Brewed by La Caracole
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Falmignoul, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 644   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
chickenflea (351) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - JAN 20, 2011
Appearance: Lightly hazed, dark copper body with a full fingers worth of meringue-like, whitish foam. Fair amount of spiderweb lacing on the way down. Smell: Foundation of lightly sweet-scented maltiness on which sit fruit notes of pears and apples. Also, a good snap of spices, smelling of everything from clove to pepper. Taste: Sweet, sugary pale maltiness slides in before the spicy taste of cracked cloves, white pepper, cardamon, and even a bit of cinnamon. Fruity, faintly tart tastes of apples and pears along with some soft floral tones. Light bitterness. Drying, warming finish with a lingering spiciness and (still lightly) tart fruitiness in the aftertaste, Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium-high carbonation. Lightly sticky mouthfeel. Drinkability: A good Belgian brew - you get some upfront sweet maltiness, a complex spice character, and a nice display of fruitiness. A little bit of everything.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sissio (1557) - Orsenigo, ITALY - APR 10, 2017
bottle @ home clear peach, cream head hint of metallic, yellow fruit, caramel, carbonation, yellow prune quite carbonated, caramel, cream, yellow prune, apricot

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (3643) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 15, 2017
Bottle from Beergium. Amber color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, yeast, a bit of floral hops, ripe fruits, malts, toast and grass. Bitter finish with citrus, yeast, floral hops, ripe fruits, toast and grass. Very nice Belgian strong ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (3000) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2017
Bottle. BBE date June 2010; Drank Apr 2009 - Golden in colour. Yeasty & Spicy. Fruity; citrus-orange, apples, pears. Malty; caramel. Hoppy; floral hops. Dryish. Soft & mild in taste. Sweet fruity throughout leading to a mildly hoppy finish. (2009-04)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markextrae (4342) - Alingss, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2016
sample from bottle, poured hazy deep golden with a white head. nose of soft malts, again yeast like all their beers, citrus, soft grains, cloves, granny smith apples. taste follows the nose, light malt bite, and dry yeast

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TET (2937) - Kaarina, FINLAND - OCT 26, 2016
A hazy, a golden beer, a head is big and blond. Aroma has fruitness also with some notes of sweet fruit candies some spicyness and lemon. Taste has general europian fruitness, some tart apples, also lemon. Medium bodied, strong and refrehning carbonation. Balanced and good beer. Tastefull.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DocJitsu (1928) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - OCT 19, 2016
Pours a cloudy golden with a short white head. Faint nose. Lightly sweet. I dont know where the ETOH is hidden. Not nearly malty enough for the ABV. Drinks very lightly. Competing tartness and sweetness, though at a subdued level.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bullit (4561) - Burgos, SPAIN - SEP 27, 2016
Tap @ Kafe Belgie. Hazy blonde coloured with a white head. Nose is caramel, candy, bit of fruits, yeasty. Flavour of caramel malts, sweet fruity, yeasty. Slightly alcholic.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Maracuja05 (1105) - Mainz, GERMANY - SEP 3, 2016
[backlog] 25-11-15 / 750ml bottle at home, bought in a store in Rochefort, Belgium. I started rating my beers with Untappd and a few basic notes. Now I want to rate them on ratebeer. So my rating sometimes lack some information. Just ignore it, it is for my personal statistics. Untappd-Rating 2.75/5

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
islay (2539) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 25, 2016
6 oz. pour, on tap at City Works in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. Consumed on 8-11-16. Clear to lightly hazy gold. Small amount of beige head. Good lacing. Juicy, golden raisin smell. A bit of spice and dust in the aroma. Mineral, metallic flavor. Frothy in the palate. Medium body. Overall, a nothing beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jybi (239) - FRANCE - AUG 12, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 13, 2016 Cest une bien belle mlodie que nous offre notre escargot saxophoniste. Les premires notes sont piano, permettant aux levures de sexprimer et laissant en bouche des notes de crales. La sonorit monte alors crescendo pour laisser place au houblon,l"amertume et des notes citronnes. Calmement, nous retombons alors, decrescendo vers des notes plus alcooliques. La longueur en bouche tant trs apprciable. Nous regretterons que notre escargot manque de "caisse" et que la corpulence de la saxo ne soit plus importante. Son blond, tirant sur lambr, sa robe lgrement opaque et sa forte effervescence donne de surcrot du rythme cette bire. Laissez donc vous porter par la musique....

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