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Struise Five Squared

Formerly brewed at De Struise Brouwers
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Oostvleteren, Belgium


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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 750   ABV: 25%
Five Squared, a beer part of the Struise beer recrystallization project. Limited edition of 216 bottles, made from our Quadrupel X. You could become the proud owner of this unique charity bottle, and to be sold at the ACBF. All proceeds will be transferred to an honorable project, to be revealed at the festival.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (15286) - DENMARK - MAY 26, 2012
Tap @ Copenhagen Beer Celebration, 2012. Clear amber with small tan head. Aroma is malt, fruit, yeast, spices and alcohol. Flavour is malt, sweet, fruit, yeast, toffee, spices, warming with notes of alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (17533) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2012
CBC. Hazy dark amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, dried fruit and alcohol. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Sweet and rather bitter finish with warming alcohol. 110512

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (23044) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2012
Draft @ CBC 2012. Pours a clear dark amber color with a very small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel and dark fruit aroma with spicy hints. Fruity malty spicy yeasty caramel and vinous dark fruit flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy dark fruit finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ClubGonzo (5420) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 23, 2012
On tap @ Copenhagen Beer Celebration. Clear nougat brown/golden body, medium off-white head. Nose is intense syrupy candy sugars, booze, deep malty tones and hints of wood. Smooth, and the alcohol is well covered in other aromas. Taste is heavy sweet raisins, nougat, syrup, nuts, dark fruits and hints of wood and alcohol. Very nice and incredibly smooth for such a gargantuan ABV. A unique beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thewolf (12080) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2012
Tap @ CBC, 2012.
Pours clear amber with a big, staying, creamy, yellowish head. Aroma is malty, caramel, light vinious, hay, soft raisin. Fat and creamy mouthfeel. Medium carbonation. Flavour is very sweet, sugary, raisins, Belgian sugar, alcohol, caramel, sherry. Far too sweet for its own good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Plovmand (7851) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2012
On tap at CBC. Pours clear amber with a big off white head. The aroma is sweet fruit, sugar and light spices. The flavour is very sweet fruity with notes of spicy yeast and ripe fruit. Thick thick palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gEUS (1723) - Linden, BELGIUM - MAY 22, 2012
tap at cbc - pours amber with medium yellowish beige head. Aroma of peach, caramel, orange peel, honey, some yeast. The body is full and rich, sweet, some bitterness and some salty finish as well - no obvious alcohol warmth noticeable (poured very chilled). A clear taste of orange peel and chocolate in the finish. Nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (10201) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2012
Tap @ Copenhagen Beer Celebration. Pours dark golden with a offwhite head. Aroma of sweets, vanilla, sweet fruit, vanilla, booze. Taste is rateher sweet with caramel, sweets, raisins, sweet fruity, booze. Full body, low carbonation. 110512

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (7772) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2012
On tap at CBC 2012. (Struise rating number 30) Orange with a large head. Very sweet with raisin, malt, spices, "tutti-frutti" and alcohol. The body was full. Nice to sip but heavy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GothGargoyle (2415) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 17, 2012
Sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2012. Golden brown with a large off-white head that leaves behind some nice lacing. Aroma is apricot, honey, peach, caramel, dates. Sticky mouthfeel and extremely sweet on the palate, almost cloying. Taste is Belgian candi sugar, honey, caramel, dried apricots, mango, orange marmalade. Sweet and delicious, you wouldn’t pick it as 25% - there is only a hint of booze.

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