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Hof Ten Dormaal Barrel-aged Project: No. 1 Jenever
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Brewed by Brouwerij Hof Ten Dormaal
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Tildonk, Belgium

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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Brew N1, Limited edition of 1755 bottles

The first beer made in our new oak aged gamma has been aged on Belgian Gin barrels. The aroma searches a balance between caramel, toasted bread and some fruity aspects such as apricot and plum. Also there is some form of spices, tasted as pepper and safran. The taste itself is mainly exotic fruit flavours, cassis and caramel. We end with a pure beer taste with a royal dose of heating alcohol.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2012

Bottle 750ml. corked @ chriso s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2012.

Hazy matt orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, alcohol, light wood, moderate to heavy riped fruit. Flavour is heavy with a long duration, a bit messy, riped fruit, buzzy, alcohol - gin. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is moderate alcoholic. [20120804]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (32113) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2012
75 cl bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is toasted malty, caramelish and light fruity. Sweet toasted malty, caramelish to light toffee. Mild bitter and medium dry phenolic. Bitter and dry toasted malty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2012
Bottled. A hazy dark amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of fruit and juniper berries. The flavor is sweet with notes of alcohol, juniper berries, malt, and fruits, leading to a dry, bitter, and alcoholic finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2012
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours a hazy amber with an off-white head. Yeasty, phenollic aroma with quite a boozy edge to it. Medium body, big bubbles, a dry fruitiness, the jenever really comes through but mainly as a rather crude booziness. Rough. 200812

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (21533) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2012
Bottle at yespr. Hazy orange coloured with a medium sized white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of spices, vanilla and pepper with notes of yeast. Sweet and fruity flavour of spices and yeast with notes of dried fruits. Sweet finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20947) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2012
Bottle@chriso pre-gbbf shindig 2012. Hazy orange colour with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, carmelly, floral, mild alcohol and some slight spices and toffee. Flavour is fruity, wooden, mildly spicy with some caramelly and floral notes. Nice balance.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19975) - Tyres, SWEDEN - SEP 11, 2014
Bottled at Pressklubben, Stockholm. Hazy deep golden, mid sized head. Buttery gin aroma with some marzipan. Sweet with full body and well rounded mouthfeel. Bread, ripe fruit and marzipan. Peppery warmth, honey in the finish. Unusual and interesting.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (15360) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 1, 2012
Corked bottle, courtesy of Jesper
Cloudy light amber color; frothy and short lived head. Some smell of yeast and vegetables, light caramel. Highly carbonated; some malt flavor, with light aniseed flavor, boozy, some residual sweetness, traces of vegetables. Problematic brew.
Controversial.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (15170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 4, 2012
Bottle at chriso ... Hazy amber ... no head ... soft fruits ... juicy malts ... little gin nose ... soft fruits .... soft fruity esss .... zezty fruit ...soft pine and orange ... little cheesy

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14110) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2012
Bottle @ Heeren Van Liedekercke Bierfest, 2012. Pours unclear golden with a small white head. Sweet dark fruit, oak, bubblegum, orange and sherry. Smooth and full bodied. Warmth. Long finish..


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