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Brewed by Brouwerij ’t IJ
Style: Belgian Ale
Amsterdam, Netherlands

bottled
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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Unpasteurized and unfiltered


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bosskie (381) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2014
Beautiful opaque hay-coloured beer with a nice white head. Smell is grapefruit, citric yeasty smell. Grainy bready. Grainy salty beer, very bitter and dry. Fizzy. Astringent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VincentKabel (193) - Haarlem, NETHERLANDS - AUG 10, 2014
’t IJ is a brewer that makes me be on guard when I have one of their beers. They have beers I love, and beers I hate, and for some reason I never really know wich one it was I (dis)liked. This one is a keeper though. A pretty good blond with a incredible fresh aroma and taste that makes it stand out of the crowd. A ’t IJ favorite of mine!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ads135 (2890) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Blonde, clear and tasty. Lots of hop character, some sharp pine bitterness and caramel body. Tried at the brewery in 2014.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2014

Bottle 330ml.

[ As ’t IJ Flink ].
[ Courtesy of EULocalswap 4.0 - bierkoning ]. Clear medium yellow color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, moderate hoppy - yeasty, citrus, herbs - vegetables. Flavour is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration, fruity, herbs - vegetables. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140328]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geiserich (3340) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JUL 13, 2014
ottle: Hazy yellow to orange color. Aroma of oranges, yeast and hops. Flavor is fresh with yeast and light fruity notes. Mainly hoppy with bitter citrus peel and herbs.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Quack-Duck (7793) - Down South, GERMANY - JUL 1, 2014
bottle from Bierzwerg. Hazy golden colour, white head. Lovely hoppy nose. Full-bodied, grainy malty base with a pleasant sweetness and god fruity flavours. Spicy and peppery hops in the lingering finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Taboada (302) - Compostela (Galiza), - JUN 30, 2014
Tap tasted on 29/06/2014. Clear golden colour with a smooth white head. Aroma is yeasty, hoppy and lightly citrus. Taste is fruitness, malts and wheat. Easy to drink, light to medium carbonation. Next one please!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jaghana (3808) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle 33cl, a golden beer with medium head. Nose is on exotic fruit hops. Aroma is medium malty, dry with apricot and mandarine, relatively bitter, lot of exotic fruits, not that refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tderoeck (4484) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 27, 2014
30/V/14 - 33cl bottle from Mitra van Bergen (Eindhoven) @ home - BB: VIII/14 (2014-581) Thanks to Tinus for picking this one up for me!

Clear blond beer, creamy white head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: some banana, bit fruity, grassy, floral, coriander notes, malty. MF: ok carbon, medium to light body. Taste: pretty soapy, coriander, spicy, hay, hint of citrus, pot pourri. Aftertaste: some candi sugar, pretty bitter, citrus, coriander, hoppy, some banana, little sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (3699) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 19, 2014
330ml bottle from K-Supermarket Kamppi, Helsinki

BBE 08/2014 - Pours clear yellowish with a thick white head. Aroma of yeast, farmyard, earthy notes, sweet ripe fruits and grass. Taste is earthy, yeasty and spicy with some farmyardy notes and fruitness. Finish is ripe fruity, sweetish and mildly hoppy with some yeastiness. Okay, sessionable and yeasty Belgian blonde.


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