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Triomfbier Vooruit

Brewed by Brasserie Dupont
Style: Smoked
Tourpes-Leuze, Belgium


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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Brewed for Kunstencentrum Vooruit, celebrating their 100th anniversary.
Ingredients: water, barley malt, wheat syrup, hops, yeast. From the website (Google translate from French): "On the occasion of its 100th anniversary, the Kunstencentrum De Vooruit Ghent wished to remind the brewing activity he had had in the early 1900. In this context, the Brasserie Dupont was asked to create a beer based on their wishes. Given the success of this new beer at the event, it was decided to open production for all customers. * Organic beer, amber color, dry and bitter with a smoky note (specifically peat) in aroma and taste. This phenolic characteristic is obtained by using a small percentage of malt specially dried with Scottish peat (malt whiskey)."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jaghana (5334) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - JUN 24, 2016
Bottle 75cl, a cloudy copper amber beer with medium head. Nose is on belgian yeast, orange, smokes notes, touch of gose beer ! Aroma is on wheat, belgian yeast, smoked notes, lemon, quince, agrume, dry, yeas near to gose / lichtenheiner style beers just salt is missing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JefVerstraete (2772) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - JUN 19, 2016
Bottle from De Hopduvel. Nose of smoked malts, citrus, some spices. Dry and bitter, typical Dupont yeast. Light sweet, peaty, bitter. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alex60 (147) - - JUN 18, 2016
Bouteille partagé 75 cl - couleur orange ambrée, odeur florale et fruité, goût sur le fumé, amertume mince, épicé, se laisse bien boire

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hawthorne00 (3372) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 13, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 16, 2016 Bottle, 13C. Deep gold with a large head that turns white. Aroma of honeyed hay, nectarines, oranges, slightly medicinal spices and smoke. Light to medium bodied. Seems a bit too fizzy. The peat is subtle in the aroma but more intrusive and a bit burnt plasticy upon a first swig. But the nectarines, hay, oranges and spices come through well enough and soon the beer is refreshing. After a while it’s almost as though the overcoming of the smoked flavours by them is the point of the beer. I suppose that would fit the story. [edit: got this and drank again within the week, which must bump the overall score]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
aleigator (702) - GERMANY - JUN 6, 2016
Pours a clean amber color, with a huge, froth head. Smells of herbal wild honey, toffee and grass. Offers a flowery wooden note on top, which derives a smoky quality from the malts. Has a soft mouthfeel, with a bubbly, effervescent finish, revealing a sweet, malt defined ending among a refreshing body. Tastes of sweet honey, toffee malts, old wood and smoky, earthen malts, washed away by a mineralic quality. A honey coated dryness comes up from the back end of the palate, together with more malts, grass and stony minerals. Finishes spicy with a prominent inclusion of cloves, pepper and coriander. Sweeter than expected, with a slight, late dryness, revealing a very interesting smoky twist, amped up by a refreshing, soft carbonation level.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
suprchunk (2925) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JUN 5, 2016
Amber pour. Huge white to cream colored head. Plenty of lacing. Giant aroma of phenolic burnt tires and bandaid. Taste is dry phenolic mess, but somehow not gut wrenching. Decent minus the off putting aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
freretoc (1536) - Besançon, FRANCE - JUN 1, 2016
Bue en bouteille de 75cl à la Maison, couleur blonde avec reflet rubis, belle mousse et belle effervescence Nez sur la levure caractéristique de chez Dupont En bouche attaque forte sur le fumé avec un côté saucisse de Morteau, grillé et caramel et levuré bel équilibre.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wekker84 (2140) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - MAY 30, 2016
Bottle a cloudy dark golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts citrus fruits spicy ripe fruits some smoke and hops flavor malts citrus frutis white fruits ripe fruits smoke and hops

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlackerMads (2736) - DENMARK - MAY 17, 2016
Bottle. Hazy golden/amber with a large off white head with good retention and lace. Nose has smoke, herbs, wood, green plants, bread, flowers. Flavour follows: Bread, hay, smoke, flowers, wood, mild earthy. Medium body, fine lively carbonation, some sweetness with mild bitterness. Short finish with light smoke. A touch too sweet and the finish is short and fizzy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zita (6050) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2016
light sweet wheat aroma,amber, cloudy, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, oily feel, smoked hoppy finish.

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