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

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RATINGS: 770   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arve_Christian (3134) - Oslo, - OCT 5, 2012
On bottle 33 cl. Golden hazy color, good foam. Good intensity fruity aromas, some honey- nice Yeats influence. Full body & high complexity. Some sweetness , very well balanced. Very enjoyable


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Arcanor (86) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 20, 2014
330ml bottle from l’Office des Grands Crus. Pour Golden brown and a bit hazy. Nice medium lasting foam. Smell barley, brown sugar and spices. Same thing for the taste. Long finish of barley and belgian yeast. A very nice winter beer.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ceck82 (41) - SPAIN - OCT 13, 2014
Botella 33 cl. XXXII The Great Power Of Beer&Wine De color cobre con espuma blanco roto densa y persistente, en nariz viene la fruta pocha y se percibe el acidez y muchos esteres a levadura, recuerda a cierta saison belgas como Fantome. En boca es plena, cálida y alcol uva, dulce pero con un final seco. De las tres tjesseses la más clásicas.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
witthatsbier (258) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 13, 2014
33cl bottle pours a darkish brown with off white head aroma is sweet with a bit of grain taste is sweet malty with short sweet finish ok but was expecting better

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dresden (882) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - OCT 13, 2014
Murky brown with little head. Aims of banana, caramel, brown sugar. Taste is burnt sugars, caramel, banana. Good stuff

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (2806) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours hazy copper, nose is lime, banana, toffee, taste is sweet, fruit, rich, caramel.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
suedehead288 (400) - BELGIUM - OCT 10, 2014
2014.10 - blindtaste met de Gentse Biervereniging - blind geproefd, middelmatig bier (de naam loopt soms vooruit op ...)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
murran (206) - - OCT 3, 2014
Pours a hazy brown body with a medium, lasting head. Sweet, fresh and a little fruity aroma. Rich taste with tones of flowers and a strong malty finish.Very interesting taste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kingstoni (1532) - FINLAND - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle. Hazy amber color with a medium thin frothy head. Aroma of sugar, yeast and some apricot. Sweet taste with some sourness. Sugary finish.

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hackobock (1424) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 13, 2014
140802, on tap at Het Oude Schooltje. Pours clear dark orange with a creamy off-white head. Aroma is dried fruits, canned peaches, caramel, orange, spices. Taste is medium sweet fruity, light spicy, light citrus tartness. Medium bodied, smooth texture, soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VT (1413) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 28, 2014
330 ml bottle. Pours a murky brown with a nice white head. Aroma is barley sugar, brown sugar, dark fruits. Flavor is red berries, brown sugar, some tartness and caramel. Finish is spicy, banana, loads of sugars. Lingering sugar and fruit. Medium body, soft mouthfeel, weak carbonation.


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