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Super Des Fagnes Brune - Brasserie Des Fagnes

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Super Des Fagnes BruneSuper Des Fagnes Brune

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BA SCORE
83
good

16 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 16
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.04%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Des Fagnes visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 04-30-2005)
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Ratings: 16 | Reviews: 9 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by DaPeculierDane:
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3.7/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

After spending two hours hiking around the uterine of the Namur Citadel (Yep, the Belgians call the tunnels in their castles uteruses) I stopped for a beer in the Restaurant du Panorama. Nice view and good beer. This one poured into the proper glass a dark brown with a thick and everlasting tan head. Very pretty with dancing carbonation streams. The aroma and flavor were not unlike Leffe Bruin. Smells very figgy with plenty of prunes. Rich dark malts and dried fruit yeast make up the bulk of the flavor along with a little candied sugar and a touch of coriander spice in the finish. Smooth, medium bodied, with a nice carbonation bite at the finish. Simple but solid beer. Very enjoyable.

DaPeculierDane, Nov 25, 2009
More User Reviews:
Photo of Sammy
3.55/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A bit of yeast aroma, apple juice with whitish yeasty head. Rather strong carbonation and orange marmelaide yeast taste. A bit spicey, got some corriander. Licorice the manufacturer says, I had this on the lips at the end. A small bottle gone quickly. A pale Belgian.

Sammy, Jul 16, 2007
Photo of Phyl21ca
3.6/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a deep brown color ale with a big foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of candi sugar with some dry fruits and some spicy yeast. Taste is also dominated by some candi sugar and spicy yeast with a nice enough malt backbone. Carbonation is great with a slightly thin body for the style and no apparent alcohol.

Phyl21ca, Jan 08, 2008
Photo of desint
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

desint, Sep 02, 2013
Photo of Squelch
3.48/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Crystal clear. Huge head. Nice lacing. Reddish brown colored. Beautiful

Smell: Head blocks too much of the aromas. Candi sugar, Yeasty goodness.

Taste: Prune, Bread, Malt. estery finish

Mouthfeel: a bit watery. Not heavy.

overall: A pretty complex beer. Balance is a little off but overall decent.

Squelch, Nov 01, 2011
Photo of BIGmac
4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

BIGmac, Nov 17, 2012
Photo of weissbierdrinker
3.85/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a brown ale color with a thick creamy tan head that leaves loads of lacing around the glass. Medium amounts of carbonation.

Smell is of figs, fruits, yeast, alcohol

Taste is very malty with some subtle spicy notes, alcohol is present but not unpleasant.

Very good beer I would have anther and keep it stocked.

weissbierdrinker, Nov 06, 2009
Photo of paterlodie
4.18/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Best before 31-02-06. Poors in fine leaving a great & lasting thick head that leaves laces, Darkbrown to black beercolor and clear. Nose is great, great( dry) hoparome going to american (C) hops. Sweetmalty and litle spicy complete a great nose. Taste is very good too; malty( mostly caramellic), hoppy, spicyness and litle sweet make it a heavy bodied beer. This with good carbonisation make mouthfeel complete and drinkability is( litle less then the great blonde but still) good and would love to have another one.

paterlodie, Apr 30, 2005
Photo of wisrarebeer
2.38/5  rDev -35.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

On tap at the brewery in Belgium.

A: nice deep mahogany brown, very dark with thin lacing
S: mild nose, roasted malt with sweeter undertones
T: mild taste, sweeter but non-descript overall
M: sweet, thin and disappointing mouthfeel
O: non-descript, sweet, thin, I can't believe this was on tap in Belgium

wisrarebeer, Jan 08, 2014
Photo of thierrynantes
3.95/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Beer bottle (33 cl.), tasted in 2002.

Appearance : dark brown color, with huge tan foamy head (persistent).
Smell : sweet alcohol and spices aromas.
Taste and mouthfeel : sweet with very little hops balance, and roasted malt flavours.
Drinkability : a good beer in the style Belgian strong dark ale.

thierrynantes, Dec 07, 2008
Photo of GRUUMSH
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

GRUUMSH, Apr 23, 2013
Photo of samEBC
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

samEBC, Oct 20, 2013
Photo of TurdFurgison
4.43/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had a bottle of this at a a restaurant next to Brasserie Des Fagnes. If I had known how much I was going to like this beer, I would have opted for to have it at the source. Too bad...

It was served in the correct brewery glass. Clear brown color, nice off-white foam. I think it appeared exceptionally clear due to no floating yeast.

The flavor was dominated by sweet malt, with a really nice after-taste. Barely any hops at all, maybe just enough to make it more than one-dimensional. It reminded me a little of Leffe Brun, but slightly more agressive.

I will try to find this again in the future, and I also want to try the Blond. But it will probably be a while, because it seems to only be available in a small geographic region way south of Brussels.

TurdFurgison, Mar 19, 2006
Photo of dcmchew
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

dcmchew, Nov 08, 2013
Photo of WOLFGANG
4/5  rDev +8.7%

WOLFGANG, Jul 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Rochefort10nh, Nov 27, 2011
Super Des Fagnes Brune from Brasserie Des Fagnes
83 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.