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Hobbybrouwerij Het Nest
Brewed at Brouwerij Anders

Style: Saison
Turnhout, Belgium
Serve in Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Het recept voor KoekeDam werd voor het eerst ontwikkeld in 2011. Aanleiding was de creatie van een bier ter gelegenheid van de Turnhout 2012 festiviteiten. Het origineel recept bevatte Amarillo- hop. Maar omdat deze anno 2012 heel schaars was, werd geopteerd voor Cascade hop. Deze laatste geeft een citrus aroma. Dit aangepast recept werd gebruikt voor de Turnhoutse Patriot. Omdat we in 2014 nog een dame mistte in onze "grote straat" en nog geen ruitensymbool hadden in ons gamma, lag de keuze voor handen: KoekeDam.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (14174) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 24, 2015
Bottle at PBFX. Hazy yellow color, small white head. Coriander peppery aroma with fruityness. Light-bodied to medium-bodied. Very citrusy/white peppery flavor. Crisp and spicey. High carbonation. Long spicey aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hermod (4356) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JUL 24, 2015
33cl bottle @ PBF. Pale golden, thick white head. Orange, spicy, wheaty, dried apricots. Flavor has apricots, yeast, strong dry hoppy, herbal finish. Mouthdrying, tasty spicy stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (21275) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2015
Bottled at Petalax Beer Festival. Hazy pale golden, rich coarse head. Elderflowers and marzipan up front. Dryish with medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Grainy and astringent with dough, marzipan, citrus and elderflowers. Resiny bitter finish with notes of blood.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (3184) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. This hazy straw coloured beer pours with a huge white foamy head. It has a spicy lemon and vanilla flavour, earthy and citrus notes followed by a slightly tart spiced fruity, creamy finish. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (3228) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2015
Bottle share at Paul’s 30th, thanks to Paul. As ’Het Nest Queen of Diamonds KoekeDam’. Yellow with a green hue, hazy, lightly sparkling, very big foamy white head, thick lacing. Aroma is ozone, perfume, air freshener, wheat. Body is medium, slightly foamy, light carbonation. Taste is a little medicinal, wheat, spice and apple. Alright.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
planky84 (2369) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2015
Bottle at the Vanbrugh Tavern Beer Festival, Greenwich, my birthday bash, 2015. Sample cadged from the missus who rather liked this one. Light gold pour with a white head. Straw and light citrus aroma. Lemon sherbet and wheat flavour. Fresh, crisp citrus burst on the palate. Bitter-fruit finish. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (12726) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2015
Bottle split at Bropeys thanks to Bropeys Brah Buncey, 20/06/15. Hazed light golden / yellow topped with a decent off white covering. Nose is pissy citrics, straw, earthy peach, apricot, lemon rind, funky vibes. Taste comprises peach, mandarin, funk, damp straw, light spice, yeast, apricot. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Decent well rounded saison, clean and easy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (9017) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle thanks to Buncey. It pours hazy gold with a small white head. The nose is earthy, doughy, straw, grainy, light boost, cracker, mild apple, stewed orange and pear. The taste is crisp, bitter, apple, pear, light pepper, lemon sherbet, mild acidity, straw and waxy orange citrus with a dry finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Xolid xaison.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (5376) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle shared at Paul’s many thanks to our host. Hazed light yellow coloured pour , frothy white head. Aroma is nice floral lemon, straw, tangy. Flavour is lemon, citrus, saison, yeast, floral, straw, spritzy . palate is airy carbonation, light and refreshing. Lovely.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (13973) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle shared during Paul’s 30th - big thanks to Bunce! Pours lightly hazy pale yellow with a frothy white head. Fresh and pithy lemon aroma, some peel, dry wheat, light yeast. Medium sweet flavor with notes of melon, tangerine, lemon rind, pale grain. Medium bodied with lively carbonation. Pretty fresh on the finish, more rindy lemon, slight grassy bitterness, bitter hay. Quite good overall.


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