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Brewed by Boelens
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Belsele, Belgium

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RATINGS: 164   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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3.3
SHIG (4965) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - DEC 17, 2006
Bottle: This beer is now named Santa Bee. Poured a dark brown with light brown head. Roasted malt aroma. Sweet malty that had a tangy finish.

3.1
Mungo (2470) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2006
Bottle (from Bitter Virtue). Deep brown. Raisins and plummy fruit. Caramel and malt loaf. Sweet with some tartness to help balance it out. Not particularly christamssy. Not great but quite drinkable.

2.5
Theis (15150) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2006
Bottle at Ølbaren - thanks to the guys. Brown - offwhite head. Cherry, cola, sweetness, earthy, dry, high carbonation.

3.5
Dedollewaitor (16545) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2006
Bottled 2002 (christmas girl label) Reddish brown with little white head. Malty and fruity aroma from dried fruits. Very sour (like a beer rouge) - almost cherry like. Medium carbonation. The finish is sour and a bit bitter! Interesting and still drinkable but not the best "kerst" to hid in the basement!

3.3
sayravai (4711) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 22, 2006
(Bottled) Muddy dark brown with a small but lasting head (did burst out of the bottle, too). Dark-malty, somewhat earthy aroma with some dried fruit and an inch of sourness. Sourish-malty, ashy and "experimental" flavor. Slightly salty ashtray finish. Not very clean, but remains on the more pleasant side. Medium-bodied, a bit thin palate with medium carbonation. Hides the ABV well. Interesting, but not excellent by any means.

2.9
Bart (2936) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 9, 2006
Vintage 2005; Dark amber coloured, large off white head. sweet aroma, some dryed fruit, prums and date, some strange aroma of honey, at the edge of being skunky. Taste is light bitter, with carbonation. Finish is dry astringent, and a little salty. Strange beer.

3.7
turbothy (1141) - Bonn, GERMANY - JAN 7, 2006
[non-vintage]
Pours reddish brown with a very sparkling head. Very cloudy. Sweet aroma, lovely yeasty and sweet flavour. Very good.

2.2
sunevdj (4144) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2005
[Not vintage] Pours brown with an off-white head. Very (too) sweet. Bready. Seamed to old but clearly wasn´t. Aromas of cheese(?), yeast and alcohol. Bitter and sweet finish. Got A BIT better when it got some airing in the glass.

3.7
Ungstrup (38986) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 18, 2005
[Vintage 2003 - sampled December 2005] A deep red beer with lots of sediment floating around and with a nice thick light brown head. The aroma is sweet spicy and berry - I pick out cowberries and black currant as well as some wood and yeast, and hints of alcohol. The flavor is sweet but well balanced with a fruity acidity like red currants - a lovely mixture. The flavor also contains notes of wood and yeast, and the alcohol cannot be tasted, but hides in the background and gives You the warmth on a cold winters night.

3.7
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2005
a sim rate: (bottle from Bier Circus, Croydon) One of the best aromas I’ve smelt in a long time... mostly liquorice. Thick palate. Red wine and sweet honey taste. Beautiful hazel-red colour. Plum in the aftertaste. I always keep the very last bit as a honey shot right at the end. I poured it in and it looks like solid mud!! It’s almost not even liquid. Sediment would be a completely different rate on its own. Pure honey. Absolutely glorious!


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