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Brewed by De Koningshoeven (Bavaria - Netherlands)
Style: Brown Ale
Berkel-Enschot, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 631   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Evster64 (107) - Kempner, Texas, USA - DEC 11, 2005
Aroma: Pleasanly Malty, nutty. ... Appearance: Amber, very little head. ... Flavor: lightly sweet and nutty, but not very complex. ... Palate: Sweet malt and chestnuts, but not a great deal there. Overall: A pleasant little brew, would drink again.


3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
chucklemation (460) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Pours a brown color with no head. Has a very nice, very sweet brown sugar and caramel aroma. Flavor is sweet brown sugar, caramel, and raisin. Has a thin, watery feel, but tastes great.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Emeister84 (960) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Aromas of caramel, milk chocolate, somewhat grapey. Clear red-brown with bronze highlights, and a lasting beige head. A little sweet, flavors reflecting the aromas. Smooth, medium bodied.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1362) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 29, 2014
Bona cervesa, es bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
koleminer20 (590) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAY 11, 2014
From notes. 330 mL bottle shared at a tasting on 5 May. The pour is a brownish ruby with a minimal white head and some sporadic lacing. The aroma is surprisingly sour (perhaps the beer has skunked) And there is a little more of a booziness to the sour on the back of the aroma. The flavor is definitely a bit more nutty than I thought it would be, but it was nicely received. The mouth feel is definitely thin, but the medium carbonation does help out a little. The aftertaste is quick and painless, and a little watery. I wish this thing had a little more of the nuttiness that the flavor delivered

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gopherfan99 (434) - CROATIA - MAR 21, 2014
Bottle, nice brown color from the pour with a tan head. Caramel taste with hints of raisins. Very nice tasting beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
superspak (2572) - Michigan, USA - FEB 23, 2014
330 ml bottle into tulip glass, no bottle dating. Pours slightly hazy deep ruby brown color with a 1 finger dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with some light streaming carbonation. Aromas of big raisin, plum, pear, apple, caramel, toast, brown bread, brown sugar, light chocolate, light nuttiness, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of dark/bready malt and fruity/earthy yeast ester notes; with solid strength. Taste of raisin, plum, pear, apple, caramel, toast, brown sugar, brown bread, light clove, light chocolate, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Lingering notes od raisin, plum, pear, apple, caramel, toast, brown sugar, brown bread, herbal, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice complexity and solid robustness of dark/bready malt and fruity/earthy yeast ester flavors; with a very good malt/yeast flavor balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth and lightly slick/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish as expected of 5%. Overall this is a nice Belgian brown ale. Good balance and solid robustness of dark/bready malt and fruity/earthy yeast ester flavors; and very smooth to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zach8270 (3439) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JAN 18, 2014
(bottle - 330 ml) Clear brown pour with a thin head. Lightly sweet aroma of caramel malts with some fruits and raisins. Smooth and sweet flavor at the start with some mild caramel and toffee notes. Finishes clean with the lightest fruit aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BOSSbrewer (1601) - Arkansas, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Pours an amber brown with a thin tan head. Some nice lacing. Aroma was malty and caramelly. Some nuttiness. Flavor was slightly sweet. Some malt. Some caramel. Dried fruits. Nice beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
juandavidb (4) - COLOMBIA - DEC 10, 2013 does not count
An enjoy experience with a dutch beer, ideal body, nice bottle, easy to drink and nice aroma.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (5357) - Indiana, USA - NOV 26, 2013
Draft to taster at Ei8ht Ball. Looks solid; a transparent brown with off-white lacing. Smells and tastes of malt and a bit of dark fruit (fig?). Solid on the palate. Not a traditional brown, but a good one nonetheless.


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