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Formerly brewed at Brouwerij De Regenboog
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Assebroek-Brugge, Belgium

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RATINGS: 288   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Belgian Winter Ale brewed with spices (coriander and grain of paradise) ABV 11-12%


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
michcam8 (316) - Ohio, USA - DEC 12, 2013
On tap at 101 Beer Kitchen. Nice looking Belgian ale in the glass. Roasted malt flavor, belgian sugars, spice, dark fruits, and candy. Somewhat tart and sour on the palate, but not overwhelming, and a nice compliment to the flavor. Very enjoyable beer. Would purchase again.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ericdevin (901) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - DEC 9, 2013
Draft at Stumbling Monk, Seattle. Pours a cloudy medium plum brown, decent amount of off white head. Aroma is rich and fruity, dried fruit and a bit of coriander. Body is well-balanced, combines a liveliness with a richness owing to the ABV. Finish is surprisingly mellow. Little to no warming, and a fruity sweetness. Not generally the kind of thing that I go for, but points for being really well done.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jdavidh (154) - California, USA - DEC 6, 2013
Had on draft at Beer Revolution in Oakland, 11/24 - hard to find on the beerbuddy app =/ Lots of kandi sugar, spice, and alcohol burn. Nose is mostly sugar and is somewhat cloying.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
queenholly (3019) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - NOV 13, 2013
Draft @ Three Fires. Raisin, brown sugar, bready/doughy malt, and spice aroma. Reminded me a little of a fresh baked cinnamon roll. Hazy amber with a small off-white head. Belgian yeast, toasty/bready malt, alcohol, and dark fruit flavor. Medium body, soft carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Imaena (1887) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Bottle. I really enjoyed this brew. It has a very distinctive alcohol warmth and spicing.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (3637) - McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 2, 2013
On draft at the Rustico Novemberfest 2013. Pours a clear amber with a white head. Fruity caramel nose. Sweet orange, honey and tropical fruit flavors. Smooth finish.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
portableparty (1956) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - OCT 1, 2013
Bottle. Pours dirty copper/mahogany with a thin tight off white head that fades to a thin collar and wispy film. Aroma is boozy and sweet with burnt sugars and caramel some dark fruit and clove. Taste is bitter boozy and dusty with more of the above is lesser than the aroma. Palate is medium slick and warming.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (2389) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 3, 2013
I reckon they used every spice they could get for this christmas beer. Nevertheless, it turned out very well. A rich and complex beer with a very diverse and nice taste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (5743) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 23, 2013
2008 vintage bottle shared form Deanso. Pours murkey brown with a small off white head. Aroma is cheesy, caramel, yeast and fruit. Flavour is over moderate sweet, light sour and light bitter. Medium to full bodied with soft carbonation.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
thooper41 (548) - BELGIUM - JAN 6, 2013
11.2 oz bottle: Appearance is brown with a off white head. Aroma is slightly sour. Taste is interesting for a Belgian, typical Belgian with some hints of sourness.


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