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Brewed by Brouwerij De Ranke
Style: Belgian Ale
Dottignies, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1456   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
XX-bitter is our most bitter, high-fermenting beer. Despite its low alcohol content, it produces a very rich, long lasting, full flavour.

Taste: Very bitter but still balanced. Long-lasting, distinct hop taste.
Hops: Brewers Gold & Hallertau Mittelfrüh. 16°. 10 EBC. 60-65 IBU.

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3.1
alkolas510 (1409) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 13, 2017
Pilsnerfärgad grumlig lite oxiderad färg med stort vit skum. Gusher.. Doftar och smakar estrigt, belgisk jäst, humle och lite spritig.

2.7
User452967 (99) - - MAY 12, 2017
Taste, a bit like old socks. Looks okay, being hazy and amber, and with a nice head. The taste, bitter, very bitter, and a bit sour; like a bitter sour IPA, or something.

3.7
nearbeer (5419) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 9, 2017
33 cl. bottled sometime in 2016. Foggy golden with a thin creamy film and nice lace. Aroma of funky yeast, apple/grape mix, honey, toast and a hint of dusty mold. Flavors of dust, yeast, honey, wheat, apricot and unripe white grape. Strong undercurrent of pithy wooden hops provides the bitter finish. Light plus brew has medium plus fizz and a definite bitter slant as advertised.

3.5
NordicV (2347) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2017
Flaska @BA, Lund. Dimmig gyllengul öl med vitt skum. Doft och smak av citrus, främst citron. Dessutom lätt kryddig belgisk jäst. Torr munkänsla.

3.3
Senap (739) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2017
Lite underlig känsla, tunt första intryck, men ganska torr och ordentlig efterbeska.

3.6
TomHendriksen (514) - NETHERLANDS - APR 23, 2017
Fles gedeeld met LiekevdV. Het is een mooi goudgeel bier met een stevig schuim. Het heeft een hoppige geur en bittere smaak waarbij de hop goed blijft hangen.

3.7
Echon (535) - Århus, DENMARK - APR 13, 2017
Amber. Lightly fruity with notes of citrus, and some noble hops, on a malty and yeasty flavour. Full, moderately sweet taste that finishes with a dry and solid bitterness. Full body. Overall, a very good "india" blonde. Refreshing, elegant and well-balanced. The additional hops complement the style very well.

3.5
mithe (1779) - Opava & Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 27, 2017
(tap 0,3l @ OP (Brno))
Aroma: Fruity, light spicy yeasts, saison-like.
Appearance: Clear golden color. Minimal white head.
Taste: Medium sweet, medium bitter, light spicy yeasts.
Palate: Medium body. Long bitter finish.
Overall: Bitter belgian.

3.1
ianwelby (1385) - SCOTLAND - MAR 18, 2017
Hazy amber, no head. Aroma is light citrus, flavour is dry, grassy citrus and not a hell of a lot else. Decent enough but..... meh.

4.3
Cristobal37 (1142) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 14, 2017
Hazy yella nice head. Stinky funky vinegar and citrus. First like lemon pie, bitter dry hop, kinda fruity. Bitter more and more with further sips. Bomb.


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