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Cuvée Van De Keizer Blauw (Blue) - Brouwerij Het Anker

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1,423 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,423
Reviews: 823
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 10.67%
Wants: 169
Gots: 186 | FT: 11
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-03-2002)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

Deep rich mahogony color, nicely laced head.
Aroma is sweet and earthy. Hints of bubble gum
Malty and toffee like, very rich tasting, raisiny, smooth aroma of currants.
Sweet and viscous with a medium mouthfeel.
I have several of these in bottles from vintage 2004-2008. It seems to be growing. It certainly is one of them keeper beers.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2009 02:17:43 | More by deanhead
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Cuvée Van De Keizer Blauw (Blue) from Brouwerij Het Anker
96 out of 100 based on 1,423 ratings.