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De Clerck Poppy

De Clerck Poppy
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Brewed by De Clerck
Style: Belgian Ale
Péronne, France


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 2.89/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Spécialement créée pour célébrer l’anniversaire de la bataille de la Somme, en 1916, "Poppy" (en anglais coquelicot) est l’emblème des soldats britanniques qui ont donné leur vie pendant la Première Guerre Mondiale.<br /><br />Son agréable arôme malté et peu amer réjouit les amateurs de bières légères mais subtiles...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lonick (781) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 1, 2014
Bottle @ The Lets do a Chris O tasting. Pours golden, thin white head, low carbonation. Orange and general citrus on the nose at first and then you get a big wiff of over boiled vegetables and grass that has been mowed and left to rot, the taste is not much better, starts ok like the nose but then turns to this slightly off/slightly wrong taste, not good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cgarvieuk (13188) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2014
bottle at home ... amber ... small bubbles ...soft dry fruit nose ... light vegative nose ...dull vegative fruits ... light yeast

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (2179) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 27, 2014
330ml bottle shared with jeevan, kinda glad he didn’t get the 750ml to be honest... Pours clear golden orange, thin white had, doesn’t last. Sweet aromas, light floral notes. Sweeter on the taste. Did my forefathers die for this? No. No they didn’t. Although some of them were involved in the conflict. That’s bye-the-bye. Goodbye-ee, We’ll meet again, etc. etc. Not a great boer, sorry, beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerCast_Rich (1841) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 25, 2014
[750ml bottle, the Beer Hive, Edinburgh][abv 6%] Pours reddish copper with a decent white head. Aroma is sweet, sugary orange with some cereally grainy notes. On the flavour, lots of barley sugar. There’s a heavy malt ovaltine sweetness that lets the beer down really, and makes it fairly heavy going [24022014]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jamestulloch (1051) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 22, 2014
Bottle from The Beerhive. Clear golden body with a medium white head. Light carbonation and lacing marks. Aroma of honey, earth and grain. Sweet flavour of copper, sweetcorn and honey. Strange sour hint on the finish. Medium body with an oily mouthfeel. Soft fizz. Far too sweet - I couldn’t finish it. This bottle was 6.0% ABV.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
FatPhil (8603) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 13, 2014
330ml bottle (One Pint, Helsinki)
Red, tiny head. Massive kvass rye malt aroma, but smells sweet, raw and underfermented. Malty, mashy, and very raw in the mouth. Honouring poppies, what they stand for, is noble, but for gods’ sake do it with something good, not this crap. It’s an insiult to those who fought and died in the Great War. It’s so flat. It’s like a non-alcoholic malt drink, and as such I’d dismiss it as unrateable. Maybe if you heated this up on a stove, it would smell like brewing day, which would be better than it is to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Martinus (2630) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 11, 2014
Slightly hazy golden colour, white head. Aroma of hay, straw, light malts, hint of sourness in the background. Sweet malty flavour, raisins. Sweet malty finish, straw.
(From 75cL bottle @ RBBWG III, Tim’s place. Thanks for sharing, Seba!)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tderoeck (4069) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 22, 2014
18/I/14 - 75cl bottle @ RBBWG III, my place - BB: I/2015 (2014-65) Thanks to Sebletitje for sharing the bottle!

Clear amber to orange beer, small irregular white head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: grains, some caramel, lots of orange peel, somewhat sugary, sweet, hay. MF: ok carbon, medium to light body. Taste: grains, hay, sugary, lots of orange peel, sweet, bit spicy. Aftertaste: spicy, some cloves, caramel, sugary, little hoppy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JefVerstraete (933) - BELGIUM - JAN 20, 2014
@ RBBWG 2014. Thanks Sebletitje! Hazy golden colour, white foam. Fruity aroma, bit sour, some sweetness. Metallic aftertaste. Unbalanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (6341) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JAN 19, 2014
Bouteille 75cl, BB 01/2015. Orangée moyen, col blanc léger. Arôme offre un bouquet agréablement fleuri, fruité modéré avec ce côté un peu fermenté, et légèrement citronné. Palais malté cara pâle, très français dans l’approche. Fini fruité sur une petite pointe oscillant entre citronné et orangé. L’amertume reste quant à elle dans des notes assez nobles typique des bières du nord. Reste correcte.

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