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Leute Bok - Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

290 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 290
Reviews: 155
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 10.9%
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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Reviews by pinotboy007:
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pinotboy007

Virginia

3.68/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Clear deep mahogany with a tan colored cap that recedes to a thin layer and a bit of lace; steady carbo stream can be seen when shown up to light.

S - Caramel and malty spice. Improved as it warmed.

T - Toffee, some earthiness and Belgian sugar without being sweet, along with a sort of pipe tobacco flavor.

M- Nice. Light carbonation with a touch of sourness to this medium bodied brew.

D - More than drinkable and would pair nicely with smoked turkey/game bird/chicken.

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2009 23:10:20 | More by pinotboy007
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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.

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Leute Bok from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
85 out of 100 based on 290 ratings.