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Brewed by Verhaeghe
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Vichte, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Bontus' rating

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bontus (742) - Flanders, - FEB 19, 2013
Pours clear golden/yellow. Medium carbonation, malty sweet candi aroma, very boring, very simple.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bosbouw (2528) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2016
Heldere giuden kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt zoetig, kruiden, mout. Smaakt zoetig, kruiden, bloemen, beetje hop.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrHangover (3802) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 18, 2016
Bottle. Pours a hazy darker golden beer with a smaller white head. Aroma of raisins, white fruits, Belgian yeast. Flavor is sweet, fruity, bready and nothing special. Aftertaste is not really there. A bit boring and dull, but nothing wrong with it though..

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JanEric (1167) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - MAR 19, 2016
Dark blonde, small head. Light taste, Aroma also faint, light to medium body. Not so good for a 7,5 % alcohol beer.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ForlornHope (369) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours a golden colour with a white head. Slightly fruity, almost pineapple aroma. Taste is quite sweet with very little bitterness to balance. Sticky and sweet mouthfeel with a starchy backtaste. A little more fruit. Not unpleasant, but I wouldn’t cross the road for another.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
DJoer (1156) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 28, 2015
Medium white head, golden coloured body, floral sweet malts honey smell, medium carbonation, low bitter sweet honey floral malts taste

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
Meilby (10774) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 12, 2015
Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, butterscotch and some sourness. Taste is light to medium sweet, light bitter and medium sour with a long butterscotch and sour finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
yngwie (16377) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 12, 2015
Bottle. A clear, golden beer topped by a small, dense, off-white head. The aroma is rather buttery, with some fruityness showing up in the back. The flavor is quite citrusy, with some caramel and a buttery touch. Sourish. Cider-ish, but not in a good way. Full body, smooth carbonation. Sweetish. Citrusy, toffee finish with some cider notes. Rather poor this one. 151212

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maakun (3087) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 22, 2015
Bottle. Crystal clear golden with white head and some big bubbles. Lots of sweet grains, cardboard, honey, light yeast and spicy cakes. Sour apricots and red apple. Medium sweet, very light sour and bitter. Medium bodied with slick feel and fizzy carbonation. The fruityness is nice but otherwise not good at all.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
tricksta_p (3145) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - OCT 20, 2015
Bottle at home. Aroma of fruits, malt, hint of yeast, sugar, apples. Flavour is medium sweet, a bit sticky and cloying. Some alcohol. Body is medium. Poor approximation of a Belgian pale strong ale, has a nasty industrial aspect to it. Not good.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (15699) - Pori, FINLAND - OCT 12, 2015
Bottle 330ml (from BBF, BB 12/2016)
Deep golden color, small steady white head. Very alcoholic, a bit grassy fruity aroma. Light to medium-bodied. Watery, slight banana fruity, alcoholic. Simple tripel with industrial feeling.


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