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Butcher’s Tears
Brewed at Gulden Spoor

Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maakun (1479) - The Hague, - AUG 25, 2014
Dark amber with full creamy off-white head. Looks great. Taste is lots of malt, caramel, some apple, citrus, pine, cinnamon, light herbal notes. Sweet and some tartness with light bitter finish. Medium bodied with nice full feel and carbonation.At first I thought it was a bit bland, but halfway I really warmed to this beer. Pretty decent stuff.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (38686) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 10, 2015

Bottle 330ml.

[ As Butchers Tears Trespasser ].
Clear medium amber orange color with a large to huge, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, old malt, pale malt, grass - dusty grass, riped fruit. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average to long duration, riped fruit, nutty, caramel, yeasty, dusty grass. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is lively. [20150116]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (12521) - DENMARK - JAN 16, 2015
Bottle, 5.5%. Slightly hazy amber with giant off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, toasted, hop and a little peach. Flavour is malt, caramel, toasted, medium sweet, hop and a little bitter.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (13599) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2015
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Hazy amber with a lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and light hoppy. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. High carbonation. 160115

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
adamnowek (607) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 12, 2014
Pretty malty in every regard. Reddish in colour. Grass-like scent of hops all over the place.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6885) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - NOV 23, 2014
(Draught at Butcher’s Tears, Amsterdam, 23 Aug 2014) Reddish amber colour with dense, beige head. Malty, fruity nose with notes of caramel, red fruit, nuts and toffee. Malty, slightly fruity taste with caramel, dried fruit, apricots, toffee and a gentle bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a certain sweetness. Tasty and well balanced. Quite nice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mike_77 (3888) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - OCT 31, 2014
Brown with massive head. Sweet aroma with some raisin. Flavour has sweet, dried fruits and some candy. Carbonation is far too aggresive. Seems quite yeasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (5077) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 27, 2014
Bottle at the brewpub. Pours dark copper red. Berry aroma, hints of raisins and toffee. Fruity bitterness, well-balanced tartness and bitterness. Well-made.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theis (14306) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2014
Draught at Butchers Tears. Clear amber/brown - white head. Cocoa. Light fruity hoppy. Light plastic jug. Chocolate. Nutty. Green peas. Tjaaa. Messy.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Erasmus_ro (1826) - Alabama, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Tap @ brewpub. Pours a burnished copper with a large, off-white, frothy, large-bubbled head. Aroma is some fruitiness, apple, light apricot, light stone-fruit, yeast. Taste is a lot of stone-fruit, strong floweriness, caramel. Somewhat sweet, a bit of an off-taste. Maybe a bit contaminated? Fairly full with strong carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Douberd (3132) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - SEP 10, 2014
(Butcher’s Tears Tresspassr) On tap at Burg Bieren Festival, 200 ml. Dark reddish colour on the body, slightly hazy, small and thin off-white head with low retention, leaving light lacing behind. On the aroma there is light manure, caramel, faint grains. Taste of caramel, light floral notes. Satisfying bitterness on the aftertaste. Medium thin body, good carbonation, mildly dry on the palate. Quite nice beer, I would have come back for another, highly drinkable.


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