Pauwel Kwak | Brouwerij Bosteels

Pauwel KwakPauwel Kwak
BA SCORE
3.79/5
1,774 Ratings
Pauwel KwakPauwel Kwak
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Bosteels
Belgium
bestbelgianspecialbeers.be

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 06-30-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,534
Reviews:
717
Ratings:
1,774
pDev:
13.19%
Bros Score:
3.12
 
 
Wants:
57
Gots:
391
Trade:
0
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Photo of heygeebee
3.44/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Cant believe I have never rated this.
However.... it's all Belgian but the molasses really take over, hellishly sweet for style and not really complex enough for the ABV

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Photo of Captain68
4.24/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Driftpunx
3.32/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stephenlee
4.15/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of -DF-
3.74/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of iCabaLLero
4.15/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of wjbent
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Pohr10
4.02/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of emincems
4.03/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SeymourDunn
4.18/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HoppingMadMonk
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Amber color,just above medium carbonation. Aroma was malt,spice,yeast,and almost candy like aroma. Malt dominated the taste but not completely allowing some yeast,spice and hops to come through. This probably won't appeal to everyone but it really worked for me. A or of flavor,a bit heavy,but very easy to finish a large bottle.

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Photo of jbfarris
4.09/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mcthfg
3.91/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of andyjeigh
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rukeli76
3.37/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Houborg1
3.39/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of REDAMI
3.95/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 11.2oz bottle into Chimay goblet

L - Hazy auburn pour, vague traces of foam.

S - Brown bread, raisins, toffee, dates.

T - Tastes like it smells, lots of brown bread, malts, coffee-like bitterness at the end.

F - Starts creamy, moving to a slight stinging bite with some alcohol heat.

A solid beer, just wish it was bottle conditioned.

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Photo of frenchbeer
2.95/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

I think the strength of this beer was just a little overpowering taking precedence of my ability to rate the beer properly

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Photo of maxist
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Maciel6578
4.75/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of NYC_dave
4.55/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A Definite go to beer in the winter. Was introduced by my cousin several years back. Need to invest in their specialty glassware (still haven't done so). Goes down smoothly. Another Belgian classic.

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Photo of Commandophile
3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mishi_d
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mmmbeer89
4.28/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Pauwel Kwak from Brouwerij Bosteels
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 1,774 ratings
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