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Brewed by Brouwerij De Koninck (Duvel-Moortgat)
Style: Belgian Ale
Antwerpen, Belgium

bottled
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Filtered, pasteurised and carbonated in bottles. Filtered and carbonated on tap in Antwerp.

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2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jann3 (314) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 1, 2016
Pours deep amber with a smallish and slightly tan head. Aroma is malty with notes of sweet fruits and caramel. Taste is malty too with some fruitiness and rather unpleasant flavour of yeast. Finish is short, but nice and crispy with some citrus flavour. Slightly too sweet for me. (250ml bottle, labeled as De Koninck APA)

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Graham77 (458) - SCOTLAND - JUN 20, 2016
330ml bottle. Amber ale. Aroma is bubblegum, sherbet and peppery hops. Tastes is medium sweet, light bitter, light spice. Full flavoured for the abv.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maekchu (3540) - Hirakata, JAPAN - JUN 13, 2016
Bottle from World Beer Market (Sake no Taniguchi), as "De Koninck APA Antwaarpse Pale Ale". Mild fruity nose, berries, spicy, dark fruit. Coppe/brown color, filmy head. Caramel, thin ripe dark fruit, a bit of sweet baked apples, and a moderate bitter finish. Thin-medium body. Pleasant. A sort of sessionable Belgian Ale.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Syfher (335) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUN 12, 2016
Bottle of 25cl, in a Trappist glass; from the fridge. Bad beer... Awfull taste with a fast, fuzzy head... Nope

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sharkydodson (1236) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - JUN 11, 2016
the aroma is malty and fruity with hints of sweet apple, candy, toffee and garden berries... the taste is fruity and malty with notes of toffee, plum, garden berries and some spices... sweet and dry aftertaste...

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
KoNrRiI (1260) - rhus, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2016
0.33 bottle. Clear, amber color with a small, white head on top. The aroma is a bastardization of the standard Belgian yeasts marked with a substantial amount of wet cloth. The taste is a bit more tolerable but by no means amazing: butter, some yeasts, and socks do not make for a great flavor. A medium body, a slick texture, and a soft carbonation. Finish is short and bad. Overall the beer is most certainly meager, the only salvation for a drinkers palate lies in its diluted character.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EdKing (2431) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2016
Keg in Burgers & Beer Gollem in Antwerp. Clear bright rusty orange beer with and medium white head. Nose is spicy, sherberty hop, lemon citrus spritz, boiled sweet, barley sugar, earthy hop. Taste is boiled sweet, barley sugar, toasted grains, earthy, herbal hop, light citrus, dried coriander, spice. Little yeasty floral. Considering its pasteurised this is a very good beer.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabuzzer (602) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - JUN 2, 2016
330ml bottle. Clear amber with a creamy white head. Slightly metallic aroma, flavour is soft, caramel, a little spice. Ok

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cristobal37 (848) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 2, 2016
Thanks for nothing @kapusil! jk jk. Light amber color with no head. Aroma is sweet syruppy and malty. Light mild bitterness, especially apparent in the finish. Sometimes sweeter, and sticky. Not bad, but not that great either. Not sure what made MJ put this on the 500 list..

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kapusil (1237) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 1, 2016
0.33l bottle. Clear amber body, very thin white head. Aroma and taste of caramel, cherries, cloves and floral hops. Not bad, but somehow it lacks the character.


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