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RATINGS: 515   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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The new masterpiece from the Val-Dieu brewery. A very complex and full-bodied beer with a long aftertaste. The brewmaster advices to cellar the beer for a year for it to unfold its full potential.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
snowtiger (106) - Brighton, Colorado, USA - DEC 12, 2005
Pours a deep brown/red with a big off-white head. The aroma consists of Belgian dark fruit, a peppery spicyness, and bready yeast.The taste is dominated by malt up front, with plum flavors, hops, and more pepper spicyness. Finishes a bit sweet, but has lingering Belgian esters. A well balancedbig beer. The alcohol is well hidden.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
back (1603) - Holstebro, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2015
Brun klar skum råhvid Gær alc bør frugt nødder Bitter lidt sød megerg Cremet livlig @ml ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jelledebont (37) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 12, 2015
Niet slecht, maar had er meer van verwacht. Smaakt zoet en een beetje apart. Droog in de nasmaak.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cards04 (2341) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 11, 2015
Pours a dark maroon. Aromas of dried fruit and dark malts. Flavours are warm spices, chocolate, dark dried fruit. Tasty and unusual

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bcBelgianbrew (102) - , British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 27, 2015
Dense beige head. Caramel, raisins, & the sweetness of other dried fruits. For me it's more of a digestif. I wasn't in the mood for it, but it was what I had on hand on a 30 degree Celsius day. The 10.5% can hit pretty quickly in these conditions. Alcohol is high to balance the rich complexity of this beer. It's big, malty, & sweet. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Abijen (1857) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - JUN 26, 2015
Bruin bier met een getinte schuim kraag. Ruikt zoet, caramel en honing. Smaakt hetzelfde.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bosbouw (1872) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - JUN 26, 2015
Donkere chocolade bruine kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt zoetig, mout, overrijp fruit. Smaakt zoetig, stroop, overrijp fruit. Te zoet.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DwarfeD (1608) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JUN 21, 2015
75cl bottle shared at home. Very dark brown with a medium off-white head. Full body with low to moderate carbonation. Well balanced sweet and bitter tones. Caramel, malts, raisin, vanilla, ripe dark fruits, some chocolate, spices and herbs. A tasty full flavoured brew.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
PriorL (2775) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 16, 2015
Sample at ZBF 2015, thanks everybody for sharing today’s beers! APPEARANCE: brown beer, small unstable off white head. NOSE: caramel, fruity. TASTE: caramel, fruity.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sissio (885) - Orsenigo, ITALY - JUN 14, 2015
Clear red copper with some suspensions, cream head. Caramel malts, riped yellow fruit, passito wine, honey, raisin, toffee. Rich complex taste with raisins, passito wine, caramel toffee notes and light butter ending with woody notes.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
williamstome (1324) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 8, 2015
Deep ruddy brown pour, small brown head. Aroma of raisins, figs, yeast and tart cherry. Flavor of raisins, figs, yeast, candied fruit, molasses and booze, with a hint of chocolate. Greaty chewy mouthfeel with an effervescent finish. Holy moley!


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