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Jessenhofke Vulcanus

Jessenhofke Vulcanus
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Jessenhofke
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Kuringen-Hasselt, Belgium

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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
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Brewed for the Hasselt firebrigade, with help from Gerd Jordens (Jessenhofke).


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (4882) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAY 28, 2014
17/V/14 - 33cl bottle from De Bierloods/Zytholoog (Adegem) @ home - BB: n/a (lost the back label) (2014-502)

Clear orange beer, lots of sediment floating in the glass. Aroma: sweet, honey, malts, some caramel, some citrus. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: bit oxidized, citrus, bitter hosp, bit grassy, spices, some banana, pretty bitter, sweet malts, some caramel. Aftertaste: bitter, bready malts, sweet touch, some banana, citrus, nice dry bitter ending. This one has aged very well!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 10, 2011

Bottle 330ml.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate yeasty, fruity yeast. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, fruity, sweet malt almost white sugar, yeast notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20111126]

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (14041) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2011
Bottle @ Early Winter season 11/12 Part. 3, Ulfborg. Pours cloudy golden with a creamy head and lacings. Yeast and sweet fruit and alcohol. Some grain. Vaguely metallic. Medium bodied.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2011
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Pours golden with some tiny impurities and an off-white head. Intensely fruity nose with quite some hops and esters. Solid body, heavily fruity with loads of white sugars and a surprisingly hoppy finish. 261111

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
chrisv10 (11238) - DENMARK - NOV 26, 2011
Bottle @ FOneFan. Clear golden with small white head. Aroma is malt, fruit and yeast. Flavour is malt, yeast, medium sweet, hops, fruit, sugar and medium bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (13736) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 26, 2011
Bottle. It’s a slightly sedimented beer, else clear, golden in color and with a small, white head. A nice hoppyness in the aroma, with grass and pine cones. Fruityness and some maltyness too. Some warmth in the mouth, full-bodied and pleasantly carbonated. Fruity and rather bitter, with an underlying malty touch. White sugar too, but not too much. Mostly bitter and fruity in the end. A quite decent beer. 111126

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Abio (1616) - Waasland, BELGIUM - MAR 30, 2011
Golden coloured with a to small and not holding head. A bit hard to smell, but sweet, light hops, something liquorish. Very watery, light malty and herbal taste. Misses a serious boost.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoBoChamp (5554) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 28, 2010
33cl, new exclusive brew Anno 2009, from De Hopduvel Gent, complex brew, spicy, not balanced, hazy, small head, nice brew

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorisPPattyn (7976) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 11, 2010
Good, yellow-amberish tinted head, stable; over hazy straw-golden beer. Chalk upon opening, CO², grass, and (deep)frying oil. Dry-bitterish on a (pale) malty-background. Reasonable balance. Grassy/spicy hops, and again a point of (vegetable) frying oil returning. Medium bodied, very light alcoholwarming, slick. Quite reasonable beer, nothing special.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jerre (2702) - Waregem, BELGIUM - JUL 11, 2010
From bottle 33 cl. Tasted with friends @ VBPF on 24.04.2010. Almost clear golden color, with good white head. Aroma: malts, some bitterness, fruit touch. Medium body. Taste start sweet, malts and light bitter ending.


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