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Leute Bok - Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

306 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 306
Reviews: 157
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 6
Gots: 21 | 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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Photo of dcmchew
3.34/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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.

dcmchew, Jun 17, 2014
Photo of mjacquard
3.72/5  rDev -0.8%

mjacquard, Nov 18, 2014
Photo of CRObighit2
4.31/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

CRObighit2, Nov 16, 2014
Photo of lgmol
3/5  rDev -20%

lgmol, Nov 03, 2014
Photo of AlexAfonin
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

AlexAfonin, Nov 02, 2014
Photo of R_Kole
4.5/5  rDev +20%

R_Kole, Nov 01, 2014
Photo of DaveBar
4.04/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Very nice beer from a sampler.

A- Opens well and dark!!! Super good head but gone fast

S- Pretty good malt and a bit of hops

T- Ok but better! LOL very good.

M- Light and airy and not the bock U would think it would be

O- Very good. Will want this if I see it

Food Pairing

This wonderful beer went well with...... Pizza! Love that hot pepper burn with this good stuff

Enjoy!

DaveBar, Nov 01, 2014
Photo of SVD
3/5  rDev -20%

SVD, Oct 22, 2014
Photo of windypete
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

windypete, Sep 27, 2014
Photo of Rwalford74
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Rwalford74, Sep 27, 2014
Photo of Nightwing
3/5  rDev -20%

Poured from bottle. Aroma is quite mild, a bit of malt and earthy. Pours a dark red. Has a mild bitter taste. Medium body, thin texture, soft carbonation, with a slight bitter finish. It is an ok beer, but I like other Belgian Ales more.

Nightwing, Sep 25, 2014
Photo of mattfancett
3.55/5  rDev -5.3%

mattfancett, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of patre_tim
3.75/5  rDev 0%

patre_tim, Aug 25, 2014
Photo of zestar
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

zestar, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of leitmotif
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

leitmotif, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of JaimeLondon
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

JaimeLondon, Aug 14, 2014
Photo of AleHunter805
4/5  rDev +6.7%

AleHunter805, Aug 05, 2014
Photo of nandika
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

nandika, Jul 24, 2014
Photo of dmorgan310
3.75/5  rDev 0%

dmorgan310, Jul 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Beersnake1, Jul 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Ciocanelu, Jul 13, 2014
Photo of 911lin
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

911lin, Jul 07, 2014
Photo of parintele
3.75/5  rDev 0%

parintele, Jul 06, 2014
Photo of henkmudi
4.21/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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.

henkmudi, Jun 22, 2014
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Leute Bok from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
85 out of 100 based on 306 ratings.