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Brouwerij Affligem
(Heineken)
Not open to the public (as far as I know)
Ringlaan 18
B-1745 Opwijk
Telephone: +32 (0) 52 35 99 11
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Notes

Opened: 1790

U.S. Importer: Star Brand Imports

Contributors: Mario Kornmesser, Tim Webb

Formerly known as Brouwerij De Smedt.

Updated: May 29, 2015

Beer List

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    6.80% abv.
    • Date: September 13, 2008 (#7341)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Campanile Roissy Hotel, Roissy en France
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (3)
      Golden. Very hazy. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3)
      Fruity and very malty.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Big and fizzy and malty. Lots of fruity esters. Mild alcohol sensation. Spicy. Yeasty.
      Overall Impression (2)

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    6.80% abv.
    • Date: March 27, 1999 (#3226)
      Package: draught
      Place: 1st Wines and Spirits, Allouez WI
      Score: 19 points
      Overall Impression (3½)
      Deep red-brown, slight haze, thick head. Raisiny aroma, odor of an old barn, and a little sour. Medium body, malty, caramel, wood, alcohol, cherries, yeast...and more!

  • Belgian-Style Tripel
    9.00% abv.
    Awards:
    • Date: September 6, 1997 (#2226)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Willow Glen Liquors, San Jose CA
      Score: 12 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Thick with floating chunks. Golden amber, high carbonation, big head. Lots of alcohol in the nose, sweet. Thick, acidic, sweet. Some oxidation. Finishes clean enough. Lots of complex winey flavors in the middle. Too bad...I'll have to find a fresh one someday.

  • Belgian-Style Pale Strong Ale
    7.00% abv.

  • Herb and Spice Beer
    • Date: November 30, 2008 (#7566)
      Package: draught
      Place: TJ's Café (CDG 2F), Paris, France
      Score: 18 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright amber. Thick head.
      Aroma (3)
      Sweet, lots of caramel. Hint of vanilla.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium body, smooth. Really malty with lots of vanilla, cinnamon. Warming.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Very tasty beer. Brewed with cinnamon and dark sugar, it tastes like Xmas cookies.
    • Date: July 4, 1999 (#3295)
      Package: bottled
      Place: 1st Wines and Spirits, Allouez WI
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Ruby-colored, high carbonation, low head. Smells slightly oxidized, yeasty. Thick, raisiny, roasty, sweet. Long roasty woody warming finish.