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


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RATINGS: 1967   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sebletitje (9953) - Enghien, BELGIUM - FEB 22, 2017
Copy and paste my rating of Bobeline Dark Label, nothing to see, just rebranding. Bouteille 33cl, wow, never saw this Huyghe beer coming thanks to its bottle design, likely alias as well, see Delirium Nocturnum. BB 09/2019 Ambre, col pais jauntre voire blanc-cass. Arme au nez typiquement belge, qcq pices en rtro avec un fruit noir de raisin sec et figue. Malt, multi grains. Palais reste trs belge surtout avec la levure, sucre rsiduel qui pousse le tout quais 9%, fruits noirs et sec; pruneaux, raisins, dates, petite touche mielleuse, pice de coriandre sur la fin avec une pointe de rglisse. Malts pils, cara ple et Munich. Amertume noble qui perce en retrait. Correcte, mais rien qui risque de redfinir les bires belges.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
malushky (132) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2017
330 ml bottle from Theater of Wine. Pours clear dark brown with large, tanned head. Warm and yeasty aroma, dough, hint of alcohol, herbal, fresh and pleasant. Taste is strong, malty, warm, dough, coriander, a bit alcoholic at the end. Very high carbonation, slightly bitter aftertaste, medium-bodied. Decent beer, but nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GhostS (295) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - FEB 19, 2017
Aroma - softly, red wine a bit fermented, some fermented fruits with medium sourness (very pleasant), yeasts and herbal hops. Taste - slightly caramelized malt, fruits sweetness, raisins, alcohol (cognac) with fruits, some notes of strong red wine, yeasts. Very good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cristobal37 (1087) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 18, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 18, 2017 Sweet candy, burnt caramel, prunes and syruppy malt aroma. Very sweet at first then the medicinal herbs and black liquorice bitterness whip in and stick around. 8.5% and the booze is quite apparent. Reminds me of an apertif like Jagermeister. Ive enjoyed Tremens many times, but this one is not for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (3034) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2017
Bottle. Dark Brown in colour, with reddish tinge. Very fruity (dried fruits, raisins, citrus). Malty (chocolate, caramel, toffee, candy sugar, roast malts). Spicy & Yeasty (some floaties). Sweet and slightly syrupy. (2008)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tjeerd (504) - GERMANY - FEB 11, 2017
Complex beer, tasty but not my balance. Carbonation good. Bit too alholic for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jesper86 (111) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 4, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2017 Smell of banana, peaches, coriander and cardamom. Earthy spices. Subtle cream. Banana, liquorice. Subtle eucalyptus. Introverted. A lot of foam.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ZacM612 (687) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JAN 27, 2017
Dark red, with beige head. Belgian yeast aroma, hint of chocolate. Taste is a little sweet up front, some spice, and a mildly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
hauxe (672) - Butzbach, Hesse, GERMANY - JAN 26, 2017
Pours brown from the ceramic bottle. The head is large, foamy, and sand colored. Lots of evident carbonation. The aroma is cherry with lighter hints of banana and fresh dough. The taste is overall banana sweet with hints of bubble gum, spice, and a cherry twang. Nice start but we eventually glide into a dusty bitterness. Ends with a light sourness on the tongue. The taste is marred by a palate that seems way too fizzy at the outset. A few minutes of settling in the glass and things improved. Good, but not without flaws.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
djcampbell (97) - Moravany, CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 22, 2017
Velice originln čern pivo. Ve vech směrech přjemně potěilo.

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