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Dubuisson

Dubuisson
Scaldis Amber Belgian Ultra Strong Ale

Category: Belgian Style Strong Ale

Date Tasted:
Country: Belgium
Alcohol: 12%
Certified Organic
89 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
Cellar Selection

Dubuisson
Scaldis Amber Belgian Ultra Strong Ale

Category: Belgian Style Strong Ale

Date Tasted:
Country: Belgium
Alcohol: 12%
Brilliant amber color. Buttery aromas and flavors of honeyed spiced tropical fruits, peach tea, sarsaparilla, and dulce du leche gelato with a satiny, tangy, finely carbonated, fruity full body and a warming, intricate, long finish with notes of brandied caramelized bananas and pears and pepper jelly on toast finish. A bold, powerfully flavorful Belgian strong ale with rich fruit malt and a long warming finish.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Malty, Rich & Heavy, Sweet & Fruity & Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: honeyed spiced tropical fruits, peach tea, sarsaparilla, and dulce du leche gelato
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of brandied caramelized bananas and pears and pepper jelly on toast
Bitterness Bitterness: Low
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Deep Fried Ice Cream, Vanilla Gelato, Limburger
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A bold, powerfully flavorful Belgian strong ale with rich fruit malt and a long warming finish.

The Producer or Importer

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The Producer or  Importer
421 Wando Park Blvd, Suite 200
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
USA
1 843-881-0761

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Belgian Style Strong Ale

Belgian style strong ales range in color from medium to dark brown and in alcohol from 8-11%. These beers typically have a fruity Belgian yeast character and a degree of sweetness coupled with a viscous mouthfeel. This category also includes Belgian style quadruples. Better examples of this style strike a seamless balance between rich, sweet malt flavors, alcohol and complex Belgian yeast flavors ranging from banana to dark fruit. Noteworthy examples of this style include: Dogfish Head Raison D’Etre, Brouwerij Bosteels Pauwel Kwak, La Trappe Quadrupel and Brasserie Dubuisson Freres Scaldis.

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