RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Brewed at Huyghe for Brouwerij Duysters/De Loterbol (Diest)

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bov (12637) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUN 14, 2007
hazy reddish-amber colour with a foamy beige head; aroma of yeast and fresh cut apples; overcarbonated and quite acidic with a solid sweetness underneath; fizzy and fruity finish - confusing

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
diabel (1694) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - APR 9, 2007
Bottle Yellow to amber, clear body. Rocky, off-white head. Fruity (oranges) aroma but not intense, some honey too. Lightly bitter, somewhat alcoholic flavour. Very plain flavour and a little bit astringent. Not very interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MiP (15484) - Snderborg, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2007
Bottle, 7%. Fruity, vinous raisin aroma. Clear dark copper/red colour. Small head. The flavour is somehow roasted, a bit as if the grain has been completely drained of every last drop of starch. Slightly sweet and quite vinous. Ending with a sweet fruitiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TaktikMTL (7710) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 22, 2007
Bouteille de 330 ml obtenue via Importations Prives Biropholie. Arme: Odeur de caramel avec une pointe de canelle. Apparence: La couleur est ambre cuivre avec une forte densit de bulle. Prsence de lire ainsi que dun norme col mousseux avec une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Got de caramel. Dure moyenne de larrire got. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture lgrement huileuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Lgre prsence dalcool fruit en arrire got. (Rating #929)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MartinT (9765) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 5, 2007
My Bottom Line:
Sweet peach juice and yeasty flaccidity cannot coalesce, as coriander spiciness attempts to freshen the experience. A weak Belgian Ale at this point in its evolution.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam settles atop the chunk-full pale orange.
-A vinegary nudge bothers the sugary fruitiness.
-Alcohol even appears in the flavor profile, which isnt necessary at this gravity.
-The sweet fruitiness more and more resembles that of the syrup found at the bottom of canned peaches.
-Although this Belgian Ale is a month past its life expectancy, I would be rather surprised that it was considerably better a month or three ago.

Bottle; best before December 06.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rederic (3335) - montral, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 16, 2007
Slightly amber hue, with a big rocky beige head, with some floaties of lees swirling around, yeasty, toasted malt, with a fruity note of ripe apples, hints of spicy nutmeg, coriander, brown sugar, faint hop in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a crisp yeasty toasted malt and fruity character of ripe apples, with a subtle nutmeg spiciness, floral hops, toffeeish note, leading towards a winey fruity finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bart (2938) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 17, 2006
Bottle, best before 2005. Hazy dark amber coloured with an average white head and some light carbonation. Sweet yeasty aroma with a fruity touch (citrus, apple). Full body. Finish is fruity, light bitter yeasty. Goop preserved, nice beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
scotty (1194) - SCOTLAND - APR 26, 2006
Another Jeff beer, very much a Duvel look-alike, nice and flavoursome, but not as good as the original.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Savad (58) - Den Bosch, NETHERLANDS - JAN 4, 2006
Frothy, even fizzy off-white head. Good lacing. Amber color. The aroma is impressive: cookie, banana, raisin, apple, fig, a bit of pine. Very energizing. The flavor though does not stand up to the aroma. Starts just fruity, even slightly sour; finishes heavy bitter with a sharp alcoholic flavor. The texture is dry, though feels somewhat fizzy in the mouth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bask (305) - Leuven, BELGIUM - OCT 9, 2005
Bought at Fedici, Diest. The building on the lable is Den Drossaard in Diest, the former youth hostel were I have a have a summer job each year. The beer is dark amber, clearly unfiltered. Aroma of malts and dried fruits, raisin, yeast, clearly alcoholic. Complex flavour with subtle fruitiness and sourness.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 2 3 4  5  6 7
Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5