Boelens Tongsneyder
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Brewed by Boelens
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Belsele, Belgium


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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Ingredients: brewing liquor, malt, hops, yeast, heather, juniper berry, elderberry, birchleaf, hibiscus, clover and primerose.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 13, 2012
In bottle at Craig’s. Pours a blonde colour with a thick white head. Aroma of hibiscus flowers, juniper berries, cloves, orange zest and caramel. Similar flavours with moderate carbonation and a chewy mouth-feel. Interesting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jerre (3223) - Waregem, BELGIUM - NOV 1, 2008
Bottle, 33 cl. (bought @ brewery) Taste on 30.10.’08 at William’s place. Hazy brown color (little reddish touch); beige head. Aroma spice, hops, alcohol notes. Medium body. Taste bit sweet start, roasted malts, spice, some bitterness, hops, alcohol touch @ the end. Good. (close to Pa-gijs we thinck)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ober (2813) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - APR 1, 2009
Bottle thanx to Jerre. A clear reddish, a little brown colored beer, with almost no head. The head yoy see is off-white, some beige. The aroma of darl fruits with port, some roasted malt, with spices. The taste of dark fruits like, cherry, dates and prunes. Some notes of sour and a little alcohol. The aftertaste is some bitter with a little sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sayravai (4708) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2009
(Bottled, a gusher) Hazy golden with floating yeast particles and a largeish, bubbly and lightly lacy, lasting head. Crisp aroma of pale malt, gingery spiciness, juniper berries, lime fruitiness. Flavor is spicy and crisp, with a touch of burning alcohol, but all the different flavors really show up nicely. Medium body with soft carbonation, fresh and easy to drink. Really a positive surprise: complex, crisp, easily drinkable and refreshing. Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (21612) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 13, 2012
Bottle at home .. golden amber .. white head ... soft floral... herbal yeast nose ... sweet yeasty fruits .. light herbal ... balanced fruits ... orange ... peach ... sweet .. juicy ... I really like this .. its quite drinkable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (10594) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 7, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours golden amber, nose is floral, taste is light citrus, peach.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (15272) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2009
Bottle, 8.5%. Mild spicy aroma, bit of wet hops. Hazy golden colour. Small stable white head. The flavour is slightly sweet, has a good spicy note and more of the wet hop note. Quite well-balanced and pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JefVerstraete (2923) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - JAN 13, 2014
Hazy yellow golden colour. A lot of white foam. Spicy aroma. Nose of honey and herbs, also fruity taste. Light sweet with some bitterness. Easy drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorisPPattyn (9472) - Ursel, BELGIUM - JUL 3, 2006
Hazy brown-chestnut beer; small brownish head. Nice nose, simple but effective combination of alcohol(s) and hops. Burnt & roasted malts, but leaving space for still quite some restsugars. There’s some bitterness, leafy and slightly hoppy, but not really distinctive. Medium to well-bodied, some alcoholwarming. Not bad. For Boelens’ recent prestations, breathtakingly good, and certainly infection-free.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 6, 2009
33cl, from the brewery, complex brew, not balanced, cloudy, rocky head, nice brew

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