Brewed by Brouwerij Van Steenberge
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Ertvelde, Belgium


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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Hops abound in this triple Belgian ale, brewed with three times the normal amount of pilsner-malt to build on plenty of raw rich material, and an 'over the edge' amount of Hallertau and Aurora hops. Just to make it perfect with a great hoppy nose, a full round complex mouth-feel and a lingering beautiful hoppy aftertaste, in perfect balance with the glow of the 9.5 % alcohol by volume. Refermented in the keg (keg conditioned) to infuse the softness and easy drinkability of the natural carbonation. Brewery Van Steenberge craftsmanship by excellence!

House beer for Sharp Edge in Pittsburgh.

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diabel (1723) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - SEP 7, 2009
At Waagstuk, Antwerp, Belgium Blond, clear body. Creamy/rocky, slightly off-white head. Aroma of yeast, orange, caramel. Heavily bitter, lightly sweet flavour. Well balanced beer with a warming mouthfeel.

fonefan (51092) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2009
Draught @ ZBF 2009, St.-Niklaas, Belgium.
Clear medium to dark yellow color with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate hoppy, citrus, citrus shell, medicine, urine-like. Flavor is moderate sweet, light acidic and heavy shell bitter with a long duration. Infected IMO. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090307]

agl108 (1306) - Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 20, 2009
On draft at Sharp Edge Brasserie. Poured hazy orange with some white lacing. Starts sweet and finishes with a fruity hoppiness. I’m usually pretty skeptical of these ’house beers’ at places like this but his one was not too shabby.

roder60 (1289) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 19, 2009
Had this at the sharpe edge creekhouse in crafton. When ordering, the waitress (who was terrible) told me not to order it because it sucked. Well, needless to say I ordered it anyway because I had tried all the others on tap and I was pleasantly surprised. Pours a dark yellow orange, hazy, with medium amount of offwhite head. Aroma is sweet sugared citrus fruits. Flavor is light and a bit watery, fruity, with a bit of caramel sweetness. Finish dryer grassy hop bitterness. Overall, enjoyable and worth the try no matter what the waitress says.

Bart (2936) - Brussels, BELGIUM - APR 25, 2009
Darker blond coloured beer with some light carbonation and an average white head. Fruity hoppy, slightly grainy aroma nicely balanced. Full refreshing taste. Finish is bitter, overwhelming bitter, light yeasty touched with a long almost extreme bitter dry ending.Not far to look for ’over the edge’. Nice specialty brew.

MiP (15973) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAR 18, 2009
Draught at ZBF09. The aroma has some citrus, hint of spice. Cloudy orange colour. The flavour has Belgian yeast, hint of brett. Coriander, some old rag, a bit funky. OK pepper note in the finish. Typical van Steenberge quality.

Wim (4160) - Weelde, BELGIUM - MAR 15, 2009
gold blond coloured body with a white head a sweet malty hoppy aroma a sweet malty bitter taste with a bitter finish

thewolf (12802) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2009
Tap @ ZBF 2009.
Pours muddy yellow with a small, creamy, off-white head. Aroma has oranges, light sweet maltiness. High carbonation, very dry mouthfeel. Nice flavour, much better than the limited aroma. The oranges and lemons mix well with the malts and there a fine, dry finish to it. Okay.

Fin (10917) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2009
Draught at Zythos Beer Festival, March 7th and 8th 09 Pours a clear lemony/light gold colour with an impressive whipped ice cream style head. Great hoppy nose and a good dose of yeast. Nice stinging bitterness which is soon calmed down by a lovely vein of sweetness rushing through. Great beer! A6 A4 F8 P4 OV16 3.8

bonfunck (149) - Waasmunster, BELGIUM - MAR 8, 2009
draught at Zythos beerfest 2009, yellow beer good flavor hopy good balance between bitter and sweet

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