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

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jerre (2694) - Waregem, BELGIUM - SEP 2, 2006
It is like one beer to the palm family. But better. A typical product off Verhaeghe. A little bit sweet. This beer i liked all over 20 years.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - JAN 1, 2003
I always had troubles buying this beer. The label didn’t invite me to do so. Although 5.1% it looked like a NA. But recently the brewery uses a complete new label (didn’t recognize it as this beer). At the moment the old label is still shown at RB. And what a surprise. It’s more like an english than a belgian ale. The aroma is caramel, hop perfume and very malty. Amber color, off-white head, good lace. Sweet but not annoying, fruity, hoppy, light bitter. A little dry finish. Nice beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LeoR (57) - Arkel!, NETHERLANDS - MAY 1, 2003
Je cd-tjes laten branden door een pyromaan, is nooit grappig. Bij de selectie voor de mariniers buiten de boot vallen, is nooit grappig. Een stoelentester die het niet meer ziet zitten, is nooit grappig. Een chirurg die tijdens het amputeren van een arm de benen neemt, is nooit grappig. Een rioolwerker die zegt dat hij onder zijn niveau werkt, is nooit grappig. Iemand met astma een opblaaspop kado doen, is nooit grappig.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10241) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2003
UPDATED: MAY 13, 2003 Bottled at the Danish Beerfestival 2003: Orange coloured. Medium lasting head. Has a spicy and somewhat hoppy aroma. Has a full flavour. Fruityness and some vague sourness is present, but not unpleasant. The beer has some metallic notes. Light bitter in the end.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
diabel (1607) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - NOV 4, 2004
Bottle Amber body. Off-white head. Citric aroma. Moderately sour flavour.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (10263) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - NOV 18, 2003
Aroma has apricot, mustard and licorice. Hopbitter flavor with licorice and some caramel. Just a bit of sweetness. Not the typical Belgian amber ale, but loads of flavor and I really liked it.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Augustijn55 (82) - Izegem, BELGIUM - SEP 21, 2006
Amber color. Nothing specials. Aroma is better than the taste. Little sweet taste. Dry at the end.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19447) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2003
Bottled. Amber coloured. Lovely resiny balsamic aroma. Sweet and clean with lively honeyish finish. Complex, but perhaps too sweet and very discrete.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20392) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 26, 2006
Bottled. Copper colour, mediumzsized bubbly beige head. Aroma is saccarine along with sweet tropical fruits and slight toffeeish hints. Flavour is the same, but the sweeness has turned into a biting sourness and bitterness. So from sweet tropical fruit to dry, sour fruit. Also rich carbonation tickles the tongue. Mouthdrying finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jeppe (2631) - Ølbutikken, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2005
Pours dark orange colored with a fizzy off-white head. Acidid malt aroma with caramel hints. Tart fruity flavor with distinctive Verhaeghe tones even though it’s not a sour ale! Quite dry and rather rancid. All right, but I definately prefer their other beers!!! Still very different and interesting!


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