No age statement
Category: Tripel abbey-style ales
Product of: Belgium
Straffe Hendrik was first brewed in 1981 after the city's mayor asked Henri Maes to create a strong blond beer for the inauguration of the statue of Sint-Arnoldus, the patron saint of beer-brewers. It is named Straffe Hendrik, (Strong Hendrik) due to its powerful flavour and high alcohol strength. Read more
Sampled on 27/03/2012
Very slight haze, coppery amber with white head which quickly disappears.
Pungent clove, herbal, biscuity nose with black pepper, toffee and citrus.
Full-bodied herbal, malty palate with tongue tingling black pepper bite, coriander and stewed pear. High alcohol strength is masked by subtle honey sweetness and powerful botanicals.
Lingering maltyness and cracked black pepper.
Barcode UPC: 5425017240457
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Crown cap