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De la Senne Jambe-de-Bois

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Brewed by Brasserie de la Senne
Style: Abbey Tripel
Brussels, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 311   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Given as the most bitter tripel in Belgium, with 49 EBU. No Dutchmen were harmed in the making of this beer.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
agent_persik (413) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 19, 2014
Hazy golden color, big white head. Aroma of malt, tart, grassy hops. Taste has malt, sweet fruits, spice, hops - sweet with heavy and harsh bitterness. Thin to medium body and fizzy carbonation. Not a regular tripel, not very enjoyable too.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (3110) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2014
Keg at Brewdog Birmingham; hazy golden yellow pour with a frothy white head, impressive citrus aroma, taste has citrus with some bitter action, bready malts, some Belgian yeast action a hint of spice, ABV is well hidden.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Osprey87 (1798) - WALES - OCT 16, 2014
Keg. Yellow, slight haze, lightly sparkling, decent white head. Body is medium, slightly foamy. Taste is earthy, straw, musty tripel character, medium bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beese (1890) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2014
Draught at BrewDog Shepherd’s Bush on 14 Oct. Poured a hazy ochre, with a dense white head. Aroma of bread, hay and soft fruit. Mandarin and apricot flavour, with a grainy backbone. Slightly lighter than expected. Finish was chalky, with some straw and raisin.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
robbienate (112) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 13, 2014
Early bottled versions of this beer are sweeter with higher carbonation; draft (preferable to me) has been less sweet with moderate carbonation and more forward hop presence. Overall: Nice orange color with tall, perfect off-white head. Nose is yeasty-fruity with orange notes and fresh hop backdrop. Mildly sweet flavor, tangy, moderately bitter on dryish hopping, lively carbonation and (from the bottle especially) touch of alcohol warmth.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (2188) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 13, 2014
11.2 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malts, toffee and cloves . Taste is malts, yeast, grass and cloves.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (2766) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 12, 2014
Keg at Brewdog Edinburgh. Pours clear golden, nose is sugary, toffee, taste is rich, chewy caramel, fruity, bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhillyCraft (3307) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 11, 2014
On tap at Jose Pistolas with Annie, pours hazy straw golden with small head and not much lacing. Aromas are Belgian yeast ,light clove, apple, and marshmallow malt. Flavor is most of the same with dry yeasty finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PsychoGunnar (200) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 11, 2014
Light blonde, but beautifully opaque microbrew from Brussels. Smells fruity, not unlike a wit. Thus there are hints of citrus and coriander; in the main taste the citrus is joined by a balanced hoppiness, creating a weird hybrid of wit and IPA. Oddly enough there is no wheat or extra spices in this - the taste and aroma is thus a masterpiece of hopping. Wow!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
suedehead288 (400) - BELGIUM - OCT 10, 2014
2014.10 - blindtaste met de Gentse Biervereniging - troebel geelkleurig bier, wit schuim - gistig en alcoholisch


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