Brewed by Brasserie Du Bocq
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Purnode-Yvoir, Belgium


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RATINGS: 436   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
Dark reddish brown, clear, living beer with a fine and generous white head. Typical, rich, estery smell (fermentation), scent of coriander, balanced. Special malts, full mouthed, balanced, slightly bitter aftertaste.

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Syfher (500) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUN 5, 2016
Bottle of 33cl, in a Trappist glass; room-temperature.

We’re in front of a dark red-brown beer, with a light fizzy head. The aroma is nut and yeast, The aroma is chocolate and yeast, sweet but deep.

Nice one, but usual.

Metalchopz (3596) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 3, 2016
Pours a hazy red-amber colour with a beige fizzy head that disappears rather quickly leaving no lace. Nutty nose with dark fruit aromas and some brown sugars. Raisins, dates flavours with some nuttiness in the middle and pretty solid bitterness in the finish. Lingering roastiness and hints of caramel. A good Belgian strong brown beer.

jamaty (2264) - Madrid, SPAIN - APR 29, 2016
Marrón rojiza, muy abundante espuma ocre. Aroma a levadura, lacteo. Notas malteadas. Dulce en boca, acaramelada, tostada, dismulando bien el alcohol. Buen cuerpo, gas bien marcado. Final más seco y amargo, apareciendo más el alcohol.

ardeo (566) - Flémalle, BELGIUM - APR 2, 2016
Couleur acajou, mousse abondante. Fruits noirs, chocolat, caramel, cerise. Belle carbonatation ; alcool présent. Sympa et conventionnelle en Belgique.

stouby (4832) - Holbæk, DENMARK - MAR 18, 2016
Bottle at home. Dark brown with a light brown head, some yeast sediments.. Aroma medium malty (8caramel, bread, brown sugar, dark fruits, spices). Flavor medium sweet, fruity, spicy and bitter. Medium body. Nice.

Beers0mniac (149) - Joensuu, FINLAND - MAR 16, 2016
Dark brown color with a big foamy head. Aroma of dried fruits, yeast, spices and alcohol Taste is similar to the smell : malty, yeasty with notes of dried fruits and caramel.Nice bitter aftertaste. Sweet and full-bodied, Very enjoyable belgian ale

Boxereddy (483) - BELGIUM - MAR 11, 2016
Donkerbruin sprankelend bier met een mooie beige schuimkraag.
Aroma van karamel, rode bessen en bramen.
Smaak: medium zoet.
Mondgevoel is gemiddeld met goede koolzuur en zoetig geroosterde fruitige afdronk.

suurjuust (3811) - ESTONIA - FEB 26, 2016
BB 26.09.15. Aged for a year+. Semi-clear red copper beer. Small pale beige head. Nose is sugary, boozy, caramel and dried fruit, malt bordering on toastiness, but not quite there. Flavor is less sweet, but the caramel is still there, dried fruit, malt, spice. Hop motes and sticky sweetness in the finish. Nice one.

vinivini (3079) - Gomel, BELARUS - FEB 24, 2016
Dark brown, ruby highlights, opaque. Tall airy head, good retention. Nose of spicy yeast, dried fruit, sugar syrup. Medium body. Oily. Relatively dry taste. Dark fruit. Chocolate. A hint of alcohol. A roast note. Perfectly balanced. Long pleasant finish. Very good.

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mike_77 (7150) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - FEB 12, 2016
Brown with lasting creamy head. There’s a subtle red fruit sweetness and a bready yeast taste in the finish.

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