Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe
Style: Fruit Beer
Melle, Belgium
Serve in Flute, Shaker


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RATINGS: 531   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Colour and sight: Deep dark red colour, with a light pink, compact and lacing head. Scent: Soft fruity aroma, with hints of almond and mildly sour cherries. Flavour: Sweet and fruity, with a nice balance between sweet and sour. An excellent dessert beer.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
thanatosti (1793) - Culemborg, - NOV 13, 2012
33 cl. bottle @ home, bought @ Mitra. Pours ruby with a thin pink head. A lot of tiny bubbles on the inside of the glass. Aroma of blackberries, cherries and other red fruits. Taste is really sweet with some hidden bitterness. Not realy bad too sweet, too fruit juice alike and too boozy.

ciocanelu (2957) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - NOV 22, 2017
Murky red color with pinkish head. Aroma has cherry preserve notes with some almonds and a strong belgian ale character underneath. Taste starts sweet and fruity, continues with yeast notes and some boozy fruit liquor, finishes with a light drying bitterness. Medium body and carbonation, feels quite smooth on the palate. Overall it's a really decent fruit ale, although quite strong for the style.

PilsnerDoctor32 (435) - madrid, SPAIN - NOV 14, 2017
Botella 0,33l Color rojizo oscuro con espuma rosada, alta, fina, media resistente. Aroma- frutal, cereza,caramelo. Sabor- un dulzor, frutas,cereza, caramelo, un fino amargor en postgusto.

kryon (3848) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - NOV 11, 2017
Pours murky deep dark red with low purple head Aromas sweet of cherries, almond icing, hints of red berries Taste has sweet notes of cherries, raspberries, almond icing, hints of wild strawberries,

Nikokaoja (386) - Ljubljana, SLOVENIA - NOV 2, 2017
2. 11. 2017, Ljubljana. Bottled. Fruity aroma with that Delirium note to it. Darker red-brown colour with some head with low retention. Taste is of sour cherries, nicely balanced with sweet side and just a bit of bitterness at finish. Aftertaste is present and complex, nicely balanced. This is really an excellent beer, but a desert beer nonetheless. Maybe just one for the taste, drinking more of these would really be an overkil. Be warned!

OlegVY1947 (21) - - OCT 14, 2017
Clearly this is the best cherry bear I have ever tasted. A perfect balance of cherry and sour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

GhostS (518) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - OCT 11, 2017
Aromă de tinctură de ierburi lecuitoare (gen pătlagină, troscot), fructe fermentate, caramelă, vișine în alcool, ceva , ceva drojdii. Gust exploziv de dulce (efect de șoc, gen bomboană шипучка) din start, cu mult zahăr și caramelă, aciditate și ceva îndulcitori artificiali, care ulterior trece într-o dulceață moderată, destul de plăcută, la care se adaugă ceva fructe caramelizate, vișine, ceva căpșuni, malț, tinctură din ierburi lecuitoare cu puțină miere; postgust ușor dulce, plăcut. Bună și plăcut dulce, dar cu note artificiale.

jesperhammer (4924) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2017
07-OCT-2017, bottle @home, from Arnes Bottleshop, Westmarket, with Ulkløbben. Hazy red with a lasting, pink head. Cherry. Very sweet. Full for the style.

unclemike (3163) - Junction City Kansas, Kansas, USA - SEP 23, 2017
It poured a hazy dark red liquid with a pink head. Smell and taste of cherries, berries and almonds. Sweet and easy to drink that gets another dimension from the extra strength, however you don’t feel the high alcohol.

archedama (3) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 8, 2017 does not count
A little disappointed with this one. Looks good and for a well known beer I had fairly high expectations. Although intentionally sweet, I found it a bit too much and to overpower other flavours present. When the sweetness fades from the palate nothing is really left leaving the drinker somewhat unsatisfied.

BColan (25) - - AUG 25, 2017
Don't know why the low ratings. Good thing I tasted it before I read the ratings. Good aroma. Wonderful taste. A little sweet. But still very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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