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Brewed by Van Eecke
Style: Specialty Grain
Poperinge-Watou, Belgium
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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BlackHaddock's rating

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BlackHaddock (5387) - Shropshire, - MAY 10, 2012
December 2007, from BA: Brown 33cl bottle, best before? Not sure, so drank both the bottles I had, this review is a combination of those beers. Poured into a Corsendonk tulip glass it has a small white head that soon sinks down into a scummy looking wisp. The body of the beer is an orange cloudy, light amber colour, not very appetizing really. The aroma was of sweet and sour fruits, pineapple and citrus together, with the sweeter smells winning the battle. Fruit juice with a kick, strange mix of flavours, couldn’t pick a true taste comparison, not unpleasant though. Fairly thin in the mouth, plenty of life but something missing in action. Didn’t really know what to make of this beer, I enjoyed the first one more than the second, which is unusual for me, as i said earlier, something missing for me.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blackisle (1509) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2015
Bottle 25cl. Clear pale amber, large frothy white to off-white head, half-way lasting, light lacing; fruity aroma, orange, tangerine, lemon, candy sugar, yeast; taste is fruity light heavy sweet, with average duration; light to medium body, oily texture, average carbonation, mild sweetbitter finish, light spicy notes; nothing special but drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
DJoer (1108) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2015
Medium white head, golden coloured body, malty yeasts sweet sugary yeast smell, medium high carbonation yeasty medium bitter some herbs taste

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kavu (3460) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 8, 2015
A small taste from a friend (bottle) @ One Pint Pub. Pours clear golden with a medium head. Aroma is malts and belge yeast. Flavor is sweet malts, belge yeast, alcohol and hops. Decent.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Luengus (41) - - NOV 20, 2015
Small frothy off-white diminishing head with cloudy dark yellow body. Average hay malt with light citrus hops and dough yeast. Medium oily body with soft carbonation and metallic finish. Average duration flavor moderately acidic and bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lokitje (163) - - NOV 14, 2015
golden bit clouded nice strong head aroma of hops and malt flavor very light.. citrus malty not a lot of bitterness would. be a. nice appetizer beer

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hamirubi (403) - Waarschoot, BELGIUM - NOV 2, 2015
33cl bottle at my parents-in-law (1 XI 2015). A clear orange and brownish coloured brew with a swift and pearly head - while having a side glass with a cloudy brown residu liquid, with strong yeast flavours. The nose has firm malts and yeast features, and some undeniable cellar and dirt hints. The mouthfeel is somehow earthlike, and has a keen water feature and an omnipresent endive bitterness. The dirt accompanies the bitter ending.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aniela (4207) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 3, 2015
FRom my backlogg: Drauht at Pressklubben, Stockholm. Clear golden beer with an offwhite hed. Malty caramell citrus spicy grassy aroma. Malty caramell beady hay and some spicy flavour.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (15792) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 18, 2015
Draught at Belgobaren, Stockholm. Clear holden beer with a nice lasting off white head. Mslty caramel aroma, bready, biscuits, hay, spicy notes, citrus, grapes, some pepper, plastic notes. Malty caramel flavor, spicy, bready, grainy notes, hay, some warming alcohol. Ok.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SaintMatty (6292) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 29, 2015
330ml Bottle - Hazy golden with a foamy head. Grain, wort and honey in the aroma. Grain, porridge oats and honey can be detected in the bready taste. Interesting but I am not familiar enough with flax to discern it in this beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bartlebier (2966) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - FEB 3, 2015
Fresh Tap pour@the unfortunately named Rock Circus, Gent (rename suggestion: Hop Circus). Tastes like a diluted Hommelbier with less Poperinge kick, the same clean, but not really bright hoppiness and a dusty honey malt base with some industrial white pepper, cardboard, meadow pollens. Very lacklustre, also regarding the pollen yeast profile, old school Belgian session ale overall that I would like to see replaced by bright and lower ABV representatives of the style like De La Senne. This bar seems to have 20+ taps of those...


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