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Brewed by Van Eecke
Style: Belgian Ale
Poperinge-Watou, Belgium

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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
De variërende klimatologische omstandigheden garanderen dit jaar een uitgesproken unieke aromatische hopsmaak. The varying climate conditions this year have marked this exceptional ale with a unique aromatic hop taste.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (4752) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 23, 2014
750ml Bottle - Hazy goldenin colour. Lemon, yeast and earthy hops in the aroma. Moderately bitter and fruity taste with notes of lemon, peach, toffee and biscuity malt.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (5086) - Albertslund, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle. Hazy golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of yeast, hops, wheat and spicy notes.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (6367) - Illinois, USA - JAN 31, 2014
750. Hazed pour, weak white head. Herbal, perfumey aroma, slight pear. Flavor is sweet and spicy, phenols are large, slight fruitiness, lingering medium bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThirstyBird (1210) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - JAN 19, 2014
Sampled @ RBBWG 2014 - Thanks 77ships! Pours a hazy gold with a small white head. The smell is crisp hops, yeast, pepper. Pepper, yeast, sweet light malt ending crisp and dry. Light body with a active carbonation.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
77ships (3313) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JAN 19, 2014
75 cl. bottle sampled @ RBBWG 2014. Procured from ALBO. Hazy, lively orange with a solid white head. Nose is full of floral bitter hops, touch herbs, green noble mainland Europe hops, touch white bread yeast, quite enjoyable. Taste is rich, bitter floral hops, grass, touch honey, white bread, white pepper. Very easy to drink. Great balance, great profile. Really good stuff, total surprise for me, def. delivered more than I was expecting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tderoeck (4069) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 22, 2014
18/I/14 - 75cl bottle @ RBBWG III, my place - BB: n/a (2014-72) Thanks to 77ships for sharing the bottle!

Clean bright orange beer, fizzy white head, unstable, adhesive, leaving a nice lacing in the glass. Aroma: bit soapy, hoppy, grassy, bit floral, some coriander. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: pretty bitter, hoppy, spicy, coriander, bit metallic. Aftertaste: very bitter, soapy, lots of coriander, hoppy, grassy, little fruity and floral.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (10610) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2014
cloudy yellow ,smooth white head. aroma is hoppy, flowery, euro hoppy, mild malty balance. flavor is flowery, malty, good balance but a bit boring.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sunevdj (3090) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2014
Pours a hazy golden with a white head. Sweet and dry. Malty with hints of bananas and brett. Fresh hops aromas. Medium bodied. High carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (28458) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2014
Bottled. A hazy golden beer with a huge yellowish head. The aroma has notes of fresh hops, fruits, malt, straw, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and fresh hops, lending it citrus fruits, pineapple, and straw, leading to a bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kraddel (2438) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JAN 18, 2014
Bottle at RBWG14 Pours fuzzy blonde, good white head Smell is funky - brett , almost . Very green , no bitterness . Good , maybe bit to high carbo . Even though I know there’s no honey in it , I do taste honey here ,, Green , Vegetables . Slightly bitter .


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