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Wolf 7 - Brouwerij Lupus

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BA SCORE
87
very good

43 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 43
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 7.99%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RuudJH on 05-13-2010)
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

02-15-2014 21:40:42 | More by nmann08
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kjkinsey

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

01-01-2013 03:15:41 | More by kjkinsey
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

05-23-2014 03:30:38 | More by jaydoc
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

When I drink this, what strikes me is that this beer comes across as quite a traditional Belgian ale. All the characteristics you want to see, but don't get so often. Or so it seems. Maybe just a bit more earthy than is typical. It all works. A real nice sipper. Nothing showy, but just an overall well made ale.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2013 01:32:37 | More by RblWthACoz
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On-tap 10/31/2013 at Track 84 in Warwick, RI, served in a tulip glass.

A: The beer is a light yellow color, with a large white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains Belgian yeast, light caramelized malts, some spice, some bananas and some hops.

T: The taste starts out sweet and spicy with flavors of bananas, citrus and spices. Then some breadiness comes in from Belgian yeast and a hearty but not too heavy malt character. The hops presence is mild but complementary and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly bready and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, good kick, good representation of style, this is a solid beer to drink for a while if you’re in the mood for the style.

Serving type: on-tap

10-31-2013 22:29:45 | More by TheManiacalOne
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a large format compared to the picture here, 750 ml cork and cage. deep blonde beer mostly clear with a tough to manage white foam head that rises high even on the gentlest of pours. the nose is great on this, fruity esters from the belgian yeast, soft pale malt, and a remarkable amount of banana, a la hefe yeast, which seems odd in a belgian, but works amazingly well here. in the flavor too there is plenty of the banana, especially on the finish, which relaxes an otherwise spicy yeast profile. candy sugar is subtle, but this finishes a little sweet like a tripel, although i would not qualify it as one based on flavor. the malt is really light, lets the yeast do the lifting in terms of flavor, and the feel is exceptional. delicate on the palate with a light body and a potent carbonation with just enough of a long finish of orchard fruits before drying up. expertly made belgian blonde here, drinkable as they come over 7% abv, and fairly priced at roughly 10 bucks per bottle.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2014 16:18:19 | More by StonedTrippin
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wl0307

United Kingdom (England)

3.84/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Coming in a 330ml slim brown bottle, bottle-conditioned; BB 13/03/14, served chilled in a stemmed goblet.

Appearance: pours a dirty golden colour with light haze, coming with very very lively carbonation and a well-lasting thick off-white frothy head like well-aerated milk froth.
Smell: assertively fruit-estery and candy-sugary at the same time, hinting at sweet vanilla, overripe green apples, savoury-sweet prunes, Chinese mung bean paste (generally an aromatic bi-product of Belgian yeasts’ work that I would normally refer as such), lighter notes of citric hops, and a sharp but not omnipresent tinge of yeasty acidity, while malts are rather subdued. Given a good swirl, the floral+fruity perfumy esters (as in sweet, light-coloured prunes) gain even more strength. All in all I find the aroma just overwhelmingly estery and richly candy-ish, at the expense of other aroma elements.
Taste: effervescent on the entry, the overripe fruits (peaches and prunes), cotton candy, sweet citrus and light-flavoured malts in the main flavour give way to a lightly dry and very mildly peppery/spicy aftertaste, without much trace of the candy sugar that comes rather pronounced on the nose; a lightly warming alc. stays at the tail of each sip, along with a subtly perfumy touch of mung bean paste and a rather dry palate which I could associate with both hop bitterness and the effect of yeasts’ work.
Mouthfeel & Overall: refreshing on the palate, although the sugary content seems to render a slick palate; this medium-bodied Belgian pale ale comes decently flavoured and shows a better balance (or an overall structure) on the palate than on the nose. Enjoyable and even quaffable, to me.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2013 14:49:19 | More by wl0307
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duceswild

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

02-15-2014 17:01:33 | More by duceswild
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

04-08-2014 22:25:43 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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cdwil

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

01-26-2013 19:38:16 | More by cdwil
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dcmchew

Romania

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

11-11-2013 14:42:28 | More by dcmchew
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Daniellobo

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +3.1%

01-04-2013 14:13:40 | More by Daniellobo
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Ciocanelu

Romania

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

07-31-2013 11:54:53 | More by Ciocanelu
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.1%

05-28-2014 22:06:50 | More by Durandal_777
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brewcrew76

Wisconsin

4.13/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - Dirty golden with a light haze and fluffy white head.

S - Belgian yeast, stone fruit, lemon, grassy and floral hops, almost perfumey, candi sugar, sweet malt, prunes.

T - Cotton candy, candi sugar, light spice, perfumey/floral hops, lemon, Belgian yeast.

M - light to medium and well carbonated. Effervescent.

D - Sweet flavors but the beer is well balanced. Nice easy drinking belgian pale. Enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2014 03:19:11 | More by brewcrew76
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DRBiser

Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.1%

02-20-2014 09:47:24 | More by DRBiser
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samEBC

Belgium

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

09-23-2013 19:59:36 | More by samEBC
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kew

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.1%

01-26-2013 20:34:59 | More by kew
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derkfromwi

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +3.1%

11-29-2013 19:14:54 | More by derkfromwi
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rudabegga9

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

07-17-2014 01:14:23 | More by rudabegga9
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Hellpop65

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

07-04-2014 03:09:07 | More by Hellpop65
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gwiedman1

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

12-15-2013 20:05:09 | More by gwiedman1
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BJSmit

Netherlands

4/5  rDev +3.1%

02-02-2014 15:52:30 | More by BJSmit
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LightnerLiquorKS

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

04-30-2014 00:11:57 | More by LightnerLiquorKS
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steamboatbrewer

Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.1%

12-04-2013 00:28:13 | More by steamboatbrewer
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Wolf 7 from Brouwerij Lupus
87 out of 100 based on 43 ratings.