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Pauwel Kwak - Brouwerij Bosteels

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,337 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 1,337
Reviews: 639
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13.79%
Wants: 32
Gots: 119 | 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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Photo of soju6
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a good head that fades slowly to ample lacing.

S: Aroma of dark fruit, some spice, malt sweetness and a hint of the 8.4% ABV. Nice rich aroma.

T: Taste of malt sweetness, some caramel with fruit rounding out the flavor. Very subtle bitterness in the background and a slightly sweet finish.

F: Medium body smooth with a rich character.

O: Good drinker, good way to finish the day. Very good for the style.

soju6, Jul 15, 2012
Photo of KTien
4/5  rDev +6.1%

KTien, Jul 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

ncworster, Jul 14, 2012
Photo of RonfromJersey
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

RonfromJersey, Jul 14, 2012
Photo of DavidHamilton
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

DavidHamilton, Jul 14, 2012
Photo of ksimons
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

ksimons, Jul 13, 2012
Photo of rolltide8425
4/5  rDev +6.1%

rolltide8425, Jul 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

rudy0908, Jul 10, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

jda007, Jul 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

devilben02, Jul 01, 2012
Photo of Marius
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Marius, Jun 23, 2012
Photo of BeerForHokie
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

BeerForHokie, Jun 16, 2012
Photo of shigg85
3.68/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bought a bottle of this from the Tobu department store in Ikebukuro, Tokyo. Poured into a Rochefort goblet. The looks of this are okay, bubbling up from a dark amber hue with foamy petri dish style foam, leaving a bit of lacing around the edges. However, the smell and the taste for this just paled in comparison to other strong Belgians. Not much else beyond a hop scent, and the taste left me wanting more. Overall, this is still a high-quality beer, but nothing like its more superior cousin brews. I liked this, but I won't be buying it again.

shigg85, Jun 14, 2012
Photo of Mosdeb
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

Mosdeb, Jun 13, 2012
Photo of Zakk
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Zakk, Jun 11, 2012
Photo of UCLABrewN84
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear brown with a khaki head that settles to an oily film on top of the beer. Foamy rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, caramel, and some slightly fruity aromas. Taste is very much the same with a mild bitterness with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp but medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with a nice sweet and malty flavor that I am enjoying.

UCLABrewN84, Jun 09, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.4%

cowboy83, Jun 06, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

fionn13, Jun 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

ant1, Jun 03, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

tbeer40, Jun 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Keegan, Jun 02, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

marct, Jun 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

jjm2503, Jun 01, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

ccozzi, May 29, 2012
Pauwel Kwak from Brouwerij Bosteels
85 out of 100 based on 1,337 ratings.