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style
Brewed by Brouwerij Bosteels (AB-InBev)
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Buggenhout, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 932   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
First brewed at Bosteels, transfered to the Champagne region of France were it is treated much like a champagne with the bottles inverted and the yeast expunged and bottle recorked.

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4
Petruzzo (9) - - DEC 24, 2011
Pulita e Amabile un ottima birra per serate tranquille all’insegna dei sapori morbidi e delicati. Al palato si presenza senza eccessi e al naso è delicata e piena. Dal sapore pieno e non molto persistente


4
imperial_suchy (201) - Rybnik, POLAND - JUN 14, 2017
Piwo pięknie wygląda, ma kolor złoty, widać po przelaniu musujące bąbelki. Piana duża, biała, jednak szybko opada sycząc. W aromacie jest owocowo: białe winogrona, cytrusy, brzoskwinie, delikatny banan. W smaku jest wytrawne, pojawia się smak ziół, przyprawowość, goździki, na finiszu ziołowa goryczka. Poza tym owoce takie jak białe winogrona, brzoskwinia, delikatne zielone jabłko. Pomimo porządnego schłodzenia piwo miało bogaty zapach i smak, wygląd również był miły dla oka. Pozytywna ciekawostka :).

3.8
tmoreau (4297) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - JUN 9, 2017
Shared 750 ml. bottle with a curvaceous look, poured to a fest sampler displaying a hazed, light gold/straw color, with a fluffy layer of soft white foam that gradually reduced to a persistent ring & film, with spots & strands of lacing. The nose was lightly floral, taking a stab at the combination of spices as coriander & ginger, with a touch of lemon, grass & greenery. Medium bodied, overly effervescent, tart & tangy, alcohol complements, with a bit of vinous nature, and champagne-like presence. Paused after each sip to be polite. Smooth, yet spritzy & refreshing.

3
Scrumpy369 (782) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 9, 2017
Bottle shared at home. Straw yellow colour, no head, just small bubbles. Nose is light sourness, spices, some cider like nose. Taste is low bitternes, low-medium sweetness. Some coriander maybe? Very high carbonation, even too high for a champagne. Had very high expectations, not even close sadly.

4.1
Ysok02 (1518) - Mons, BELGIUM - MAY 25, 2017
Belle robe blonde, mousse crémeuse et persistante. Nez qui évoque une triple karmeliet avec un coté boisé, fruits jaunes bien mûrs, notes florales, malt légèrement torréfiée et une touche de levures. Bouche à l’attaque ample, riche, puissante, l’alcool est présent mais bien contrebalancé par la fraîcheur et une bulle crémeuse, longue finale fuitée. Une bière de repas

3.6
Syfher (413) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAY 12, 2017
Bottle of 75cl, in a pint, from the fridge. Drinked a long time ago... Good and weird beer at the same time... Taste like champagne...

3
mike_77 (6569) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - APR 22, 2017
Golden colour with soapy head. Aroma has yeast and pepper. Floral. Pink peppercorns. Too spicy. I’m glad it was a taster not an expensive bottle.

3.7
Trolleo (1524) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 20, 2017
Hazy golden color with foamy white disappearing head. Sweet sugary and fruity aroma. Fruity taste, some alcohol, grapes, some honey. Very nice.

4.2
Lore (2665) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 31, 2017
hazy yellow colour, huge white head aroma of wine cellar, champagne, floral notes, earth, maybe some pear; taste is surprisingly dominated by honey sweetness with fruity notes and alcohol; great Belgian strong ale

3.8
L_Lovecraft (596) - - MAR 26, 2017
Floral and fruity notes, pear, very sweet with hints of alcohol, golden with a good and quite persistant white head, medium body, fizzy, strong floral and a bit grassy notes...good, now i want to try malheur; obviously the main problem with this beer is the temperature, very cold or too sweet and a bit too alcoholic.

3.7
Bobson (99) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAR 25, 2017
Bottle @ home. Looks nice golden, small white head with strong carbonation. Smell gives malts, citrus fruit and something sweet that reminds of honey. Tastes malty and like citrus fruit, somewhat sweet with an acidic finish. Strong carbonation but still a very soft mouth feel. Overall, extremely solid beer I’d happily drink again.


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