Brewed by Brouwerij Hof Ten Dormaal
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Tildonk, Belgium


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RATINGS: 218   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Witloofbier also under the name Dormaal Winter 11.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mansquito (6695) - Nueva York, New York, USA - NOV 15, 2012
Whole Foods, Bowery 375ml ($6): Pours orange with a white head. Aroma is fruitiness and farmhouse funk. Taste is slightly sweet. Has some hoppiness towards the middle. Feels like a floral and little spicy saison throughout. Kind of lame aftertaste though.

Lonick (2509) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 11, 2017
Bottle @McHendo's (Zoltan Tasting) Pours golden/orange, big fluffy white head. Nose is bubblegum, candi sugar, orange, yeast, bread, sherbet. Taste is more of the same slightly sweet finish.

Skinnyviking (9643) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 16, 2017
37,5 cl. bottle at home. Medium high fluffy white lasting head. Hazy yellow body. Dusty straw aroma with a hint of lemon. Powerful dry malt straw coriander nutmeg flavor. Little hops bitterness, low carbonation, short finish. Hints of alcohol.

obguthr (6530) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUN 20, 2017
Very fecal lemon nose, coriander underneath. Cloudy copper, thick head. Bread crust, lemon, pepper. Full body, moderate carbonation.

erikaraeb (262) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 16, 2017
Yeasty, tart apricot smell and taste. Rather sour finish with light carb. More of a saison theme than your average BSA.

Idiosynkrasie (7721) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUN 10, 2017
330ml bottle. Slightly cloudy, bright orangey golden colour with small to average, frothy to macropore, diminishing, off-white head. Fruity and vegetable-spicy aroma, hints of blood orange, celery and mild horseradish, a fruity ground layer with notes of physalis. Taste is sweet-ish fruity, vegetable-spicy, notes of physalis, mandarine, hints of blood orange, celery, chicory; soft palate, minimally watery passages, rather light and drinkable for 8% abv.

guzgorog (900) - FRANCE - APR 13, 2017
Robe orangée trouble, haute mousse blanche et crémeuse d’une tenue incroyable. Nez fruitée : pomme et mirabelle, cidre, levure. Attaque acide, saveurs de cidre, pomme, vinaigre, malt, houblon et chicon peu présent, faible carbo, longueur faible. Dans le style de la brasserie (pour celles que j’ai goutées en tout cas) : fermier et sauvage.

AtronSeige (1631) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - MAR 29, 2017
Aroma: Medium spiciness, dried apricot, apple, Medium-light coriander, dry spice. Light cinnamon, white pepper. Appearance: Massive, white head, medium-sized bubbles. Fair to low retention. Clear, golden body. Flavour: Medium bready, bitterness, coriander, white pepper, spicy. Light toasted, banana notes. Dry finish with lingering toasted, apricot and light alcohol tinge, floral. Mouthfeel: Medium-light warming. Medium body. Medium-high carbonation. Overall: Nice, complex. Easy drinking, hiding the alcohol quite well. I do not know the "witloof" plant or the flavours, but from reading I assume it is the spiciness. 330 ml bottle, poured. 30A. Spice, herb, vegetable beer 25C. Belgian Golden Strong Ale

jamestulloch (4214) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 11, 2017
Bottle from The Beerhive. Hazy amber body with a massive off-white head. Lively carbonation. Good lacing. Aroma of white pepper, green apple and wheat. Flavour of vinegar, lemon juice and dry cider. Medium body with a frothy, fizzy mouthfeel. Too sour and carbonated for my liking. I couldn’t finish the bottle.

caesar (7165) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - FEB 5, 2017
Bottle from de Caigny, as Witgoud, bottled 10.2014 BB 04.2017, 37.5 cl sample. Almost clear amber color with tiny debris, big soapy head. Aroma is quite flowery, slight funky and some flowery witlof I guess. Quite well balanced and complex. Flowery and earthy bitterness in taste, slight spicy. Bit dry in the finish. Interesting, and quite good actually. Thx bierkonijn for the suggestion (years ago).

DwarfeD (3540) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JAN 13, 2017
33cl bottle at home. Pale yellow / golden with a medium white soapy head. Medium body with way too much carbonation. Medium bitter and sweet tones. Citrus, wheat and indeed some chicory. The carbonation was too overwhelming too really like this brew.

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