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


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RATINGS: 409   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Living Amber beer of high fermentation, unfiltered and unpasteurized. De Struise Brouwers brewing @ the Deca Brewery in Woesten-Vleteren.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
murran (560) - - OCT 22, 2016
Pours a redish brown body with a medium head. Yeasty aroma with a touch of wood. Nice sour taste with a creamy feel and malty tones.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (2617) - CROATIA - OCT 10, 2016
Bottle, 330 ml from Beergium. Shared with Miro and JFK10000. Pours deep red, off-white head. Malty, fruity, caramel, bit yeasty. Sweet and sour combination. Medium bodied. Not bad, expected a bit more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Grzesiek79 (4035) - Radom, POLAND - SEP 23, 2016
Many thanks for this beer to JefVerstraete. Vintage 2014. To piwo nie ma potencjalu starzenia niestety. Piana mala jak na belgie i w dodatku nie oblepia szkla. Kolor faktycznie czerwony z lekkim bursztynem, srednia metnosc. W snaku a zwlaszcza koncowka zdecydowanie wytrawne, piwo ma profil karmelowy ze spora dawka suszonych owocowm. Zapach to glownie morela suszona, smak to ciemne rodzynki oraz suszony ananas, nieco prazonych migdalow.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LLaurin (323) - Motala, SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2016
Very special nose with roasted tones and some fruity notes. Taste almost smokey and also citric but very dry.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Maris (1393) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - MAY 28, 2016
From a 330ml bottle on 28/5/2016 (bottle labelled 2015). Pours a cloudy amber with a small head. Has a very slight tart aroma. Taste wise, itís sour, salty, and generally unpleasant, with some mild, off fruitiness about the only thing presenting. Medium bodied with modest carbonation. Horrible and hard to get through.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ciocanelu (1432) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - APR 25, 2016
Muddy dark amber color with tan head. Aroma has caramel malt, a touch of brown sugar, belgian yeast esters but also some fruity hops. Taste is quite surprising. It starts tart with a hint of balsamic vinegar, toasted malt, a bit of caramel and earthy hops. Finishes bitter with grapefruit peel and earthy hops. Body is quite light and has a medium carbonation. Itís not a bad beer but itís very odd. It doesnít fit in any style of beer so itís a bit hard to judge. Overall itís interesting and deserves a try.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kr1zz (428) - BELGIUM - APR 8, 2016
Bottle bought at Geers Oostakker. Pours dark red with a medium beige head. Nutty flavours, mettalic, little bitterness, malts, slightly sour, spices, herbs,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Shark_Pants (613) - AUSTRALIA - APR 2, 2016
2015 vintage. Ruby red with light haze, very small head that rapidly disappears leaving only a ring on the surface around the edge of the glass. Aromas of caramel malts and dried fruits and raisins. The taste is lightly acetic sour, green apples, cola, a little toasty malt, herbal hop character. Light bodied and acidic, low carbonation. This seems much more like an oud broun/flanders red style and is fairly decent when viewed as that.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Percy0103 (653) - MEXICO - MAR 24, 2016
Bottle, 330ml. A cloudy reddish beer with a small white head. Aroma is of spices, dried fruits, mud and coffee. Taste is sour with moderate carbonation and astringency. Medium bodied with an earthy finish. Sour and well-balanced aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sdaniel90 (940) - Mexico City, MEXICO - MAR 24, 2016
Bottle, 33cl. Sparkling copper with a creamy to minimal offwhite head. Sweet aromas of red apples, red fruits, caramel. Itís a sour! Deep fruity sour character into a stinging tart acidic finish. Very nice.

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