Hobbybrouwerij Het Nest
Brewed at Brouwerij Anders

Style: Amber Ale
Turnhout, Belgium


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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
paulvanpelt (292) - Reusel, NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2014
Nevelig, oranje van kleur met een flinke, witte schuimkraag. Aroma van citrus, hop, alcohol, karamel. Kruidig. Smaak is medium zoet, medium tot flink bitter met dank aan de hop. Levendig co2, prettig mondgevoel, medium tot volle body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VsXsV (1899) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAR 18, 2014
Sample at Stockholm Beer and Whiskey Festival 2013. Hazy deep golden liquid with medium white head. Aroma of earth, light noble hops, bread, biscuit, apples and brett. Taste is dry and light to medium bitter with notes of barnyard, bread, light noble hops and earth. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Nice but not that close to Orval.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Douberd (1719) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - FEB 25, 2014
Bottle 330 ml at home, into a tulip. ABV 6.5% Deep orange copper colour on the body, with a huge slighty off-white head, froathy but with good retention, leaving irregular lacing on the glass. Aroma is fruity, some brett, farm aromas, yeast. Taste is bitter from the very start, yeasty, fruity and with quite a bit of citrus. Medium thin body, carbonation on the high side. Overall a very pleasant surprise, aminly because I was expecting a boring amber ale and this is more of a nice saison.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ST247 (180) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - FEB 23, 2014
Bottle @home. Gusher. Pours cloudy amber with beige creamy, adhesive head. Aroma is fruity, bit sour, spicy. Taste is bitter, little sweetness, everything seems to fade due to the bitterness. Dry aftertaste. Nothing like Orval.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (15588) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle @ Ungstrup. Pours a hazy amber color with a longlasting off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty aroma. Fruity malty spicy yeasty flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty weak hoppy bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (19665) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 9, 2014
Bottle at Ungstrup. Clear orange coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of spices, herbs and yeast. Fruity flavour of spices, brett and herbs with notes of hops. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (10610) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2014
bottle at ungstrup.cloudy orange, smooth offwhite head.flowery aroma, mild flowery us hoppy.some fruits.flavor is malty, flowers, fruts, belgian yeasts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (28458) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2014
Bottled. A hazy golden beer with a lazing yellowish head. The aroma has notes of citrusy hops, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of citrusy hops, spices, malt, and caramel, leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sunevdj (3090) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2014
Pours a hazy pale amber with an off-white head. Sweet with some dryness. Aromas of grassy hops and brettanomyces. Also aromas of peaches. Medium bodied. Lively carbonation. Line dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (5086) - Albertslund, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle. Hazy amber colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of fruit, hops, yeast.

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