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Brewed by De Struise Brouwers
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Oostvleteren, Belgium
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
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RATINGS: 324   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dear mother of Sverige,
We send you our approach for the Svea IPA. As your growing thirst is leaning towards more bitter levels, we have carefully selected a set of noble hops, for you to enjoy on every suitable occasion.
From Struise with hops
Ingredients: Water, Barley, Oats, Wheat, Rye, Hops, Sugar, Yeast & a Struise twist.
Made for Monk’s Cafe Sveavägen, Stockholm.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
HugoNeto (10) - BRAZIL - APR 16, 2014
Dear mother of Sverige, We send you our approach for the Svea IPA. As your growing thirst is leaning towards more bitter levels, we have carefully selected a set of noble hops, for you to enjoy on every suitable occasion. From Struise with hops Ingredients: Water, Barley, Oats, Wheat, Rye, Hops, Sugar, Yeast & a Struise twist. Made for Monk’s Cafe Sveavägen, Stockholm.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Douberd (1999) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - APR 7, 2014
Bottle, 330 ml, poured into a tulip. ABV 7% Amber colour on the body, quite clear, with a tall and froathy at head on top. Good retention, medium lacing left behind. Aroma of caramel, yeast, red fruits, jam. Tastes the same, burnt caramel and malts, red fruits, yeast, light wine notes. Nice bitterness on the aftertaste though. Very dry palate, medium body, quite carbonated. Overall an okay beer, nothing impressive.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
minutemat (1282) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2014
330ml bottle from Les Crepes de Sophie, Shrewsbury. Pours a hazy amber with caramel aroma. Taste brings earthy liquorice & treacle notes with dark fruits and a medium bitter finish. Not an IPA by any stretch but nice nonetheless.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maakun (493) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 19, 2014
Mahogany with big off-white head. Looks great. Sweet red fruits, blueberries, fresh brown dough, cookies, light chocolate. Taste is tart, with sweet body and nice bitter finish. Medium bodied with creamy carbonation. Big and complex beer, not a very typical IPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cards04 (1599) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 15, 2014
I loved this IPA. Pours an ugly sediment ridden brownish orange with fluffy white head that won’t go away. Aromas are great sweet Christmas oranges and citrus candy. Sweet citrus and candy aromas. Will well balanced. Delicious.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mmahut (897) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 7, 2014
Pours in amber body with medium white head. Aroma has citrus with distinctive belgian yeast character, spicy, noble. Taste is malty sweet bubblegum with medium earthy short lasting bitterness. Body is fill, low carbonation. Interesting take for an IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omikr0n (692) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 26, 2014
Bottle at Rose Red, Bruges. Pours somewhat cloudy amber with nice lasting white head. Aroma is yeast, malt, hint of licorice and hops. Flavor is malt, yeast, candy, hint of hops. I wouldn’t call this an IPA, but it was still quite nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Anatole (90) - BELGIUM - FEB 6, 2014
Une bière à mi-chemin entre l’ipa et la triple belge. Intéressant à boire, mais Struise peut mieux faire. Amertume moyenne pour le style.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AdamT (150) - North Carolina, USA - FEB 4, 2014
11.2oz bottle from The Beer Store Wilson. Amber hue, murky clarity with mostly diminishing off-white head, no lacing. Raspberry, light fruits, sweet, apricot aromas. Earthy & fruity flavor up front, had a port wine taste finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
angel77 (768) - oviedo, SPAIN - JAN 26, 2014
Botella de 33 cl en el lúpulo. Junio de 2012. Una ipa sencilla con sabores bastante dulces y un amargo final bastante contenido. cuerpo medio bastante fácil de beber. Sin mucho mas.


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