by Brouwerij Alvinne

Another beer from the boys at Alvinne, and typically it is hard to put this beer in a style box.  Balthazar is essentially a strong amber ale with spices.

It pours a hazy amber colour, with a tan head.  The aroma is of sweet fruits, caramel malts and spices.  Almost like a fruit cake.

The fruit and malt sweetness is first noticed in the form of caramel and toffee.  The spicing with ginger, coriander and cardamom adds a layer of flavour to explore. 

The dark fruit sweetness has a slight sourness to it as well; hinting at a soft Oud Bruin style beer.  The alcohol provides a warmth to the slightly tart aftertaste.

 

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Country
Belgium
Alcohol
9.0%
Style
Strong Dark Ale
Size
330ml

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