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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: 452   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 62   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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 (2120) - 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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (1435) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - JAN 23, 2015
Donkere oranje bruine kleur met een volle kraag. Ruikt honing, hop, bloemig. Smaakt bitterzoet, fruitig, hop, honing. Bittere afdronk.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
ABS (592) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 20, 2015
Cascade version. Dark copper/brown/red colour. Finger thick, small-bubbled, white head. Very long lasting head. Quite sour nose. Caramel and malt. Some alcohol. Slight sweet beginning. Low to medium bitter aftertaste. Also some sourness. Wine, grass, some malt flavour. Medium body and carbonation. Slighly oily. Is this an IPA? I suspect a bad bottle....

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mutz (662) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 14, 2015
Bruinoranje kleur, dichte kraag. Ruikt moutig en een beetje zurig, smaakt naar caramel, bitterfruitig, medium body. Niet zo mijn smaak.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiammanghilla (672) - Genova, ITALY - JAN 13, 2015
Bottiglia 33cl @ giangaspero. Ambrata scura con schiuma fine e persistente. Strana, amara e secca con sentori di te ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhold

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
WilleLW (193) - Lund, SWEDEN - JAN 12, 2015
Dark brown colour with a creamy head. Aroma of orange, spices , some apricot and malt together with toffee and some alcohol. Taste of orange, spices, elderflower and lemon. Relatively sweet pre-taste and a slightly bitter after-taste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardGretton (4315) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2015
Bottle. Browny coloured beer with a strong slightly off white head. The aroma is dulled fruity with spice, and the flavour is bitter, spiced and hopped with a large malty element. Overall a nice Belgian style beer rather than an IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LomYst (552) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 9, 2015
@trollenkelder gent Grassy strawy hops... caramel and pieish malts all very big... great fresh yet medium full body with a typical full malty gtassy struisse finish

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LaViolette (106) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 5, 2015
Nice hazy golden brown colour, nose and palate are quite weak especially considering the mix of hops they are supposed to use... Smells a bit like honey, round fruity nose. It is nice but nothing striking.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rammer (155) - Moscow, RUSSIA - DEC 31, 2014
This farm ipa turned. Quite a bit of standard citrus, more meadows, herbs and hops in the finish. Curiously

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SimplySike (989) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2014
33cl. Bottle.
Pours hazy dark orange with white head.
Aroma citrus, pine, resin, sweet, sugar, strawberry, yeast.
Taste sugar sweet, piney citrus bitter.
Mouthfeel bit thin.
Nice beer.


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