Urthel Tonicum Finiboldhus

RATINGS: 155   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
First brewed at Van Steenberge, now brewed at Koningshoeven - La Trappe brewery.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (9878) - Ursel, - NOV 11, 2003
Huge cream-coloured, dense head; hazy orange beer, lively carbonation. Fresh-herbal & spicey nose. Pine-like hops, aroma like a herbal, yes, alcoholic tonicum. Taste both very spicey and hoppy, but sweet underbuild by roasted hops, toast-like. Whiff of honey flavour. Each new sop gives a lemony restart. Medium bodied. Alcohol's there, but subdued. Misses a longer aftertaste. Honesty compells me to concede I like this beer better and better. I think it's still being developped. This 75cl sample virtually even misses the Van Steenberge thumbprint, bravo!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
weark (756) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - JUL 13, 2015
Bouteille achete Au Grain d?Orge - De couleur blonde dore avec une belle mousse blanche qui accroch bien au verre - Au nez des armes de pain, d?pices, de malt, de houblon floraux, une pointe de malt - En bouche plus d?pices et de miel, une bonne dose de malt, et une pointe de houblons floraux, on retrouve en bouche ce qu?on a au nez - Corp lger/moyen, amertume lgre/moyenne, carbonation ptillante, sche et amre, finale florale et amre - Rien de transcendant, un peu ennuyeuse

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (5105) - BELGIUM - OCT 27, 2014
Surprised to learn this is retired meanwhile... Was a deep coppery amber coloured ale with good fizz and medium snow white head and sweet, caramelly main profile, honeyish, spicy, yeasty, with a warming, not unpleasant finish and quite high drinkability. Not the most complex of Urthel beers but certainly balanced and enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tderoeck (9205) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 8, 2012
4/VI/2012 - 33cl bottle @ Fokkes place - BB: 8/VIII/2002 (2012-597) Thanks to Fokke for sharing the beer!

Clear dark amber to red brown beer, small white head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: sweet, dried fruits (raisins, prunes), caramel, oranges, bit malty, dry, dusty, spices, little vinous. MF: soft carbon, medium body. Taste: pretty citric sour start, very surprising. Then green apples, caramel, malt, bit vinous, white grapes, port, madeira, orange peel. Aftertaste: slightly sour, malts, bit musty, vinous, some alcohol.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ken1 (1942) - DENMARK - MAY 30, 2012
A pretty boring beer. A fruity bitterness but not much else. Not well rounded. Yellow in color with a lasting white head

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (6470) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 18, 2012
Draught: Had this one many years ago and found some old notes that I updated and spiced up a bit. Off white head with a light hazy orange colored beer. Smell fruit, malts, and something forest a like. Taste is fruity with yeasty notes, some hops and a fine sweet bitterness. I liked this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (15915) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 11, 2010
Muddy brown pour in glass. Nose and taste is rich molasses, sweet caramels, doughs and brown sugar. Rated 3/5/03

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dcschiller (2208) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 19, 2010
(11.2 oz bottle). Caramel colored liquid with small white head. Hazy. Aroma of wet hair. Bitterness with a nice caramel taste and some sourness is present. Tastes better than it smells! I dont think it hides the alcohol well. Its an ok beer to me, but its leaves me wanting more.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
milljam (682) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - AUG 14, 2009
Aroma has hints of burnt toffee, cloves, and candy sugar. Flavor is similar, although mainly an emphasis on the sweet toffee/caramel notes. Nothing to much to talk about.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MennoO (148) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 25, 2009
bottle (bb 06/07/2006) thanks Jerohen, rating represents vintage. Amber almost brown cloudy bear, with small white head. Tastes sweet. Flavour is complex, though mainly caramel. Not a long finish, which is a shame. In general, a very good brew, but a little bit too sweet for my taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Borresteijn (6790) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 11, 2008
Bottle. Amber beer, big foamy head. Fruity aroma, carbonation. Flavour is amber-like, sweet malts, fruity, caramel. Too much carbonation and not my cup of beer.

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