Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Melle, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 722   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Bottles: 33cl with crown cap, 75cl with cork and muselet.
Barrels: 15l, 20l and 30l.
Alcohol volume: 8.5% ABV
Colour and sight: Golden blond, multigrain beer with a very persistent, lacing head.
Scent: A complex smell, with a citrus aroma, followed by hop aromas such as Saaz, Brewers Gold and Amarillo.
Flavour: Initially rather sweet, because of the alcohol. The intense taste and roundness mask the presence of high bitterness.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tanel025 (70) - ESTONIA - JAN 10, 2017
White creamy and thick foam. Aroma is light fruit, a bit like apple cider. Pretty good aroma. Taste is light sweet. Medium body. Finish is bitter. Strong palate. Overall not my taste. Foam tastes better than liquid. No character in this beer, lacks complexity too.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alex60 (262) - - JAN 3, 2017
Bouteille 33 cl - couleur or, belle mousse, fines bulles, odeur de houblon et dalcool, got sur le houblon, les fleurs et lalcool, amertume lgre, got qui reste sur lalcool en fin de bouche

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jzi (314) - POLAND - DEC 28, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Manslow (1427) - Warsaw, POLAND - DEC 25, 2016
Butelka 0,33l Kolor złoty, jakieś małe farfocle pływają ale piana dobra, mocna. Aromat słodki słodowy, trochę ził. W smaku wytrawne, ostre zioła na podniebieniu przyjemne ziołowe. Bardzo dobre piwo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (3593) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2016
Bottle in a resaurant in Bruges. Pours blond with a big frothy white head. Mild spice and citrus aroma. The taste is peppery spice with hay and bread. Bitter finish. OK.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zarrach76 (187) - Grenoble, FRANCE - NOV 28, 2016
Blonde bien dore, translucide avec une norme mousse dense, centrale et structure. Nez caramel, pices et agrumes, pamplemousse, orange et citron, abricot, pche, coriandre, poivre, noisette, miel, chocolat lger au lait... Petite odeur champignonneuse, mais rien de dsagrable. Une blonde avec du caractre donc ! Carbonatation soutenue, amertume franche en premire bouche. Lalcool ne prend pas trop le pas sur le reste. Les saveurs sont trs vgtales, les houblons sont plutt costauds au niveau gustatif. On retrouve la coriandre, le pissenlit, la roquette, le poivre, des herbes trs olfactives, ainsi que diffrentes crales qui marquent larrire-bouche. Bire type intressante et assez distincte qui rappelle la Lucifer par exemple. Un bon classique Belge qui procure toujours du plaisir ! Bouteille 33cl, V&B Grenoble.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beeracoon (511) - - NOV 4, 2016
330 ml bottle. Of course the name and design are pure genius. The beer itself is rather dull by comparison. Solid Belgian strong beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sir__v (2545) - FRANCE - OCT 23, 2016
On tap in a restaurant in Arras, FR. Color: clear golden blond beer with medium carbonation and medium white foam. Smell: alcohol strong ester nose, yeast oozy domination. Caramel finish. Taste: full body with strong sweet malt backbone, boozy and not well balanced. Dry alcohol finish. Really boozy beer. Aftertaste: ALCOHOL!!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kryon (3118) - Hsselby, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2016
Pours hazy golden with high white head Aromas of honey, phenols, bready malts, spices, oranges Taste sweet of honey, phenols, oranges, spices, sweet bread

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ysok02 (1321) - Mons, BELGIUM - OCT 2, 2016
Robe dore, mousse moyennement persistante. Nez fruit, agrumes, mangue, crales, pointe de levure. Bouche lattaque fruite, de la fracheur, de lquilibre, une belle bulle fine et une finale longue et quilibre. Une bire agrable, quilibre.

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