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Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Melle, Belgium

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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Also available under the name "Forts de Lige 14-18". http://www.lavenir.net/article/detail.aspx?articleid=DMF20131029_00382409

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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (5041) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAR 28, 2017
Dark brown verging on black with an intensely fruity aroma of prunes, raisins and light spice. Full bodied and softly textured. The taste is treacle, plums and prunes. I've seriously never had a beer that was so prune like. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sebletitje (9951) - Enghien, BELGIUM - FEB 22, 2017
Bouteille 33cl, wow, never saw this Huyghe beer coming thanks to its bottle design, likely alias as well, see Delirium Nocturnum. BB 09/2019 Ambre, col pais jauntre voire blanc-cass. Arme au nez typiquement belge, qcq pices en rtro avec un fruit noir de raisin sec et figue. Malt, multi grains. Palais reste trs belge surtout avec la levure, sucre rsiduel qui pousse le tout quais 9%, fruits noirs et sec; pruneaux, raisins, dates, petite touche mielleuse, pice de coriandre sur la fin avec une pointe de rglisse. Malts pils, cara ple et Munich. Amertume noble qui perce en retrait. Correcte, mais rien qui risque de redfinir les bires belges.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stijnemans90 (196) - - FEB 4, 2017
Lokaal bier uit spa. Combinatie tussen stout en dubbel. Zoet maar moutig, tonen van chocolade, makkelijke doordrinker. Lekker biertje.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
chimayx (106) - FRANCE - JAN 18, 2017
Elle porte bien son nom, puisque elle est trs brune, presque noire, pas autant quune stout, mais pas loin, la lumire arrivant percer tout de mme un peu. Les odeurs sont marques et intressantes: fortement marqus par la prsence de liqueur, de fruits macrs dans lalcool. On trouve donc dune part une prsence importante de liqueur, dautre part beaucoup de fruits sombres et macrs, comme de la figue, cerise, sureau. Armes la encore puissants de liqueur, qui est en fond de dgustation en permanence. Fruits noirs macrs, figues, mures, prunes lalcool, notes de noix, rglisse. Cot malt on trouve pas mal de caramel, mais qui napporte pas de sirupeux ou de sucre, et des notes torrfies voir grilles. Grosse prsence de lalcool tout le long, mais dun alcool fin, qui ne rend pas la bouche trop chaude. Corps relativement dense, lgre acidit, peu sucre, carbonatation moyenne. Une brune qui sloigne des standards!

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Maakun (5174) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 9, 2017
Bottle thanks to Deanso. Almost clear reddish brown with beige head. Lots of herbs, licorice, figs, typical Hughes marzipan, light spices, sweet brown sugar, old wood. Medium sweet and bitter. Medium bodied. Not good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rubin77 (1879) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 17, 2016
F: huge, pale yellowish, good retention. C: dark brown with dark red against the light. A: malt, dark caramel, brown sugar, dark fruits, honey, candy sugar. T: malt, dark fruits, banana, yeast, brown sugar, honey, herbal, spicy, alcohol, medium body, medium to high carbonation, nothing special, slightly above average for this style, 0,33l bottle from Carrefour market - Saint-Michel @ Etterbeek, Brussels.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Svartvit (512) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 29, 2016
Bottle shared during the November THT tasting at deansos place. Pours a slightly hazy dark amber with a beige head. Malt forward, quite sweet, loads of caramel, belgian yeast, dark fruits. Very typical flavor profile. Medium body, soft carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sjogro (3763) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 25, 2016
Sampled from bottle at "This is not really deansos last THT"-tasting. Hazy dark amber. Sweet malts, berries, medium sweet and light vegetal bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (12698) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 25, 2016
Bottle shared. Clear amber brown with a thick cream head. Aroma of yeast, malt, caramel, light dark fruits, light herbs. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alusmamuts (1851) - LATVIA - NOV 8, 2016
Dark brown with rich beige creamy head. Fruity aroma. Not bad taste, but probably this one sample is bit defective - something of old butter notes, while otherwise roasted grain and quite strong bitterness.


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