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Pauwel Kwak - Brouwerij Bosteels

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,264 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 1,264
Reviews: 634
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13.79%
Wants: 31
Gots: 84 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Bosteels visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 06-30-2001)
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aquaderek

California

3.43/5  rDev -9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Served in the Kwak glass at Bouzy. The presentation was nice with the glass and wooden stand. The apppearance is golden with thick and creamy head which was fairly large. The nose was sweet fruity with biscuty notes and sharp alcohol. I trying to be objective, I really liked the taste, but I realize the alcohol bite may be a little up front for some folks. The mouthfeel is full bodied. I would have given it a higher drinkability rating but with 8.0abv, it may be a little rough.

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2009 22:57:44 | More by aquaderek
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Smell: Right up front there is a big raisin like fruity sweetness. This is backed up by bready yeast and malt notes.

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Pauwel Kwak from Brouwerij Bosteels
85 out of 100 based on 1,264 ratings.