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

bottled
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1971   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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3.8
ScoWRee (422) - Perkiomen, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 28, 2007
Pours dark brown with a thin foamy tan head.. Aroma of malt and yeast. Taste is carmel, chocolate.Nicly carbinated. Very nice!

3.5
b33r (875) - Ohio, USA - OCT 27, 2007
Dark brown amber color with small off-white head and no lacing. Aroma is malty and fruity. Flavor has strong caramel malts and is a little sweet with a slight alcohol pinch. Good overall

4
Matty8251 (5) - Oak Harbor, Washington, USA - OCT 23, 2007 does not count
1 pint bottle. Deep rrubby brown body with a 1/4 lacing head. Lots of malt flavors really not much hop, and a few spices notes of yeast. It reminds me of a Enlish Brown Ale at has not gotten to it finall gravity yet. Worth a try.

3.2
Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 16, 2007
11.2oz bottle. Poured deep, ruddy brown with a moderate cap of deep beige head. The aroma picked up nice doses of biscuit, drawn caramel, and chocolate maltage with warm herbs, cocoa, and spicy yeast fading away.. nice components, but the components did not meld together as I had hoped. The flavor found semi-sweet chocolate and caramel malt at the core (with the chocolate riding through the long finish).. spicy alcohol and peppery notes rise at the back of the mouth, detracting a bit from the enjoyment.. dry herbal notes, chocolate, and alcohol on the finish. Medium-bodied with creamy carbonation across the middle, but sharper stuff around and at the back.. warm finish. This was a decent beer, but not much more.

2.4
mtoast (336) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 11, 2007
75cL bottle, from old notes. Deep brown color with hints of ruby at the edges, creamy off white foam, decent retention and lacing. Lots of dark malt and yeasty phenols in the aroma. Flavor is big on the malt and a bit confused, seems to be doing too many things at the same time. Does it want to be a double or a scotch style? A little too sweet for me.

3.4
Acknud (1081) - Morganfield, Kentucky, USA - OCT 11, 2007
I wanted more violence out of the cork. Pours murky brown with a full off white head.I am having a little trouble with my sniffer today but the taste is of dark malt, dark fruit, and molasses. Taste starts off with a medium sweetness and then finishes on a lightly sour note.

3.6
JohnnyJ (5562) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 10, 2007
Poured a dark amber with off-white caramel colored head (fizzy). Aroma of dry fruit, a bit of funkiness, spice, caramel and a little hops. Same goes for the flavor accept with some sourness (in a good way). Pretty nice beer, but not amazing. Definitely worth a try.

3.8
Pastor (799) - Skowhegan, Maine, USA - OCT 8, 2007
bottle poured reddish brown with an off white head that lasts for the druatiion of the beer. Small yeast particules bob up and down with the carbonation. Aromas of dates yeast, and dry fruit The mouthfell is creamy with the nice feeling of cabonation it also finishes a little dry. It tastes like sweet grapes (almost wine ) malt along with a llite taste of hops in the end is quite nice .The pink elephant on the bottle reminds me of the one that they had in front of the detox center in danvers Mass when it was open LOL. a good Belgian strong ale I drink it again

3.6
jwdevalue (158) - Neptune, New Jersey, USA - SEP 29, 2007
This is part of a beer club. Had only one bottle but was decent for the price. Poured great and had a nice finish. Would do again.

3.5
Quevillon (3089) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 29, 2007
Bu au Pub St-Alexandre (à Québec), en bouteille de 330 ml. Brune foncée avec des morceaux de levures, petit collet beige. Arome de malte caramelisé doux, avec un soupson de fruits rouges peu sûrettes, eptite présanses d’alcool. Goût de malte épicé, un peu de fruits caramelisés, finition sec. Ceci est ma centième bière de la Belgique!


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