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Brouwerij de Dool
Brewed at Brouwerij Sint Jozef

Style: Fruit Beer
Helchteren, Belgium
Serve in Flute, Shaker

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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.62   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Brewed for Br. de Dool by St. Jozef.


Bontus' rating

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bontus (685) - Flanders, - JAN 27, 2013
Bottle, 33cl, Geers. Pours dark pink, clear. Pink head. Candy & cherry nose. Very very perfumed, strong artificial cherry candy aroma. Taste rather sweet, too sticky, cloying. This is a genuine liquid "poepegaatje"


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ajnepple (3301) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - JUL 3, 2015
33 cL single bottle from Molly’s Spirits. Purple appearance with a small white head, diminishing to a ring. Aroma of sweet, artificial cherry juice. Similar flavor, very sweet, fruity, juicy and lightly tart. Light body with a heavily sweet finish. Not very fun and hard to drink. The label is also deceiving and the price is high ($5)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
chromeotaphor (101) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 28, 2015
Felle kersen ontzettend zoet aroma. Licht troebel met een redelijke schuimkraag. Overzoet van smaak met een mooi kersensmaak dat wel, mierenzoet zelfs. Komt redelijk felletjes binnen, drinkt zich makkelijk. Niets bijzonders voor een kriek.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
arminjewell (8582) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 23, 2015
Pour on tap at Happy Gnome, deep reddish pour with slightly off white head, aroma brought notes of cherry, cherry juice, lots of medicine, some cherry pie, slight bread and lots of sweet sugary notes, some slight lemon. Taste was basically all cherry, some caramelized sugars, vanilla, some slight pie notes with medicine, finishing sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - MAR 4, 2015
[Tap] Reddish orange in color with a firm off-white head on top. Sweet aromas of cherry juice, vanilla, grenadine and candy. Strong cherry flavors are the main theme there. Personally, I thought these flavors were on the sweet and syrupy side, but genuine. Not very tart at all, lots of residual sugar here. Lingering juice and taffy notes in the finish. I can see how a lot of people wouldn’t like this, but I actually thought it was pretty good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
conway (1986) - - MAR 2, 2015
Bottle. Pours ruby with thin off white head and active carb. Aroma is Hostess cherry pie. Taste is similar but maybe a little more like cherry soda. Thin and sticky. Tasty but borderline cloying.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Pyrmir (4072) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2015
Bottled during Brussels vacation. Red beer with pinkish head. Aroma of bitter almond and artificial cherries. Taste has cherry lemonade, bitter almond, chemical notes. Meh.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (6013) - Utah, USA - DEC 18, 2014
330ml bottle picked up at Wilburs in CO
Pours cloudy pink with a small pink head, some lacing. Aroma of sweet cherry syrup. Flavors is sweet cherries, then tart, sugar and dry
Decent, but not balanced

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
JefVerstraete (2041) - Ghent, BELGIUM - NOV 10, 2014
Bottle. Red colour, white foam. Medium carbonation. Very sweet aroma of candy along with sweet cherries. Very artificial. Not good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ShivanDragon (2135) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - OCT 21, 2014
flesje met ander etiket dan op de foto afgebeeld. rood met roze kraag. aroma van behoorlijke frambozen zoetigheid. smaken van een licht zuurtje, enorme zoetigheid en behoorlijk plakkerig, veel fruitsiroop kersen, framboos. stroperig, matige body, smaken zijn redelijk lage co2. maar komt een beetje gemaakt over door de siroop.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Alengrin (3123) - BELGIUM - OCT 17, 2014
Another top fermented sweet cherry beer, since 2005. Moussy, dense, sticky, pinkish to pale lilac head, cherry red colour with a somewhat amber hue, misty. Aroma dominated by a candy-like cherry sweetness (strawberry icecream, red candy), with a lemony sourish touch and some faint caramelly malts. Sourishly sweet, lemonade-like onset with strong carbo, releasing a glimpse of sweetish malts but quickly losing itself in a thick, syrupy, grenadine- and jam-like, cloying sweetness, which is the last thing happening in the palate. I basically bought this for rating purposes, I guess I’ll never like sweet fruit beers anyway. But I did have worse than this, even.


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