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Beer Available At Het Oude Schooltje - Struise Brouwers @ The Old School (arranged by most recent)
Struise Rio Says , Struise Imperialist 90, Struise Pannepot Grand Reserva 100, Struise Kloeke Blonde 82, Struise Woody Albert 99, Struise Black Damnation I - Black Berry Albert 100, Struise Apple Bock , Struise Rosse Brett 77, Struise Rio Reserva (Rye Version) 96, Struise Brown Ale , Struise Ypres Reserva 95, Struise Weltmerz 93, Westoek XX (8% ABV) 91, Struise RIP Yairo , Struise Royalist 82, Struise Black Magic , Struise Yairo 71, Struise Black Damnation V - Double Black 100, Struise Danko Power IPA 74, Struise Weltfreude 94
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aleigator (10) , Germany | September 11, 2014
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Located in Oostvleteren, in an old school. Actually very hard to find, because of the lack of any signs. You actually enter a regular door, which leads to courtyard, from which you finally enter the school/brewery.
The taproom is located in a classroom with an authentic panel painting, showing the brew process. The atmosphere is very cosy, abandoned old school benches and tables are still standing there, where you are now able to enjoy your beer. You can also sit in their courtyard when the wheather is sunny, go to the next butcher and join a barbecue. They promise to have about 30 beers on tap, which contains a good range of their beer, you can decide between three different glass sizes, 8ml, 15ml and 33ml, which is very comprehensible, taking into account that they serve beer with an abv between 3.5 - 26. They also got some bottles and glasses for takeaway, but donít rely on their internet site, as they donít seem to care to hold it up-to-date.
hackobock (36) Stockholm, Sweden | September 1, 2014
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 17/20
Cool place in an old school, the bar was inside an old classroom, seating in the classroom as well as outside. Selection is good, tried Double Black 2012 and 2014 side by side however the website wasnít updated with available beers as I was hoping for a couple more Black Damnation variants. Prices are vary good. A couple of beers available for take away.
Camons (265) Hasselager, Denmark | August 22, 2014
84 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Abit hard to find, no signs or anything to let you know there is a brewery here. But as we strumbled over Urbain early saturday it wasnt to hard. Upon entering the door there is a backyard with fermentions tanks, barrels, the Struise festival tap trailer, etc. 2 lines of tables where you can enjoy the beers.The tap room is in a old classroom with a blackboard explaining the brewing proces. About 20 taps, with a good mix of styles, old favorites, 3-4 different Pannepot, Elliot brew, some experimental bends, a few new beers, sours, session IPAs, and 2 vintages of Black Damnation - Double Black. Draft pours avaible in 2 sizes at very good value. Some bottles to take away aswell. Service was good, funny to be around, nice and informative about the beers. Didnt eat, but was told that there was barbecue earlier on, but it was finished when we came. Quite a big crowd, tourist and locals, that thinned out somehow later on, proberly becourse we stayed a hour or more after closing time. Was a very good visit and ill like to go back some time.
Pipi (27) , | August 7, 2014
90 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
Nice people, nice place, the best beer all over the world...I used to visit the old school every year and I can say that I love Struise. Iím very happy because we have some Struiseís beers in Spain. A little piece of my heart is in Oosvleteren. Thank you so much.
ruigo (51) , Portugal | July 3, 2014
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 15/20
If I hadnít to drive 300km back home I probably had tasted all the beers on tap. But since I couldnít I only tasted two or three in small portions. Nice and friendly environment and a place to return. The only drawback is the prices of their bottled beer...
kOrv3n (25) , | June 23, 2014
92 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 18/20
They only problem with this bar is that it only sells Struise beer. But when you think about it that isnít that big of a problem since they make fucking fenomenal beer. A nice visit and one of the best times I have ever had at a bar!
Stine (170) Minneapolis, Minnesota | June 4, 2014
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 18/20
One of the worlds great breweries is tucked within the schoolyard of a long- closed primary girls school, so when it is not visibly apparent from the street view, fear not. On this visit there were about fifteen tap lines available for tasting pours with some phenomenal options at excellent prices. The love within this operation is obvious and it was a great experience to be part of it for one afternoon.
AndySnow (182) Stockholm, Sweden | June 3, 2014
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 17/20
Visited in the summer of 2013. The tastingroom had a beer course for a group so we couldnít get any samples. Bought a bunch of Struise beer from what might be the youngest beer salesman Iíve met so far. Was a nice bike ride from Poperinge with a stop at St Sixtus on the way.
Wim (35) Weelde , Belgium | May 30, 2014
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Together with my girlfriend you need to know where its is not seen for along the outside edge that there is an old school when we arrived the classroom, I saw standing on tap beer or 16 on tap to taste the guest to the tap was friendly and knew a lot of it really is a dream place for me a good price for the tastings great atmosphere just a shame that they have nothing alchohol free to drink for my bob but Iím definitely coming back to taste
KnutAlbert (303) Oslo, Norway | May 13, 2014
82 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
A must visit if you are in the area. Barrels of beer maturing outside, a nice presentation of the brewery and its history, and lots of beers on tap to sample.
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