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Brewed by De Struise Brouwers
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Oostvleteren, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This blonde and slight sour beer is the result of a research combining Brettanomyces Bruxellensis and Bourbon barrels & some skills out of the Wild Woesten


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (14404) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 14, 2013 Bottle shared at Bruceís in London - many thanks to Paul. Pours hazy yellow with a moderate, frothy white head; looks great. Pleasant aroma, some citrus, grapefruit, melon, mild funk. Light sweet flavor, very nice citrus, tangerine, lemon, faint hay and white bread. Light bodied with fine, caressing carbonation. Lovely finish, mild tangy lemon, pale bread, very slight funk. Excellent beer. Nice balance. Very drinkable.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
antonstoop (244) - - NOV 1, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 7, 2013 A clear blond beer, with an average white head. In the nose there is sour, fruit, citrus, iron and light yeasty. It is a medium bodied beer, with a excellent carbonation. In the taste there is sour, light bitter and some sweet probably from the bourbon. It is a soft sour and fresh beer, very nice. The aftertaste is soft, mild bitter and a touch of bourbon. A very interesting blond beer, a excellent mix of brett, blond beer and bourbon. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrChopin (3726) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 30, 2013
hazy gold with heavy lacing, soft oily white head. Bit stronger than normal lenses, more uniform, oily and more uniform than reg lensis, bit skunky behind some earth. Flavor lightly papery, less grain and bitterness than reg, more vanilla and oak, still citric but too slick.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (6091) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 21, 2013
750ml bottle pours a hazy, dark gold with some filmy, sticky, white head. Nose is lemony, wood, fresh vanilla bean, bretty, grassy, band aid. Flavor has some band aid, a little vitamin C tablet, some lemon, some sugar, a little vanilla, a little perfume, some tropical fruit. Soft finish. Very neat. Must have been a very neutral barrel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (12346) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 21, 2013
75cl bottle, thanks GT2. Medium off-white head atop hazy light amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, lemon, barnyard, some Chardonnay, light Bourbon. Taste is moderately sweet, Chardonnay/Bourbon, light funk. Light-medium body, low carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (16429) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Bottle courtesy, yet again, of JT, thank you sir! Cloudy pale yellow color, fluffy white head with good retention and solid lacing. Aroma of vanilla, straw, light lemon. Taste is white wine, vanilla, lemon. Tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10836) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Bottle shared by GT2. Pours lightly hazy yellow with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is tart fruits, earthy hops, biscuit malt and pear esters. Flavor is malt forward with lightly tart pear, vinous notes, light hops and bitterness, light malt and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (13673) - Orange County, California, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Bottle shared by GT. Thanks! Clear golden pour with a white head. Skunky aroma, but nice lemon, oak, and vanilla. Lots of fruit. Melon, pear, and apple. Whiskey, a touch of booze, and a light herbal note. Flavor has plenty of charred oak and whiskey flavor. Tart, acidic lemon notes. Sweet pear, melon, and apple. A touch of tart grape on the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (7877) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 22, 2013
Bottle from the Brugge Shop. Lemon nose with yogurt, vanilla, wood, bourbon. Cloudy gold with fine lace. Cream flavor of vanilla, lemon, soft and silky, a bit salty. Very soft and silky body with fine carbonation. Didnít know if these flavors would work together, but they do.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (9410) - San Diego County, California, USA - SEP 21, 2013
750mL from Etre. Pours a low haze, pale golden with medium foam and wispy lacing. Nose is at first a bit skunky thanks to the green bottle, then moves to pineapple, vanilla, lemon, bright funk, sugar. Taste is drained, dill, cucumber, cantaloupe, sugary melon, rustic malt. Palate is drained, aerated, dry. Not really similar to the normal Struiselensis which was flat, acetic, salty. Didnít get any bourbon.


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