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Brasserie La Caracole
Côte Marie-Thérèse 86
B-5500 Falmignoul
Telephone: +32 (0) 82 74 40 80
Hours: July-August: Daily tours at 1:00pm and 7:00pm. September-June: Tours Saturday at 2:00pm and 7:00pm, or by appointment.
Brewer: Jean-Pierre Debras, François Tonglet
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Opened: 1990

Annual Production: 1,400 hl

U.S. Importer: D&V International Inc.

Contributors: François Tonglet, Mario Kornmesser, Richard R Tinurelli

Located in Namur until 1992.

Updated: September 8, 2013

Beer List

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    8.00% abv.
    • Date: March 15, 2007 (#6385)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Beertopia, Omaha NE
      Score: 15½ points
      Appearance (2½)
      Amber, with lots of chunks and flakes. Moderate tight head.
      Aroma (3)
      Spicy, fruity. Green apples.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium body, very fizzy. Mild caramel malt character behind spicy alcohol. Fruity, apple flavor. Sweet warming finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

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    9.50% abv.
    • Date: January 12, 2007 (#6273)
      Package: draught
      Score: 17½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Dark red-brown opaque. Huge head.
      Aroma (2½)
      Dark caramel. Spicy. Subdued.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Big smooth body. Fierce dark caramel malt. Lots of raisin, molasses, plum.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Very tasty and complex. Excellent beer.
    • Date: October 26, 2003 (#5123)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Club Liquor & Beer, Menasha WI
      Score: 18 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Brown opaque. Thick head. Toasty malt aroma, spicy, fruity. Medium-big body. Tremendously fizzy. Sweet and malty and slightly astringent. Lots of tasty Belgian spiciness. Ginger, plums, bananas, and caramel. A very tasty beer.

  • Belgian-Style Pale Strong Ale
    8.00% abv.
    • Date: March 31, 2004 (#5257)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Flanagan's Stop and Shop, Appleton WI
      Score: 16½ points
      Overall Impression (3½)
      Golden, opaque. Very high carbonation. Big creamy head. Malty, fruity, with hints of cloves. Medium body. Intensely fizzy. Big fresh malt flavor up front with lots of Belgian spiciness following. Lingering fruity spicy slightly phenolic finish.

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    Belgian Style White (or Wit) / Belgian-Style Wheat
    5.50% abv.
    • Date: August 14, 2005 (#5759)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Liquid Solutions, Tigard OR
      Score: 18 points
      Appearance (3)
      Golden opaque. Real nice big thick head.
      Aroma (3)
      Clean, spicy, wheaty.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Light body, phenomenally fizzy. Very nice citrusy, coriander flavor. Lots of wheat malt. Nice and dry. Some tartness.
      Overall Impression (3)