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


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RATINGS: 223   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Blond beer of 8% alc with the taste of a famous belgian cookie (speculoos).

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrW (630) - Mechelen, BELGIUM - SEP 17, 2013
Taster from bottle @ BBW 2013 Taste of biscuit (speculaas), apple, cinnamon, appfelstrudel, somewhat creamy/cheesy. Pours hazy biscuitcolor to orange, white dense lacing head. Taste has cinnamon, biscuit, herbs, gingerbread, sweet, but something off. Bitter finish, herbs and biscuit in the aftertaste. Gives a crunchy biscuit feel. Something special but really bad when you drink a large size.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2013
Appearance: Hazy medium amber with cm thick white head. I don’t mind yeast in my glass normally, but it looked very unappetizing in this case. Aroma: Cinnamon, pepper, biscuit, clove and ginger. Pleasant if this was a biscuit but a bit strong for a beer, but it is a cookie beer after-all. Taste: Medium/high sweetness, low bitterness and sourness. Palate: Thick rough texture and a light body. Prickly carbonation and a sweet, sickly lingering finish. Comments: Ok for one sip but I could not drink this and ended up tipping it away. It did leave a glass lace.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
Gerbeer (3533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 22, 2013
330 ml bottle. Pours an ugly, hazy tawny color with light head. aromas of gingerbread dough. Flavors of perfume, ginger, and nutmeg. Why bother?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
solidfunk (8576) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 13, 2013
This smells like cookies and everything but this is too much. Tastes like a bite of cinnamon cookie. Pours cloudy blond with ok head and some lacing. Pretty disgusting overall. Very sweet. Bottle from Viti.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Grzesiek79 (4223) - Radom, POLAND - MAY 2, 2013
Dobre i wyraznie czuc aromat ciasteczek korzennych. W smaku lekko slodkie i korzenne, cynamonowy posmak. Ciekawie to wyglada, drobinki jakby ciastek fruwaly w piwie. Piernikowo-biszkoptowe piwo. W sam raz jako dodatek do deserow. Paniom pewnie zasmakuje.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Shaney (2423) - Köln / Cologne, GERMANY - APR 8, 2013
Braunes Bier mit orangenem Schimmer, der Schaum ist viel zu schnell fort, deutliche Schwebe-"teilchen" - eher -"brocken". Hefig-würziges Aroma nach Spekulatius. Süßer Malzgeschmack mit viiiel Zimt! Komisches Bier, irgendwie wie flüssiges Weihnachtsgebäck (Christstollen, Spekulatius, sogar Printen!), aber durchaus gelungen. Nicht für jeden Tag, aber als Dessert Bier nach opulentem Mahl durchaus geeignet, yeaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhh :-)

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
andyhwcinc (1871) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 12, 2013
Purchased at De Bier Tempel in Brussels, Belgium, enjoyed at home in Chicago while booking travel to Brussels in the coming weeks. I thought it was fitting to drink this while doing that activity. However, this stuff wasn’t very good which kind of made the booking process painful. I can’t put my finger on it, but it’s like this one made my stomach upset. The taste is OK, it just doesn’t go down well. Better luck next time!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lagerboy (2134) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 11, 2013
Hazy orange yellow, lots of unappealing chunks, lasting creamy white head. Muted aroma of yeast and sweet spices. Taste is dominated by sweet baking spices, lots of cinnamon and ginger. Lightly yeasty, toasted malts, no bitterness, cloyingly cookie sweet. Softly carbed, light-medium bodied, agressively cookied. Alcohol well hidden. Sweet and fruity finish. Very festive. NFL (Not For Lagerboys)

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Acid303 (674) - Barcelona, CATALONIA, - MAR 10, 2013
On tap at Barcelona Beer Festival 2013. Small Pint (20cl). Pours a dark yellow colour with medium white head. Aroma is pretty much lager-like, nothing special. The flavour is a blend of a lager beer with extra cereal presence (possibly what they call cookie, but doesn’t taste like this IMO). Predominantly sweet. Light body, soft carbonation. Quite boring and easy to forget.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
MichaelAwesome (6503) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - FEB 24, 2013
Bottle shared with McTapps. Looks like a cookie, tastes like a cookie and smells like nothing. Drinkable but strange. Taste is really crazy and way too sweet. Just an ok one.

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