Kapittel Prior | Brouwerij Van Eecke N.V.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Eecke N.V.
Belgium
brouwerijvaneecke.be

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 09-20-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
173
Reviews:
106
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
12.33%
 
 
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4.68/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.57/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.49/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Moretta
4.11/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.13/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.91/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DJ-Hophead
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330 ml bottle, Belgium Beer Factory - Pours dark brown with yeast sediment, large, foamy, creamy head. Strong carbonation. Good lacing. Smell - malts, raisins. Taste - sweet, malt, dark fruits. Nice strong sweet very drinkable strong ale. Lovely.

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Photo of Fatehunter
3.11/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a half finger of head on a brown body.
The aroma is a musty barn smell and powdered cocoa mix.
The taste is grainy sweet with a mild bitterness.
The texture is crisp.
It alright, the alcohol content hides pretty well.

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3.76/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UCLABrewN84
2.89/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Pours a murky dark crimson-brown with a foamy tan head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of honey, molasses, caramel, dark fruit, and cardboard aromas. Taste is much the same with sweet honey, molasses, and cardboard flavors on the finish. There is a very mild amount of earth bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a below average beer with a lot of very noticeable oxidized aromas and flavors that make this one difficult to drink much of.

Serving type: bottle.

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4.06/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bushbeer75
3.9/5  rDev +4.6%

11.2 oz brown bottle

Kapittel Prior Ale filled my tulip glass with a dark brown hue producing a 1 1/2-finger fine bubbly tan head leaving thick rings of lacing behind. The nose was dominated by dark fruits of plums, roasted malts and the sweetness of caramel and toffee. The taste a little bittersweet, matched the nose with the flavor of raisins noted. Make sure you do not drink this ale too cold - as the flavor comes out as it warms. The mouth feel was high- medium bodied with a decent level of fine carbonation and smoothness.

Overall, an enjoyable above average Belgian Strong Dark Ale.

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.1/5  rDev -16.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.72/5  rDev -0.3%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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Kapittel Prior from Brouwerij Van Eecke N.V.
3.73 out of 5 based on 173 ratings.
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