Brewed by De Struise Brouwers
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Oostvleteren, Belgium
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


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RATINGS: 275   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   IBU: 288   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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An Imperial India Pale Ale with a bitterness of 288 IBU

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2011

Draught @ Borefts Bier Festival 2011, Brouwerij de Molen, Bodegraven, Netherlands.

Unclear - hazy matt medium red - orange amber colour with a fizzy, virtually none lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate hoppy, pine, orange - citrus, light grapefruit. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and heavy bitter with a long duration, light yeasty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20110923]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (32032) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2011
From tap. Pours hazy dark orange with a fully gine head. Aroma is fruity and light caramelish. Bitter, fruity and solid hoppy. Ends dry, bitter and fruity. Ends bitter and hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 29, 2012
Bottled. A deep red beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of citrusy hops, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and tired hops, leading to a dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 29, 2012
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of Ungstrup. Pours an almost clear reddish amber with a lacing off-white head. Greasy hop aroma. Solid body, quite some caramel and a peachy fruitiness. Muddled but intense hop profile. 290212

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (21518) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2011
Draught at Borefts Bier Festival 2011. Hazy orange red coloured with no head. Fruity aroma of hops, caramel and grass. Fruity flavour of hops, grass and grape fruits. Dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20923) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2012
Bottled@vPBF2012. Amber colour, mediumsized beige head. Aroma is sweet malts, some fruity and floral notes. Flavour is glueish sweet fruity notes with some sweet malts and mild alcohol. Balanced and nice sweet nectary and sweet malty aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (19970) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 21, 2012
Bottled, at tasting at _angst_. Lightly hazy dark amber, rich head. Aroma of tropical fruits and resin. Mid sweet with medium-full body and clean, rounded mouthfeel. Inky already from the nose, extremely bitter in the finish. Just massively overhopped. No nuances appear.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17535) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 14, 2012
Bottle. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty piney hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter piney flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy piney bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2011
23rd September 2011
Borefts Beer Festival 3. Cloudy red amber beer. No head. Light dry palate. Resinous hops, very bitter. Red fruits lurking. Very dry, very bitter finish. Reminds me of Campari somewhat!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (15310) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 8, 2012
Bottle from Beer Planet, Bruxelles, batch 3930030511, bb 30-11-2014
Cloudy dark amber color with a generous head, very compact. Strange aroma, there is some phenol, manure, vegetables, cabbage, cheesy yeast. Full bodied, strong caramel flavor, there is just a moderate residual sweetness; the hop provides an interesting fruity flavor, Sevilla oranges, and mild resins; in the final the Belgian character appears, not prominent.
Pleasant, quite balanced, a bit sturdy.

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