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Brewed by Brasserie de la Senne
Style: Belgian Ale
Brussels, Belgium

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common

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RATINGS: 164   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
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Production stopped in 2008, resumed in 2011.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2009
Bottle 75cl.
Clear medium amber brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, dark berry. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20081213]

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31470) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2008
75 cL bottle. Pours hazy dark brown to orange with a dense off-white head. Dry yeasty and caramel malty aroma. Light spiced hoppy too. Flavour is smooth caramel malty, light hoppy and yeasty. Smooth and mellow. Lingering malty finish with a light hoppy note.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29474) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2008
Bottled. An unclear amber beer with a huge light tan head. The aroma is sweet with notes of caramel, yeast, and over ripe fruits. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of fruit, and lighter notes of caramel and Belgian yeast, leading to a dry bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2008
Bottle 75 cl. Slightly hazy amber golden with a dense, off-white head leaving laces. Medium body, a little fruit and yeast and somewhat overcarbonated. Surprisingly bitter finish. 291208

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (21072) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2008
Bottle. Hazy orange coloured with a huge off white head. Fruity aroma of caramel, spices, yeast, hops and pine needles. Fruity flavour of spices, yeast, hops and pine needles with notes of grass and liquorice. Hoppy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20616) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 31, 2011
Bottled@The 2nd ES/CS Beer Tasting. (thanks XA!). Hazy orange colour, small off-white creamy head. Aroma is sweet malts, some spices, raisins and yeast along with some slight caramel malty notes Flavour is being quite similar in a very nice balance. Raisins, spices and sweet malts in the aftertaste.
Earlier Rating: 2/2/2009 Total Score: 3
Draught@Black Door. Hazy amber colour, mediumsized beige head. Aroma is very fruity and also has some wooden sweetness. Flavour is grassy hops, some wood, slight yeast and mild sweet malts as well. Not very exciting.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16895) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 5, 2014
Bottle. Pours an amber brown color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy aroma. Fruity malty spicy flavor with hints of caramel and chocolate. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2013
28th December 2013
Tap East. Keg. Hazy amber beer, tidy pale cream coloured head. Palate is smooth and semi dry. Good fine carbonation. Smooth and dry creamy.malt, little toffee, mild but rich and vibrant dried fruits. Very light touches of spice and cherry. Finishes dry with a carbonated nip. Well.joined up, fruity and drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14978) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 10, 2010
1 year old
Hazy dark amber color, creamy head. Dusty malt and caramel aroma. Good body strength, caramel flavor with an unfortunate vegetables correction; but luckily there is also some evident altough aged hopping, quite strong. Not at its peak but quite good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14089) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2009
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are fruits, malt, yeast, spices and caramel.


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