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

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RATINGS: 207   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).


HeinzH's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HeinzH (22) - Oulu, - MAR 9, 2014
Bought this from De Bierkoning in Amsterdam. Wasn’t cheap (6,30€). But I like it alot.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (7365) - Hasborn, GERMANY - SEP 7, 2014
Trübes orangegelbes Bier mit viel Schaum. Geruch sehr fruchtig malzig, floral. Geschmack fruchtig malzig, etwas hefig, floral, würzig.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alengrin (1715) - BELGIUM - SEP 6, 2014
Specialty ale made for De Bierkoning in Amsterdam. Deep amber colour, powerful aroma of sweet spices and perfumes, which are also present in the taste, but well-balanced by a powerful, herbal hop bitter finish. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Douberd (2280) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - AUG 6, 2014
Bottle 330ml at home, poured into a small tulip glass, ABV 7% Very dark orange to light amber in colour, tall and thick off-white head on top. Good acticity in the glass, visible although the beer is quite hazy and somewhat murky. The head has very good retention, taking ages to collapse entirely, and it leaves heavy lacing after it finally did. Aroma of light caramel, grains, fruity notes with apricot being dominant, some yeast. Taste also of grains, yeast, quite bitter straight away with the bitterness beig a long lasting one, again fruity notes of peaches and apricots. Medium body, good lively carbonation. Very dry on the palate. Overall a great beer, I was expecting a generic belgian style blond seeing it’s brewed for a beer shop but I was wrong, this can stand everywhere by itself.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
androman (385) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 24, 2014
33cl bottle @ home from De Bierkoning, Amsterdam. Hazy copper orange color, big off-white fully lasting excellent lacing head. Aroma caramel, banana, apple pie, grapefruit, quite hoppy, orange peel, floral, light licorice, hint of honey. Taste light sweetness, medium to heavy medicine bitterness, slightly acidic. Full body, sticky texture, soft carbonation, quite long lasting hoppy bitter finish. Quite IPA’ish, refreshing, great beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gaultier (331) - SWEDEN - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle @ Nedre Mölla 9/7-14. Aroma: Malty, yeast, grass. Taste: Malty, grass, orange/citrus peel(?). Body is medium, the finish is dry and bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jorn69 (934) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle @ Nedre Mölla 9/7-14. Malty, yeasty and spicy with some fruitiness, grass, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is dry and bitter.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Taboada (328) - Compostela (Galiza), - JUL 9, 2014
330 mml bottle tasted on 08/07/2014. Hazy light orange colour with a off-white head. Aroma is yeast, floral and chemichal. Taste is caramel, floral, apples and malty. Light body and carbonation with a decent hop bitterness. Some sediments. Next one please!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcoDL (2177) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 21, 2014
Good blond/brown-ish beer. Has a yeasty body, with fresh aroma and bitter hops and some notes of fruits and flowers.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (1627) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2014
330ml bottle from Beermoth. Pours slightly hazy yellow. Taste presents bitter, fruity IPA hops with a touch of sourness and some interesting spicy pepper / coriander coming through. Fresh & drinkable but that spiciness isn’t generally my cuppa tea.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sir__v (630) - Lille, FRANCE - MAY 26, 2014
Bottle shared @ home with SuBarbare. Color: hazy blond beer with medium carbonation and big white foam. Smell: malty floral nose with grassy notes and some pineapple. Taste: fruity taste, really nice and drinkable, pineapple and litchi. Aftertaste: good malty and bitterness balance.


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