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

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RATINGS: 904   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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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.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2007
Bottle. Cloudy orange color with a average frothy good lacing mostly lasting white head. Aroma is moderate yeasty, complex sour / fruity. Initial flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and ligth acidic, finish flaovr is moderate to heavy sweet, light acidic and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. Very nice ;o))

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30908) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 25, 2008
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy orange with a lot of small yeast sediments and a huge white head. Aroma is solid spiced, yeasty and mild caramel malt, mild floral note. Flavour is spiced and sweet, with strong fruity note and distinct warmth from the alcohol. Slight woody note towards the finish. Ends warming and with a slight bite from alcohol and spices.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29223) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2003
[Bottled] An unclear red/orange beer with a beutiful though collapsing head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of peach. The flavor is also sweet malty with notes of oranges, peaches, coriander, yeast, and alcohol prickling the tongue. It ends on a fruit rich dryness with a hint of bitterness. It has a great palate for a beer of 7% ABV. But it has too much yeast flavor for my liking.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2005
(Bottle 33 cl) Typical muddy DDB-appearance, pale amber in colour and a thick head. Soft, sweetish (from the added cane) and very pleasant from the refined spiciness. 040494

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20662) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2005
Bottled. Hazy yellow coloured with a solid white head. Flowery flavour of spices and fruits. Powerfull flavour with lots of fruits and spices and notes of alcohol and yeast. Hoppy finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 10, 2007
Bottled. Hazy pale nutbrown colour, mediumsized creamy/foamy off-white head. Aroma is sweet grass, spices and some wheat. A lot of caramel malts too. Flavour is yeast, spices, fruity hops and caramel malts. Once it gets warmer a lot of fudgeish hints along with pepperyness. Really nice thing.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
omhper (19324) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUN 4, 2003
Bottled Amber coloured with rich lively head. Dry and nicely hoppy with resiny balanced bitter finish. Complex and very tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16582) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 21, 2006
Draught. Pours an orange colour with a big white head. Fruity aroma with some hints of honey. Sweet malty flavor with hints of honey and spices. Long dry finish with some bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (14744) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2011
25th March 2008
Sweet amber beer. Subtle toffee and banana dominated by a brandyish tone. Dry frothy finish. Better when pretty cold!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 24, 2003
UPDATED: DEC 10, 2009 2009-11-26, at least 2 years old, 10% ABV, 7-5-8-4-16=40
Beautiful amber color; huge head. The aroma shows initially some nice fruits, then some yeast spices. Good mouthfeel, good malt flavor, with a light spicy and fruity touch. Low bitterness, but quite evident, and pleasant, alcohol warmth.

2003-12-24, 7% ABV, 7-3-7-3-14=34
Hazy golden color; frothy head. Malty and a lightly fruity aroma. Malty, grassy; dry in the front, but with a smooth sensation later; coriander. Ordinary flavors, but well brewed.


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