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Jessenhofke
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Ale
Kuringen-Hasselt, Belgium

bottled
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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organic brew


2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
note666 (1129) - Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS - APR 6, 2011
2011 - 04 - 06 yellow colour. medium white fading head. very low in taste. aroma is earthy, barnyard

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
txspartan (966) - Wilrijk, BELGIUM - MAR 3, 2011
Pale to golden coloured ale with a pleasant flavour of spices. There’s something peppery about it.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (10581) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 20, 2011
bottle. golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is dry, yeast, malt, fruit. Flavour is sweet, dry, yeast, malt, fruit, sugar, citrus, spices. OK beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (13568) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 8, 2011
Bottle. Courtesy of Papsoe. It pours a slightly unclear body, golden in color and with a dense, off-white head of moderate size. The aroma has a pleasant peppery touch, it’s citrusy, peachy fruity with yeast and some pale malts. The flavor is quite sweet, would like it dryer. The spiced touch from the aroma is missing, but the fruity sweetness is present. Some faint notes of alcohol gives a little warmth, it’s sweet and pleasantly carbonated. A rather generic beer, but not bad. Would like it more pronounced. 101027

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bloekie (210) - BELGIUM - JAN 29, 2011
Citrusy sweet aroma with a hint of alcohol. Pretty bland in the nose overall. Golden clear colour with a white foamy small, though lasting, head. Taste is very refreshing, with a mouthfull of malts and a background of hops. Gives a rather sweet aftertaste with a little tang. Screams for another drink, and then another. A little more bitterness would have been welcome to give it a nice kick. The palate isn’t all that refined. There is the initial taste, the aftertaste that lingers and not much in between. Overall a pretty nice biological beer. I’m curious to try the vegetarian Seitan-product that is used to brew this, since I can’t really assess how this plays out in this brew. Not as good as the regular Jessenhofke, and not as "festive" as the label suggests.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MoritzF (8493) - Bochum, GERMANY - JAN 23, 2011
(bottle, 33cl) Slightly hazy, pale golden coloured effervescent hue with a blond and tall foamy head. Slightly yeasty, citrus-fruity and flowery aroma with spicy notes of coriander and white pepper. Moderately sweet and slightly bitter flavour, light to medium bodied with a lively carbonation. Pale malty, spicy and yeasty taste with lighter fruity notes; sweet-bitter, spicy and slightly alcoholic finish. Not that rounded. 02.I.11

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (9359) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 10, 2011
330ml bottle (Bacchus Cornelius, Bruges)
6 Coconut slice aroma, or macaroon
3 Deep orange, pale brown, not quite sure. healthy head
6+ Some perfumey retronasals at first, then a little vegetal - pulses. Very ’eco’ grain taste.
4- Full mouthfeel, but lively carbonation. Finish startes with some darkly roasted husky grains, then is full of tingly bitter noble hops, which is odd as no hops are listed in the ingredients.
13 Inventive brewing from Jessenhofke, and pulled off well, but not quite what I was looking for in a beer at the time. The Eco is obvious, but it’s not grungy.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ekstedt (5439) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 13, 2010
Bottle (33 cl) from Etre Gourmet. Malty aroma with a meaty touch, some faint phenolic notes as well. Dry with low to medium bitterness. Flawless but bland.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wekker84 (1470) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - DEC 8, 2010
330 ml bottle a light golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts fruits some spices taste malts fruits water spices and hops

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dEnk (3804) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 28, 2010
Bottle @ home. Slight hazy golden pour, medium off white head. Aroma is poperingse hop, fruity and fresh. Flavour is a bit watery fruity light bitter hop malt thing. A bit thin but nice.


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