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Brewed by Scåssenes (previously Ecaussinnes)
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Ecaussinnes, Belgium

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RATINGS: 226   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Blond beer of 8% alc with the taste of a famous belgian cookie (speculoos).

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3.2
Rubin77 (2120) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 6, 2016
F: average, white, not long lasting. C: dark gold to amber, hazy. A: malt, herbal, cinnamon, banana, spicy. T: malt, biscuit, cinnamon, cardamon, spicy, banana, gingerbread, peach, medium body, medium carbonation, quite sweet but no surprise for cookie beer, 0,33l bottle from Spar supermarket in Oostende.

3.3
TomHendriksen (518) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 6, 2016
Unbelievable, it really has a cookie taste. The combination is a bit strange, but not bad at all.

2.9
thomaspiette (16) - BELGIUM - MAY 23, 2016
Couleurs ambrée foncée. Nez de caramel et de chocolat très présent. Bière très peu amère en bouche avec un fort gout de caramel, touche très légère de houblon en fin de bouche. touches d’amertume légère. Bière apéritive, orgiginale mais pas extraordinaire.

1.3
gdvs (6) - - MAR 15, 2016 does not count
Chunky, overly sweet and doesn’t hide the alcohol at all. I wouldn’t mind the nutmeg, spicy flavour if it didn’t feel like it has real cookies crumbled in it.

2.5
sulawang (1161) - - MAR 5, 2016
Visual: (cellared for 3 years). Pours muddy brownish orange with a large super foamy lasting head, 5mm layer of retention, dense clusters of very active streams. Nose: nutmeg, clove, white pepper (lvl-5)-pungency Attack: creamy-crisp, incoming sharp sweetness Mid-palate: sickly escalating (lvl-8-sweetness), cinnamon, ginger, star anise, toffee malt, zingy alcohol Finish: star anise exhale, sugar rush headache. Summary: Likable creamy texture but very heavy on the sugars, ginger, and star anise flavours. Difficult to sip without starchy food. Unbalanced - too sweet, too spiced.

1.4
safcfan89 (1) - - JAN 3, 2016 does not count
Nowhere near as interesting as it sounds. Quite a high alcohol content, probably a bit too high as it has quite a standard flavour. Best avoided.

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Mark_Eck (1949) - - DEC 12, 2015
Bottle. Was expecting something very different from this, largely sweet ginger taste. Interesting though.

1.8
jmgreenuk (9452) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - OCT 30, 2015
Bottle. No idea where it came from but probably Deanso :-) Poured a hazy straw colour with a big frothy white head and lots of sediment and bubbles. The aroma is rich sweet malt, light floral. The flavour is massive sweet with a rich sweet fruity malt palate and a lingering sweet bubbly mouthfeel. Light bodied with lively carbonation. Did not get the Speculaas at all. Sweet, bubbly and truly awful! Had a couple of sips and poured the rest.

2.7
zacgillbanks (5180) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2015
Bottle from Carrefour City supermarket, Brugges, Belgium. Cloudy amber coloured with a large white head of foam. It has a strong, overpowering taste of cinnamon and biscuits followed by a smooth soapy and tart dried fruit finish.

2.9
suurjuust (3538) - ESTONIA - AUG 8, 2015
Hazy orange amber beer, small white head. Nose is malty and sweet, some vanilla and spice. Flavor is malty and with cinnamon hints plus sweetness, it does give an overall impression of a sweet pastry. Malty, bready finish. Like the label says, a cookie beer.


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