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Brewed by Brouwerij Hoegaarden (InBev)
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Hoegaarden, Belgium

bottled
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RATINGS: 885   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Verboden Vrucht (Forbidden Fruit) is one of a kind. It is traditionally brewed with a mysterious blend of dark malts and flavored with spices. It underwent a slow second fermentation in the bottle so it matures into a delicious tasting beer with a complex flavor and a wonderful flavor balance between sweet and dry. Keep up this beer in a dark place and pour it at 5-6C. Flavored with spices.

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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Werckmeister (2504) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - AUG 31, 2016
0,33l from bottle at Mels Diner. BB 06/02/2016. Cooper hazy color, small off-white head. smells sweet, caramel, light fruity, light spices. decent smell is a bit too sweet though.. full body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes sweet, caramel, some belgian yeast, light funk, peppery, spices. Finishes lightly dry and with some sweetness and light fruity and marzipan / nutty notes. not a big fan, rather heavy.

2.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ranthero (68) - BRAZIL - AUG 14, 2016
Cerveja com colorao escura e espuma de boa formao e durao. Percepo acentuada do malte.

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3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
xeax (5) - - AUG 2, 2016 does not count
Het is zeker een goed speciaal biertje, maar ik vind de smaak niet meer dan 5 punten. Je proeft de verschillende smaken, maar het is niet mijn smaak. maar smaken verschillen....

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Inoven (443) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUL 30, 2016
Flesje gedronken met Benzai. Licht amber kleurig helder bier. Stevig schuim. Aroma is iets houtig en caramelachtig. Smaak is fruitig en ietsje hoppig . Nasmaak is beetje bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (3205) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 29, 2016
Bottle at bar. Copper color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, earthy notes, yeast, nuts, toffee and ripe fruits. Bitter finish with citrus, earthy notes, nuts, toffee, ripe fruits and grass. Very nice Belgian ale.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pityu (681) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 15, 2016
Bottle - Cloudy amber colour, medium off-white head, good durablity, fine lacing. Spicy aromas of malt, wheat, caramel, peach, dried plum, raisins, candy and some tutti-frutti, a bit sourish in the end. Medium body, moderate carbonation, smooth texture, nice fruity finish. Great belgian strong ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rhombic (124) - SPAIN - JUL 10, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 23, 2016 Pours cloudy brown with off white head. Grape aromas, apple and some overripe fruit - reminiscent of cider in a certain way. Flavours include a very clear apricot (if you have ever tried one of those sun-dried apricots, that kind of taste), blended in with malt and caramel. Medium body, fruitiness in retrohale, so Im guessing a fair amount of esters to it. Long, gradual finish with a very subtle bitterness fading in just at the end. Well crafted.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fules (964) - Gyngys, HUNGARY - JUL 7, 2016
tltszatlan, vrsbe hajl barna szn, kzepes, tarts hab. Illata nem tl erős, de hatrozottan bzs, enyhe gymlcss vonssal. Sznsavas, fűszeres - mintha halvny borsos ze lenne -, komls zvilg, amihez enyhe keserűssg s gymlcsssg prosul. Utze enyhn kesernys, savanyks, az utbbi sokig meg is marad. Telt sr.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CofradiaMCarlosV (31) - SPAIN - JUL 4, 2016
This beer is very well done. The taste is sweet but equilibrated. However it has an alcoholic taste that comes back that we didnt appretiate.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Powerage71 (25) - SPAIN - JUN 24, 2016
Me ha gustado mucho. Aroma y sabor muy diferentes a lo que nos tiene acostumbrados esta marca.


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