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Brewed by De Struise Brouwers
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Oostvleteren, Belgium

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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Ingredients: Barley malt, hops, cane sugar, yeast and spices. Aged in port barrels


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2013

Bottle 330ml. @ home.

Unclear medium amber orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, riped fruit, wood, light to moderate yeasty, alcohol, phenol. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, alcohol, sweet fruit, dry, grapes, yeasty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft and fizzy, finish feel is light to moderate alcoholic. [20130425]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31650) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 21, 2013
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small off-white head. Aroma is mild fruity and toasted caramelish. Mild port fruity. Sweet, caramelish and light fruity. Phenolic and caramelish, light fruity. Smooth and caramelish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29694) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 21, 2013
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a lazing yellowish head. The aroma has notes of port, malt, caramel, and alcohol. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and port, leading to a dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 21, 2013
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Vintage 2011. Pours a hazy amber with a beige head. Sweet caramellish aroma, some phenols. Rich body, sweet caramel and brown sugar. A rustic barrel character, some phenols and a warming alcohol finish. A very rustic barrel impact. 210113

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (17215) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 21, 2013
Bottle. Pours a hazy dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy woody port aroma. Fruity malty spicy yeasty woody port flavor with hints of dark fruit flavor. Has a fruity malty woody port finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15855) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2013
7th October 2012
Cloudy brown - amber beer, big pale cream coloured head. Palate starts soft but quickly turns crispy. Mild minerals. Creamy malt. Sweet spices. Holding it together is a mild red wine fruitiness. Creamy malt is the dominant flavour here, but overall a rich and tasty beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (14976) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 5, 2013
bottle at Jens ... crisp golden copper ...r siing bubbles ... bubbly tan head ... soft sweet toffee ... spicy ovaltine ... little fizzy ... juicy malts ... soft sweet fruits ... oilt plums ... salty yeast

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14152) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are sweet fruits, yeast, malt, hops, candy sugar and has a sweet finish. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (14089) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 26, 2014
Bottle @ Dranken Geers, Ghent. Pours cloudy dark golden with a creamy head and lacings. Nose is yeast, salt, esters and vegetables. Hot alcohol. Overhyped and overrated brewery.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (13761) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle at home. Clear amber/brown - white head. Sweetness. Citrus. Candy. Estery. Wooden. Some coconut notes. Panana. Licorice. Berries. Toasted. Red berries. Soil earthy notes. Tjaaa.


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