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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: 423   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 62   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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.


hallinghansen's rating

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hallinghansen (2085) - Odense S, - JAN 25, 2013
Bottle. Hazy amber body with a small white head. Aroma is caramel, hops, caramel. Flavor is caramel, butter notes, hops. Bitter sweet end.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
guiroul33 (94) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - NOV 21, 2014
Bottle 33cl home from Malting Pot. Newest batch dry-hopped with Cascade. Cloudy amber color, minimal head. Aroma of caramel, butter, citrus. Taste is bitter with some sourness and acidity as well. Medium body, soft carbonation, bitter finish. Interesting and original IPA, you can feel the Struise touch.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdamJackson (2786) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Dark orange. Big head. Very pine forward and lots of sweetness on the nose. Very sweet but honestly more like a candy and there’s a very clear orange and strawberry hard candy taste. Very crisp mouthfeel with only a lingering sweet finish

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nische (863) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2014
Pours dark amber with a white frothy head. More malty than hoppy aroma, sweet, yeast. Taste is sweet malty, yeast, some hops, bit of a bitter aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (4775) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 16, 2014
Appearance: Cloudy amber color with a tan head. Ok lacing.
Aroma: Fresh hoppy, toffee, mild acidic and some fruity notes.
Palate: Medium body. Nice balance between sweetness and bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Toffee, citrus hoppy, some yeast and fruity.
Overall impression: Nice tasty and fresh ale.
Personal stats: Bottle from Systembolaget web order, Sweden

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fantti (720) - FINLAND - NOV 14, 2014
Kaatuu tulppaaniin kuparin oranssina ja kirkkaana, 1,5 sormen paksuisella vaahdolla, joka jättää keskiverrosti pitsiä. Tuoksusta löytyy pääasiassa hapanta marjaisuutta ja puumaisuutta, jonkin verran mausteisuutta ja karamellisuuttakin on läsnä. Maku on jälleen marjaisuuden ja puumaisuuden dominoiva. Hapan marjaisuus iskee heti alkuun, jonka jälkeen puumaisuus ottaa vastuun jääden kielelle. Makeutta ja mausteisuuttakin on alkumaun puolella. Suutuntuma on nipistelevän humaloitu ja suht hiilihappoinen tehden vaikutelmasta melko raikkaan. Hieman vaisu IPA, jossa hapan marjaisuus ja puumaisuus pääosassa. Jättää hieman sekavan kuvan.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stefannilssons (1485) - SWEDEN - NOV 8, 2014
Det här var riktigt juste, smaken var komplex med toner av bränt socker, syra och torkat gräs. Kroppen var stabil och balansen justerad, slutsats; komplex och god sak.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
7stern (410) - Bromma, SWEDEN - NOV 8, 2014
Hazy nut brown with medium head. Pear and apple aroma. Old fruit and earth tones in the taste. Full bodied with lingering bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kerenmk (2519) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle at Trollekelder. Hazy brown. Fresh hops, pineapple aroma, mild hoppy bitterness with some tropical fruit sweet undertones. Full body, long hoppy bitter finish that’s not too dry. Fun.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beer_est_deus (730) - örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 5, 2014
Dimmig, oxiderad koppar färgad och ett litet, orange skum. Doft: Hårda frukt karameller, gräddkola, malt, torkad mango och lite blommigt. Smak: Humle, burk mandarin, lite rostat, nötkola, svart te, tuttifrutti, torkad exotisk frukt.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Linnet (1140) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2014
Grapefruity, resinous, bread, hay, minerals. Copper colour, medium beige head, lacing. Assertive bitterness, noticable sweetness, grapefruity, resinous, not a lot of tropical fruits. Medium body, average carbonation, sweetish finish. Solid, but a tad too sweet.


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