De Dochter van de Korenaar Embrasse Peated Oak Aged Lagavulin

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Brewed by De Dochter van de Korenaar
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Baarle-Hertog, Belgium

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.83/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Lagavulin barrel aged Embrasse

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3.6
MrHangover (4693) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - FEB 21, 2015
Bottle. Pours a very dark brown, murky beer with a medium sized, brownish head on top. Aroma has loads of Lagavulin hints in there, nice peaty, iodine influences with some medicinal touches. The base beer is also present in the nose. Flavor is a bit disappointing. It’s still nice, but it’s a bit messy and unbalanced. The Lagavulin overwhelmes the beer but not in a very convincing way. The peat shines through, but so does the boozy sweetness in the beer. It’s really nice, but compared to the other Embrasse beers this is the least in the series. Low on carbonation, sweet, peaty aftertaste and a medium body. This could’ve been so much more. It’s still nice, but I’ve expected much more.

4
Moolesen (587) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 23, 2015
Bottle 66cl. Pitch black with a creamy beige head. Nice balanced peated nose with weak hints of coffee and liquorice. Flavour complements the nose. A really nice beer and a long finsh

3.7
mR_fr0g (13226) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle share at RBESG 2014 day 0 opening dinner. Big thanks to Rene. Murky brown with a halo of loose cream head. Aroma is apple, hints of smoke, dates, booze and toasted cocnut. Flavour is appel, belgian yeast, caramel and honey malts, smokey oak, Palate is very smooth and rounded. moderate carbonation.

3.7
AndySnow (8013) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: Shared during RBESG 14.
Appearance: Hazy brown colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Smoke, smoked malt, whiskey.
Body: Full body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Smoked, whiskey, peat, malt.

4
Sledutah (7795) - Utah, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle shared during RBESG
Dark amber with a medium sized beige head, some lacing. Aroma is whiskey and oak. Flavors are whiskey, woody and peat
Nice and smooth

3.8
Leighton (22056) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle shared during the RBESG 2014 opening dinner - CBC Clapham. Pours deep amber with a creamy, tan head. Big and sweet beer, with lots of stewed fruits and caramel, some peat presence, alcohol warmth. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Finishes sweet with pleasant peat smokiness, earth and toffee. Good.

3.7
minutemat (5944) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle @ RBESG Aug 14 CBC Clapham, thanks to Benzai! Pours hazy, murky brown with creamy head. Sweet peated aroma. Taste is dark fruits, roasted malts, earthy woody notes, spice, whisky. Decent.

3.4
madmitch76 (25383) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2014
7th August 2014
RBESG pt 1. Craft Clapham. Bottle courtesy of Rene. Hazy brown - amber beer, good pale cream - tan colour head. Palate is airy and semi dry, mild fine carbonation. Mild fruity tang, mellow TCP. Mild spice. Comes together well because the peat is light and not overdone. Finishes light with a mild spicy linger.

3.8
Scopey (15500) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2014
Bottle thanks to Rene. It pours cloudy deep mahogany brown with a small beige head. The nose is sweet, cherry cola, candy, dark fruit, doctor pepper, jam, smoked peat and wood. The taste is rich, earthy, dark fruit, candy, cherry cola and light roast, whisky, earth and dried cranberry. Medium-full body and moderate carbonation. Very tasty.

3.5
Palme (4817) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 7, 2014
0.66l bottle from trade with Martinus! Big thanks mister! My bottle says it’s a 10 percenter. The pour on this is really deep and lovely looking ruby brown and it has a medium sized deep grey almost brown looking head on top. Looks really good. In the aroma I get a really nice not to kick-you-in-the-teeth-strong smokiness and peatiness. Dark old tary rope that has been picked of a pirate ship. A bit of tobacco and there is even some red berries in here. Nice rich smoky nose. Lots and lots of flavor here. It has a good oily mouthfeel and a below average almost prickling carbonation level. Where to begin? On the clear but not disturbingly sourness perhaps? A bit like sour raspberries blended with lots of ashy deep smoke and wood. Lots of that ashes actually and it has a light but not to overpowering sweetness. Not sure what I expected, but I definitely thought it would be more peaty. It’s super salty as well. This actually suits me just fine right about now. A bit of white licorice and it has more sweet concentrated red berries in the aftertaste. Shockingly well masked alcohol for being a 10 percent beer. Lots of things going on here, and I quite enjoyed this one. 21.10.2013


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