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

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RATINGS: 514   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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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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3.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
colinize (317) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 15, 2012
Served on tap at Brouwerij ’t IJ. Pours a cloudy light amber with a thin frothy head. Not much aroma on the nose but flavor is strong delicious hops with a small malt backbone. Some brown sugar.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BobyFischer (140) - FRANCE - JUN 11, 2015
Robe d’ambre foncée, particulée.Fine mousse blanc cassé.Nez d’ambre, de miel, de malts dorés, de liqueur, de cerises confites dans l’alcool.en bouche tout ça, porté par un corps solide, sirupeux, liquoreux.Très bon.Houblons amérisants quelque peu.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vells (964) - Riga, LATVIA - JUN 5, 2015
Quite bizarre mix of IPA/Belgian strong ale. Quite hoppy citrus fruitiness, some herbal bitterness, lovely yeast profile, bit spicy. Light sweetness with moderate bitterness, quite dry finish. I like it in a weird way.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Melnis (306) - LATVIA - MAY 28, 2015
Bit belgian yeast, wet ballz aroma, piladzis,fake chemical marsmelow with lemon and banana atoma :D. Taste is the same and weird. Bit like apple wine gone bad with grapefruit

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lux_edwards (189) - - MAY 27, 2015
Bottle - Amber with a slight haze with white head. Biscuity alcohol, caramel in the aroma. sweet taste with fruity tang and bitter aftertaste. It has a creamy mouth feel. I like it but a little too sweet for me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fkoolen (567) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAY 21, 2015
Bottle. Hazy amber, beige foamy head. Nose and taste are big on sweet malty tones like caramel and sugar cane, lightly bitter hoppy and some vegetable notes. Alcohol is well hidden. Medium carbonation, medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ruigo (1512) - PORTUGAL - MAY 12, 2015
33cl bottle. Hazy amber colour with a thin off-white head. Biscuits, caramel and malts in the aroma. Average carbonation and medium body. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with fruity and biscuit notes. Overall, a good beer.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
huineman (400) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 7, 2015
Hazy whitish golden with green shades. Persistent ivory head. Aroma is porridge, dough, honey, a tinge of lemon. Reminds me of a weissbier. Powerful and robust. Creamy, oily, full-bodied. Long finish, with a nice bitter tone. Very nice ale.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
roald76 (25) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 2, 2015
Amberkleurig, ongefilterd, heerlijk fris bitter, triple-achtige smaak. Moutig en goede hop. Smaakt naar meer. Biologisch topbier.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
metalspice (274) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - APR 2, 2015
Mørk brun med mye bunnfall og lavt skum. Gjærperget duft med banan og en del blomsterjord. Smaken er tung og fruktig med hint av vanilje. Veldig tykk munnfølelse, nesten litt sirupsaktig.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sigmund (5705) - Tau, NORWAY - MAR 26, 2015
330 ml bottle, from Voldby Købmandsgaard. BB date 12/2013. ABV is 9%. Cloudy brown colour, moderate head, slightly off-white. Nice aroma of dried figs, malts and a hint of chocolate. Lovely flavour with just the right balance between sweet malts and decent hops, again notes of dried figs, also raisins, brown kandij sugar and hints of oak. Will buy again.


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