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

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RATINGS: 707   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
adasko (1981) - Poznan, POLAND - FEB 2, 2016
9 abv version from tap in delirium cafe. Nothing special in it. Typical, definitely not the best one belgian strong ale.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
midovark (613) - Balassagyarmat, HUNGARY - JAN 25, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 22, 2016 0.33 l bottle bought in Venenum, Budapest. Had this one before joining RateBeer, therefore this entry is based on numerical notes only.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ardeo (222) - Flmalle, BELGIUM - JAN 18, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 4, 2016 Bouteille blanche 33. Couleur orange un peu trouble. Belle mousse blanche. Saveurs fruites avec des notes dagrumes. Une belle longueur damer pas agressif.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
janubio (757) - SPAIN - JAN 16, 2016
Deep golden colour, two fingers head that fades soon. Great lace. Smell is malty, yeast, dried fruits, slithly citrus, peach. Medium to full body, fizzy carbonation. Palate is thick and astringent. Taste is spicy, candied sugar, fruits. alcohol is very noticeable, as it warms your throat and stomach. Dry and astrigent finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
weordie (949) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2016
Pours copper with a foamy head. The aroma is a mix of sherbet, banana and that lovely Belgian yeast smell. The taste is strong with the Belgian yeast but not much else other than some stringent alcohol. A dry mouthfeel.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
susonagger (200) - spain, - JAN 3, 2016
ESTILO: Ale fuerte plido, fermentado en botella. NOTA DE CATA: - Vista: Color amarillo dorado. Espuma de formacin y disipacin rpida, de color blanco. - Nariz: Aromas dulces a frutas y a ctricos - Boca: Dulce, suave y ctrico al principio, seguido de malta fuerte. Notas de levadura y especias con final amargo agradable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
wojciechianna (281) - Poznań, POLAND - DEC 29, 2015
Highly carbonated, huge head. Aroma of malts, alcohol, and a bit of hops or citrus. Tastes dry, malty, and bitter because of the alcohol. Beer intense in alcohol, but not much in flavours.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bornyensis (321) - BELGIUM - DEC 9, 2015
Nogal een hoge bittere na-smaak, de smaak zelf is op zich goed, een donkere kleur.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrNosha (1831) - Baden Wrttemberg, GERMANY - DEC 1, 2015
0,33l Flasche. Goldgelbes Bier mit flachem Schaum. Getreide, Alkohol und etwas Citrus. Geschmack ist schwer und alkoholisch.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ChefBart (16) - SOUTH AFRICA - NOV 24, 2015
Citrus and fruit aroma. light gold n clear woth lacing head. Fruity with high attenuation. Very pleasant.


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