Brewed by De Struise Brouwers
Style: Belgian Ale
Oostvleteren, Belgium


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RATINGS: 290   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Is an outstanding cloudy blond beer,unflitered and unpasteurized.It has a great round taste and a fine hoparoma. This blond beer has a dry aftertaste with a nice freshness in the end. De Struise Brouwers brewing @ Deca Brewery in Woesten-Vleteren.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hanoi (849) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2015
Bottle. Nose is yeast, fruity esters, herbal hop notes, grass. Taste soft fruitiness, straw, very strong yeast, dough, with a dry herbal and lime finish. It’s a passable blond Belgian ale. I’ve always been fascinated to try struise’s beers for the local market, and I’m a little underwhelmed. Perhaps it’s better on tap locally.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (17303) - P´Castle, GERMANY - NOV 29, 2015
Sehr trübes goldgelbes Bier mit einer mittelgroßen weißen Schaumkrone. Geruch hefig, trockene Früchte, helles Malz. Geschmack leicht rauchig, trockene Früchte, Citrusfrüchte, interessant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DwarfeD (2797) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - NOV 1, 2015
33cl bottle shared at home. Hazy yellow / orange with a small white head. Light to medium body with moderate carbonation. Medium sweetness and subtle bitterness. Yeast, citrus, tropical fruits, herbs and spices. An ok blonde brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (10251) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 30, 2015
Bottle from a coworker traveling abroad. They knew I liked the brewer, but this is weak sauce for them. A yeasty and sweetish fruity blonde ale. Ok by style standards but weak for Struisse.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (12189) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 18, 2015
[9/21/15] Bottle at Struise Bruges Beershop. Clear gold. Aroma of yeast, spice, fruity esters. Flavor is yeasty, fruity, with some spiciness, and a bitterish finish. Medium-bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rdb84 (560) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2015
Murky honey color, zero head. Aroma: fruity, yeasty, lime, butter, faint candy sugar note. Taste: Blonde moutfheel, but relatively strong Stout taste? Bitter, tobacco, yeast note, fruity undertone with lime. Aftertaste is mildly bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PeatyPete (953) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 8, 2015
Hazy golden yellow colour with white foam head. Aroma of yeast and fruit. Taste is slightly sweet with a leather finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Yorker (1934) - Herning, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2015
33 cl bottle @ home. Pours cloudy golden yellow with a white head that leaves some lacing. Aroma and flavour are citrus, yeast, and spices - with a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PauloAG (251) - BELGIUM - JUL 24, 2015
330cc bottle. Pours hazy blonde with thin white head. Lots of yeast (kind of wet straw, barn) and spice, peppery notes. Also a bit lemony and floral. A very nice blonde ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
visionthing (4831) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 5, 2015
33cl bottle from Struise Beershop, Brugge. Pours hazy golden with a decent and lasting, white head. Yeasty aroma with some slightly funky notes, fruits, herbs, citrus, spices and hints of barnyard. Moderate sweet with a bit too yeast dominated flavours, but also fruity, hoppy and pleasant with medium bitterness and some acidity. Medium(+) body with carbonation a little bit on the soft side. Certainly Belgian and certainly decent, but a bit too yeasty to be a favourite.
[Belgian beer #200]

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