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Brewed by Brouwerij Het Anker
Style: Belgian Ale
Mechelen, Belgium

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RATINGS: 245   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewery Het Anker decided to brew an easy drinkable city beer for the Mechelenians, still peppy enough in order to enjoy it to the fullest. We brew a heroic beer called Maneblusser. Its a blond beer with an alcohol percentage of 5.8% vol. in which you can taste a subtle citrus aroma and a fine finish. Maneblusser is brewed according to the traditional method of high fermentation with refermentation in the bottle. The inspiration for this brew originates in the night of January 27th in the year 1687. The moon projected its reddish glow on Saint Rumbolds tower, which was wrapped in a dense fog. Fire, fire, the tower is on fire! shouts the dreary voice of a drunken man. The alarm was sounded and people were making haste to help extinguish the so-called fire. Before the tower was reached, the moon slowly moved through the fog. From that moment on, the Mechelenians are called the Maneblussers or Moonextinguishers.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (6964) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 28, 2015
330ml Bottle - Hazy golden with a foamy white head. Tea, lemon, coriander and a hint of yoghurt in the aroma. Refreshingly lemony taste with notes of coriander, yoghurt and lemon meringue.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
luklaer (187) - BELGIUM - APR 16, 2015
2015-04-14 - This is certainly not bad, but somehow not very special either.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ruuurd (217) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2015
Decent blonde beer! Nice bitter citrus and hop tones, perfect light beer for a nice spring or summer day!

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mutz (957) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 29, 2015
Tap @ brasserie het anker, Mechelen. Te koud getapt wat mij betreft. Lichtgele kleur, troebel, plakkerige kraag. Ruikt en smaakt bitterzuur . Behoorlijk waterig, niet zo mijn smaak.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
MMR (682) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 9, 2015
Decent blonde beer with a nice aroma of hops and alcohol. Nothing really out of the ordinary.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fluxing (561) - POLAND - MAR 7, 2015
Kolor jasnozloty, lekko zmetnione. Bardzo obfita piana, genialnie oblepia szklo. W aromacie pelno gumy balonowej, bananow, gozdzikow, owocow, przypraw. W odczuciu polpelne, gladkie. W smaku drozdzowo-kwaskowate, mocno przyprawowe i to wlasciwie tyle, ale dobrze pijalne. Goryczka niska, mocno przyprawowa i lodygowa.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hoppy_Luke (1345) - Poznań, POLAND - MAR 5, 2015
Maneblusser po przelaniu do szkła ma złotą barwę i dość wysoką, ale złożoną z grubych i średnich pęcherzykw, pianę. Owa piana szybko kazała o sobie zapomnieć! Aromat słaby, ledwie wyczuwalny... Belgia nieznacznie daje o sobie znać... Smak bardzo jałowy, niczym koncerniak. Do tego lekko metaliczny. Alkohol dobrze ukryty. Całościowo mało belgijski! Oglnie nic specjalnego...

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (26461) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2015
Bottle at Borup. Clear amber colored with notes medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of peaches and caramel. Fruity flavor of caramel and peaches with notes of metal. Fruity finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borup (12521) - Albertslund, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2015
33 cl. bottle. Hazy yellow colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of citrus, fruit, yeast, spice, malt, caramel and some bitterness.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
teddybeer (3526) - Madrid, SPAIN - FEB 24, 2015
Murky golden color with a white head with medium duration. Aroma has notes of yeast and light citrus. Flavor with coriander notes and an alcoholic mouthfeel.


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