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RATINGS: 370   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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HAPKIN has a very good fresh, flowery, Saaz hop aroma, a very big creamy head, a soft malt character, and a spritzy, perfumy fruitness drying toward the finish.

Note: Initially from Brouwerij Louwaege, from 2001 to 2007 brewed in Jumet, afterwards in Alken.

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (10767) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 22, 2004
UPDATED: FEB 27, 2007 Bottle... Hazy, straw-colored ale with a small, fizzy, white head. The aroma is of butterscotch, spice, pear and vanilla. Well-balanced flavor. The high ABV is not overbearing, but is definitely there. Nice hop kick. Some notes of grapefruit, pear, apple, orange blossom honey and butterscotch in the flavor. Full-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and fizzy carbonation. Lengthy, bitter-sweet finish. Thanks to jbrus for the bottle of this fine brew!

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SilkTork (5624) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2004
Bottle Conditioned. BBE Feb 2005. A Belgian Blonde. Big head that tastes quite creamy, but eventually vanishes. Medium body that vanishes in the mouth. Sweet up front but with a soft and pleasant fresh bitterness in the finish. A subtle and tasty beer with character that is very enjoyable. Little hints of flavours move around in the mouth. Very good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
obxdude10 (2296) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 20, 2004
Light golden in color, a bit of haze in the appearance, nice fluffly white head, pilsener-like nose with hops in the aroma countered with a bit of sweet maltiness, slight hops in the flavor, balance was great, a bit dry in the finish

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rockinout (966) - Kent, Ohio, USA - JAN 20, 2004
Cloudy and golden with a frothy white head. Saaz in the nose for sure and some peach. Spicy, gets a little sweet and finishes dry.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrRomero (1976) - Nolanville, USA - NOV 11, 2003
Pours golden yellow with a thick dissipating white head. It has a hoppy Saaz aroma and a mild banana, fruity flavor. Finishes moderately alcoholic and is well carbonated. A good beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hildigltur (5105) - Kbenhavn, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2003
Golden coloured with big white head. Fruity and stong with a sweet/bitter flavour. A beer for hobbits.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jerohen (2215) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - OCT 13, 2003
I'm not a great fan of the "Duvel-type" beers, but this one was ok. Spicy, hoppy. Extra points for appearance.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
edden (925) - cow- lumbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 1, 2003
8/29/03: bottle.
large quickly dissipating head with left over lacing. bright yellow body. lovely nose. apple, sugar grapes and a hint of barrel to taste.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bender (293) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - AUG 29, 2003
Straw yellow body with a medium wjite head that quickly dissipates. No lacing.
Yeast. Delicate, spicy hop aroma. Some malt.
Very spicy. White wine/vinous. Alcohol becomes apparent as the cheeks warm...
Another surprisingly medium bodied belgian strong. Very crisp and interesting finish with the noble hops.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mads Langtved (2244) - Copenhagen K, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2003
A classic Belgian Strong Ale. Quite spicey and pretty alcoholic. Fruity and dry.


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