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Brewed by Haacht
Style: Belgian Ale
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium

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RATINGS: 232   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
drpimento (3082) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 25, 2010
Good beer overall. Nothing really special, just solid good..Poured with an off white foamy, frothy head that settled down shortly and some lace. Color is a clear medium amber. Aroma is yeasty, malty, and spicey. Flavor is similar with a tinge of sour in the background. A little sweetness, but really almost dry. Great body and excellent carbonation. A few hints of alcohol, but thatís fine. Nice finish. Could easily have another. Have to be careful though.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (13653) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 7, 2011
330ml bottle (Cambrinus, Brugge)
6 classic sweet mild blond aroma.
4 Rich orange, sticky doughy head
7 Yes, I know this is Haacht, but this is a quality blond. Rich malty body, gently bitter hops, good balance.
4 Full palate, smooth and a little sweet. Pleasant carbonation. Finnish gently hoppy, certainly quite muted, but they are real green noble hops.
14 Solid Belgian Abbey beer. Covers the alcohol very well.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (15191) - DENMARK - NOV 20, 2011
Bottle. Clear dark amber with big off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, yeast and caramel. Flavour is malt, fruit, yeast, caramel, medium sweet, hops and medium bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (17437) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 13, 2011
Cloudy glowing orange with a lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, light caramel, fruity and yeasty. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 131211

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Delirium (653) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 27, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 29, 2012 Bottle. Pours slightly hazy amber, with a foamy, disappearing white head. Aroma and flavor are fruit, orange peel, bit of caramel, yeast, and mild hopping. Moderately sweet. Doesnít seem particularly christmasy, but itís fine as a Belgian ale.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
stevoj (3861) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 14, 2013
Beautiful looking beer, amber brew with towering fluffy head. Mildly spicy and nutty, awesome head retention, slightly musty aroma. Earthy, wooden, nuts....I am drinking this way out of season, but itís still good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bamsen78 (5010) - SÝnderborg, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear amber with airy but stable off-white head. Clear aroma of fruit and malt, with notes of caramel, yeast, and spices. Sweetish, malty and fruity flavour, with bitter notes of hops and a touch of flowers. Bittersweet finish. Quite decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (2628) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - DEC 23, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2015 Heldere oranje koper kleur met een aardige kraag. Zoetige geur met iets caramel. Smaakt lekker zoet. Goed te drinken.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
erling1000 (542) - - OCT 13, 2015
A bronze colored, X-mas beer / abbey ale with high, white, creamy head. Aroma is spicy, complex yeasty, malty, dried fruit. Taste is sweet, light bitter. Pearly. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Silvan7 (1086) - Samarate, ITALY - DEC 5, 2015
Bottle @home. Ramata, limpida, schiuma beige, fine e persistente. Aroma intenso fruttato di frutta (arance e cedro) candita. Zucchero candito, lievito belga e decisamente speziato di coriandolo e zenzero. Dolce abboccato caramellato, zucchero candito e crosta di pane al gusto. Poco amara, per nulla acida. Calda, poco carbonata, estremamente rotonda e corposa. Equilibrata ed armonica


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