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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.


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4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Mr_Vogel (55) - - MAY 8, 2013
One of my favourite beers ever. Looks great with a decorated glass, golden colour and big fluffy head that simply does not disappear. Smells of hops, at least two; one citrus and one spicy. Some yeasty sweetness as well. Maybe malts, but hops dominate. Taste is fresh with hops, fruits, citrus and some bread. Bitterness swells towards the aftertaste that ends dry and hoppy. Impressive that the hops are so distinguishable, given the high volume of alcohol (that was completely hidden by the way). What a delight.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Valdeir (15) - - DEC 25, 2014
Belgian ale muito característica do estilo cor levemente âmbar, espuma nada persistente, muito alcoólica e com um dulçor característico belga!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suurjuust (1228) - ESTONIA - DEC 17, 2014
Hazy golden straw, medium white head with pretty nice retention. Nose is malt, perfume, hops, bubblegum notes. Flavor is sweet and malty, slightly bready notes, fruity and spicy notes along with some hops in the finish. Finish has somewhat of a "hole" in it, the flavor simply drops off. Lingering hops and spice. Surprisingly drinkable for the ABV, hides the alcohol pretty well.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Markth (18) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - DEC 12, 2014
Redelijk bescheiden IPA, niet bijzonder qua geur, wel lekker bitter @moortgat Arnhem ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mjik83 (661) - - DEC 5, 2014
- Alcoholpercentage van 9,5% - Redelijk biertje destijds gedronken - Niet verkeerd, maar heb naar mijn smaak veel lekkerder biertjes gedronken - Vandaar mijn niet al te hoge waardering uiteindelijk ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
gilvanblight (812) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 29, 2014
Hazy yellow pour with quite a bit of head. Very weal scent. Wow that is good. Very easy to drink. The best IPA I’ve had. Which probably means its not a great IPA as I generally don’t like IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alanthebeerguy (180) - - NOV 27, 2014
Tried at Hopscotch. I am not that familiar with this European style so may not be an accurate review. Pours cloudy yellow with a spare head. Aroma is mls with notes of grains , cereal and hint of yeast cheese. Medium body and creamy texture. This is a slower drinking beer with offers moderate intensity of malts, yeasts and a small bitter hop, somewhat acidic. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GreatDane1632 (609) - USA - NOV 23, 2014
Rated based on notes taken 23 Dec 2011 -- Need to rerate not many notes on this one.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
g_georgiou (293) - CYPRUS - NOV 21, 2014
Clear golden body with a white head. Aroma is yeast, spice, caramel, coriander, malt. Taste is medium sweet with medium bitterness. Bitter long finish. Soft carbonation.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kvkx1 (43) - Dublin, IRELAND - NOV 20, 2014
Tap. Colour is light, a bit cloudy. Starts sweet, bitter hops show in the end. Not all that fruity. Its good but it didnt impress me much.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
VamboladeTolly (255) - Tartu, ESTONIA - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle @ De Tolly Joogipood. Pours slightly hazy color with small white head. Aroma is sour and grassy, malty. Taste lightly swwet and sour and bitter, alcohol, malty,fuity and grassy. I am not the fan of belgian beers, but this is little diffrent and interestin one.Medium body.


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