Brewed by Scheldebrouwerij
Style: Belgian Ale
Meer (Hoogstraten), Belgium


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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Strandgaper is a real musselbeer. Its full, smooth malty flavor and refreshing bittersweet finish make it the ideal accompaniment to a mussel dish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SimplySike (1285) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 1, 2013
33cl. Bottle. Poors hazy yellow with white head. Aroma yeast, little citrus, grass, sugar. Taste bitter, some sweets. Mouth-feel creamy. Nice Blonde.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
SheffieldSteel (117) - St Nikolai im Sausal, AUSTRIA - JAN 2, 2013
Pours medium white head. Colour yellow hazy gold. Aroma of tropical fruit, lime and citrus peel. Taste is banana, grapefruit, mead, lemongrass. Medium sweet and quite malty, sharply bitter. Carbonation low. Finish long, lemony. An interesting beer, but too much unripe banana and sharp bitterness for my liking. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Martinus (4317) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - JAN 1, 2013
Slightly hazy golden colour, white head. Aroma of yeast, light citrus, green banana and candy sugar. Quite hoppy flavour, malty and light sweet. Rather light body, light bitter finish.
(From 33cL bottle @ Het Brouwershuis, Baarle-Hertog)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tommann (3105) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2012
330ml bottle. Pours light gold with a small head, very lively. Aroma is light yeast, banana and sugars. Taste is yeast and straw to start with some lemon in the finish. A tad watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TickerTerryDJ (633) - Redditch, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2012
33cl bottle from Cotteridges Wines,Birmingham. Hazy gold colour with a small white head which soon shrank to nothing. Aroma of yeast first off with hops following soon after and a little bit of citrus.Tasted of a malty sweetness with fruit,spice and caramel.Hoppy bitterness on the finish.Pleasant easy drinking beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Marduk (4780) - Reval, ESTONIA - OCT 28, 2012
330ml bottle. Bit hazy yellow straw color. Medium white head. Sticky, sweet, yeast, hay, grainy aroma. Medium bitter, yeast, grassy notes in flavor. Dry, dead yeast and oak bark in aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thanatosti (1305) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 20, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 2, 2013 33 cl. bottle @ home, gift from Hilde. Hazy golden with a big white head. Fruity floral aroma with some lemon. Starts sweet like a typical blonde but then continues with more bitter notes, making the taste deeper and more mature. Nice blonde.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ALLOVATE (2769) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 12, 2012
Tasting from Feb’ 2007, so from notes alone.
At cellar temperature as I didn’t know what to make of it. Into a chalice it produced up a muddy, pastel deep yellow. Well conditioned with very fine, streaming carbonation. Everlasting, dense two fingers of foam atop leaves behind a thick web of lace. A lot of yeast on first sniff but this stands aside to bring up notes of sun-drenched wheat, damp chaff and dusty grains, ripe grapefruit and honeydew, salt water, pale candi and bitter, green herbs. Aroma floods the mouth; the flavour quite headstrong in comparison. Grainy, pasty and dry on the palate. The flavour of shellfish bouillon comes in not dissimilar to the Schelderbrouwerij Oesterstout and one I found in the aroma of their Dulle Griet. The carbonation is soft making the body fill out quickly. Alcohol is oddly evident after some drawn out bitter and tangy citrus that lingers long between sips. Fresh cracked pilsner malt, chaff, unsalted peanuts, tree bark and a little sweet crystal form a very tasty base. Fruit esters balance it, and the salty, mineral edge just completes it. Loved this one. A strange, continuously evolving yet simple brew. Delicious. Wonder how a new batch tastes by comparison!!!? (33cL, BBE 09/07, Int’l Beer Shop, W. Leederville)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
OllieBBommel (1368) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 31, 2012
Bottle@tasting (2002), 33cl. Head: white colored foam. Color: hazy, yellow. Aroma: yeast, hops. Taste: some bitter Palate: mild, medium body, light bitter finish. nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zaf (296) - ITALY - JUL 10, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 19, 2012 aroma: floral, bread, hay, apparenza: golden, cloudy, gusto: medium sweetness, palato: medium body, oily feel, average carbonation, bionda gustosa e dissetante,promossa! bevuta da anzij

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