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Pauwel Kwak - Brouwerij Bosteels

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,265 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 1,265
Reviews: 634
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13.79%
Wants: 31
Gots: 85 | 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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alex_hart

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-15-2014 02:32:37 | More by alex_hart
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Sam-VW

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

06-15-2014 01:37:00 | More by Sam-VW
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Blumstein

Spain

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-14-2014 12:21:05 | More by Blumstein
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irthesteve

California

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

06-13-2014 23:56:07 | More by irthesteve
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-13-2014 19:51:34 | More by thinwhiteduke
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Wessel

Netherlands

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-13-2014 04:16:22 | More by Wessel
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CalgaryFMC

Alberta (Canada)

3.63/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had on tap in the iconic glass at 1400 Bier Haus here in Calgary. Darker colored than the style descriptor would suggest, a copper red with rather minimal beige head. Aroma is instantly boozy, a little grainy, with some raisin and nutty/spicy Belgian yeast notes apparent. On the palate, delivers some toffee, banana peel, dried plum/fruit roll up, cherry, and shortbread cookie flavors although everything is rather subtle, with some coarse alcohol overshowing the proceedings more than I would like. Medicinal clove and cinnamon oil flavors build over time and I get some minty wintergreen or something in the dryish boozy finish. Well-attenuated body and drinkable in this regard, on the fizzy side. Does not reach the lofty heights of some of its countrymen but worth sampling on tap. Do not be entirely dissuaded by the gimmicky glass. Does feature the expected estery/phenolic Belgian yeast profile and not super sweet.

Serving type: on-tap

06-12-2014 16:50:06 | More by CalgaryFMC
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sephyrott

Spain

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-11-2014 11:26:41 | More by sephyrott
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evil_liver

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-10-2014 07:11:42 | More by evil_liver
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WarrenGofstein

Maryland

5/5  rDev +32.6%

06-06-2014 01:54:23 | More by WarrenGofstein
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MRsojourner

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-05-2014 04:07:31 | More by MRsojourner
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spoggy

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

06-04-2014 16:19:24 | More by spoggy
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ramrod666

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

06-03-2014 19:31:44 | More by ramrod666
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koladiola

Belgium

4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-02-2014 21:09:51 | More by koladiola
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endless1408

United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-01-2014 17:40:23 | More by endless1408
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Canada_Dan

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

05-30-2014 19:54:42 | More by Canada_Dan
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andrewdanks

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

05-30-2014 15:36:15 | More by andrewdanks
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lgmol

Nova Scotia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +6.1%

05-30-2014 02:03:18 | More by lgmol
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Noelito76

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

05-26-2014 13:47:56 | More by Noelito76
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Darkerdabetter

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

05-22-2014 12:53:18 | More by Darkerdabetter
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

05-19-2014 03:44:57 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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FoamInnovation

Texas

4.6/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served on tap into a traditional Kwak coachmen bulb.
A-Ruddy, almost a red-brown, off-white head, approx. 1-1/2", slowly breaking down to minimal lacing.
S-European hops, bubble gum, over ripe banana are balanced with a slightly sweet malted tone of spun sugar
T-Jesus-Candy-Coated-Christ is this fantastic. Warm banana tones with medium bodied rich malt, some white grapes and brulee. Gorgeous.
M-Medium bodied, mouth filling without being cloying, good carbonation balance and nice finish of banana and touch of bitterness.
O-Absolutely wonderful. Happiness in a glass. Extremely well balanced.

Serving type: on-tap

05-16-2014 12:33:29 | More by FoamInnovation
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ThisMoonlife

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

05-16-2014 05:33:12 | More by ThisMoonlife
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Mr_Leeward

United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

05-15-2014 12:34:12 | More by Mr_Leeward
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Nordbier

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

05-14-2014 00:17:43 | More by Nordbier
Pauwel Kwak from Brouwerij Bosteels
85 out of 100 based on 1,265 ratings.