Brewed by De Dolle Brouwers
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Diksmuide, Belgium


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RATINGS: 967   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Boskeun is the nickname of Jo, one of the two brothers who preferred to brew blond beer at home. It is a special Easter beer, one of the first real Belgian Easter beers. (Slaghmuylder's paasbier being first). It has been brewed with pale malt, Golding hops, cane sugar and refermented with native honey. As it is a seasonal beer we suggest not to keep it eternally. The name Boskeun means rabbit of the wood (virgin wood, maybe?) and the label shows it, sampling the last brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patdelichte (121) - - MAY 18, 2015
Lekker stevig blond bier met een fijne nasmaak. Wat troebelig en hopachtig.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
john_henry (123) - - MAY 17, 2015
Pours a fine gold to Amber, with pillowy white head. Some yeast residue floating. Apples and pears on the aroma with some alcahol and effervescents. Drinks fantastically, all the preceding qualities present in an exceptionally well balanced beer. Overall I have to admit I am surprised as this wasn’t what I was expecting. I am a big fan of de dolle, and this beer like there others doesn’t disappoint. Definitely worth trying if you can get hold of it

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hanoi (672) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2015
Bottle. Nose is fruity, pear, banana, cloves, bubblegum, wheat, sugars, caramel, sweet strawberry, yeast. Taste is sweet, grassy, bubblegum, pear, peach, strawberry, caramel, honey, an emerging dry hop note. Yeast and honey in the finish. It’s a beer which makes good use of it’s honey picking up the dry notes you find in good honey, not just the sweetness. Still it’s too sweet overall for me and it makes it a bit rich.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fredd_an (224) - Borlänge, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2015
Trevlig gyllene blond risig färg. Som AM's skogaholmslimpor right under your nose! Söt smak. Fjällbrynt messmör - släng dig i väggen! Doften är söt, bördig malt, jästig. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brigg (562) - Washington DC, USA - APR 25, 2015
(Bottle) Cloudy orange body with a large frothy eggshell head. Aroma is fruit (pear), hint of bubblegum, pale sweet malt. Medium body, very carbonated, oily. Flavor is sweet pear and peach, black pepper and other spices, yeast, and warming alcohol; light and balanced bitterness. A fun drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (5077) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 24, 2015
Tap@Taphouse, Copenhagen - pours a dark golden colour with a white head. Sweet malty aroma and taste, some caramel, earthy yeasty, some syrup notes, some citric notes, nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tstamba (516) - Maryland, USA - APR 18, 2015
Bottle to a pint glass. Hazy copper gold, 3 finger foamy off white head. Banana, clove, yeast , malt... Layers of flavor, hides the ABV, nice hint of honey on the finish. Very nice Blond Belgian Strong Ale...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Torrefacto (1103) - Madrid, SPAIN - APR 10, 2015
Dorado pálido y tupido con espuma blanca ligera. Aromas intensos de manzana verde, ciruela, pan y cilindro. Cuerpo medio muy carbonatada. Sabor intenso de manzana verde, trago fresco, acidez ligera de la carbonación y final seco

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BRW (1673) - Barcelona, SPAIN - APR 6, 2015
On tap at Biercab. Yellow-orange colour with white head. Malt, honey, citric, floral aroma. Sweet, honey, malt, citric, spices and yeast taste. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thanatosti (1248) - NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2015
33 cl. bottle @ home, bought from a colleague. Hazy dark golden with a white head. Sweet caramel and honey aroma, with some yeast. Taste is at first cloyingly sweet but the bitterness follows quickly. Mouthfeel is sticky, alcohol s very well concealed. A bit too sweet for my taste but worth the try.

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