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RATINGS: 1127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Superior Hoppy Belgian Ale. White very rich foam, small bubbles. Very hoppy, spicy, fruity flavour and full, heart warming body. Brewed at first at Van Steenberge, now brewed at Koningshoeven - La Trappe brewery.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (6031) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 6, 2014
"I may have had an older one, but the hops seemed rather unfocused and most likely faded. Hints at lemon peel and bitterness, but a little bit of a mess. Muddled. Not a bad beer as I enjoyed the fruity yeasty Belgian qualities and the dry finish, but I wouldn;t buy this again at a premium price."

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kosmokrator (504) - ITALY - AUG 26, 2014
Nebuloso color biondo con fragile e massiccio cappello di schiuma bianca. Pungente, fruttata e floreale al naso con sentori speziati e mielosi; gusto in linea con l’atteso: dolciastro, mieloso, maltoso, fruttato, caramellato e con un finale delicatamente luppolato, asciutto, erbaceo e conciso. Corpo medio, vellutata, rotonda, intensa.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Freaky_tiki (614) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 25, 2014
Well damn if that just ain’t a silly as all hell beer label. The silliness stops once this brew is poured. What do we have here? You get the dark candy sugars of a Belgian mixed with a truly hoppy potion. Sweet & bitter. Just like love. I could drink this all nite & with that 9.5% booze barometer I wouldn’t even remember the beer’s name in the morning.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davidtjm (515) - Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle. Pour is gold with a foamy head, aroma is grassy, sweet, malty. Taste is sweet malty with faint frutiness and strong alcohol towards the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Silvan7 (738) - Samarate, ITALY - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle @ Circolo sant’ Eugenio. Giallo dorato, velata, con schiuma bianca fine ed abbastanza persistente. aroma intenso fruttato, agrumato, scorza d’arancia, pompelmo. resinoso e ed erbaceo da luppolo, lievito belga, zucchero candito. Gusto secco, abbastanza amaro, decisamente luppolata, leggermente acidula. Abbastanza spigolosa, buon corpo, equilibrata ed armonica.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (6248) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2014
Draught @ Le Trappist, Caen. Pours hazy yellow with a creamy white head. Aroma of malt, yeast, grass, light fruity hops. Flavor is malt, yeast, grassy, fruit, peach, rangepeel, bitter citrus. Medium body, lively carbonation, light bitter finish. 060814

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kingstoni (1546) - FINLAND - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle. Hazy golden color with a medium thin foamy off-white head. Aroma of sweet malt, apple and honey. Sweet, bitter and sour taste, sour and bitter finish.

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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (2351) - BELGIUM - AUG 21, 2014
One of the pioneering ales paving the way for IPAs in Belgium. Hazy, deep golden blonde colour, pale and caramelly malts with hints of apple and apricot, quickly overpowered by a bone-dry, ’green’ and refreshing, citrussy, peppery, long hop bitterness, though still ’friendlier’ than most American double or triple IPAs.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
seynie (182) - Tienen, BELGIUM - AUG 19, 2014
Light gold with a clear head, some residue. Hoppy, malty, some sugar, spicy. Nothing we haven’t tasted before but very well balanced and with a pleasant slightly sweet and spicy finish

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikske79 (1247) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 18, 2014
Een lekker biertje met een wat speciale smaak, ik vind het een aanrader om eens te proberen.


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