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

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RATINGS: 901   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.


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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrBeer (829) - Solna Stockholm, - JUL 29, 2010
Dark orange-brown. Dense white head. Crisp fruity aroma with notes of vanilla, hops, stone, chocolate, and wood. Flowery flavour with notes of fruit, vanilla, cognac and smoke. Some sweetness and acidity with alcohol finish.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mjik83 (49) - - JUL 12, 2014
33cl flesje via Être Gourmet Alcoholpercentage van 9% Uitgeschonken in Grimbergen glas Uiterlijk: goudoranje kleurig bier met witte schuimkraag die snel wegzakt Aroma en smaak: kruidnagelachtig, zurig, klein zoetje, steranijs Conclusie: Niet mijn smaak, zullen vast liefhebbers van zijn, is me te kruidig. Com ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
superspak (2447) - Michigan, USA - JUL 11, 2014
330 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled in 3/2014. Pours lightly hazy/cloudy bright orange color with a huge 3 finger dense and rocky off white head with incredible retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Nice dense soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a large amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of big lemon, apricot, citrus zest, pear, apple, white grape, candi sugar, honey, bread, herbal, straw, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/spicy yeast, earthy hops, and pale malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big lemon, apricot, citrus zest, pear, apple, white grape, candi sugar, honey, bread, herbal, straw, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Good amount of earthy bitterness/yeast spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, apricot, citrus zest, pear, apple, white grape, candi sugar, honey, bread, herbal, straw, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Fantastic complexity and robustness of fruity/spicy yeast, earthy hops, and pale malt sweetness; with a great crisp malt/yeast balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and slightly slick/prickly mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is well hidden with only a light warming present after the finish. Overall this is an awesome Belgian strong pale ale. All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/spicy yeast, earthy hops, and pale malt sweetness; and extremely smooth to sip on for the big ABV. A highly enjoyable offering.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mfp13jr (148) - Glenville, New York, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Floral fruity bubblegum and plenty of alcohol. Pours light and tight head. Plenty of alcohol to go around.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Luvystypotables (546) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Mild aroma of honey, yeast, and grass. Caramel colored, cloudy, lots of carbonation with a lasting white well laced head. Taste of coriander, banana, and a hint of honey. Creamy feel, with a banana and spice finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (2171) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2014
Bottle. Hazy deep amber liquid with huge white head. Aroma of toffee, raw sugar, caramel, pears and cachaca. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with notes of raw sugar, toffee and sweet alcohol. Medium bodied with medium to high carbonation. Excellent.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
salvaticas (403) - - JUN 21, 2014
On tap at Owl Farm. Pours a cloudy gold. Little on the nose. Good Belgian flavor and especially smooth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bamsen78 (2955) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2014
Draught (flight) @ Fairbar, Aarhus. Pours cloudy amber with small white head. Clear aroma of fruit, flowers and yeast, with notes of malt and hops. Bitter, hoppy flavour, with clear notes of malt and fruit. Vinous and malty aftertaste. Lively carbonation. A good thing.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (706) - USA - JUN 15, 2014
Drunk from 33cl bottle bought at Malting Pot, Brussels. Pale blonde beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (5630) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2014
Draught @ Fairbar. Pours golden with a creamy white head. Aroma of malt, yeast, caramel, sweet fruit, peach, alcohol. Flavor is malty, yeast, candy sugar, caramel, fruity hops, alcohol. Medium to full body, soft carbonation, warming alcoholic finish. 070614

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
venom666 (308) - Alicante, SPAIN - MAY 29, 2014
Golden orange color with creamy white head. If the glass front with having already beginning to salivate , Very intense fruity aroma with sweet malts, honey and caramel, mixed with golden apple, orange and peach. Fruit is present in every swig, dominated by golden apple , but also with peach, orange , white grape, mango and lemon.


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