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SNAB
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Eisbock
Purmerend, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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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.


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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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TtV (146) - 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!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thompson (384) - - JAN 10, 2015
Beige/white foamy head... dark brown clear colour.... smell malty grainy wood.. taste wood malty grainy..

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vaiz (3617) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricksta_p (1499) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JAN 7, 2015
Aroma of malt, caramel, raisins, vanilla, wood, candy sugar, hint of fruit. Flavour is sweet with a light bittersweet finish. Quite woody and noticeably different from the base beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Neorej80 (215) - - NOV 9, 2014
Nice wooden aroma including some vanilla iron. Nice creamy off-white head. Anise and vanilla flavours. Great!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bosskie (473) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 9, 2014
Opaque ruby red-brown beer with a nice frothy head. Smell is Pratt, wood with drop, leather, resin. Salty. Taste is full and oily, refreshing. Well balanced, watery sweet bitter. Warm fizzy. Delicious.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bryanvdv (653) - - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackisle (961) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - DEC 15, 2014
Bottle 37,5cl. Opaque dark brown color, big frothy tan head, recedes slowly, thick creamy layer remains, good lacing; aroma sweet malty, toasted, caramel, vanilla, wood, dark fruits, apple syrup, brown sugar; taste moderate to heavy sweet, light bitter, caramel, sugar, dark fruits; full body, creamy texture, woody mouthfeel, average carbonation, finish bittersweet; overall a rather special brew, a lot of aroma and taste impressions, a rather brute beer that lacks finesse.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Daanminator (190) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MonsterMagnet (378) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 10, 2014
Bottle, bb 8-2016. Pours dark ruby with an off white head. Aroma: liquorice, wood, roast, vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon. Taste: roast, chocolate, wood, vanilla, liquorice, salt. Medium body, oily mouthfeel but a bit thin, soft carbonation, medium long salty and warming finish.


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