Filed under: Belgian Strong Ale (trappist, tulip, tumbler), St. Bernardus | Tags: bitter, blunt, cherry, dark, deep brown, delicious, fainter, flowers, Fruity, inviting, long dark finish, maple, mellow, metallic, moat, mold, nearly opaque, off white head, orange, plum, slightly bitter, sour, staying, sweet, syrup, thin, tight lace, well balanced, whole tongue active, woody
Style and Glass: Belgian Strong, trappist
ABV, Volume & Calories: 8 % in 11.2 fl oz. estimated at 200 C
Purchased at: Canal’s Lawrenceville, NJ for $17.00 as a part of a gift pack complete with glass.
Aroma: sour, fainter, flowers, metallic, mold
Visuals: inviting, dark, moat, deep brown, nearly opaque, thin, staying, off white head, tight lace.
Taste: well balanced, maple, syrup, sour, woody, fruity, plum, cherry, orange, slightly bitter.
Palate: whole tongue active, sweet, bitter, delicious, mellow, blunt, long dark finish.
Overall: Delicious and remarkable. Deep, dark, and multi-layered. I’d love to have it again, though generally, I prefer sweeter Belgian variants.
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