i think the belgian strong ales benefit from an extended storage in the bottle like barley wine... it lets the yeast settle down and the flavors mellow.
seriously i'd give it a minimum of a month, but more ideally three-six months before cracking another one
A barrel of malt, a bushel of hops, you stir it around with a stick
The kind of lubrication to make your engine tick
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