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Brewed by Brasserie de la Senne
Style: Belgian Ale
Brussels, Belgium

bottled
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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Note: 33cl bottles only!


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mora2000 (5930) - McKinney, Texas, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Thanks to bu11zeye for sharing this bottle. Yellow with a white head. The aroma is full of grain and orange notes. The flavor is similar with some grain, orange and biscuit notes. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ekstedt (5906) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 13, 2013 Bottle (33 cl) from beerplanet.be. Clear golden, medium white head. Floral and herbal hop aroma with spicy phenolic notes. Light to medium bodied, medium to high carbonation. Dry with massive bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SaintMatty (5861) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2012
330ml Bottle - Hazy gold/amber with a white head. Yeast, banana, lemon and spice in the aroma. Fruity and slightly spicy taste with notes of bubblegum, lemon, yeast and dried fruit.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BoBoChamp (5758) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 24, 2012
33cl, new exclusive collab. brew Anno 2011, from De Hopduvel Gent, complex brew, spicy/bitter and slightly floral/sweet, easy to drink, very balanced, cloudy, good head, good brew

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (5568) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 19, 2015
(33cl from de la senne - labelled as #2) pour cloudy very pale golden with a tall off-white head showing good retention and lacing. healthy yeast, sulfur, very grassy and herbaceous, citrus, grapefruit, pine; pils and pale spicy and bready maltiness, plenty of other spices. average carbonation, light body - oily and creamy mouthfeel, assertive grassy-spicy-peppery finish. seems a lot more belgian than the version brewed at tdd - perhaps an authentic yeast combined to a more herbaceous hop varietal. nice offering!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Borresteijn (5318) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 22, 2014
33cl Bottle from De Bierkoning, labeled as Schieve Tabarnak #2, ABV 6.3%. Slightly hazy deep golden colour, white head. Aroma of yeast, some alcohol, malts, light fruity, grassy hops, reminds me of a good tripel. Flavour is medium sweet, light floral, malty, yeasty, light fruity, some honey, firm grassy bitter finish with some alcohol bite. Medium-bodied. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
77ships (5248) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - FEB 20, 2012
33 cl. bottle @ home – purchased from Hopduvel in Gent: (A) murky, opaque apricot yellow/orange with a creamy, solid white head – (S) thick De la Senne yeast, citrus & floral hops, slight funk & spices – (T) similar thick De la Senne yeast with a slight funk to it followed by floral (majority) with a hint of grass with underlying citrus bitterness, lots of mellow summer hay in here, spices (including coriander), dig the slight funk – (B) yeasty, touch dry, well-carbonated & thirst questing, typical De la Senne (comparable to Zinnebir but better) with a touch something new

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (5171) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JAN 3, 2013
Pours clear blond. Very bitter. There’s not much here besides bitterness though. Hops profile doesn’t have a lot of body other than the bitter. Palate is pretty simple. Not bad.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (4693) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUN 2, 2015
Bottle. Golden pour with white head. Light spice, herbal, grassy aromas. Light sweetness, herbal, light Belgian tones.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sayravai (4691) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 17, 2013
(Bottled) Murky golden with a medium, firm head. Spicy nose with coriander and ginger, herby hops, and caramely and pale maltiness. Flavor is herby-hoppy with coriander spiciness and a very dry, long finish. Medium body, fizzy CO2, reasonably refreshing. Something like Saison Dupont with more hops and spices, different yeast, and evend drier finish. Quite nice as such, although I prefer more fruity ones. 2645


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