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Brewed by De Struise Brouwers
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Oostvleteren, Belgium
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 502   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 62   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Menno from the Molen Brewery asked us to brew our approach of his beer "Vuur & Vlam", this for the occasion of his 2nd Borefts Beer Festival, which will be held next September 24 & 25th, in Bodegraven, Netherlands.

Note: Newest batch is dry-hopped with Cascade whereas earlier batches were dry-hopped with Amarillo.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mariuspoenari (1536) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 14, 2015
Dark copper, hazy, with a sticky head. Smells a bit like a dubbel, caramel, malt and Belgian yeast, with an addition of vinegar. Bitter, from the hops, with a metallic taste and with notes of cane sugar, vinegar, white wine.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kajser27 (1368) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 4, 2015
Biz hazy, deeper amber colored, medium beige head, good lasting. Aroma is caramel malt, ripe fruits, soury fruit, some citrus, bit yeast. Taste is medium sweet caramalt, fruity, some biscuit, some citrus, medium- bitterness, yeast. Medium bodied, soft carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Yves (2835) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - NOV 11, 2015
Shared with benny at my home. Hazy amber colored beer with medium white head and no carbonation visible. Nice malty spiced hopped aroma. Medium sparkling palate. Finish is bitter spiced dry.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogivlado (7215) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 29, 2015
Bottled 330ml. -from Pivoljub Ljubljana. Pale amber coloured, small off-white head, sourish fruity and caramel in the nose. Sweetish malty, caramel, mild citrusy fruity and touch of alcohol with discreet hop bitterness in the finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
vincentvega72 (386) - Terneuzen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 15, 2016 Brons van kleur, mooie schuimkraag die aan het glas blijft plakken. Hoppig & fruitig aroma, geur van appelsien, grapefruit. Lekkere smaak. Niet zo bitter als sommige ipa’s maar wel heerlijk van smaak met lange zoet-bittere afdronk. Heerlijke IPA.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MiP (15274) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2015
Bottle, 7%. Sweet and citric aroma, raisins, wood, acetic acid. Clear dark amber/brown colour. Small stable off-white head. The flavour has a teaish hop note as in some IPAs but apart from that I do not get much IPA from this beer. Nevertheless, it is a great beer. Good hoppiness and a mild, woody tartness. Well-balanced and full-bodied.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bamsen78 (5034) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear darkish amber with stable off-white head. Clear aroma of hops, malt, fruit and pepper. Bitter, hoppy flavour with notes of citrus and touches of caramel malt. Acidic aftertaste with estery notes. Decent.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lore (2175) - Budapest, HUNGARY - SEP 27, 2015
hazy brown colour, moderate sized yellowish head; aroma of pine resin, floral and herbal notes s well as hints of tangerine; taste is the same with some spicy notes; good IPA

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oliodnb (662) - ITALY - AUG 10, 2015
33cl bottle. Pours hazy amber with a thin beige head. Aroma is sweet malts, caramel, some citrus marmalade, some sweet fruits. Taste is similar with a medium final bitterness. Some light hoppy flavors. Medium body, medium to strong carbonation. Disappointing.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
janubio (705) - SPAIN - AUG 1, 2015
Amber-copper colour, good head that leaves ring and lace. Aroma of chocolate, dried fruits, raisins, licorice, malt. Medium body, creamy palate, lively carbonation. Taste of chocolate, dried fruits, spices, malt, licorice, marzipan. It’s really good but I really can’t find any IPA character here.


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