Brewed by Burg Bieren
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Ermelo, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.11/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, - MAY 10, 2007
A Mes rate: Bottle sampled while watching Man U take the pistols out of Chelski at Stamford Bridge... you know where... Lightish brown with a VERY red hue and a slight film topping. Aroma is dominated by alcohol with notes of brown sauce and some very tangy sweet malt. Something very sweet and sour about it. Flavour is pretty much the same as the nose. Lashings of obvious but reasonably tasty alcohol. Its drinkable but the alcohol is just too much. One for the beer monsters if you ask me...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
blackisle (2414) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - NOV 2, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 3, 2016 Bottle 33cl. Hazy medium amber, small frothy beige head, mostly diminishing, light lacing; fruity nose, aroma raspberry, brett, barnyard; taste light heavy sweet and light bitter, sugary; fruity sweetbitter aftertaste; medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation; so so, probably infected.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Countbeer (6470) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle: Served in a shaker: Very big (glass completely filled with) vanilla creme creamy foamy head on top of a murky orange brown ish colored beer. Aromas of prunes, some apricot, some malts, fruity herbs, hint of caramel, some yeast, hint of carbo gass and some fruity cookies. Flavours of fruits, apricot, prunes, some peach, grains, oat, malts, bitters, hint of cardboard, herbs, some dusty nettle, light sweet, lighter bitter and a spiced sprinkle... Aftertaste is a mix of bitters, herbs, nuts, malts, cardboard and some oat/hay ish tones. Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, medium bodied and a creamy texture. Easy drinkable (specially for the ABV), yet a tiny bit strange (unbalanced)...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jbtallguy (146) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 22, 2014
In fles van 33cl. Koper kleurig. Matige schuimkop. Met een lichte citrus smaak voor de rest en goed Door drinkbaar biertje.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
sbron (241) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 22, 2014
30cl flesje. Goudgele kleur. Witte schuimkraag. Eerste smaakimpressie : wauw!, licht van smaak, beetje honing achtig? Licht van koolzuur.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcoDL (4624) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 3, 2013
Copper/brown collored Belgian strong ale with a malty and yeasty body. Had some herbs and fruits.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ogreface (1390) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 31, 2012
Zavaros belsejű, borostyn srga sznű, kemny, vastag, bzs sznű habbal rendelkező sr. Illata kiss fanyar, gymlcss, zld tes, kandiscukros, zre is ezek a jellemzők, kiegsztve egy kis naspolyval, lesztővel s egy szp adag komlval. Elg testes, apr buborkokkal teli s a magasabb alkoholtartalmat is kirezni belőle. Utze keserdes, s picit fanyar. Nem rossz.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (26415) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 23, 2012
[email protected], Stockholm (old backlog from about 2010). Hazy ambery red colour with some particles in it, mediumsized white head, that leaves some lace. Aroma is sweet malts, caramel, mild berries, earth, yeast and some slight notes of alcohol as well. Flavour is ripe fruits, alcohol, some toffee, yeast and mild herbal notes. Was a bit lively when opening, so be careful.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (15126) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 18, 2012
33cl bottle @ home shared by Joes. Hazy red color with floaties in it, full fizzy beige, quickly disappearing head. Smell malts, caramel, a hint of cherries, sweetness. Taste malts, slightly caramel, again some cherries, sweetness, lightly alcohol. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
vipinvelp (4252) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - SEP 4, 2012
Cloudy darker brown with very small brownish head. Aroma is caramel, some fruit and light roasted malt. Taste is bittersweet and quite high carbonated, tickling on tongue. Somewhat long aftertaste, bittersweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kermis (12492) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2012
Bottle shared. Pours cloudy brown with a small tan head. Aroma of dark fruits, caramel, light roasted malt. Flavour is medium sweet and bitter with alcohol warmth in the finish. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

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