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52
style
Brewed by Van Eecke
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Poperinge-Watou, Belgium

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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rubin77 (1879) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 18, 2017
F: huge, almost white, long lasting with Belgian lace when diminishing. C: orange gold, hazy. A: malt, honey, orange peels, spicy, candy, grassy, yeast. T: malt, orange peels, peppery, honey, floral, candy, yeast, full body, medium carbonation, light soapy mouthfeel, dry on the palate, good, enjoyed, 33cl bottle from Carrefour market St. Michel @ Etterbeek, Brussels.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cervmagpt (794) - PORTUGAL - MAR 28, 2017
Review based on the BJCP2015 guidelines (style 25C). Bottle 33 cl - Batch LOT16.09.13 (BBF 13/09/2018). AROMA: moderate fruity aroma with notes of pears and slight oranges. medium phenols with a clove-like character. no solventy aroma. slightly sweet malt background (neutral). APPEARANCE: gold color and clear. large white head with good retention. lace formation. TASTE: medium-low fruit notes similar to pear and slight phenols (clove-like). faint oranges. medium-low bitterness with a dry and slightly bitter finish. PALATE: medium body with medium-high carbonation. slight alcohol warmth. OVERALL: an average belgian golden strong ale.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rumore (437) - Rimini, ITALY - MAR 15, 2017
From 33cl bottle. Pours golden, partly hazy worth very abundant white foam, fairly irregular. Aroma is dominated by yeast esters, body is medium, rather liquor-like, very carbonated. Taste starts with some sweetness, but after that all you feel is alcohol. Finish is medium, with a mix of sweet and bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike_77 (6370) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - MAR 4, 2017
Bright blond colour with lasting head. Aroma and flavour have some yeast and clove. Sweetens up in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hednom (180) - Messelbroek, BELGIUM - DEC 19, 2016
Bottle 33 cl, pours a golden colour with a white head, fruity aroma, taste of herbs, bitter aftertaste

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lore (2626) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 11, 2016
hazy golden colour, large, dense off-white head; aroma of floral honey, Belgian yeast, fruity and grainy notes; taste of floral honey, orange zest, bready and yeasty notes, as well as fruitiness and spicy alcoholic aftertaste; good one

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
freretoc (1935) - Besanon, FRANCE - MAY 14, 2016
Bue en bouteille de 75cl chez Aliette et Renans; couleur cuivre, mousse et crmeuse et peu d effervescence Nez sur la levure et banane. En bouche attaque sur la levure et sur lalcool trs ronde par le sucre et pointe banane.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lilja (3133) - Malm, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2016
Flaska frn Saveur Bier. Smak och doft av humle, malt, persika, grn banan, belgisk jst, ljus torkad frukt, rter med toner av blomster och honung. Stor stma, mycket alkohol som slr igenom aningen mycket. Rund och len, fin beska.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
L_Lovecraft (563) - - MAR 10, 2016
Yeast, citrus, spices, huge white head persistant and creamy, medium body and carbonation, taste citrus, herbs, sweet with a very pleasant bitter finish...it remembers me a good tripel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Flanfl (799) - Lyon, FRANCE - OCT 31, 2015
UPDATED: NOV 3, 2015 Clear deep golden color, huge white. Aroma of belgian yeast, spices, malt, light orange peel notes. Flavours of malt, belgian yeast, orange peel and alcohol. Medium sweet bitter dry finish. I think the alcohol is a tad too present. The beer needs a bit more Balance. Medium body, medium-high carbo. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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