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

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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Wim (2762) - Weelde, BELGIUM - JUN 19, 2009
gold blond coloured sparkling body with a sparklng huches white head a spicy fruity aroma a spicy fruity bitter taste with a bitter finish too bitter for me

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (5387) - ITALY - JUN 16, 2009
chiarfa schiuma abbondante buona persitenza note leggermente luppolate in bocca un po di cerale dolce medio non molto amara

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (11119) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2009
Golden with a big white head. Aroma has spicy and fruity yeast. Dry and rather yeast dominated flavour, spice and fruit. Nice herbal hop flavour and a good bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (13923) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2009
Bottle @ Poechenellekelder. Pours clear golden with a fluffy white head. Dry, fruity, floral and herbal. Medium bodied. Crisp and dry. Fine.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ober (2811) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - JUN 9, 2009
A little hazy yellow colored beer, with a big, thick white head. The aroma of hop bitter, malty fruits, like citrus an d orange. There are some spices. The taste is medium hoppy, with bitterness, swet fruits, like some citrus and orange. In the back are some spices. The aftertaste is dry and long bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bhensonb (11079) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 7, 2009
Bottle. Pale gold color with a huge frothy white head. Light noble hop aromas. Mild malt flavor with citrus/coriander and floral hop. Mildly bitter. Hard to believe it’s 8.5!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (8864) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - APR 5, 2009
Bottle: Golden, a bit unclear, huge fluffy white head that slowly collapses, visible carbonation; moderate sweetish-sourish aromas of fruits and grains over a solid hoppy background; moderate to solid sweet-bitter flavour, medium bodied, soft-creamy MF; lingering hoppy-sweetish finish. Good brew.........

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sayravai (4674) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 21, 2009
(Bottled) Hazy yellow-golden with a huge, bubbly and lacy head, and eventually faint Duvely clouds. Pale-malty, lightly fruity aroma with lemony-grassy hops, and honey hints. Somewhat acidic, dry and slightly ashy flavor with pale malt, grassy bitterness, and a very dry finish. Long, bitter and dry aftertaste. Yeasty part is like witbier without spices. Hides the ABV pretty well. Medium body, foamy carbonation. Dry and hoppy, but a bit harsh overall, lacking the balancing fruitiness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MoritzF (8493) - Bochum, GERMANY - MAR 18, 2009
(33cl bottle) Hazy, pale golden colour with a huge frothy white head. Yeasty, sourish citrus-fruity aroma with shy flowery and dusty notes. Bitter and slightly sour flavour, medium bodied with a fizzy carbonation. Fruit-accented malty taste with floral and bitter hops. Dry and fruity bitter finish. The alcohol is well-hidden (17.III.09).

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (9359) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 17, 2009
330ml bottle (Poirotti Kallio, Helsinki)
Soft, but quite pleasant aroma. Full palate, malty and a touch sweet, but not sticky. Very hoppy. Dry and resiny, but also very drinkable. Covers 8.5% wonderfully.


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