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

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RATINGS: 811   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 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (3222) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 16, 2011
Pours a hazy medium yellow. Aroma is lightly malty, hoppy, yeasty. Flavor is moderately sweet, highly alcoholic, citrus.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Icedwarf (683) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Grima (2182) - 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 :-)

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yumyum (217) - 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

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EdKing (2115) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle of the 2012 donated to me from Harrisoni following our trip to Belgium. Murky orange to chestnut brown in the glass, slight off white big head which thins. Nose is musty, caramel, orange citrous, earthy, barley sugar boiled sweets,. Slight oxidised damp earthiness. Taste is blend of alcohol, orange citrous, caramel, orange marmalade, barley sugar sweets, pine and slight bitter hop, bit of oxidised dampness. Feels like it’s lost a bit of oomph but still decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jorn69 (1657) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAY 19, 2015
Bottle (330 ml) @ Delirium Hoppy Loft, Brussels 150514. Malty and fruity with light spicy notes, dried fruits and cherries, sweet, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is dry, sweet, fruity and malty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GJF (1364) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - MAY 18, 2015
Bottle in St. Louis with thanks to Jim. Excellent beer. Dark fruits and yeast. Rich body. Reminds me of a Rochefort.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemike (2527) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - MAY 12, 2015
It poured opaque honey colored with a huge head. The aroma was very bready. The flavor was slightly sweet but finished with a tangy, sweet finish, that was slightly mouthwatering.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (4192) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAY 11, 2015
33 cl. bottle. Pours a cloudy dark amber with a small off-white head. Aroma of malt, fruit, and spice. Taste is malt, dark stone fruit, and spices. Nice to sip on and nicely warming.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lunkie (1544) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - APR 18, 2015
Herbal spice malt hop aroma. Amber colour poor head and lacing. Malt herbal hop flavour. Smooth palate.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vanvenlo (1406) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - APR 18, 2015
Slowbeer bottle(18-Apr-2015) Sweet plum veg yeast bread & spice aroma.Light brown, low and suds lace.Sweet malt plum veg spice flavour.Sweet malt spice finish&malt veg spice aftertaste.


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