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


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RATINGS: 827   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Bottle conditioned.
Ingredients: Barley malt, hops, cane sugar, yeast and spices.
Strong blond winterbeer with fluffy white head which has been lagered for 8 months on different stonefruits. Tsjeeses was born out of a 5 year brew experience regarding x-mas beer without being capable of finding a suitable name up to now. With the name came a face, a caricature actually, that was drawn on the day Urbain, our brew master and master brewer, drank too many Tsjeeses’s. Every time he drinks one, he says "Tsjeeses, what a beer". Therefore the name is more an expression of stupefaction than a curse. We have had already many discussions around the pronounciation of "Tsjeeses". Very close would be that you say "cheeses" or cheese in plural.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
altonbrownd (4597) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - SEP 27, 2015
3/14/2008 3:53:50 PM Bottle from Bier Koning. Bright orange colour, fuzzy head. Sweet nose. Lots of fruits in the flavour, orange, peach and citrus. Candied, sugary. High alcohol content slightly masked. Fruity finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
vincentvega72 (158) - Terneuzen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2015
Lekker aroma van perzik, banaan, nectarine. Zwaar blond bier met hele lange zachte en warme afdronk. Fruitig met licht bittere nasmaak. Topbiertje van de struise brouwers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NordicV (1518) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2015
Flaska med bäst före 2013. På Monks Wallingatan. Brun, dimmig öl med vitt skum. Doft av plommon, russin och andra torkade frukter, mörkt socker, karamell och kryddighet. Smaken är lika komplex och god.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BobyFischer (186) - FRANCE - SEP 14, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 30, 2015 2013 ou 2014Elle sera peut être un peu (trop) plate pour cause d’éruption à l’ouverture. Nez de cannelle, épices, malts biscuités, sucre roux de canne, douceur. En bouche pareil et équilibre. Corps solide où l’alcool, même à ce taux, sait se faire discret. Grosse complexité. Je l’apprécierais d’avantage un peu plus froide et moins "secouée". 2015 : fffffH ! extrêmement complexe et bon ! Je vous avez parlé de ces arômes "fromagers" uniques ? Il le faudra, c’est très bon, incomparable.Le nougat aussi, entre friandise et terroir "campagne". De haute volée cette cuvée-ci !

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
martin00sr (1809) - Haderslev, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2015
2013 bottle. Gusher... cloudy red amber with a lot of floating sediments. Dried fruity aroma, vinous notes and red sour strawberries. Flavour has sweet dark sugar, figs and alcohol. All in all very well balanced. Finish has fresh cut wood and more sweet fruityness. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olliejobbins (1525) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2015
330ml bottle (2013). Massive gusher when opened. The amount that did remain in the glass was quite a dark caramel brown - clear with frothy off white head. aroma is rather sweet. caramel, molasses and yeast. taste wasn’t what i was expecting. really really sweet. a little spice. lasting sweet finish. i love the barrel aged versions but this was only "ok".

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gaultier (1101) - SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2015
Bottle @ Delirium Hoppy Loft, Brussels 14/5-15. Dried fruity with some cherries, also malt.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Icedwarf (923) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - JUN 28, 2015
Bruin bier met schuim. Smaak is licht zoetzuur en bitter hoppig, fruitig, aarbei, kersen, banaan. Erg goed. Smaak blijft lang hangen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Grima (2209) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - JUN 21, 2015
Bottle from Mi Orge Mi Houblon, Arlon, Belgium! 2010 bottle! Pours copper colored with a fine white head. Aroma has fruits, spicy notes and rich malt notes. Taste of sweet spicy malts, dried fruits and some brown sugar. Finish is warming, very spicy with some christmas spices and dried fruits. Very delicious, even in early summer :-)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yumyum (219) - barrie, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 21, 2015
2012 bottle. Bit of a gusher upon opening. Almost a murky Amber colour. Nice rich full nose of almost pineapple marmalade. This carries over into the taste. Smooth mouthfeel with full flavour. Some subtle spices I can’t quite place. Well balanced. . I really like this. One of my favourite "golden"Belgian ales

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