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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.56/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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The Special Roast Series by BOMBrewery is a series of experimental beers. Every special roast is based on one special roasted ingredient that lends the beer a unique taste and character. For the Belgian Oak, Bert Van Hecke roasted Belgian oak at different temperatures, giving the beer a powerful and majestic character.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
esp0r (2135) - NORWAY - DEC 27, 2014
Bottle from Vinmonopolet Manglerud enjoyed at home
Pours copper clear with a big beige head. Smell of spices, oak, caramel, dust, some yeast esters and clove. Heavy sweet, quite yeast dominant, flour, some spices and malts, alot of strange toast from the toasted oak. Moderate bitter finish. This wasn’t my glass of beer for sure. The oak toast mess up an ok belgian and makes it a bit less interesting.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClubGonzo (4238) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy deep amber body with a medium creamy off-white head. Nose is vanilla, oak, red berries, apricot, grains, hints of candi sugar, nuts and amarone grapes. Taste is caramel, bread dough, candi sugars, oaky tannins, nuts and hints of alcohol, nougat, roasted bread, straw and red berries. Full body, medium to high carbonation. Complex and very pleasant, somehow without quite reaching Olympian heights, nevertheless.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Simonsen (728) - NORWAY - DEC 20, 2014
Flaske fra vinmonopolet. Karamellfarget, klar, moderat karbonert med en hvit skumtopp. Smaker karamell, frukt,eik, kardemomme, nellik, banan krydder og gjær. Ingen tommel opp for denne

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
gEUS (1267) - Linden, BELGIUM - DEC 11, 2014
750 ml bottle at home. pours cloudy orange light amber. Nice small steady head. Yeasty aroma, don’t get lot of the oak character, but some subtle vanilla and gentle wood. Love the full body, nice mellow mouthfeel. Taste is not really outspoken; some vanilla pudding alike flavours (ok crême brulée), candi Sugar, light caramel, flowery butter notes. Nice all-round full beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ej (788) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - DEC 6, 2014
Light brown to brown with a white head. Aroma of lightly toasted malts and light fruity notes. Taste is somewhat spiced, light bitter and fairly dry. Decent. Close to full bodied, just above avg co2 levels.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
aleksander9 (533) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 19, 2014
Dark orange with white head. Aroma is oak, cherry, caramel, belgian esters and some spicy alcohol. Slick palate. Aftertaste is spicy, alcohol, caramel and oak. Overall: Nice! Lacks complexity. Well implemented barrels.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markextrae (1322) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 18, 2014
bottle sample. poured a hazy yellow colour with a slight off head. caramel, ripe fruits, plums, oak, herbal notes, belgian yeast, malts, syrup. mwa.,...

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fellebag (913) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 10, 2014
Medium yellow head. Aroma is pear, leaves, hay, maple syrup, oak, motor oil, cloves, caramel. Taste is sweet of sugar, wood, birch sap, cough syrup.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2014

Bottle 750ml. corked @ The Danish Ratebeer Summer Gathering 2014, TSODRBSG14.

[ As Triporteur Special Roast: Belgian Oak ].
Clear medium to dark orange color with a large, frothy - creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, light moderate yeasty, spicy yeast. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, fruity malt, floral, pale malt, pale oak, wood notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140830]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hallinghansen (2107) - Odense S, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle @ DRBSG14. Unclear yellow body with a small white head. Yeast, fruity, oak, spice. Rather nice.


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