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

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RATINGS: 335   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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.


c0fein's rating

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
c0fein (352) - Helsinki, - NOV 6, 2013
330ml bottle @ home. Ordered from Saveur Biere. Struise is one of my favourite brewerys but this wasn’t excellent performance.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jamaty (1144) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 7, 2015
Ambar oscura, miel, casi opaca, algo de sedimento y turbia. Muchísima espuma, consistente y duradera. Aroma muy potente que se aprecia desde lejos. Maltas, pino, toffe. Buena textura cremosa y generalmente dulce y frutal, hasta el final que se hace solo un poco más seca y amarga. Es una IPA diferente, lupulada pero perfectamente equilibrada con nobles maltas que le otorgan un rico sabor acaramelado, muy acaramelado. Es una IPA? En cualquier caso es una muy buena cerveza.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tstamba (416) - Maryland, USA - APR 11, 2015
Bottle to a pint. Hazy dark amber with foamy beige head. Light malt and sweet dough aroma. Sweet bread and a bit of pine reading . Sweet dry finish. Good but very different from the American west coast style...

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
onceblind (5307) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Hazy dark amber with a lush light beige foamy head. Gorgeous sweet yet leafy bitter aroma featuring candi sugar and caramelised wheat, but also leafy earthy hop resins and a touch of red grape. The flavor starts a bit soft and earthy but a bit if orange rind hoppiness starts to come through near the finish with a touch of caramel and dark sweet wheat. A touch boozy and earthy bitter but quite enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
freretoc (1106) - Besançon, FRANCE - DEC 25, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 33cl à Molenhof Restaurant & Bar Oud Postje, couleur ambrée, belle mousse et effervescence moyenne, une attaque citronnée assez longue avec une fin de bouche pamplemousse efficace.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Renobob (1167) - Besançon, FRANCE - DEC 24, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 33cl. IPA basique, peu d’intérêt. Finale sèche, courte longueur en bouche.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spacecube (1265) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2014
330ml bottle, pours amber with a white head. Aroma is caramel malt, stewed apple, spicy notes,medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, oily feel, average carbonation, light astringent finish. Very belgian style IPA, not a hop bomb.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alengrin (3105) - BELGIUM - OCT 16, 2014
IPA made for Monk’s Café Sveävägen in Stockholm and apparently intended as an introduction to the style. Thick, creamy, off-white head on a hazy orange blond beer. Aroma of orange peel, grains, wheaty sourishness, pepper, hay, spicy hops, biscuit, apple; subdued fruity taste with refreshing citrus touch, subtle and delicate honeyish sweetishness, yeasty and grainy with wheat sourishness, rye spiciness and oat fluffiness all there, delicate and long herbal and spicy hoppiness in the finish without becoming agressive or ’biting’. I love agressively hoppy double IPAs but for it is intended to be, this is exceptionally well made, clearly the Struise Brouwers have full control over its taste - as usual.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6166) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy amber, nose is herbal, light mango, taste is fruity, sugary.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
msbernac (1061) - Krakow, POLAND - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle Aroma-fruits, honey Appearance-amber, clear, white foam, Taste-light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, Palate-medium body, creamy, lively, bitter finish Overall-good

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (7533) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle - Dark sugars and caramel. Cloudy copper with a rich beige head. Sweet caramel, raisin and little hop notes. Very sweet and Belgian, quite nice but hard to see IPA.


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