Brewed by De Proefbrouwerij
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Lochristi - Hijfte, Belgium


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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Brewed with honey, candi sugar, coriander and curaao peel, to a recipe of homebrewer Tommy Lambin.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wim (3807) - Weelde, BELGIUM - JAN 18, 2015
along with Yves at my home gold blond colored sparkling body with a white head and a sweet hops aroma a sweet fruity herby bitter hop taste with a alcholic bitter finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Yves (2938) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - DEC 21, 2014
Shared with wim at wims place. Expired! Clear blond colored beer with small white head and medium carbonation. Herby hopped aroma. Full sparkling palate. Finish is hopped sweet hotel ending bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikske79 (1626) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - SEP 5, 2014
Het is een goed biertje, maar honingbieren zijn er een pak beter dan dit. Maar het blijft wel lekker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alengrin (4892) - BELGIUM - AUG 27, 2014
Honey beer since 2006, commercialized through the Proef for a hobby brewer in Zeeuws-Vlaanderen. Thin but stable, cream white head, warm yellow blonde colour, cloudy with deposit. Elegant aroma, clear fresh honey, vanilla, apple, pineapple, floral hops; smooth and soft palate, bit creamy, light, honeyish on a sweetish malt base, light hops in the finish. I recently heard this has been discontinued meanwhile (?).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (14784) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle @ home thanks to Countbeer. Clear honey golden color, virtually no head (bottle was opened a day before). Smell and taste malts, honey, a bit sweetish and somehow a touch of caramel or candi sugar. Average body and carbonation. Way better than expected when I saw it was a honey-beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Countbeer (6330) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle: Served in a Chouffe glass: Medium sized white foamy head on top of an almost clear yellow colored beer. Aromas of honey, malts, bread, sweets, some grains, some sweets and some older wheat. Flavours of honey, creamy, malts, sweets, sugras, light caramel, some hay, grains and bitters. Aftertaste is bitter, light dy, some malts, honey and grains. Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, medium bodied and a creamy texture.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
tderoeck (8740) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 6, 2014
29/I/14 - 33cl bottle from Dranken Marlou (Zonhoven) @ home - BB: 5/XII/14 (2014-132)

Clear orange beer, huge irregular aery fizzy head, unstable, dissipates quickly, non adhesive. Aroma: lots of orange peel, pretty soapy, very sugary, bit dusty, hint of citrus. MF: lots of carbon, medium body. Taste: sweet and very sugary start, some honey, orange peel, more sugary, bit soapy. Aftertaste: unpleasant soapy bitterness, bit chemical, honey touch but not sweet any more. This must be my first De Proef gusher ever, I guess?

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
tinoh (55) - Houthalen, BELGIUM - DEC 25, 2013
33cl @home . Bij openen flesje spoot het schuimbier uit het flesjes . Vlug in glas geschonken anders was flesje half leeg geweest. Teveel suiker of gist gebruikt bij hergisting op fles waarschijnlijk . Mooie geel Kleur van bier maar schuimkraag was vlug verdwenen . Smaak was te veel citrus te weinig honing . Voor een honingbier vond ik dit teleurstellend. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
77ships (8661) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - FEB 3, 2013
33 cl. bottle sample @ Brugs Bier Festival 2013. Very pale golden with a white head. Smell is sweet BE yeast, almost vegetable touch, spices, very light fruits, Taste is sweet BE yeast, sugar, light honey sweetness, spices, light vegetable hint, sweet malt. Medium bodied, it passes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
sebletitje (9627) - Enghien, BELGIUM - FEB 3, 2013
Sample @ Brugge Bierfest 13. Dore claire, col beige. Arme est houblonn, lger le tout gardant un bouquet malt plus en avant avec une pointe biologique mielleuse en rtro-nasal. Palais est lger et houblonn, pointe de malt caramel, lger touche dpice et une fine douceur du miel. On reste dans le style trs belge avec ici cet ajout de miel et coriandre qui aident cette dernire sortir de lennui.

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