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De la Senne Brusseleir Zwet IPA

Brewed by Brasserie de la Senne
Style: Black IPA
Brussels, Belgium
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 590   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Puissante et complexe, la Brusseleir se distingue par son riche caractère malté et ses notes légèrement chocolatées. Elle titre 8 % d’alc.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Muggus69 (1900) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - MAY 23, 2016
330mL bottle from International Beer Collector. BB 19/05/16 Deep bronze body, creamy beige head persists. Nice malt nose - burnt nuts, cola, weak black coffee, dark toffee, with woody, earthy citrus hop character. Full chewy smooth body, good weight. Lovely malt body - nutty, dark toffee, bit of cocoa with earthy woody hops delivering a good whomp of bitterness. Nice beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cimbasso (640) - - MAY 20, 2016
Sampled from a bottle shared with Holmen1 in Copenhagen. Pours a very dark brown with a foaming tan head. Aromas of fresh bread and chocolate. A rich and complex taste of burnt sugar, dried fruit, prunes and with a hint of grapefruit. Lots of ash flavours leading to a long, dry finish. A little thin tasting in the mouth. A complex and enjoyable black IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
6bottlepack (71) - Devon, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2016
Bottle from Hops & Crafts Exeter,pours very dark ruby with a thick beige head,aroma an interesting mix of pinapple,fresh bread ,,caramel,raisin & some roast,the taste is malty & sweet with coffee ,dark fruits &some pineapple ,medium bodied & smooth perfect carbonation ,the finish is long fruity,roasty ,dry with some bitterness ,interesting beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
radagast83 (6766) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - APR 29, 2016
On draft at The Sovereign for the Brasserie de la Senne beer dinner with Yvan De Baets. Poured a dark brown color. Aroma was notes of raisin, sugar notes. Brown, malty sugar. Roasted malts. Light chocolate notes, roasted. Dark fruit sweetness on the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawthorne00 (3308) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - APR 26, 2016
Bottle. Clear mid brwon with a large beige head. Aroma of mocha, earth, pepper, lemon. More coffee than chocolate, quite earthy. Salted caramel. Very light bodied for 8%. Relatedly, quite dry for the mocha and slightly brioche-y malt side of things. Dry, earthy and spicy at the end with moderate bitterness. Interesting beer, reminds me of Doctor’s Orders Iron Lung as much as anything.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ForlornHope (355) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours black in colour with red hints against the light. Tan head which is rocky which fades a bit but leaves a good lacing on the glass. The aroma is of rich malt, sweet fruit and some peppery hop. A sweet start soon gives way to a bitter finish. Lots of flavour - rich malt, burnt toasted flavours, juicy fruit with lots of hop bitterness. More like a strong stout than an IPA, but really good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
NordicV (1769) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - APR 23, 2016
Svart öl med beige skum. Doft av malt, kaffe och lätta tuggummitoner. I smaken tillkommer lätt fruktighet. Hade gissat på en porter snarare än svart ipa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
FBoekman (162) - SWEDEN - APR 22, 2016
SvartIPA. Jo. Kaffe. Besk. Check. Inte min kopp av kaffe, kanske. Som den äckliga pralinen, det är svårt att låta bli...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarioSunjic (11) - AUSTRIA - APR 21, 2016
If you seek coffe and chocolate in beer wuth a rich and rounded taste of fullnes than this is something for you!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
bjakk (673) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - APR 21, 2016
Red, clear, yellow foam. Burned, malt and sugar in the aroma. Burned sugar, raisins with burned alcoholic aftertaste.

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