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


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 228   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
No commercial description

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Werthergoethe (148) - Moscow, RUSSIA - MAR 8, 2015
Крепкий бельгий& эль с горьким послевк&

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (5845) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - FEB 19, 2015
Bottle courtesy of Deanso. Poured a hazy straw colour with a frothy white head and lots of bubbles. The aroma is yeast, citrus hop. The flavour is moderate bitter, light sweet with a big dry yeast, hop bitter, light alcohol palate. Medium bodied with lively carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (4995) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2015
6th Feb 2015: 33cl bottle in the lovely ’Yesterdays World Beers’ a bar inside an antique shop in Brugge. One of 65 different bottles to choose from (this being one of the two unrated by me). Mini-haze to the golden amber pour, white head on top. Fairly sweet for a ’bitter’ with mild hop nose soon taken over by the malt content, same in the taste. Easy to drink and pleasant, a nice blend in fact: crisp and sharp with the hop element, smooth and calmer with the maltiness. Better than decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricksta_p (2099) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - FEB 15, 2015
Aroma of fruits, yeast, malty notes, hint of hops. Flavour is moderate sweet with a welcome moderate bitter finish. Nicely carbonated. Good above-average bitter Belgian Ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bosbouw (1964) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - FEB 12, 2015
Heldere gouden kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt kruiden, mout, hop. Smaakt bitterzoet, pils achtig, kruiden.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vipinvelp (2912) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - FEB 6, 2015
Clear orange yellow, big lasting lacing cottonball like white foam head. Nice. Bitter hoppy aroma, bitter taste. Some roasty tones. Lasting aftertaste. Decent beer. (Velp 201502)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thirstyrabbit (1460) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 2, 2015
Bottle. Pale golden body, very tall head. Right after pouring 95% of the glass content was foam. Aroma has a mixture of dry hops and Belgian yeast. That must be a Belgian IPA. Sweet malty taste with a high level of hoppiness (for Belgians). Resembles Duvel in some ways but has a less sharp carbonation and ABV. Drinkable but nothing exciting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Serapac (247) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 11, 2015
Bottle. Light amber, small white head. Aroma ginger bread, cloves. Taste ginger bread. Light body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JAN 6, 2015
Poured a lightly hazed light golden with a small off white head. Aroma of Belgian yeast, spices, and sweet malt. Medium body, flavour is medium sweet, moderately spicy and lightly bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ruigo (1622) - PORTUGAL - JAN 5, 2015
25cl draught. Clear golden colour with a nice white head. Malt, yeast and spices in the aroma. Average carbonation and medium to light body. Taste is bitter sweet with some spicy notes and a dry finish. Overall, a nice beer.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1  2  3 4 5 » 23

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50