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Reinaert Flemish Wild Ale - De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)

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BA SCORE
88
very good

491 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 491
Reviews: 295
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 25
Gots: 27 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot) visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAngel on 04-30-2003)
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baos

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4.22/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle into my Falstaff goblet.

A: Hazy orangey-straw color with not a really big Belgian head, but still a nice 3 finger head with tiny bits of lace here and there. Head dwindles down to nice ring pretty quick.

S: I've had several wild yeast beers and I'm starting to recognize the Brettanomyces' honey-lemon-nectar funkiness. There's some butter notes in there as well. Lots of stuff going on with this one.

T: Spice hits me upfront. Clovey candy sugar. Apple butter. Then into a bitter cardamon pod flavor. Ends nice and dry, a kind of banana peel bitterness. A nice nectary lavender alcohol flavor as well.

M: Nice medium feel here. Not as thick as some strong ales but no complaints at all.

D: A strong beer but one that goes nicely with taking it slow. It gains character as it warms and you could make a wee bottle of this last some time. Truly a wild experience. Try one on for size. You'll see it fits nicely.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2009 01:33:34 | More by baos
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Reinaert Flemish Wild Ale from De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)
88 out of 100 based on 491 ratings.