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Brewed by Ecaussinnes
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Ecaussinnes, Belgium

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RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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8 %, and nicely hopped. Fruity from the yeast which gives a pleasant taste in the mouth.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (9874) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 28, 2009
750 ml bottle poured a hazy golden yellow with a lasting off white head. Aromas of cereal, banana and spice. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of banana, bread, spice and light straw with a smooth lingering banana finish.


2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
kraddel (3337) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - SEP 15, 2014
Bottle Gusher Pours unclear blonde . Thnx to the gushing, you cannot pour this beer ( even withoud disturbing the yeast yourself ) for 5 cl , before you got yeastflakes . They settle slowly, but look awefull . Good white fluffy head Smell is yeasty , some dust ( no best by date on the bottle ) sweet , sweatfeet . . Good carbo Taste is pretty simple , sweet, some yeast, some malty tones . Soft , buttery mouthfeel . Mouthfeel also is ruined by those pieces , that are very easely loosened . Kinda dissapointed by this . Tastewise, its OK , but the scent is bad , and the appearance is just awefull.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikske79 (1242) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 17, 2014
Een lekker blond bier dat een uitgesproken, lekkere smaak heeft zoals het hoort te zijn

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Patrickctenchi (3718) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle: Cloudy, brown-orange with a thin tan cap. Apple, bread scent. Taste is sweet caramel, yeast...pear and apple. Extremely sweet.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Douberd (2309) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2014
Stubby bottle 330ml at home, poured into a tulip. ABV 8% Gusher. Hazy orange colour on the body, huge slighty off-white head on top, with low retention. Aroma of grains, yeast, butter. Taste also of grains, less butter but still there, light fruity notes, malts and notable alcohol, good bitterness on the aftertaste. Medium thin body, high carbonation. Overall okay, I’d like to retry this as it doesn’t seem to be at its best condition.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcoDL (2239) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2014
Yeasty blond beer, with some notes of fruit and lots of yeast. Nice, tasty Belgian beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
corkyrory66 (590) - BELGIUM - APR 29, 2014
Bière blonde de 8 % abv, appelée ultra par pure fantaisie du brasseur. Couleur doré moyen. Apparence voilée avec levure en suspension (grand dégagement gazeux au décapsulage). Bulles moyennes et peu nombreuses en une colonne au centre. Mousse blanche un peu ternie, qui nappe à 1 mm. Arômes de camomille, babeurre, pointe de vanille, houblon amer, blé. 1ère bouche souple avec un bel équilibre malt/houblon et une amertume précise assez jolie. Arrière-bouche harmonieuse. 2ème plutôt sur le houblon, mais agréable, amertume fine. 3ème revient sur un malt assez prononcé et du houblon. Arrière-bouche bien faite. La longueur donne un côté plus fruité, mais descend sensiblement. La levure est lisse, fine, avec une pointe fumée. L’alcool est un peu curieux, et vient seulement sur la finale au moment où le niveau descend. La finale est très en dessous. CONCLUSION : une bière trop gazeuse à l’ouverture, qui tient une belle saveur sur les 1ères bouches puis s’épuise sur la longueur, avec un alcool très curieux qui ne fait pas son travail.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (3131) - NETHERLANDS - APR 28, 2014
Hazy pale blond. Light bodied but tasty beer with a spicy edge. Quite a smooth creamy texture.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Idiosynkrasie (3853) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - APR 21, 2014
330ml bottle [gusher]. Hazy, pale golden colour with lots of chunks floating around, small, frothy, collapsing, white head. Biting spicy aroma, yeasty and bitter hoppy, vague fruity background, maybe pineapple and other overripe/fermented fruit. Taste is fruity, bitter hoppy and spicy yeasty overtones, hints of pear, pineapple, apricot. Unbalanced, not my cup of tea.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (7616) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 2, 2014
Trübes goldenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig süß, überreife Früchte, hefig, würzig. Geschmack malzig fruchtig, reife Früchte, leicht alkoholisch, würzig.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kidmartinek (3674) - austin, Texas, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle at Unicorn BBQ in Kunshan, China. Foams all over when opened. Very mild, mellow banana yeasty aroma. Completely cloudy overripe banana color, almost brown.head settles to a beige 1/8". Shatp bite with a lot of cinnamon malt taste. Pretty nice beer actually. Not difficult to enjoy.


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