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


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RATINGS: 250   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
taalhiker (190) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - OCT 30, 2008
From bottle. Part of October Dayton Beer Tasting event. Poured golden with slight white head. Aromas of citrus and yeast. Medium bodied with slight honey sweetness , caramel and hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kiefdog (1826) - Tampa, Florida, USA - OCT 24, 2008
75cl bottle from Willow Bend Liquors (Tampa, FL). Pours a slightly hazy yet mostly clear golden amber color with a one finger frothy white head that settles slowly and laces the glass. Aroma is bready and yeasty with some subtle sweet notes, hints of caramel and a touch of hoppiness. Flavor is slightly sweet and slight malty with some notes of honey, ripe fruit, hint of flowers and just a bit of phenol toward finish. Generally medium body with a sweet finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (10350) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 21, 2008
Tasting at mcbakcus house. Ok beer. Golden color, small white head. Smell has some hops, cider, fruit, and something interesting...spices maybe. Flavor is fruity, yeast, and a very slight hop bite. Not bad at all.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
v8powered (135) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 19, 2008
Aroma of cereal grains and corriander, a little sweet smelling. Golden color and fairly clear. Flavors of pear, apple, and peaches mixed with alcohol and herb flavors. A little bit of banana and vanilla flavors mixed with grassy herb flavors. Not much hoppiness at all. Light head and carbonation. Overall, pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mutualaid (142) - Texas, USA - OCT 19, 2008
Pours golden with high clarity and thin white head giving the appearance of carbonated apple juice. Aromas of straw and barnyard funk with a mild citrus hop bouquet. Big yeasty flavors followed by alcohol heat and mildly sweet pear in the middle finishing with an Orval like astringency. Good, medium body. Not a bad mix of a Belgian Golden and a Tripel. Aroma hay, citrus, barnyard, app golden, clear, white foam,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SuperDave (1932) - Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona, USA - OCT 15, 2008
Deep golden color pour with a big creamy head. Aroma of light fruit, malt, spicy hops and yeast. Flavor is sweet and fruity, most notably peaches, apples and citrus. Finishes with a slightly bitter hop bite and a hit of alcohol. Creamy, well carbonated on the palate. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CafeeOndineke (35) - Melle, BELGIUM - OCT 9, 2008
UPDATED: OCT 11, 2008 75cl bottle, golden color, with nice head. A triple’s name worth!..Hoppy with wellbalanced sweetness. Very warm beer! Dangerous(for me).. ;-)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (12951) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 6, 2008
Bottle corked & caged from Natomas BevMo. Orange tinged golden color with a two finger white head. Aromas of pale malt, citrus, light stone fruits, and mild yeast. Medium body with creamy carbonation. Flavor is sweet malt, light fruit, mild spicey hop - grassy? Each mouthful starts a bit sweet, but it reduces towards moderate astringency or bitter. Perhaps tilted a bit towards a tripel. The alcohol is not noticeable, except in my brain. Not a waste of money - it’s a pretty good ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (11760) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 2, 2008
750 ml corked and caged bottle poured a clear gold with a lasting off white head. Aromas of straw, honey, light fruittiness and light spice. Palate was medium bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, honey, light pine, light fruittiness and a hint of spice with a crisp dry moderatly bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
trokini (1025) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 29, 2008
Pours hazy gold with a huge white head. Thick lacing. Apples, honey, musty yeast, bananas, and soap in the nose. Super-sweet to the point it became too much. Honey, saaz, grain, sugar, banana, fruit, and more sugary sweetness. Good in moderation. Find a couple people to drink the 750 ml bottle with.

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