Brewed by Haacht
Style: Belgian Ale
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 215   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
No commercial description

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jalichio999 (502) - BRAZIL - NOV 29, 2007
Garrafa. Coloração âmbar levemente turva, com creme branco fraco. Cravo. Fermento. Final levemente seco. Carbonatação média/alta. Blonde tradicional. Boa drinkability.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EnSiFeRuM (501) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 10, 2008
Bouteille de 330 ml. La bière est de couleur blonde-orangée avec une mousse blanche qui couvre le liquide complètement du début jusqu’à la fin. Au nez on respire des arômes de pêches, de coriandre, de gingembre, de blé, d’épices et de bananes. En bouche le corps est rond avec une effervescence moyenne-élevée. On goute des flaveurs de blé, de pêches, de bananes, d’épices et de levure.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
eManu (495) - Kuala Lumpur & Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 17, 2010
Pours a hazy amber color with an off-white head. Aroma of malts, citrus fruits, yeast and spices. Flavors of malts, herbs, fruits as some lemons, yeasts and spices. Good carbonation, bitter dry, with a bit of a smokey finish. Not what I expected for a Xmas brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beltramelli (471) - Campinas, BRAZIL - DEC 11, 2007
Fraca no aroma, essa breja tem paladar de malte, fermento e cravo. Não impressiona muito, mas tem boa drinkability.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ST247 (463) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle @home. Pours light copper with a creamy off-white head. Aroma is metallic, fruity. Taste hints of caramel, fruity, bit metallic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bonkiedeaap (443) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 3, 2015
Bottle from Dranken Verheyen in Poppel. The beer is amber colored and has a long staying small white head, with average carbonation. The beer has an aroma with tones of spices, fruits and hops. The taste is a little sweet with tones of candy sugar and some some hoppy bitterness in the background. The finish is a little dry and medium bitter. Not what I expect from a Christmas Ale. I miss the warming alcohol and the full body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SNL (435) - - DEC 16, 2014
On tap. Clear caramel color, small White head. Sweet malty Nose, malty taste, with a slightly bitter finish. Medium body, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
schuimkroaat (427) - Leuven, BELGIUM - MAY 1, 2005
33cl bottle, - out of date- bbe 8th Feb 05. Orval-coloured, turbid, small head. Malt with some peach, and unmistakeably alcohol in the aroma. Flat, rubbery and with a strange bitterness. Aging apparently does not improve this beer, will try a fresh version again (which I remember as being somewhat better).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
veronika (410) - SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2005
Dark golden, white head. Aroma from figs, cream and almond. Creamy, nutty flavor with fruits. Malty at first, thean turning hoppy and bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
petewhitley (400) - JAPAN - MAR 28, 2015
spruce, citrus, floral, orange, cloudy, rocky head, medium sweetness, lightly sour, medium body, sticky. Deep orange, cloudy with a substantial rocky head of foam. Spicy, hoppy aroma. Sweet, fruity taste. Quite sticky on the lips, almost distractingly so. Overall a very nice beer to sip on, but the sweetness/stickiness would prevent me from asking for another.

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