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RATINGS: 470   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.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
unclemike (2305) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - OCT 17, 2010
pours beautiful deep ruddy brown with a thin, tan head. The nose is excellent, with full dried fruit aromas, caramel, brown sugar and vinous fruits. The flavor follows suit perfectly, with a interesting woodsy, oak finish although this wasn’t barrel aged. VERY nice and hid the alcohol in well, but I definitely felt it half way through the glass!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
matty (217) - Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 4, 2010
750ml. bottle poured into a snifter. Pours a deep ruby red when held up to the light. Had a fluffy off-white head that disapears after a few minutes. Moderate lacing down the glass. Had a sweet aroma along with some yeast in the background. Thick mouthfeel, got a strong sweet caramel in the taste. Finish had a slight alcohol taste. Very good, will get another bottle to age.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JanEric (1027) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - MAR 14, 2014
Brownish with dense off white head. Complex aroma and complex taste. Spicey dark fruit plums figs alcohol caramel dates and a long lasting somewhat bitter finish. Very good

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mllco (4) - BELGIUM - OCT 23, 2004 does not count
Available since October 2004, I got this beer thanks BelgianShop. This beer of brown very dark was been useful in glass Val Dieu. An abundant and tough foam has me continuation reassured as for the quality of this beer, produced by a brewery always getting products of quality.Flavors are subtle and balanced, sweet and lightly spicy, dry and bitter finish. A great beer!!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
egajdzis (5401) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 29, 2005
Cork: 06/06... Poured a very dark brown / red color with a medium sized, light tan, creamy head that left really nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of citrus, coriander, nutmeg, cinnamon, and caramel. Taste of sweet caramel, vanilla, dried fruits, spicy cinnamon, light warming alcohol, and a silky smooth mouthfeel.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gputty (456) - Virgina Beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 29, 2006
From C&C 750. Pours a very dark mahogany with white head. Nose of dark grapes, dark breads, yeasty. Flavor follows, lightly bitter and thick. Palate is thick and creamy. Awesome.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thewolf (11234) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2007
Bottle, 75cl @ YNWA. Pours a golden dark mahogany with a small, creamy and slightly grey-beige head. There is a stunning level of lacing in this beer! Powerful aroma of dried fruits (raisins and plums) along with a dose of dark chocolate. Lightly oily mouthfeel. Flavour is sweet with a weak background of chocolate. Then a lot of burnt sugar appears, and it mixes well with the lingering alcohol at the end. There is a touch of tartness at the end.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AgentSteve (1640) - SF Bay Area, California, USA - JUN 26, 2008
On tap @ City Beer, pours beautiful deep ruddy brown with a thin, tan head. The nose is excellent, with full dried fruit aromas, caramel, brown sugar and vinous fruits. The flavor follows suit perfectly, with a interesting woodsy, oak finish although this wasn’t barrel aged. VERY nice and hid the alcohol in well, but I definitely felt it half way through the glass!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
markwise (4543) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - JUL 4, 2008
Pours a nice deep brown color with notes of molasses, cherries, and dark fruit. It was fizzy with good lacing, with flavors of dark fruit and sugary goodness. Excellent beer.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nearbeer (3840) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 27, 2008
750 ml, bb 02/09. Barely translucent chestnut with a small head that leaves some soapy lace. Aroma of raisins, prunes, cherry, brown sugar, light rum and chocolate. Flavors of caramel, lightly tart cherry, chocolate raisin, date, peppery oak and cedar, and some sour whiskey. Medium body is lightly carbonated, has a slight hop tingle, some nice alcohol warming and finishes dry. Lots of delicious big malt flavors, but also good balancing flavors found in this one.


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