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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Steenberge
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Ertvelde, Belgium

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RATINGS: 247   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Enjoy this bottle conditioned blond triple living ale. Its pleasant hoppyness is masterly balanced with a soft round and joyous sweetness, enveloped in a radiating glow.

It will put a spell on you!

Witches' Brew


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thewolf (11495) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2009
Tap @ ZBF 2009.
Pours clear golden with a slight green hue. A nice, frothy, white head on top. Aroma has notes of brett and some soft, sweet wheat. Fat mouthfeel, but still with a rather lively carbonation. Sweet flavour, some good wheat. Heavy vinoiusness, but never reaching alcoholic. The sweet wheat it wonderfully balances by both the alcohol and a sharp, zesty lemon note. Lovely, balanced and elegant.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BartC (726) - Lichtaart, BELGIUM - MAR 10, 2009
Draught at Zythos 2009. Blond beer with white head. Grassy / fruity aroma. Has a very nice soft bitter ending.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bonfunck (149) - Waasmunster, BELGIUM - MAR 8, 2009
draught at Zythos beerfest 2009 Sweet bitter apple hazy yellow beer, bit sparkling on the tongue

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Yves (2538) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - MAR 8, 2009
Clear blond coloured beer with small white head and few carbonation. herby spicy aroma? Full sparkling palate. Finish is sweet herby bitter. Ok, nice one.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (8439) - Ursel, BELGIUM - MAR 8, 2009
Draught Good yellowish head, with textbook lace, over metallic-golden beer with a slight verdigris shine. Hyper-typical V.S. nose with white candi sugar, esters, and some alcohol, V.S. thumbprint more clear than anything. Sweet start with drier following, fruity-estery. Well bodied and very slick, quite carbonated. It supposed to be new. As Pierlala, Meerendree,... Mind you, it’s NOT bad.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MAP (1133) - Lakewood, Ohio, USA - FEB 23, 2009
Pour is a slightly hazy yellow with a thin white head. Aroma is a grassy musk with a hint of lemon. Flavor is quite impressive, nothing witchy about it, but a smooth kind of earthy ale. It starts with a rather gentle malt texture with a slight finish of lemon with mild bitterness. Certainly not a knock-you-socks-off Belgian, but it is pretty drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - FEB 11, 2009
bottle at superbowl party/tasting. poured a clear gold with a white head. aroma was citrus and fruity. flavor was citrus, spices, alcohol, and i think some corriander. light-medium body with medium carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - FEB 6, 2009
Found this on sale for 6 bucks for a 750, I could not pass it up! Hazy gold to amber pour with fluffy white head and thick spotty lace. Green apple aroma. Yeast, biscuit malts, hops, and apple. Slight bretty finish

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (7510) - Alamo, California, USA - FEB 5, 2009
Bottle. Amber beer with a big off-white head. Yeasty, green apple, malt aroma with a bit of orange. Green apple, yeast, biscuity malt, and lemon flavors. Medium body. High carbonation. Green apple and yeast linger with a bit of spice and biscuit malt.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SphinxTX (2876) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - FEB 2, 2009
Bottle at a Superbowl party/tasting. Pours a hazy gold with white head. Aroma of apples, with a faint brett. Flavor is kinda sweet, faint brett and faint fruit. Mouthfeel is light-medium body, medium high carbonation. Overall, not bad.


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