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


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RATINGS: 763   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ST247 (380) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAR 15, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2014 On tap @Het Oude Schooltje. Pours amber with nice white foam. Sweet aroma. Taste little sweet, light bitterness. Well balanced, love it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElManana (250) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - MAR 14, 2014
Very spicy aroma. Cloudy, dark yellow color, beige head, good lace. Sweet, jasmin, light bitter, hints of licorice, laurel. Smooth and well balanced.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JefVerstraete (1311) - BELGIUM - MAR 11, 2014
Brown/amber colour, small beige head. Aroma of caramal and sweet malts. Also honey and dried fruit (figs, plums). Complex and very well balanced. Light bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (7437) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 6, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein trübes braunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig süß, alkoholisch, Nüsse, Früchte. Geschmack sehr süß malzig, dunkle Früchte, hefig, leicht alkoholisch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (3994) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2014
Bottle. Brown with a small head. Unusual spiciness that lingers for some time. I expected something more powerful considering its strength but it was still very pleasant to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hammerhead01 (41) - Louvain-la-Neuve, BELGIUM - FEB 7, 2014
33 cl bottle, 2013 Vintage. Hazy copper with a nice foamy white head that lingers quite a bit. some bitterness, caramel and is quite sweet. Overall nice winter/Christmas beer

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grimsbeer (7) - - FEB 6, 2014 does not count
Bottle, 11.2 oz. Wow this was nice. Bottle conditioning gives a wonderful mouth pop. Colour is gorgeous. Taste is sparky at first but mellows quickly. A pleasure from start to finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Anatole (112) - BELGIUM - FEB 5, 2014
Ambrée, pas vraiment le gout typique d’une triple belge. Complexe, fruité, caramel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beachmaster (129) - Oklahoma, USA - FEB 1, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Pours a hazy dark copper with a typical Belgian massive fluffy white head. Good lacing. Nose is bananas, cloves, and Belgian yeast. Taste is caramel, malt, and a hint of spices. Very, very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jsquire (3468) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - FEB 1, 2014
2013 Amber gold color with a foamy off white head. Big sweet malty nose. Tons of caramel, malt syrup, rich apple fruit and some berry. Full flavored rich beer.

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