Brewed by Brouwerij de Dool
Style: Belgian Ale
Helchteren, Belgium


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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Het is een heerlijk blond bier van hoge gisting met 7% alc. vol. dat gedryhopt werd met de Amerikaanse Hop Cascade waardoor het bier bijzonder aangenaam en complex fruitig smaakt met een geweldige bittere nasmaak. Deze Armand werd gebrouwen ter ere van de medestichter, Armand Desplenter, van de brouwerij en draagt dan ook zijn naam.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrWally (50) - - JUL 14, 2013
fruuuuuuity all the way! fresh citrus hop aroma as well as taste, nice pleasant sweetness, not too present. mmm! foamy head. Perfect carbonation. lovely beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
altonbrownd (4316) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - SEP 24, 2015
9/2/2011 2:35:32 PM On tap at Brussels Beer Festival. Nice golden body with plump head. Nose of spices and hops. Taste also quite spicy and hoppy. Good bitter in the finish. Really well done.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Japalo (1514) - DENMARK - SEP 10, 2015
Bottle@home. Straw yellow haze. Two finger foam. Faint malty white bread aromas. Low hop aromas. More herbal than citrus. Some citrus mint hints in flavour. Low bitterness. Fine. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erasmus_ro (2017) - Alabama, USA - AUG 28, 2015
750ml bottle. Pours a fairly bright yellow with a nice white head. Aroma is fruity with banana, apricot, light yeast, some orange. Taste is banana, apricot, peach, fruity, some flower, a lot of fruitiness, semi-dry. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PauloAG (247) - BELGIUM - MAY 3, 2015
330cc bottle. Pours pale hazy with white head. It’s citric and grapefruit hops. Very malty and sweet. Finishes slightly bitter and dry leaving bready and biscuit finish (maybe from Belgian biscuit malt). Very pleasant hoppy beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (5501) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 2, 2015
Bottle: Served in a Chouffe glass: Beautiful appearance: hazy yellow orange with a firm white head. Aroma is above Belgian average: nice fruity, yeasty and hoppy tones. Flavour is also nice fruity, yeasty, hoppy with a dry bitterness. Aftertaste is fruuty bitter with a crispy yeasty roof. Low carbo, spiced creamy mouthfeel, good medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (36244) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2015
From tap. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is ruity, light phenolic. Toasted malty. Fruity, biscuity and light breadish. Fruity and mild sweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (10727) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - FEB 11, 2015
courtesy of Allouch Rabei - cloudy dark orange beer under a solid white foam left; aroma of oranges and grapefruit, fresh; full-bodied, some sweetness, juicy and with a light citric tartness; long grapefruity finish, light earthy

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pyrmir (4353) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2015
Bottled during Brussels vacation. Golden with big white head. Aroma and taste are grainy, pale malt, herbs, grass, banana, yeasty esters with a fairly bitter finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JanEric (1134) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - JAN 7, 2015
Shared 75 cl bottle , 25-12-2014.Light Golden colour, white dense head, Aroma with a bit fruits, some banana, also some caramel. Aroma and taste has a lot of hops, bitter and towards a bitterfinish. Nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thegreenrooster (3601) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Pour is a clear golden with a huge white head. Aroma is honeydew, more honey on top and a sugary sweet malt. Flavor is not as sweet and more tame. Some biscuit malt a bit of fresh fruit with some green fresh hops. This was a fine ale that I though at first would be a sweet bomb but it ended up being a fine super carbonated Belgian ale.

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