill her every nook and cranny of her palate. Peaches, cherries, and blueberries accent the apples for a fall fruit festival while other than fruit skin bitterness, she enjoys very little finish. No dark pitted fruits to really speak of and even though black plums flitter in and out of the blueberry essence, they are never really enough for me to put my tongue on. Refreshingly quaffable, at this time of my initial tasting and Poorter ignorance, it was evident that while she wasn’t a porter in any way, shape, or form, she was still mighty tasty. It didn’t take long to empty my taster glass, but thankfully there was more left in the bottle and soon my glass was full once more.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16458) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 8, 2010
Bottle. Pours a hazy reddish/brown color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel aroma. Sweetish fruity malty caramel flavor with some spicy hints. Has a sweetish malty spicy caramel finish.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
dionysus (1448) - Arizona, USA - AUG 22, 2010
Courtesy of superdave. Bottle pours brown with a beige head. Aroma is milk chocolate, coffee, caramel, and prune. Flavor shows the same. Overall body is pretty thin and seems to fall apart on the finish. Eh.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
daknole (8941) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 15, 2010
Superdave. Brown pour. Tan head. Aroma of milk chocolate, coffee, molasses, tart fruit. Flavor is tart, vinous, raisins. Just ok.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (10263) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2010
Bottle. Dark amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is alcohol, malt, fruit, sugar. Flavour is alcohol, malt, fruit, sugar, caramel, spices. Full bodied nice beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (13209) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 21, 2010
Bottle, 75cl ceramic. It pours a clear, dark brown body under a big beige head. It’s fruity and sweet on the nose, in that belgo-style way. Some cellar and dried fruits too. Belgo-fruity and sweet flavor, dried fruits, dark sugars and some cellar too. Full-bodied, effervescent and quite dry on the palate. Dry, fruity, caramel finish. A nice beer with a misleading name. 100331

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 19, 2010
Pours an amber brown color with an off white head. Aroma is caramel, brown sugar, and toast. Flavor is caramel, toast, brown sugar and a fruity finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (8025) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 30, 2010
Aged almost ten years. Lots of caramel. Tastes like an old ale. Some resin. Aged much more gracefully than I would have expected. Rated 4/16/10


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