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Wolf 8

 (RETIRED)
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80
63
style
Microbrouwerij Achilles
Formerly brewed at Brouwerij Het Anker

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Heist op den Berg-Itegem, Belgium

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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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This is the entry for bottles previously brewed @ Achilles.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ruuurd (126) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUN 7, 2015
Nice dark brown pour. Decent dark ale, sweet caramel tones and a yeasty creamyness.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdb84 (300) - NETHERLANDS - APR 23, 2015
Bottle. Strong sweet aroma when opening, cinnamon. Pours a typical Double with dense, lasting head. Funky sweet aroma when poured: basement funk, rotting fruit (plum, strawberry), sun dried tomato, cocoa. Taste is interesting: starts like a Bock with notes of rye and grass, slowly develops a boozy high, and settles down to a slightly sour and salty dark chocolate taste and bitterness, which also dominates the aftertaste. Very interesting development.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bartez (7) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - APR 10, 2015 does not count
Niet helemaal mijn ding, een beetje een droge nasmaak en minder zoet dan de wolf 9....

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Syfher (194) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAR 9, 2015
Bottle of 33cl, in a Trappist glass; from the fridge. Beer with a deep brown/dark colour, with a creamy head. Coffee and spice aroma. Great coffee chocolate taste, with strong palate. Go try it. Not unforgettable

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JefVerstraete (2041) - Ghent, BELGIUM - OCT 1, 2014
From old notes. Bottle @ home. dark brown colour, beige foam. Medium carbonation. Sweet malty body. Dark fruit with notes of brown sugar and caramel. Ok beer, bit sweet.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mikske79 (1302) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 18, 2014
Een bier met niet zoveel smaak aan. Dan is de Wolf 7 voor mij een lekkerder bier.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thompson (424) - - APR 15, 2014
Sampled from bottle presumably @ Benzai’s place quite some time ago. Dark brown colour...Smell and taste malts, caramel, sweetish... Typical Belgian beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
cmc619 (501) - California, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Wolf was one of the first Belgian craft beers I tried after moving here. Had this out at some restaurants but now bringing it home for the review. The 8 is a lovely dark brown with a great moguled, shaving-cream head. Maybe a bit over-carbonated, but it also helps it stay brisk at 8.2%. Nice branding to match - consistent, and a good series effect with the 7, 8, and 9.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gEUS (1424) - Linden, BELGIUM - MAY 30, 2012
330 ml bottle - pours deep brown amber with persisting light beige head. Aroma of lightly roasted malt, caramel, honey, apple. Medium body with light palate, nice sweetness, combined with slight alcohol warmth. Taste of toffee and malt.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (3222) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 11, 2011
Pours a nice dark reddish amber color. Aromas of fruit, and some other hints, maybe some spices, maybe caramel. Flavor is a bittersweet, malty, and a hint of hops with a nice bittersweet finish.


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