Hobbybrouwerij Het Nest
Brewed at Brouwerij Anders

Style: Belgian Ale
Turnhout, Belgium


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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   IBU: 44   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Schuppenaas (Ace of Spades) is our fourth beer named after playing cards. For this beer we are obviously inspired by the great "Orval". We use a different yeast for the first fermentation but like Orval the second yeast strain is a Brett. For Hops we chose this time for Tomahawk and Simcoe. Additional Simcoe is added as dry-hopping.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (12592) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2015
Bottle split at the Tropical Croydonia tasting on melt day, thanks to Fergus, 01/07/15. Clear golden with a decent beige covering. Nose is yeast, lemon rind, straw, pissy wood, apple core. Taste comprises yeast esters, straw, lemon rind, faint bread. Medium bodied, carbonation a touch prickly, semi drying close. So so.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scopey (8822) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2015
Bottle thanks to Fergus at the Tropical Croydonia tasting. It pours lightly hazy golden with a thick white head. The nose is sweet, doughy, grainy, paper, sugary and a touch of sherbet. The taste is crisp, bitter, sherbet, lemon peel, cracker, doughy, pepper spice and alcohol boost with a dry finish. Medium body, fine carbonation and foamy mouth-feel. Tastes alright. A fairly basic Belge.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jackl (5610) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 1, 2015
Bottle @ Croydonia. Sort of farty Belgian yeast. Weird estery messiness. Taste of apple skin and honey. Belgian countryside. Medium body, oily. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Leighton (13850) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2015
Bottle shared in East Croydonia - thanks to Fergus. Pours clear gold with a big, frothy white head. The nose holds doughy wheat, yeast, melon, corn, lemon. Medium sweet flavor with notes of booze, dough, grass, hay, yeast. Medium bodied with lively carbonation. Bitter finish, grassy, a little grainy, with prominent yeast, cereal, hay. Not excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hugh (164) - Zillebeke, BELGIUM - JUN 26, 2015
Money well spent. Has similarities to Orval but hits slightly different parts of the palate, a little saltier, a little less orangy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrold (2504) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2015
Bottle. Hop Hideout, Sheffield. Hazy amber. Bubbly, lively, off white head. Bready. Bretty. Lime. Lemon. Taste is crisp dry. Palate is sharp, and overly fizzy. Hops turn up on the finish. Quite like fresh Orval. Be interesting to know if it ages as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MMR (517) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 15, 2015
Pours an orange glass of beer. Nice and sweet Belgian Ale. Rather fruity and hoppy beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (1741) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - MAY 11, 2015
Mooie honingkleur met een volle kraag. Ruikt fruitig, zoetig, kruiden en mout. Smaakt fris zoetig, fruitig, hop, honing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
HopfenWeisse (1273) - - MAR 24, 2015
From bottle at Poker night Turku. Clear orange amber colored beer. Good balance, hoppy taste. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BroadestTom (137) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Aroma bread, hay, Orange Appearance orange, cloudy, white foam, frothy, Taste light sweetness, lightly bitter, salty, Palate medium body, lively, Overall I would suggest this beer to a friend

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