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Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Melle, Belgium

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RATINGS: 1929   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Colour and sight: Dark brown-red. A compact white-yellow, stable and lacing head. Scent: Touches of caramel, mocha and chocolate. Spices such as liquorice and coriander are also present. Flavour: Initially, a very good mouthfeel of alcohol and softness. This is followed by an increasing bitterness, partially from the hop, but also from the roasted malt and chocolate malt. Towards the end a nice balance between bitterness, sour and sweet.

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3.4
travita (5006) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 21, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 1, 2012 Reddish in color with a really big head. This beer really has some carbonation. Too much. Sweet and malty in the taste and the aroma. Fizzy and fruity. Lighter in body. Added comments 9/1/12. Fruity aroma still but balanced and in style. Figs, raisans, plums, and yeast.

3.7
Nekronos (4174) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 20, 2008
Awesome beer, it was a nice one after the dissapointment with the standar delirium. It has some coffee spots I like. I always tought they sued th Disney’s characters and apparently was the opposite judign the date of foundation of the brewery.

3.2
Haslinger (960) - The World of Beer, Texas, USA - MAR 17, 2008
Pours brown with a MASSIVE HUGE annoying large overly carbonated head. When I opened it it bubbled all over the place and I ended up wasting a couple ounces. I am not sure if I poured it wrong or it is just insanely carbonated. On to the beer. Light tasting beer with a taste of raison and chocolate. good flavor. I wouldn’t buy again though Also my bottle said the ABV was 8.5% not 9%

3.6
texasbartender (160) - Sugarland, Texas, USA - MAR 16, 2008
The beer has light malty and yeasty aroma mixed with a hint of grape or raisin. The light brown almost off white head has a very fizzy apperance the lacing follows the beer about 2 inches above the beer and stays in the glass well after the beer is finished. The body is fairly clear with a brown amber slightly red color. I would describe the flovor of this beer as light to moderate, with moderate sweet and acidic components through out with a short almost acidic finish. The beer has avery light and watery mouth feel. Overall a good well blanced beer that I wouldn’t turn away but not seek out.

3.1
esjaygee (3904) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 16, 2008
At Three cellars tasting. Caramel Brown color with caramel/sweet aroma. Had somewhat of a dry finish. Not too bad, on line with the Tremens I had 10 minutes earlier.

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vadersnightcap (80) - SCOTLAND - MAR 14, 2008
Pretty dissapointing for me. Thin mouthfeel. Pretty harsh one dimensional flavours. Pity as Tremens is one of my all time favourites

2.8
ekstedt (6932) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2008
Draught at Delirium Café, Göteborg, Sweden. Dark copper with a medium beige head. Sweet, spicy and perfumy malt aroma with oranges, chocolate, clove and coriander. Medium bodied and smooth with soft carbonation. Too sweet with low bitterness.

4.3
armando629 (2456) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 7, 2008
Beautiful appearance!Dark reddish color with an excellent head. The aroma is complex-spicey of caramell, fruits and roasted malt. The flavour is perfect: raisins, coffe and caramell with hint of chocolate, good balanced carbonation. The aftertaste is smooth like a swiss chocolate. Really good, the pink elephants have knocked out me.

2.8
jbuzz (838) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 6, 2008
A tasting at Three Cellars Milwuakee. Excellent Belgiun ! very intense fruity and spicy, almost wine-like taste. Excellent!

4
TheSponge (342) - Lynnwood, Washington, USA - MAR 2, 2008
11.2 fl. oz. bottle. Pours a dark amber, with a foamy off-white head. Aroma: Very malty, with a hint of orange. Flavor: Citrus and mild spice.


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