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

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RATINGS: 1021   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Silvan7 (1097) - Samarate, - APR 23, 2013
Bottle @ delirium. Bottiglia non invecchiata. Dopo essermi divertito a leggerne la storia ho versato in uno snifter. la schiuma è poderosa, compattissima, stabile ma scompare piuttosto rapidamente (1 minuto e ci sarà solo un lieve strato). Il colore è ambrato, o ruggine a seconda dei riflessi. Il profumo è di miele, di spezie ( a me ricordava la cannella e lo zenzero) e decismanete alcolico. All’assaggio ritorna il gusto del miele, una intensa luppolatura agrumata, ed un bel calore alcolico che la attenua. C’è una indefinita sensazione di dolcezza, ma va e viene,e non riesco ad indentificare la fonte (zucchero di canna?). Corpo rotondo e finale secco e pastoso.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
alex_leit (2302) - Minsk, BELARUS - SEP 23, 2016
Bottle. Orange, white foam. Aroma: dried fruits, white port wine. Taste: candies, white port wine, a bit sweet, malty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJoer (1178) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 9, 2016
Medium large white head, golden chestnut coloured body, yeasty herbs malts fruity peach tintling like smell, high carbonation medium bitter malts some liquorise some fruity like taste

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marduk (6323) - Reval, ESTONIA - SEP 2, 2016
330ml bottle (thanks Mart). Clear amber color. Huge size, thick white head, stays. Sweet, fruity, bit of metallic, copper and herbal in aroma. Herbal, metallic, hops, sweet, caramel in taste. Metallic and herbal sweet in aftertaste. Cuntname beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
martjoobolut (3002) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 2, 2016
Bottle (from etre gourmet). Pours golden with whiteish head. Aroma is sweet, fruits, citrus, spices. Flavor is sweet and bitter, citrus, spices, orange, lemon. Finish is citric bitter with some alcohol. Overall: great.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
suurjuust (2852) - ESTONIA - SEP 2, 2016
Bottle shared by Mart, thanks! Slightly hazy golden amber beer, big white head. Nose is sweet, sugary, belgian, lime and floral notes. Flavor is sugary and very boozy, citric notes, caramel. Spicy finish with booze and floral notes, some yeast. Crisp and fizzy mouthfeel.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Antonio369 (156) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 26, 2016
33 cl bottle, served in tulip glass. Poured cloudy golden with an huge foamy 4 finger off white head. Loads and loads of yeast sediments floating in glass...beautiful! Aromas of honey, lime, orange peel, pepper, bready, floral, grapefruit, strawberry. Taste: Oh wow...honey, blood orange, spices, pear, vinous almost champagne like, caramel, vanilla, herbs, grapefruit, bread with strawberry jam, fruity sugar candy. Delicious creamy and malty mouthfeel. Medium carbonation. A medium body with a long fruity, spicy and boozy finish. The high ABV is well hidden and only reveals itself in the finish. It’s been quite a while since I’ve tasted a really good Belgian beer, and the Boskeun really hits the ball right out of the park for me! Hats off to De Dolle Brouwers! Bravo!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maley1 (1116) - Calgary, CANADA - AUG 8, 2016
Hazy golden pour with small off white head. Aroma of yeast, banana, honey, hops, grains and faint fruits. Taste of yeast, grains, honey, sugar cane, hops, malts and faint fruits. Full bodied, soft carbonation, creamy smooth mouthfeel, nicely balanced. Delicious beer!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nische (1880) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 6, 2016
Bottle kindly shared by O. Hazy golden with small, white head. Aroma and taste of hay, honey, bread, dough, spice and yeast. Somewhat sharp boozy finish.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
DottorGonzo84 (4) - - JUL 29, 2016 does not count
Una delle mie birre preferite..colore dorato opaco,schiuma fine poco persistente, al naso note di frutta matura,arancia e albicocca,zucchero candito,miele e alchool. In bocca si ritrova lo zucchero candito,albicocca,speziato, caramello sul finale. Mediamente carbonata.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pilsnertest (55) - SWEDEN - JUL 23, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2016 Bittert, honung och jäst. Ljust bröd, hö och viss antydan av ladugård. Ganska vass i munkänslan.


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