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Brewed by Haacht
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium

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RATINGS: 221   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
To underline the close link between the Charles Quint beers of the Haacht Brewery and the Ommegang of Brussel, a special brewage has been created for this occasion.

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3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (6472) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, - FEB 2, 2013
Bottle: Medium to bigger sized, vast, thick and slowly changing white head on top of a hazy bright yellow colored beer. The aromas or smell of this beer is pretty bad/strange: sweaty grains, light yeasty, baby poo, corn, sweat, wheat, hemp and a hint of paper. Taste wheat, corn, hint of hops, hint of spices, grains, bitter, hint of citrus and peach, hint of paper, hint of soap and herbs. Aftertaste is bitter with spices, herbs and grass and light dry. Low carbo, soft mouthfeel, medium body and a creamy texture Decent beer, nothing spectacular but not bad either.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bierridder_S (849) - BELGIUM - APR 26, 2017
22/04/2017 - 33cl bottle @Neptunus, Wondelgem. Clear pale yellow, big white head. Nose is somehow grassy, watery. Taste is watery, some hops but just a little. Way too thin.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
roldano (123) - - FEB 6, 2017
Espuma blanquecina que permanece, color amarillo con tonos dorados transparente donde se aprecia la fina burbuja brotar constantemente, aroma ligero en nariz, sabor suave para la graduacin donde se aprecia la gasificacin.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Achel (485) - Ioannina, GREECE - FEB 2, 2017
Pours a clear pale yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of yeast, spruce, melon, and lychee. Flavor of yeast, melon, herbs, citrus peel, and minerals

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gouky (25) - SPAIN - JAN 27, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 31, 2017 Color amarillo claro y espuma media. No tiene mucho aroma. Sabor ctrico y floral con un toque muy ligero de lpulo. Demasiado carbonatada y el alcohol se nota un poco.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rugamu (169) - SPAIN - JAN 12, 2017
Para ser una cerveza belga sabe demasiado a lpulo, rozando una IPA. La sensacin floral y ctrica se intenta mezclar sin conseguirlo con un estilo belga. Si puedo no repito.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TrefwoordPunk (1104) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 9, 2016
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a light, pale yellow with a medium to big white head and an aroma of citrus hops, malts, malts, white grapes and apples. The taste is medium sweet with a fizzy carbonation and a dry, bitter finish. I would say this is a triple, but not too special for that style.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Holmen1 (5601) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 21, 2016
Flaske fra Belgisk Bryg, p hytta: klar, lys gylden med fint skum som varer. Overkarbonert, brusende munnflelse, men aroma og smak kommer allikevel godt fram. Honning, citrus, sommerblomster og litt krydder fra gjren. Lett og elegant bitterhet i avslutningen.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
melush (3794) - SPAIN - NOV 17, 2016
Bottle 33cl @ El Corte Ingles, Seville, Spain. A: Golden. T: Yeast, malt, sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teddybeer (3698) - Madrid, SPAIN - OCT 22, 2016
Golden color, white head with medium lasting. Aroma has spicy notes, belgian yeast. Flavor is slightly sweet at the beginning, yeasty, some bready notes. Light bitterness in the final. High carbonation.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jbruner (4567) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - OCT 17, 2016
Pours a hazy golden yellow from the bottle with bubbly white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma of mild Belgian yeast, musty earth, and oxidation. Taste is like a big boozy Belgian lager that is oxidized. This is horrible, and Duvel fucked up not copyrighting the name in Belgium.


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