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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Emelgem, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 673   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An unequalled beer, at the top of the Kasteel spectrum.The aroma and flavour of Cuvée are those of a Kasteel Donker, that aged 10 years in the cellars of the castle, noble and strong.

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3.5
fonefan (49343) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2010

Bottle 750ml.

Clear medium to dark amber color with a small to average, frothy, good - fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light light heavy malty, roasted, caramel, chocolate, overriped dark fruit, marzipan. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20101122]

3.2
yespr (45447) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 13, 2010
From tap, Kerstbier Festival 2009. Pours dark hazzlenut brown with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, light phenolic and dry. Sweet malty flavoured, rather caramelish and light roasted. Lingering sweet flavoured into the finish. Light dry phenolic from back of the nose.

3.3
Ungstrup (37601) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 10, 2010
Bottled. A deep red beer with a rim of brown head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, and oxidation. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, oxidation, caramel, and alcohol, leading to a dry finish.

3.2
joergen (28142) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2011
Draught at Kulminator. Hazy dark brown coloured with a small beige ehad. Sweet aroma of caramel, dried fruits and liquorice with notes of spices. Sweet flavour of caramel, spices and yeast. Spicy finish.

3.3
anders37 (26641) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 14, 2011
Bottle. Pours a clear brown color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty yeasty caramel aroma. Fruity yeasty malty caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty yeasty caramel finish.

3.9
oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 24, 2012
Bottled. Deep rubyish brown colour with a mediumsized creamy beige head that leaves nice lace. Aroma is raisins, plum, some spices, mild chocolate as well as some slight toffeeish and toasted notes. Flavour is rather similar with some slight yeasty and fruity notes. Smooth and rather wellbalanced. Mild vanillaish notes towards the finish.

3
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2010
Botte 75 cl. Courtesy of KimJohansen. Pours a clear reddish brown with a small off-white head. The nose has dark overripe fruit and phenols. Medium body, sweet plums and other dark fruits, phenollic and oxidized with some warming alcohol. Rather poor really. 171110

3.3
madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2010
29th November 2010.
On tap at De Bekeerde Suster, Amsterdam. Very dark brown beer, massive tan head. Licorice and a little toffee. A dash of cream and some aniseed and spice. Whisper of tangy fruit. Not bad but as usual with the Kasteel beers I was left underwhelmed.

3.4
Travlr (24784) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 27, 2011
Bottle. Clear brown, scant head. Aroma of Grape Nehi. Taste is dark fruits, brandy. Not bad.

3.7
cgarvieuk (24499) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 2, 2016
11abv dark brown.. Thin tan lacing.. Soft sweet toffee fruit.. Big berries raisin.. Soft sweet toffee fruit.. Plum raisin.. Breadybricj fruits


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