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SNAB
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Eisbock
Purmerend, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
SNAB laat zich voor haar IJsbok inspireren door het reisverslag "Om De Noord" van Gerrit De Veer uit 1597. Hij beschrijft hoe de scheepsbemanning tot eigen verbazing ontdenkt dat diep in een bevroren bierfust vloeistof is achtergebleven die uitstekend smaakt en waarbij "Alle Kracht In Het Kleine Beetje Nog Vloeibare Bier Zit". Ijsbok hout brengt Nova Zembla nog meer nabij. Lagering met Amerikaans eiken zorgt voor een licht gebrand karakter en toetsen van karamel en vanille. Ingredienten: water, munchener, caramunchener, pils, chocolademout. Hallertau & Hersbrucker hop. Bovengist. Amerikaans eiken.


zwartjesbier's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
zwartjesbier (28) - - JAN 2, 2014
Loved the bottle, 33 cc. Pours a deep brown with a mimimal head. Real nice warm vanila aroma and with a little imagenation some woodflavour. Reminds me of port. The same for the taste lots off vanila and sugarsweetness. Not a beer that you can drink all evening but just the one bottle is briliant.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (18180) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2015
18th July 2015
Opaque dark brown beer, good pale tan head. Palate is light and has a fine minerally crispness. Smooth sweet malts - light cream and a delightful chocolate mild shake streak, emphasis on the milk. Traces of spice and fruit. Light semi dry finish. Hides the abv well. Very drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zekada (427) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2015
Pours dark amber with a medium beige head. Aroma has some yeast, slightly malty, caramel, somewhat bland. Taste has caramel, malts, some barrel feeling, a bit sweet and fruity, some grapes and apples. Palate has a nice mouthfeel, not too thick and complex.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rikstar (1410) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 23, 2015
Kleine fles gedeeld met lion op pokeravond. Donker bruin met een crème kraag. Geur is zuur met appels smaak Is zoet met stroop, tabak en gist

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (1538) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 15, 2015
Bottle at oak aged festival. Dark brown with small lasting off white head. Brown sugar, cinnamon, cloves, baked banana, raisin bread. Medium sweet with light bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
caesar (5799) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 10, 2015
Bottle from Burg Bieren, BB Aug 2016 (so bottled on Aug 2014), large sample. Dark copper color, big frothy light brown head. Aroma of slight roast, caramel, bit toffee, slight candy, bit spicy yeast, slight touch of wood. Bit sweet in taste, slight bitter, mostly from the malts. Bit dry in the finish. Quite complex, yet simple. Pretty good, but not extraordinary.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Daanminator (296) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - FEB 28, 2015
Zeer donker bier met een flinke mat witte schuimkraag. Het bier heeft een aparte smaak, licht nijgend naar bruine rum.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TtV (231) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle 37,5cl. Deep brown with an off white, huge dense head. Aroma has malts and not surprisingly I can recognize wood. The taste starts mild. The liquid feels syruppy. Later on a very beautiful bitterness kicks in that gets stronger while the aftertaste develops. Beautiful!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vaiz (3839) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 23, 2015
Bottle at home. Dark reddish pour, creamy off-white head. Aroma of sugary malts, trappist cheese, slightly funky, creamy and spicy. Flavor is very creamy smooth sweet and slightly spicy. A bit strange, but with a decent body.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bryanvdv (613) - - JAN 23, 2015
Gedronken met remmiesmith. Rozijnenbruin troebel met creme kraag. Aroma is zoetig, in de verte wat zuur, wat hout ruik je terug. Smaak is gedroogd fruit, rozijn. Ik had wat meer alcohol verwacht in de smaak. Body is redelijk, had wat meer gemogen.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thompson (444) - - JAN 10, 2015
Beige/white foamy head... dark brown clear colour.... smell malty grainy wood.. taste wood malty grainy..


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