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Struise Roste Jeanne - Red Haired Jeanne

Formerly brewed at De Struise Brouwers
Style: Belgian Ale
Oostvleteren, Belgium


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Our brew-master was born and raised in Newport Belgium. In the early days around 1600, a lot of women were accused of witch craft and got burned alive... Early 2010, the city council of Newport asked Urbain to develop a session beer for the two yearly evocation of a Newport witch called Jeanne Panne. Jeanne was as ugly as can be and had copper coloured hair. Elements enough for Urbain to create a rather exciting ale whom we named "Roste Jeanne". The brand "Roste Jeanne" was deposed behind our backs by the city council early 2013. To avoid any legal battles, we stopped brewing the beer. This beer is now brewed in contract by the city council of Nieuwport at the Proefbrouwerij in Lo-christi Belgium.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
auderale (605) - Minot, North Dakota, USA - DEC 15, 2010
Bottle from Steptin. Amber colored pour with medium sized head. Malty, spicy, fruity aroma with a nice malty, sweet spicy finish. This was pretty damn good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JefVerstraete (1836) - Ghent, BELGIUM - FEB 18, 2015
Dark amber/brown colour, beige foam. Lively carbonation. Caramel and ripe fruits, spicy notes. Sweet with light bitter finish. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
freretoc (980) - Besançon, FRANCE - DEC 25, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 33cl à Molenhof Restaurant & Bar Oud Postje, couleur caramel, mousse et effervescence moyenne, une bière avec un goût de caramel très prégnant avec une fin sucre candy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Renobob (1051) - Besançon, FRANCE - DEC 24, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 33cl. Bière plutôt moyenne, sur le pruneau et le sucre candi. Mini-déception pour moi.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ghendrix (131) - Cardiff, WALES - DEC 12, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours rich ruby with big white head. Aromas of dried fruits, caramel, candy sugar, biscuit, berries, bread, yeasty funk. Taste is medium sweet and medium-light bitter, a dry bitter tinge to the finish. That Belgian yeast aroma is great and lingers nicely. Medium body, smooth, soft, bubbly mouthfeel. A tad of alcohol present. Lovely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
berntholer (1175) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - DEC 10, 2014
slight beige head quite dense leaves some leacing. redbrown colour. aroma is quad esters, candysugar, roasted malts. taste is like aroma, bit of coffee with sweet and roasted finish. really like the balance. medium body and carbonation. nice, i’d order a second one! bottle 33cl / brewed @ proef

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RexTalionis (2853) - FINLAND - NOV 5, 2014
Bottle. Pours unclear brown in color with an off-white head. Dark fruityness mixed with little bit of spiced dark bready maltyness and notes of sweet syrup in aroma. A bit tart mouthfeel. Overripe plums and raisins, dark syrup and spicy vanilla notes in taste. A certain crunchy feeling in aftertaste. Bit of spicyness and bready maltyness in finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (4407) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: From Drankencentrale de Hopduvel, had at home.
Appearance: Amber colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Dried fruit, chocolate, caramel.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Caramel, dried fruit, yeast, chocolate, some spices.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alengrin (2813) - BELGIUM - SEP 10, 2014
Occasional ’witch beer’ for the Heksenfeesten of Nieuwpoort. Thinnish but stable, creamy, yellowish white head, pure bronze ’autumn’ colour. Gentle aroma of white port wine, liquorice, toasted bread, caramel sauce, cocoa powder, coriander, coffee, redcurrant, wodka. Delicate candi sweetness, candied fruits, caramel, toffee, resinous mouthfeel with ’dusty’ yeastiness and some warming, liqueurish alcohol, some cloying sweetness in the finish too with coffee powder-like roasted bitterishness and medium long leafy hop bitter. Again a Scotch-style ale in disguise.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
czar (5013) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 8, 2014
pours hazy almost cloudy light red showing some retention and lacing. very spicy and peppery yeastiness, toasted malts - some specialty, candi, faint fruitiness, minerals, hint of sweetness - plain brown sugar. lively to average carbonation, light body - almost watery, short semi-sweet peppery-spicy finish. clean and nicely belgiany done. overall an o-k brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (5154) - Halden, NORWAY - AUG 29, 2014
Lovely clear deep amber color with a fine tan head that last and makes a fine lacing. Looks really great. Powerful and yet mellow aroma. Fruity, vinous, caramel and bready. Really delicious and inviting. Un expecting high carbonation. A bit fizzy mouth feeling. Medium to full body. On the sweet side and a moderate bitterness. Also an oily texture. Complex and tasty stuff. Changes a lot from the first to the last sip. Very vinous. Fruity and toffee. Bready and some spices. Nice evening sipper!
[Bottle from Kolding Vinhandel in Kolding, Denmark]

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