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Delhaize Special Yeast - German

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij
Style: German Hefeweizen
Lochristi - Hijfte, Belgium
Serve in Weizen


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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
German - Smoky Touch, ltd to 8000 * 75cl

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jfb (4853) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 27, 2015
(bottle) hazy amber colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of rotten peaches, sweet spices and heavy yeast, rather phenolic, with big notes of bread dough, some black pepper and zwieback. flavour is mostly the same, lots of leathery phenolics and rotten fruit, with a light hint of caramel, some orange peel and quite a bit of alcohol in the heavy-bitter finish. full-bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrW (469) - Londerzeel, BELGIUM - FEB 2, 2015
Bottle 75cl from delhaize. Aroma has summer fruits like apricot, also yeast, moist grains. Taste is bitter, malty, fruits. Poured Blond, with a off-white fading head, hazy, yeast spots. Dry finish, a bit bitter in the end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Martinus (4280) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - DEC 25, 2014
Slightly hazy golden colour, white head. Banana aroma, yeast, malts and cloves. Sweet malty flavour. Finish banana, yeast, malts and cloves. Smoky touch?
(from 75cL bottle @ Camping RateBeers. Thanks for sharing, RateBeer crew!)

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
thewolf (11643) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear golden with a small, creamy white head. Aroma has lots of leather, malts, sweetness. Low carbonation, fine dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has lots of leather, malts. Horrible.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrHangover (3569) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2014
Botte. Pours a clear golden beer with a stable clear white head on top. Aroma is grainy, light vanilla and peachy as well. Flavor is sweet and yeasty, light subtleness and little German influences here. Not too interesting though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheJvd (1004) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 24, 2014
Small sample from bottle at Camping Ratebeer ’14. Pours hazy orange with a small to medium white head. Aroma is sweet and malty with some yeast. Taste is malty and sweet with a quite high carbo. Medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (7173) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2014
sample courtesy of a friend. Thin creamy white head. Cloudy blond pour. It’s not as good as the German versions. Still fairly good but it misses something.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
EddyBeer1 (1058) - Brussels, BELGIUM - SEP 8, 2014
Blonde dorée claire, effervescence moyenne, col blanc crémeux. Les malts pils s’imposent avec une petite amertume légèrement épicée, un peu de caramel, un rien fruitée bananes, pelures d’oranges, on cherche encore le "smoky touch"!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SVD (1039) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2014
@ Camping Ratebeer, Yellow beer, aroma and taste is somewhat weizen, taste wasnt that obvious. meh

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bartlebier (2815) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - AUG 6, 2014
75cl bottle bb09/2014 shared @Tristate Tasting II, Freiburg. Looks fair enough...Only: how is a German (or any) yeast profile solely supposed to impart a smokey touch? - maybe some burnt TV plastic, at best. Flavour base is the same accidented ride as the others in the series: laden pale malts with some almond butter and floral hops with some citrus. Someone had a blasting vision with this series and now its backfire is a drainpour.

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