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Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Leuven, Belgium

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RATINGS: 920   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Previously at 8.5% abv.
Strong and generous amber-coloured abbey beer.

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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CitrusP (66) - Newcastle, - OCT 21, 2012
Pours a deep amber colour with a small creamy head. Typically yeasty, dark fruit and malty aroma for the style. Dark fruit and caramel comes through heavily in the flavour, alcohol is present, warming and fairly complimentary. Slightly different take on the Belgian strong ale and glad i tried it.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GemmeDeReve (80) - FRANCE - APR 27, 2017
Bire ambre comme un vieux whisky sans mousse, un nez assez fleuri et herbeux. Un got assez fort, sur des tons pic et fum. On sent bien les 8,2. Le palais est sur les notes de bires de Nol, sympa.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Probabeer (211) - - APR 17, 2017
Muy buena. Un poco ms consistente que otras cervezas de este estilo. Se bebe bien. Cuerpo medio. El sabor corto es sabroso y el largo es tostado.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snowtiger (107) - Brighton, Colorado, USA - APR 17, 2017
At Brassarie lAvenue in Brussels. Clear, deep orange to light brown color. Aroma is of figs and nutmeg spice. Taste is spice up front, followed by rich fig and plum notes, then finishes surprisingly dry. Glad I found this one.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
collaper (2) - Madrid, SPAIN - APR 14, 2017 does not count
Una cerveza muy rica y sabrosa. Mejor de barril que en botella. No se debe tomar a una temperatura muy elevada

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dazka (92) - Milan, ITALY - APR 1, 2017
S: caramel, malt A: red, minimal head T: med/high sweetness P: long finish, medium body ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Demens (404) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 26, 2017
0,33l bottle. Clear light brown colour with quickly shrinking but lasting small off-white head. Aroma: Candy sugar, leather, matured cheese. Taste: Sweet malty and fruity start with a pleasent bitter mouthfeel. (Nutmeg) Has a light liquorish tone and a warming alcohol feel. Medium body with fizzy carbonation. Long bitter and slightly sweet, softly acidic finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rodsquad (181) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - MAR 23, 2017
Bottle as gift. Aromas of spicy yeast, slight lavender sherbet and red grape juice. Pours clear amber brown with a fluffy beige head. Flavours have a dry yeasty front, a sweet caramel malt middle and a gentle, fresh hop finish. It has a soft but dry palate with moderately sharp sparkle. It has plenty spicy Belgian front but smoothed and freshened with floral and fruity tones. Robust and enjoyable.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Inoven (597) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAR 17, 2017
Flesje gekregen van TomHendriksen. Amberkleurig helder bier met stevig schuim. Aroma en smaak is iets te kruidig.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ManVsBeer (9761) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2017
Bottle from Cocktails, Littleborough. Darker amber coloured with a thin head. Smooth tasting, smooth textured pale malts with a stated enough berry-fruit sweetness to it. This is slightly sugary in its nose

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
19Oracolo78 (172) - ITALY - MAR 7, 2017
Birra dal colore ambrato. Schiuma bianco sporco, fine e persistente. Allolfatto sentori di malto tostato tostate, marmellata di agrumi, e caff tostato. Al palato corposa, con note dolci di malto e frutta candita. Nel finale lamaro quasi insistente. E abbastanza alcolica ma va gi molto facilmente. Una buona birra abbinabile con formaggi ma anche con brasati fa la sua bella figura.


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