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Wolf 9 - Brouwerij Lupus

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BA SCORE
85
very good

31 Ratings
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Ratings: 31
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 9.55%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: benfons on 12-14-2011)
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Douberd

Netherlands

3.95/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

330 ml bottle, at home, poured into a tulip glass. ABV 9%
Wow, I didn't expect such a colour! Deep amber, with a big soapy head, at least three fingers tall. Off white in colour, with very good retention, left a good lacing behind.
Nice aroma too, with mostly dark fruits,sugars, light alcohol.
Taste is sweet, with lots of spices, I could swear I taste some red paprika powder. Very interesting.
Full body and very carbonated.
Overall a very interesting beer, I thought I had bought a strong belgian ale but it was so different from what I had before on the style. Very impressed by the colour, since I like dark beers and the spicy taste, although is strange at first, it manages to make it pleasant and very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

02-12-2013 17:03:08 | More by Douberd
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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New York

3.73/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: When held up to a bright light, the beer is clear but very dark amber in color and has a moderate amount of carbonation. From afar, the beer appears dark reddish brown in color—almost resembling a Belgian Strong Dark Ale. It poured with a two finger high off white head that died down but has very good retention properties and consistently left a half finger high head covering the surface and lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of Belgian yeast and underlying candi sugar are present in the nose. Bananas also become perceptible as the beer warms up.
T: Like the smell, the taste has lots of flavors of Belgian yeast but there are also notes of pale malts and hints of apricots. Little if any alcohol is perceptible.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer isn't that difficult to drink because it hides its alcohol very well but the taste seems like it should have more complexity for a beer with a 9.0% abv.

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01-04-2014 18:45:41 | More by metter98
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discodoni

Belgium

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

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Wisconsin

4.16/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This pours a dark amber color with a foamy, beige head. Some grains in the aroma but mostly yeast. The texture is full of carbonation and the taste is surprisingly decent. One downside is the flavor is not as bold or complex as other Belgian Strong Ales. Even with 9% it sure doesn't taste like it. Finishes with a bit of a banana spice after taste.

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South Carolina

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Lupus Wolf 9 served in a small snifter from a large bottle. Probably colder than ideal.

Clear brown amber body. Proper head but only average lacing.

Rich dark fruity taste. Mildly spicy. Notable for level of toasted and bready malts.
Great balance. Excellent.

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Coming in a 330ml slim brown bottle, bottle-conditioned; BB 03/04/14, served chilled in a long-stemmed wine glass.

Appearance: pours a lightly murky, dark russet brown colour coming with a well-lasting dark beige frothy head and rather moderate carbonation.
Smell: the nose is full of aromatic caramely malts on top of sweet tea, melon-ish esters, sweet berries, overripe plums, savoury-sweet brown prunes and candy sugar; given a very good swirl, the perfumy spicy and flowery esters emerge to render a creamy impression on the whole, while the understated maltiness as in amber malts or Munich malts also sneaks through. The sweetness comes rather thick, which is one key criticism that I have for this ale.
Taste: creamy on the texture and softly effervescent, on the entry comes aromatic overripe plummy as well as deeply sour-sweet prune-ish and hawthorn-fruit-like fruitiness with a faint touch of smokiness/phenol aside, against a moderate body of mixed malts, leaving mildly bitter-sweet, dry-ish, chewy mixed-spicy and licorice undertones in the slightly warming finish.
Mouthfeel & Overall: creamy and softly-carbonated on the palate, this full-bodied estery dark amber ale is well-executed and delicious on all counts, and on the palate the sweetness is obviously much more subdued than on the nose, a big plus overall. It appeals to my palate big time.

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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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Wolf 9 from Brouwerij Lupus
85 out of 100 based on 31 ratings.