De Proef Reserve Signature Ale (w/ Tomme Arthur) | De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)

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De Proef Reserve Signature Ale (w/ Tomme Arthur)De Proef Reserve Signature Ale (w/ Tomme Arthur)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)
Belgium
proefbrouwerij.com

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ccrida on 07-25-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
321
Reviews:
238
Avg:
4.08
pDev:
11.76%
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
19
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0
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Photo of kmos27
4.03/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.93/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zekenyce
4.13/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Vylo
3.89/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Oakenator
3.65/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bshiban
3.6/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tykechandler
5/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

unbelievably tasty. i highly recommend this.

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Photo of smakawhat
4.49/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle into a tulip glass.

Deep chestnut tones with a sunset orange orb like glow for the body. Forms only a simple tan one finger head, but always manages a good simple thin puck while drinking. Nice middle rise of carbonation that creeps in a super slow snails pace. Real interesting animal.

Real fascinating and wicked aroma. Passion fruit, with some brett heat and pepper. Good wild yeast notes of plum and acid with a hint of balsamic like sweetness. Real balanced between dry funk and sweet vinegar like sensing brown sugar. Caramel rounds out nicely with an almost gooey aroma. Excellent smelling nose, and a touch of maple syrup.

Greatness is going down on here on the palate. Rich caramel and excellent dry pepper palate. Fruity finish going all over from tropical notes, to raisins, and a plum like fruit quality. Rich mouthfeel thick but not syrupy, getting in every crevice of the palate. Chewy texture with fruit action bursting nicely, with hints of hop presence, wild fruit funk, and cherry like acetic qualities.

It's like a good saison, oud bruin, hop American tasting blast all in one brew. Real excellent experience.

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Photo of drewone
2/5  rDev -51%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Going, going, gone - might have been nice once?

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Photo of atrocity
2.16/5  rDev -47.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2

Unfortunately it was too far gone. Oxidized.

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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3.8/5  rDev -6.9%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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1.5/5  rDev -63.2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of KAF
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of afsdan
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of nygannon
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of Flounder57
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

11.2 oz bottle was poured into a tulip glass.

Appearance: It is a murky reddish brown color that poured a two finger off white head. It has some clarity when held up to a light and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Nice spotty lacing on the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Tart, apples, pears, grapes, funk, spices, caramel, toffee, bready, and vanilla.

Taste: The sweetness of the malts comes out first followed by slight tart and funky flavors with spices and other above mentioned flavors in the rear.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, a little dry, tingly bitterness, full bodied, sweet, tart, chewy, and medium carbonation.

Overall: This beer rocks. I think it is in a category of it's own. Solid stuff and will have to find more bottles of this collaboration beer.

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De Proef Reserve Signature Ale (w/ Tomme Arthur) from De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)
4.08 out of 5 based on 321 ratings.
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