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


on tap

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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
Note: 33cl bottles only!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhillyCraft (4270) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 6, 2015
Draft at Chez Moeder Fontainas, mixed in one of these in between some Cantillon. Pours orange with medium head. Notes are grapefruit, lemon, wood, and pepper. Has a nice amount of hops. Body was medium with average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (4204) - NORTHERN IRELAND - SEP 24, 2015
keg at the brewery tap
quite hazy mid amber with fruity tropical notes on nose, full bodied, moderate carbonation yuzu and passionfruit notes, easy drinking, dangerous!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dEnk (4199) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 6, 2012
Bottle @ home. Aroma is citrussy hops, koriander, lemon, faint malt. Flavour is very bitter with touches of fruit, citrus, hops and some malt. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tom10101 (4096) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 26, 2014
Bottle (330 ml). Hazy yellow/golden with a medium white head and little lacing. Aroma is of grapefruits, grass, yeast, pine and lemony notes. Taste is lemony with grass, grapefruits, pine, yeast and light bitterness. Medium body. Medium carbonation. Dry and grassy finish. Tasty, super drinkable and quenching. Nice hoppy Belgian Ale!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (3964) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2015
33cl bottle from Belgium. It pours a clean golden color with a large white head. Aroma is crispy, grainy, bready, with grassy and citrousy hops. Taste is similarly crisp, lightly bitter, with more notes of grass, pine needles, hay and citrus peel. Light bodied with good carbonation. Overall, ok but less vibrant than many De La Senne better beers

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrChopin (3727) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 13, 2015
[ Bottle ][ 6oz ][ @Tasting ][ $8 ][ Tulip ][ 04.07.15 ]
murky gold, huge white head, heavy lacing. White pepper nose that’s rooty, lightly doughy gum sweetness alongisde heavy dusty esters. Front palate bites with papery pepper, doughy wheat with minor ester sweetness. Mid growing dryer, zesty carb. Overall too much sweetness, needs more grain balance.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
_angst_ (3721) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 7, 2013
Bottle bought somewhere I can’t remember. Pours hazy cloudy golden with a big frothy white head that slowly dissipates while leaving some soapy lacing on the glass. Smell is fruity, spicy and slightly phenolic with crackers, dry soil, hay, pepper corns, pears, grapefruit rinds, mango, pineapple, star fruit, dry soil, lemon zest, coriander and hints of pine needles. Taste is bitter, fruity, spicy and slightly phenolic with crackers, dry soil, hay, pepper corns, coriander, grapefruit juice, grass, pine needles, mango, papaya, pineapple, star fruit lemon zest and hints of lemony soap. Mouthfeel is crisp, dry, astringent and light bodied. Finish is bitter and phenolic with crackers, grapefruit juice, dry soil, pepper corns, coriander, hay, lemon zest and hints of unripe tropical fruits. Very tasty and very refreshing!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanIHave4Beers (3621) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - OCT 3, 2014
Bottle, shared by me... in my dining room... just now.
Pours a very hazy blonde with a very large tight head and decent lacing on the glass.

The aroma has some pear, some wet limestone, a little pineapple, and some herbal hoppiness. It’s an odd combo, but it’s not dissimilar to many of the other De La Senne beers, and is in fact very pleasant the way it’s balanced.

The beer is basically pretty dry with a moderate level of bitterness. It’s got a mild funky earthiness to it and a nice bit of herbal hoppiness. The minerallity is very nice as is the mild spiciness & pineapple.

Totally similar to many other hop forward De La Senne beers, although I wouldn’t be surprised if I found out this one was done with Brettanomyces.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
theisti (3521) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - MAR 18, 2013
~14 oz draft pour in a Lost Abbey tulip type glass at Proletariat in New York. The pour is a lightly hazed golden yellow, with a one inch white head that falls with nice coating lace. The aroma is grass hay earth, with a nice mineral edge. Overall, leafy is the best deScriptor of the nose I can come up with. The taste is the same leafy dry grass straw of the nose, crisp cracker malt and the mineral in the finish. The palate is light bodied, with bright active carbonation, and a super crisp clean dry leafy mineral finish. Delicate, delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mile (3509) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 11, 2014
Bottle. Light golden, hazy, average to large and mostly diminishing head. Moderate, malty – faintly wheaty and sweetish aroma, light caramel and some tropical fruitiness with some grapefruit hoppyness. Body is medium, malty – faintly wheaty and lightly sweetish - sweetish flavor, some caramel and light tropical fruitiness, some grapefruit hoppyness. Finish is average, malty and lightly sweetish, light caramel and fruitiness, some grapefruit - piney hoppyness, light alcohol. Nicely hopped Belgian ale. Bit too sweet/too much caramel for me. In the finish bitterness gets bit sharp/soapy.

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