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

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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Schommelpeird or Rocking Horse is a hazy light hoppy amber ale brewed and named especially for the Waregemse Beer Festival 2009 to be held on holy (easter) Saturday 11th of April at the hippodrome of Waregem and mostly known from "Waregem Koerse", the biggest horse-race event of Belgium.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Anker (723) - Hillerød, DENMARK - APR 15, 2010
Bottle kindly shared by plovmand, thank you! Pours hazy amber/golden with a off white head. Nice dry aroma with notes of ripe fruit, citrus and Belgian yeast. Flavour is dry and hoppy with caramel, grape and a little grass.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Plovmand (6489) - Helsinge, DENMARK - APR 15, 2010
Bottle. Hazy orange with a creamy white head leaving nice lacings. The aroma is fruity with a good hoppy punch and some acidic notes. Light peach and sweet berries. Dry bretty flavour with sweet caramel notes. Berries, hops and light spicy yeast. Very dry bitter finish. Quite unique.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sammy (8660) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 13, 2010
Pours dark cloudy grapefruit. The aroma is grapefruit rind. Full mouthfeel, and well hopped with a citrus imparting hop. Taste of grapefuit and caramel and toffee. It grew on me. Bottle from trade with Madmitch76.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3358) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 27, 2009
33 cl bottle. Foggy amber with a fluffy off-white head. Copious lacing. Nose is caramel, orange gummi bears and pastry dough. Medium light with soft carb. Taste is butterscotch, green tea and bitter orange peel. Grassy finish. Weird but good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NoiZe (2324) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - DEC 9, 2009
Amber, orange colored brew. Aroma is fruity. Flavor is fruity, some hops, citrus, some alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Borresteijn (4686) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 28, 2009
33cl Bottle from De Molen. Unclear amber orange colour, white head. Aroma is fruity, citrus, yeast, light buttery. Flavour is light sweet, fruity, citrus, grapefruit and oranges, firm bitter hoppiness leading to an earthy dry liquorice finish. Medium to fullbodied. Just a hint of alcohol detected. Good beer and totally different from other BSA’s.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29334) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2009
UPDATED: NOV 13, 2009 Bottled. Thanks a lot Carlo and Urbain for this bottle that I got for my 40th birthday. A hazy golden beer with a big lazing orangey head. The aroma has strong notes of spices among them nutmeg, alcohol, fruit - peaches, and some yeast. The flavor is sweet with notes of spices - coriander, nutmeg, and others, malt, caramel, yeast, and fruit, leading to a dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2009
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of Ungstrup. Pours a cloudy deep amber with a solid and creamy off-white head leaving a neat lacework. Intense fruity aroma with lots of esters and some phenols. Medium body, fruit, yeast and an edge of cough syrup - a little caramel also. Rather hoppy finish where the alcohol also becomes rather evident. Not a bad beer at all but not as complex as the best from Struise. 121109

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
skortila (4516) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - OCT 28, 2009
Bottled. Aroma has yeast, wood, grapefruit, some caramel malts. hazy, yellow coloured beer with a medium, whit head and vivid carbonation. The flavor is citric, yeasty, caramel malty and a bit spicy. medium bodied. Well done.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - OCT 13, 2009
Bottle shared by Eugene. Pours an opaque amber orange body with a white foamy head. Spicy ginger root, light earth and herbal dry hops. 12% really where a mild musky hazy fruit and candy like sweetness with a minimal warming. I liked it or i liked that it was 12%, something like that.


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