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Brewed by Van Den Bossche
Style: Belgian Ale
St. Lievens-Esse/Herzele, Belgium

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 151   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed since the beginning of last century, when the near-complete staff of the brewery went to see the circus of Buffalo Bill, leaving the boiling brewing kettle to the care of the youngest employee. This boy let the beer roast and caramelise on the bottom of the kettle, but after trying, everybody actually liked the "spoiled" beer, which became the brewery’s staple diet. This Belgian version is a lot weaker than the stout exported to the USA.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oldrtybastrd (3222) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 13, 2011
Pours a nice dark reddish amber color. Aromas of fruit, and some other hints, maybe some spices, maybe caramel. Flavor is a bittersweet, malty, and a hint of hops with a nice bittersweet finish

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hansen (7351) - Assentoft, DENMARK - DEC 9, 2011
Dark amber coloured and clear. Has a frothy head, medium duration, off-white coloured. Sweet aroma, yeasty, cheese, faint roasted. Sweet flavor, moderate bitter finish. Creamy texture.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zita (5356) - Assentoft, DENMARK - DEC 9, 2011
sweet grass aroma,brown, hazy, off white foam, medium sweetness, light body, oily feel, soft carbonation, watery finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (11278) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2011
Bottle. Frothy off-white good mostly lasting head. DArk red-amber colour. Moderate malty and hoppy and yeasty aroma. Moderate bitter nice flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosskie (530) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 2, 2011
Pitch black but still transparent with a weak head and well carbonated. Light banana smell with apples and hints of chocolate. Some strawberries and cherries in there too. Ver fizzy coffee taste with those apples again, it’s almost a bit like a cider. Peaches and caramel without the sweetness. Sweetish dry finish. Quite an interesting beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bragesnak (5395) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2011
From Skjold Burne, Aarhus, DK. Bottled, 011111. Brown with beige head. Aroma of roasted malt and fruit. Flavor with malt, coffee and caramel

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (12204) - DENMARK - NOV 8, 2011
Bottle. Dark brown with small tan head. Aroma is light roasted malts and a little chocolate. Flavour is malt, caramel, light roasted malts, fruit, little chocolate, medium sweet and a little bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Yves (2508) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - NOV 4, 2011
Brown coloured beer with medium off-white head and no carbonation visible. Malty aroma with some hoppy hints. Full sparkling palate. Finish is rather sweet roasted.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (12922) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 1, 2011
As Buffalo 1907. Hazy dark brown with a lasting beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, a little roasted malt and yeasty. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 281011

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14457) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 28, 2011
Bottled as Buffalo 1907. Nice head with good duration. Color is dark brown. Aroma and taste are roast malt, chocolate, caramel and hops.


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