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Brewed by Brouwerij ’t IJ
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 520   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An amber, craft beer with generous amounts of hops and alcohol. This copper-gold beer is a real heavyweight and a must for beer lovers. The liberal quantities of malt and bitter hops create a complex, full flavour. It starts as slightly sweet with malty aromas of chocolate, fruit and grain, while the bitter hops stand out nicely in the aftertaste. A feast for the connoisseur!

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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosskie (587) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 12, 2015
Brown reddish beer, slightly opaque with very little head. Smell is salty bitter with subtle caramel sweetness. Raisins, nuts and a touch of alcohol. Dark fruit. Pepper. Taste is sweet watery and slightly bitter, with a slightly astringent finish. Resin, caramel and a touch of banana and maybe oranges. Peels in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bosbouw (1889) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - MAR 11, 2015
Heldere koperen kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt honing, mout. Smaakt beetje zoet, caramel, iets bitter. Beetje fruitig.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rob_D_UK (1265) - Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2015
Murky golden brown pour with a sparse white head. Hoppy aroma with some grass. Big yeasty taste.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
darkseduction (657) - Zweibrücken, GERMANY - MAR 8, 2015
Flasche 33cl. Haselnussbraun, trüb wie ein Weizen. Massive beeindruckende Schaumkrone. In der Nase zitrus-grasige Hopfen. Im Antrunk dann der Hopfenbomber, im Nachhall Detonationen in den Bitterknospen der Zunge. Alkohol nur zart spürbar. Wunderbares Hopfenfeuerwerk. Genial!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerBaboon (1766) - FINLAND - MAR 7, 2015
Pours pale copper with off-white head. Aroma is toasted, caramel and spices. Flavour is spicy and light to medium bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JefVerstraete (2091) - Ghent, BELGIUM - FEB 23, 2015
Bottle @ M-Café. Dark amber colour, beige foam. Medium carbonation. Sweet nose, malty body. Citrus, caramel and chocolate. Harsh bitter hoppy finish. Fruity with bitter finish. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kingstoni (1745) - FINLAND - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle. Hazy amber color with a thick foamy off-white head. Aroma of caramel, mahogany, spruce and nuts. Sweet and medium bitter taste with a bitter finish. Medium full body.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdb84 (324) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 12, 2015
Bottle. Murky cola/amber pour. Sweet aroma: exotic fruits, lychee, roasted malts, copper, fresh grains. Taste: slightly sour and fruity begin, followed by caramel, roasted malts. Sticky aftertaste, pineapple. Winter beer with a summer feel.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (3952) - Oulu, FINLAND - JAN 4, 2015
Bottle 0.33l at Oluthuone Leskinen, Oulu. Colour is murky light brown with thick small white head. Aromas and flavors: Resiny, pine, some fruits, caramel, sweetness, sugar, hops and malts. Pretty interesting hoppy beer but too sweet for me.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cassius (93) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 4, 2015
Lekker donker en hoppig bier. Niet te zoet maar ook niet erg fris, maar dat is niet erg.


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