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Leute Bok - Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

293 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 293
Reviews: 155
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 6
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V. 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: BeerAdvocate on 01-01-2003)
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dcmchew

Romania

3.34/5  rDev -11.2%

Pours muddy dark brown, copper up in the light, small beige head that goes away almost on the spot, leaving bubbly "islands" and a thin lacing.
Smell is pretty weak, some dark malts, low dark fruit, really earthy.
Taste starts with toasted dark bread, grains (spicy rye?) and burnt sugar. Dark fruity esters bring some red apple acidity, some zesty citrus and dark grapes and a faint sour cherry note. Belgian yeasts show themselves, with woody nutmeg and cinnamon, some mild minty herbs (sage, coriander) and faint clove. Mild bitterness in the finish, but there's a big clunky breadiness covering it and going into the aftertaste.
Medium body and carbonation, has a certain crispness from start to finish that's a bit numbing, reducing the effect of the other flavours, and then it's doughy and earthy.
You can certainly get some German doppelbock notes mixed with the Belgian signature yeasts, but it feels unbalanced and somehow hides the good parts, resulting in an almost bland tasting experience.

06-17-2014 18:26:42 | More by dcmchew
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leitmotif

Romania

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

08-18-2014 21:25:30 | More by leitmotif
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JaimeLondon

Brazil

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

08-14-2014 22:25:01 | More by JaimeLondon
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AleHunter805

California

4/5  rDev +6.4%

08-05-2014 15:55:00 | More by AleHunter805
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nandika

Romania

4.25/5  rDev +13%

07-24-2014 20:53:43 | More by nandika
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-17-2014 00:15:59 | More by dmorgan310
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Beersnake1

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-15-2014 01:21:53 | More by Beersnake1
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Ciocanelu

Romania

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-13-2014 21:17:07 | More by Ciocanelu
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911lin

China

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

07-07-2014 06:08:05 | More by 911lin
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parintele

Romania

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-05-2014 23:30:51 | More by parintele
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DamnYankeeHeadHunter

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

06-26-2014 00:11:05 | More by DamnYankeeHeadHunter
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henkmudi

Croatia (Hrvatska)

4.21/5  rDev +12%

Strong, full smell, like fresh coffee grains. Dark chocolate foam, not bitter, not sweet, just as it should be. Strong taste but easily drinkable in any time of year. Mild fruit aftertaste, some caramel powder in small amounts. One word, rich and extravagant, must try, and must have.

06-22-2014 08:06:56 | More by henkmudi
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Nikerzzz

Russian Federation

2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

06-05-2014 12:37:27 | More by Nikerzzz
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rorjets

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

06-03-2014 14:44:38 | More by rorjets
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

05-29-2014 16:34:30 | More by Latarnik
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afsdan

Colorado

4/5  rDev +6.4%

05-22-2014 20:36:55 | More by afsdan
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beerpirates

Belgium

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

05-16-2014 19:33:00 | More by beerpirates
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Beershack

Virginia

4/5  rDev +6.4%

05-04-2014 12:27:01 | More by Beershack
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Beerlover

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.4%

04-23-2014 04:50:14 | More by Beerlover
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Xzfgiimtsath

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +13%

04-10-2014 04:19:33 | More by Xzfgiimtsath
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pipinmalikonj

Croatia (Hrvatska)

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

04-02-2014 16:39:13 | More by pipinmalikonj
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maltyb

Ontario (Canada)

4.08/5  rDev +8.5%

"Expired" best before date bottle into a snifter. Gorgeous head, not too creamy but it sticks around fo a while before dissipating. The beer itself is a nice amber-hued brown, very clear. Carmel and esters on the nose, with dried fruit coming into play when it hits your palate. Clean tasting, although I wish it had a bit more body to it. Very drinkable and refreshing, with good flavour to boot!

03-27-2014 19:02:06 | More by maltyb
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nu38

Thailand

4/5  rDev +6.4%

03-26-2014 07:56:13 | More by nu38
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schavuytje

Netherlands

2/5  rDev -46.8%

03-25-2014 21:03:40 | More by schavuytje
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

03-09-2014 21:24:20 | More by DrunkinYogi
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Leute Bok from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
85 out of 100 based on 293 ratings.