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Triomfbier Vooruit

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


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RATINGS: 119   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tometclo (163) - FRANCE - JAN 17, 2016
Mousse blanche, couleur jaune troublée, arôme tourbé, goût fumé. 25 Cl Pression Au Sur Mesure, Nantes

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mathieuc (2655) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 16, 2016
Pours a fairly hazy golden with a high cream-colored head that leaves nice lacing. Nose is of toasted wheat and light to moderate smoke. Taste is featuring more cereals and is only lghtly sweet and moderately bitter. Smoke is not in your face and I believe it is the right way to do it in these kind of brews. Light husky cereals. Body is medium and carbonation moderately high (bottle opened up with a loud and satisfying pop). Overall a really nice rustic/old time ale reproduction by Dupont, I’m starting to think these guys can do nothing wrong!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adamnowek (1139) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 16, 2016
Slightly cloudy bronze appearance with very little head. Quite a nice smokey character.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tom10101 (4525) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 10, 2016
Bottle (750 ml). Split 2-ways. Hazy-cloudy orangey-amber with a frothy off-white head, decent retention, leaving little lacing. Aroma is peaty with some minerality, fruity notes (similar to grains non completely fermented yet it doesn’t seem to be that), mild caramel and yeasty notes (but not usual Dupont yeast). Taste is moderately peaty and mild wheat-y acidic with caramel notes, mild spiciness and hints of mineral bitterness. Light to medium body. Good carbonation. Mild peaty finish with some yeast. It’s an interesting experiment but it’s not Dupont-ish enough. Balanced isn’t bad though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gnoff (9283) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JAN 3, 2016
Bottle 75 cl on December 31, 2015, thanks to Mirre (non ratebeer).
Hazy to cloudy golden to amber color, off-white head. Acidic, stable like, currants scent. Brett, light acidic taste. Lemon, brett aftertaste. Fizzy mouthfeel, low bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GRM (3502) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 1, 2016
Green bottle, 750 ml, via Philippe Boutin (merci!), savoured on January 1 2016; eye: deep caramel, hazy, sheet of beige head that thins out, average lacing; nose: malt, smoke, slight fruity, peat, spices, light yeast; mouth: malt, smoke, light fruity, slight bubble gum, peat, spices, light yeast, camomile, slight acidity, finale in smoke, medium-full body, quite carbonated, fizzy texture; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Bouteille verte, 750 ml, via Philippe Boutin (merci!), savourée le 1er janvier 2016; œil : caramel foncé, trouble, couverture de mousse beige qui s’amincit, dentelle moyenne; nez : malt, fumé, très léger fruité, tourbe, épices, léger levure; bouche : malt, fumé, léger fruité, très léger gomme balloune, tourbe, épices, léger levure, camomille, très légère acidité, finale en fumé, corps moyen-corsé, très carbonatée, texture pétillante; en résumé : bien

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
psilosophy (613) - vitry en artois, FRANCE - DEC 28, 2015
Bouteille de 75cl. Couleur ambrée, mousse abondante, belle tenue. Assez surprenante avec des arômes de foin et une certaine fumure. Goût très typé qui ne plaira peut être pas au palais néophyte. Carbonnation moyenne/. Trouvée à la Brasserie Delneste - Froidmont.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
czar (6551) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 21, 2015
pours cloudy golden orange with a very nice creamy off-white head, good retention and lacing. mineral lightly toasted/smoked maltiness, sweetish fruity grains, touch of caramel, orchard fruitiness-plenty, some berries as well - spicy christmas apples, lightly soured wheat, spicy and fruity dupont yeast, light sulfuric grassy notes, touch of bananas, lots of chalk and other minerals. bright carbonation, light body, balanced smoky-spicy finish. smoky saeisoan - enjoyed this original and quite cohesive rustic and lightly smoky concoction from dupont!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bornyensis (321) - BELGIUM - DEC 10, 2015
Gebrouwen voor het Kunstencentrum Vooruit, vanwege de 100ste verjaardag dat het bestaat.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TEJA (1928) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2015
Bottle from systembolaget sweden. Flower aroma and a bot saw dust and solvent. Fresh and light acid taste. No sweetness and crisp finnish.

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