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Brewed by Van Den Bossche
Style: Belgian Ale
St. Lievens-Esse/Herzele, Belgium

bottling
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on tap
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RATINGS: 269   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Ingredients: Water, malts, hops, yeast, candi sugar.

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3.3
fonefan (48667) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 10, 2007
Bottle. Clear dark amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, fully diminishing, light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, moderate yeasty, wood, spicy. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (091207)

3.4
yespr (44797) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2008
RB BE #600: ZBF2008: From tap. Pours dark brown with a collapsing tan head. Aroma is roasted malt and light spiced. Flavour starts with a mild spice note and gains some light bitterness from the roasted malt. Light acidic note into the finish. Mild bitterness from the roasted malt.

3.2
Ungstrup (37284) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 6, 2003
A deep red beer with a beutiful beige head. The aroma is sweet and lightly fruity. The flavor is also sweet - actually very sweet which makes it too much halfway thru. The flavor contains notes of fruit and caramel.

3.1
joergen (27983) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2006
Bottle. Clear red brown coloured with a huge off white head. Sweet aroma of malts, caramel and spices. Sweet flavour of malts, caramel, fruits and spices.

3.4
oh6gdx (26482) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 15, 2006
Bottled. Dark brown opaque colour with broiwn big head. Aroma is toffee, caramellish malts with slight roasted hints. Some yeast also, which is a bit disturbing. Flavour is yeasty, roasted malts, caramel and candy sugary. The finish has a big sugary peak. Aftertaste is maily toffee and roasted caramel malts. Pleasant brew, though the yeast is a bit interfering in this one.

3.4
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2005
UPDATED: JUL 2, 2005 (Bottled 25 cl) Originally Van den Bossche only made one "Pater Lieven" called just that - and this is it. 5,7% ABV. Darkisk with a rather atypical light body with some slightly tart notes. Dry and not very bitter - reminds me more of a dark, Danish lager. But very refreshing indeed. 070594 New 6,5% ABV version at 240498

3.3
omhper (24967) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 9, 2006
Bottled at Monk’s Café, Stockholm. Dark ruby, creamy head. Fruity aroma of pineapple and mashed apples. Really sweet up front with medium body, a light touch of roasty malt and notes of coffee. High carbonation contributes to a light, airy mouthfeel, soothened by gentle chewu malt character. Spun sugar dominates the finish along with caramel. Lacks a little bit in flavour intensity for such a sweet and big beer.

2.8
madmitch76 (24360) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2011
11th November 2006
Warning! Early amateur rating! Straight brown beer, moderate carbonation. Noticeable roast malts.Alright.

2.9
Travlr (24292) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 7, 2011
Bottle. Hazy brown color, small tan head. Aroma of caramel. Taste is similar. Simple.

3.1
cgarvieuk (24179) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 9, 2007
black in colour,roast malt nose, bit fizzy , sweet little dandylion and burdoch, rich and full but bit too sweet


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