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Brewed by Duvel Moortgat
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Breendonk-Puurs, Belgium

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RATINGS: 4413   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Four generations of the Moortgat family have brought together Pilsner malts, Bohemian hops, and a unique yeast strain to create this intense, aromatic and beguiling ale. This Belgian favourite is best enjoyed chilled (40 - 50 F) with discerning friends or good-looking strangers.

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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
asmithbeer (71) - California, USA - JAN 18, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 20, 2007 Light golden yellow color with incredible head. Aroma is quite yeasty. Flavor is quite nice, yeast with a hint of sweetness. Dry finish. Excellent.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Towey1989 (2471) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2017
Bottle at The Red Lion, Leek (Hydes) Pours a clear golden colour with a pillowy white head. Aroma of grain/Pilsner malts, pepper, some grass, slight lemon, orange and spicy hops. Taste of lemon, orange, pepper, Belgian yeast, some fruit, slight grain and spicy, floral hops. Medium bodied and moderate carbonation. A long, dry and crisp, peppery bitterness in the finish. A beer thats Ive had many times but only recently rated. Full of great Belgian quality, massive amount of peppery yeast, spicy hops and subtle citrus. So crisp for its strength too. Great.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dannylee (71) - Kożuchw, POLAND - APR 28, 2017
Barwa żłta, piwo lekko zmętnione. Piana snieżno-biała wysoka i trwała oraz sztywna, dodatkowo świetny lacing. Jeżeli chodzi o wygląd to chyba najlepsze piwo, ktre piłem do tej pory Aromat: zdecydowanie estrowy, wyczuwalna pomarańcz, fenole, przyprawy, oraz mocne aromaty goździka. Raczej nie czuć słodu. Alkoholu nie czuć w ogle przy tej zawartości alkoholu jestem w szoku. Brak jakichkolwiek wad Oglnie aromat przyjemny. Smak: Bardzo owocowy, wręcz kumulacja: pomarańcz, przyprawy, fenole,estry, czuć belgijskie drożdże, jabłko, goździki. Wysycenie średnie, ale to dlatego, że agresywnie nalewałem, przez co piwo mocno się pieniło i z pewnością się wygazowało. Ciało takie średnie, goryczka raczej niska. Na finiszu subtelne rozgrzewanie od alkoholu, ale pojawia się dopiero po kilku łykach i jak na tą zawartość alkoholu to tak jakby go nie było.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msbernac (2453) - Krakow, POLAND - APR 28, 2017
Bottle Aroma-floral, alcohol Appearance-pale, hazy, white foam, Taste-light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, Palate-medium body, sticky, lively, long finish, Overall-very good

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
moldovan9807 (147) - Oradea, ROMANIA - APR 22, 2017
Aroma of sour lemons, green hops, earthiness and a little bit of belgian yeast. Taste is fruity, sour and spicy. Quite crisp. Very balanced. Strong carbonation and nice mouthfeel. Finish shows some hint of alcoholic warmth. Alcohol is basically well hidden though. Good.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AaronIPAAPA (97) - Warsaw, POLAND - APR 17, 2017
Barwa jasna, piana drobno pęcherzykowa, pięknie oblepia szkło. Belgijskie drożdże, przyprawy, i w sumie to tyle. Alkohol jest genialne ukryty, istnieje niebezpieczeństwo szybkiego upicia się.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rider0nTheStorm (18) - Ablis, FRANCE - APR 12, 2017
Bonne odeur de houblon, une couleur trs claire et une belle mousse persistante mais pas trop, un gout sympa et un alcool quon ne sent pas mais qui est l!

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
meldorf75 (85) - - APR 11, 2017
Piana wysoka nawet bardzo troszke na mnie syczy. Barwa jasna slomkowa metna. Aromat przyjmny slodowy z drozdzami w tle. W smaku lagodne drozdzowo szampansko. Przeszkadza zbyt wysokie nasycenie. Generalnie nie zle ale szalu nie ma.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Tinaccio (185) - Milano, ITALY - APR 9, 2017
Drunk lot of times. Last time bottle from Tesco in London, UK. Colour is pale blond with a gigantic, solid and lasting white head. Aroma is fruity, some orange and pear, flowers, then spicy and pepper. Taste is fresh, fruit, orange, pear, yeast, hops. Palate is medium body despite the high carbonation. Finish is long, spicy and bitter. You can find it everywhere. Probably the best beer that you can easily find in most supermarkets in Europe. For many years probably my favourite overall. Now, after many beers tried (despite the few reviews) still one of my favourite Belgian beers.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
autos5 (173) - Szczecin, POLAND - APR 7, 2017
Bardzo ładny wygląd piwa - jasne i lekko mętnawe. Aromat dość intensywny, czuć trochę belgijskich drożdży a trochę szampana. W smaku piwo rzeczywiście przywodzi mi na myśl szampana, szczeglnie, że nasycenie jest bardzo wysokie. Piwo nie posiada goryczki ale pozostawia długie alkoholowe wrażenie na podniebieniu - na szczęście nie przeszkadza to w piciu.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gehbe (416) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - APR 2, 2017
Bottle. Clear golden with a huge frothy white head. Aroma of zest, citrus, spice, light malty and fruity notes. Medium sweetness backed up by light sourness with a light crispy bitter finish. Medium body, high carbonation. Very well balanced and subtle. Dangerous.


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