Hobbybrouwerij Het Nest
Brewed at Brouwerij Anders

Style: Amber Ale
Turnhout, Belgium


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RATINGS: 63   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.

Wim's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wim (2819) - Weelde, - NOV 25, 2012
hazy amber coloured body with an off white head and a spicy floral hoppy aroma a spicy hoppy fruity sweet taste with an alcholic bitter end

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (4142) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2014
Bottle @ home. I expected a black beer, but it’s actually amber with a fairly chunky and large white head. Smells slightly leathery, horseblanket, some malts, brett. Tastes malty, sweetish, some brett, quite fresh. It’s a decent beer that I’ll probably never drink again. Medium body, active carbo but not bothering me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyrmir (3415) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 27, 2014
330 ml bottle. Amber with beige head. Aroma of malt, biscuit, chlorine and some spice. Taste is spicy, rye, malt, bread and some light dried fruit notes. Interesting

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Excalibur123 (152) - Soria, SPAIN - SEP 23, 2014
Vierte color amarillo oro con buena cabeza de espuma que se mantiene largo tiempo en la copa; aromas a levadura, lúpulo, galleta y miel; en boca entrada potente con amargor medio; buen cuerpo y carbónico moderado, pos gusto algo amargo y seco, buena cerveza que se bebe bien aunque sin ser compleja al final se hace un tanto pesada.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markoijelena (433) - SERBIA - SEP 15, 2014
Bottle 0.33l from De Hopduvel beer shop Ghent Belgium.Pour it orange colour with medium white head.Taste of Exotic fruits, Belgian yeast and hops.Good balamced carbonation and bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borresteijn (4778) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 14, 2014
33cl Bottle from Prik&Tik Pauwels. As SchuppenAas. Slightly hazy orange-amber colour, white head. Aroma of a bit of Brettanomyces, yeast, citrus, light floral, almost salty. Flavour is citrus, light Brett character, light salty and yeasty, light floral, firm bitter finish. Light-bodied. Hard to describe, but nice. Could use more Brett.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2014

Bottle 330ml. @ home on the terrace.

[ As Schuppenaas As of Spades ].
Unclear light to medium amber color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate yeasty, leather, brett, fruity yeast. Initial flavour is moderate to heavy sweet, light acidic and light to moderate bitter, finish flavor is moderate to heavy sweet, light acidic and moderate bitter with a long duration, yeasty, brett - leather, barnyard, dry. Body is medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [20140803]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bob_w (327) - new york, New York, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Expected simple Belgian Pale Ale, but was pleasantly surprised by the mild, but noticeable, Brett character. Just enough to add some flavor and bitterness, but not enough to dominate. Reasonable malt backbone, and good bitterness. Easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (7729) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle. Herbal honey and barley malt aroma. Amber with moderate head. Sweet barley malt and mildly bitter herbal grass flavor. Nice body. Very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (10831) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - AUG 22, 2014
Frischer, wenig rauchiger Antrunk, zu trocken. Bitter, zu starke Karbonisierung. Trinkbares rundes Bier. 12/10/9/9//9

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikske79 (1244) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 16, 2014
Een van de betere bieren van het nest. Echt een aanrader om eens uit te proberen.

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