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N'Ice Chouffe - Brasserie d'Achouffe

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N'Ice ChouffeN'Ice Chouffe

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

792 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 792
Reviews: 449
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 35
Gots: 53 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie d'Achouffe visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 12-14-2001)
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Guinness4me

Florida

3.68/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is a beautiful beer. The head on this beer was foamy, beige and strong, lingering nearly to the end. When held up to a bright light, the color was an amazing ruby-brown. Incredible and perfect for the holidays.

The smell was typical for Belgian with flowers, thyme and malt tinged with hops.

The taste was strong and spicy with the thyme flavor pronounced and flowing. Fields of flowers and malt filled my mouth while the alcohol flavor was mild and sweet.

The mouthfeel reminded me of other fine Belgians with it's spunky but delicate carbonation. This is fine beer that I'd drink again anytime.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2004 02:04:58 | More by Guinness4me
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N'Ice Chouffe - Brasserie d'Achouffe This Belgian Strong Dark Ale Winter Warmer smells like Malt Balls, Dark fruit, Jesus and baking bread... Very enticing~ Head lacing is infinite ... Pours a dynamic Mahogany, Purple/Brown with LOADS of floating Ingredients and a sandy bottom~ Mouthful is very rich, Creamy, yet light in density and not in the least sticky nor did it linger, leaves your palate very pleased and wanting more!~ Heavy Malt, Cinnamon, Orange Peel, Toast, Citrus, Grape/Plum, Brown Sugar, Raisin, a touch Peppery, Thyme and Curaçao Peel, Dark Candy, light Cherry, a bit of banana, just a bit of a woody taste and very much Berry~ Delicious refreshing and warms the soul! I just took another pic of the head lacing... It's literally by FAR the best I've ever seen! Thick and coats almost the whole glass~ Very pleased with this interesting, unique and complex authentic product of Belgium~ Covered the 10%ABV very well on my 2010 edition~ Hope I can find this again~ Overall 9.7

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N'Ice Chouffe from Brasserie d'Achouffe
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