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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Emelgem, Belgium

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RATINGS: 627   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This rebellious Brigand is a dry bitter, blonde beer that re-ferments in the bottle. It used to be amber in colour; now it is pale blonde thanks to the use of pale malts and pils malt as well as unmalted wheat. Brigand tastes full in the mouth with a slightly malty aroma. It also has a slightly malty taste with accents of spices and hops. The hop bitterness comes through in the finish.

Ingredients: water, barley malt (Pale, Pilsener), unmalted wheat, sugar, hops, yeast, antioxidant (ascorbic acid).

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3.4
Anthobeers (91) - - OCT 26, 2015
Arômes très doux, bière belge sans surprise mais valeur sûre. Apparence sympa, bière somme toute pas décevante.

3.5
chris__hartley (459) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 13, 2015
It pours clear gold with reddish highlights; the head is off white and mousse-like. The aroma has notes of: stewed fruit, apricots, honey, orange marmalade, and a bright floral characteristic. The taste is medium sweet that finishes medium bitter with a medium astringency; there are notes of: orange zest, pepper, alcohol, apricots, honey, and ginger. The palate is medium heavy bodied with medium carbonation and a long malty finish. Overall, randomly found this beer at sin and redemption on the back shelf - not bad at all.

3.6
fredfa (234) - belo horizonte, BRAZIL - OCT 11, 2015
Faz jus de ser uma belga. Pouco aroma. Sabor assertivo com um leve azedinho. Teor alcoolico bem aparente. A Tremens é melhor.

3.3
Rubin77 (2876) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 5, 2015
F: white quite long lasting. C: hazy golden. A: malt, orange peels, lemon, coriander, yeast. T: once again, malt, crispy carbonation, orange peels, coriander, hint of lemon, earthy tones, fruity yeasty on the palate, medium to full body, good Belgian strong ale.

3.5
bonkiedeaap (861) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2015
Bottle from de Bierschuur in Poppel. The beer is light amber colored and has a large and stable white head, with nice carbonation. The aroma is malty, with tones of flowers and spices. The taste is full and starts malty, and then a nice bitterness from the spices is noticable with a hint of fruits in the background. The finish is fresh and with a pleasant bitterness.

2.7
jesperhammer (5051) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2015
12-SEP-2015, bottle @Brussels appartment, with Ulkløbben. Clear golden with low White head. Sweet malt, sugary, some yeast and spice. Sweet, alcoholic, boring.

3.3
susonagger (202) - spain, - SEP 8, 2015
NOTA DE CATA: - Aspecto: Dorada brillante, un poco cobriza. - Aroma: Apreciaciones florales y de hierba. - Cuerpo/sabor: A levadura, pan, avellanas y frutos secos pero con un amargor afinado y seco.

3.9
digopossobon (393) - MACAE, BRAZIL - AUG 23, 2015
A: caramel, nuts, butterscotch, very good!!! A: Clear, amber. sparkling. Rocky head, very white, like a sorbet. T: heavy cloying sweetness, lightly bitter, lots of alcohol. More butterscotch and malt. P: medium body, creamy, lively, astringent. O: I would like a full body here and less alcohol. But it is a nice beer.

3.5
Gurthnar (6305) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 22, 2015
Bottle. Quite appleish in aroma, spicy, light alcohol. Lightly hazy golden colour. Stable white head. Taste rather simple, lots of Belgian spiciness, rather sweet, but not unbalanced. Alcohol does not show much but does a little. Overall good but not very complex.

2.7
AssKicker (757) - Strasbourg, FRANCE - AUG 11, 2015
Très forte carbonatation, goût d’alcool important (voire trop important), notes de banane. Ouaip, le goût d’alcool est trop omniprésent pour qu’elle soit vraiment agréable. Dommage.


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