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Brewed by De Proefbrouwerij
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Lochristi - Hijfte, Belgium

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RATINGS: 151   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Belgian ale aged on oak chips with coconut and peaches. Brewed with Belgian candi sugar, lactose, Magnum and Simcoe, fermented with Trappist Yeast and Brett Brux III.

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3.7
jbrana (640) - NASHVILLE, Tennessee, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Interesting blend of spicy black pepper, peach, and slight coconut. Very sweet with slight bubblegum and orange zest flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
brokensail (16486) - Dublin, California, USA - AUG 29, 2013
On tap @ Beachwood BBQ. Amber pour with a nice big white head. Nose is quite fruity. Nice peach, some hints of coconut, pear, and pineapple. Light alcohol, oak, and caramel malt. Flavor is a bit on the sweet side. Caramel, peach, and pineapple. Light tartness of tropical fruit, some oak, straw, and alcohol.

3.6
Iphonephan (7021) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - AUG 26, 2013
From a 75 cl bottle shared at home. Pours a clear orange copper with a thick white head. Sweet orange nose. Flavors of cardamom and orange and tropical fruit. Sweet finish.

3.4
dmac (6340) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 25, 2013
750ml c&c bottle shared by Ed. Poured a hazed tea brown body with a smaller faomy white head. Aroma is sweet, candi sugar, dry tropical fruits, bad bread, syrup, some light wood and a touch of candle wax. Medium bodied with average to slightly stronger carbonation and an average duration on the aftertaste. Flavor of mango, tropical fruits, dry sugar, yeast, dry bread and some cat piss as well. Decent beer, thanks Ed.

4.2
Bacterial (3005) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - AUG 25, 2013
I’ve really had a good time trying beers from this series. I must say, this one (and the one done with Hair of the Dog) is a real winner. Slightly hazy copper pour, with a white head and some translucent white lacing. Nose is mango and peaches with a slight belgian yeast fruit / pepper thing going on. Taste is excellent - big fruity flavors of peach give way to a dry oak character and finish with fruity hops and bitterness. Really well done. I don’t pick up any coconut anywhere, but the beer just works.

2.8
after4ever (8025) - Mukilteo, Washington, USA - AUG 24, 2013
750, corked and baled. Thanks, C! Pours a clear medium golden amber with a thin white head. Intensely ammoniated nose, very much a catbox effect. Creamy medium body, a little reedy and sticky. Some light fruity notes on the mid palate, showing coconut and peach, but mostly a dry husky quality from residual sugars. Not very organized and not very clean.

3.8
Lukaduke (3206) - Gray, Maine, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Pours a rich golden color with a finger or two of thick white foam. The nose is ripe with tropical notes that mingle with sweet belgian yeast esters. Touch of peach, pineapple, creamy coconut, vanilla and light spices. The palate is round and full with nice juicy tropical notes mingling with classic belgian tripel flavors. Nice fruit in the finish... worth trying for sure !

3.7
vtafro (7445) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Draft. Golden pour with white head. Very mild aroma, some light citrus and oak tones, with fruit. Flavor comes across as a tripel with woody and light fruit undertones. Very smooth, must be the coconut.

3.8
50belair (3661) - Florida, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Bottle shared at Chris’ pad. Clear light yellow pour with a white head. Mild peach aromas. Peach, muted coconut, and yeast notes. Decent body and mouthfeel.

3
vvesside (256) - California, USA - AUG 20, 2013
Bottle shared with timfoolery. Way too many floral notes goin on in this for my taste. It covered up the tropical flavors and sort of tasted like flowery perfume.


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