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Brewed by Brouwerij t IJ
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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A prize-winning beer that we brew specially for De Bierkoning. The fruity, bitter hops and lightly roasted malt complement each other perfectly in this light brown beer. These flavours are accentuated with a little coriander to produce a full aroma of flowers, citrus and a hint of caramel. An irresistible beer that was crowned in the Brussels Beer Challenge with a silver medal in the Herb & Spice category.

Vlo stands for Vodden, Lompen en Ongeregeld (translates a bit as rags, bags and bums).


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314 (3647) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - FEB 9, 2014
Poured medium amber with a frothy off white head. Aroma of spicy malt, lactose, berries. Medium body, flavour is sweet, lightly spiced, caramel malt.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vipinvelp (2319) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JAN 7, 2014
Somewhat opaque orange yellow with big white foam head. The foam is stopping the aroma, nevertheless some floral. Tastes quiter bitter, coriander, spicy aftertaste. Interesting beer, good. (Velp 201401)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DwarfeD (1109) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2013
33cl bottle at home. Hazy orange/brown with a medium white head. Medium sweetness combined with a lot of hoppy bitterness. Citrus, caramel and malts. A decent bitter brew.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nero55 (765) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle at Brewery. Hazy dark amber with small off white head. Aroma of cherries, tartness, and malt. Light body with hop bitterness upfront with a hint of lemon and pepper.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Quack-Duck (8041) - Down South, GERMANY - DEC 27, 2013
bottle, donated by jaghana - merci! Hazy golden colour, white head. Malty, pleasantly sweet with a spicy-fruity touch. Highly drinkable despite the complexity.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bosbouw (1351) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - DEC 22, 2013
Troebele gele kleur met een aardige kraag . Ruikt iets zoetigs en zurig. Smaakt iets bitter en zurig.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Abijen (1511) - s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - DEC 22, 2013
Pours an orange slightly unclear beer with a good white head. Smells like a weizen. Lemon. Tastes yeasts, malts and like a standard belgian white. Average carbo, thin body and a sticky texture. Quite boring

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricksta_p (1271) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - DEC 10, 2013
Pours a murky amber/copper with an off-white head. Aroma of yeast, apricot, hops, ripe fruits, spices. Some sour notes, with a relatively dry finish. A very tasty and interesting beer I shall have again.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jaghana (4085) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - DEC 5, 2013
Bottle 33cl, a cloudy copper orange beer with huge head. Nose is quite hopy and yeast like with lemon and grapefruit touch. Aroma is on fresh orange notes, lemony, belgian yeast, red fruits, grapes, light caramel, kind of wheat astringency, good. Finish has a nice grassy bitterness with long duration.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DutchMark (184) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 30, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 2, 2013 Very nice! Could call it an ipa. Flavor is full but well balanced. Not too sweet, full flavor of yeast, malts, hops and tropical fruit. Good dry bitter finish.


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