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


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RATINGS: 976   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
woomThomas12 (148) - Falkenberg, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2016
The beer is hazy yellow light. The foam is white with large bubbles. The foam will slowly disappear, leaving great trails. Smells of hops, citrus, a little yeast and flowers. Are some grass and pine. The smell is a bit anonymous and had been expected more. The flavors of the hops and hops. Then comes the lemon and pineapple, a little grass, grapefruit, spices and a little orange zest. Small yeast tones and fresh bitterness. A little bitterness in the finish. Light to medium body, medium bitterness bitterness, medium carbonation. A little dry and bitter in the end. Refreshing with fruity notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (15819) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 5, 2016
Herb hopfiger mild malziger Antrunk. Leicht herb, mittelstarke Würzigkeit. Gut. 10/9/9/9//9

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Klimaet (1408) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2016
Bottle thanks to Ben! Pours pale yellow with a big white head. Aroma is hoppy, malty, floral, citrussy, yeasty. Taste is hoppy, yeasty, pale malts, citrussy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
bastarda (377) - Freiburg, GERMANY - MAY 3, 2016
Another wonderfully layered de la Senne beer: nose: at first hints of green apple, then dextrose, then this hybrid between fresh hotel towel and citrus morphing into earthier tones with some dusty aspects to them; taste: stopping short before turning into burnt rubber, there is subtle citrus/a subtle citric acidity, an almond touch, earth, hints of tropical fruit on a more soft than watery back-palate, like if brewed with very soft water, before the herbal bitterness kicks in, coating the mouth for a while, but without being astringent.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BenOver (245) - SLOVENIA - MAY 2, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 2, 2016 Pours murky golden with medium, quickly diminishing white top. Aroma is hoppy and a little bit acrid, just like in lager beers. Nothing special in the aroma. Taste is very carbonated, gives you a feeling of sour at the beginning, but the taste evolves to a very hoppy and dry finish. Very pleasant.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
McNeillR (2143) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 1, 2016
Very pale golden, no real head but some ring fed lacing. Nose is corny, grassy and figgy clove as it warmed. Initial taste is blustering gooseberry, light stale dough and a big perfumey floral. Carbonation is sleek and mouthfeel crisp and cooling. Finishes fairly light tartness, nice diluted yeasty gooseberry linger.

Keg, Café Beermoth, Manchester

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alex60 (103) - - APR 27, 2016
Bouteille 33 cl - couleur jaune paille, odeur de houblon, herbe, d’agrumes. Gout : fort goût d’agrume avec une fin sur l’herbe. Très légére et agréable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ambro206 (350) - ITALY - APR 27, 2016
Assaggio da 100ml allo Zythos Beer Festival 2016: Una classicissima belgian ale, ben luppolata e profumata. Al naso si avvertiono note di pesca e pompelmo. In bocca l’amaro domina la bevuta con un onesto contrappunto iniziale di dolce. Nel bicchiere la birra è bionda con una leggera torbidezza e uno strato di schiuma bianca. Il corpo è medio leggero e la secchezza, unita alla carbonatazione, danno come risultato un bevuta facile e piacevole.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wombat23 (389) - Texas, USA - APR 26, 2016
Shared 11.2 oz. bottle. Cloudy straw with a soapy white head. Aroma is yeast, citrus and floral elements. Taste is yeast, light malts, bread,light citrus and spice. Has a moderately bitter finish. Okay.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SinH4 (2185) - Garching, GERMANY - APR 22, 2016
Draft at Moeder Lambic. Hazy yellow color with big white head. Aroma is spicy yeasts, green apples, nice fruitiness. Taste is green apples, spicy yeasts, earthy hops, quite bitter finish. Medium carbonation. Amazing low ABV Belgian Ale without too much carbonation or sweetness, like so many Belgians have. Great stuff.

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