RateBeer
overall
91
84
style
Brewed by Brouwerij t IJ
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Amsterdam, Netherlands

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 464   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Share this beer with friends!
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!

Organic


Ringo's rating

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ringo (963) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - OCT 15, 2004
A woody taste dominates, with an alcoholic finish. OK but not one that I would purchase a second time.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PriorL (1642) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle at home, shared with Mathieu87. APPEARANCE: clear darker blond beer, small unstable off white head. NOSE: sweet, herbs, tomatoos? TASTE: sweet, herbs, not that good for me.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
angelkostvo (556) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 8, 2014
Dark ruby colour, small head. Aroma of wet wood, reisins, dark fruits. Taste is light sweet, a bit bitter. Medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation. Interesting but not my favourite.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andregoncalves (1305) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - JUN 28, 2014
33cl bottle. Hazy appearance with dark golden color. Head is thin to medium. Body is smooth. Aroma is mustard, french fries, spices, bacon, caramel.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markschiedon (171) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 27, 2014
Drinking from a 33 cl bottle. Not much out standing aromas not bad either. The unclear orange beer has a medium white head. Caramel and red fruit in the taste. Medium carbonated.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Geiserich (3276) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle: Aroma is sourly, fruity, oranges, apricot, orange peel, yeast and spices. Flavor is fruity, oranges, candies, apricot, spices.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (4018) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 24, 2014
Bottle at Rootz at the Harbour, Scheveningen. Poured a murky reddish amber with a big long lasting frothy white head. The aroma is fruity hop, malt. The flavour is strong bitter with a chewy grain, light chocolate, big Columbus hop bitter, light floral palate. Medium to full bodied with soft carbonation. A beer that even Luis Suarez could get his teeth into!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (1995) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 20, 2014
This is best described as a Belgian strong ale with lots of hops, that give the beer a nice bitter taste. The yeasty and malty body gives the beer a good base.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Taboada (262) - Compostela (Galiza), - JUN 16, 2014
Tasted on tap at the proeflokaal on 16/06/2014. Amber colour with medium head. Aroma of caramel, malts and hops. Hoppy flavour with a dry finish. Aftertaste has some caramel and malts. Medium body and light carbonation. Next one please!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfuen03 (305) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JUN 14, 2014
dark amber cloudy liquid, generous, very creamy off-white head. Soft, very ellegant aroma, hints of caramel, cinnamon, little of licorice. Medium body, high carbonation, metallic bitter finish. Spicy, bitter taste, deep, complex and well balanced.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Marcius (194) - Geneva, SWITZERLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Appearance with amber color, cloudy liquid and high head. Aroma: Belgian yeast and grapes. On the palate, a nice bitterness, body and caramel. This is a great beer!


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 47


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50