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Brewed by Brouwerij t IJ
Style: Heller Bock
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Serve in Dimpled mug, Stein

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RATINGS: 197   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Our bokbier for Easter; not too sweet, thereby producing a fine flavour. The flavour and aromas give a nicely balanced mix of fruit, coriander, yeast and hops. An enjoyable combination in which the bitter element gets an additional boost from the lightly roasted malt. The aftertaste is slightly sparkling, with a long-lasting, fresh, sweet flavour. An excellent beer for celebrating the arrival of spring!


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
heman (148) - Tychy, POLAND - APR 8, 2015
Barwa to głębokie złoto, piana obfita, długo utrzymuje się cieniutką warstwą. Aromat to mieszanka ziołowo-przyprawowych drożdży i intensywnej kolendry. Piwo jest lekko słodkie, a pierwsze skrzypce graja słody. Gdzieś tam po chwili pojawia się kolendra i lekkie posmaki żłtych owocw, coś jak morele i mirabelki. Finisz to zaskakująco mocna i dość długo zostająca na podniebieniu ziołowo-drożdżowa goryczka, troszkę tępa w posmaku. Alkohol jest dobrze ukryty.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TtV (187) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Yellow amber coloured with a small white head that fades quickly. Little Co2. Aroma not very explicit. Malts and yeast, but only hints. The taste is much like blonde beer: a mild sweetness and an even milder bitterness. Not bad, but nothing special.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Daanminator (218) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - APR 4, 2015
Mooie oranje kleur in het glas. Schuimkraag verdwijnt helaas gelijk. Het bier is lekker fris, smaak blijft lang hangen.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (7925) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 4, 2015
330 ml bottle. #010. THT 02/2015. From bierzwerg.de.
Cloudy golden colour with a tiny white head. Belgian yeast, mild sweetness, citrus, malt and some play doh... in the aroma I mean. The flavour is bready malt, yeast, mild bitterness, citrus and some mild alcohol. Najaa...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Franksv6 (419) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - APR 4, 2015
Unclear orange colored beer with a good white head. Taste is yeast, nice bitter hops and sweet fruit. Good balance, nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjik83 (805) - - MAR 25, 2015
33cl flesje via Gall en Gall, Maastricht Alcoholpercentage van 7% Uitgeschonken in Grimbergen glas Uiterlijk: amberkleurig, amper schuim Aroma en smaak: kruidig, Belgisch gist, fruitig als citrus, moutig Conclusie: fris biertje, jammer van het schuim, niet slecht ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bonkiedeaap (383) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 17, 2015
Bottle from Dirk III in Hardinxveld. The beer is golden to amber colored and pours a large white head, with a lot of bubbles. The aroma is fruity and spicy (coriander like), yeast, spring flowers and hops. The taste is full and light sweet (tones of candy and fruits) to change into a nice bitterness with tones of roasted malts and spices. The finish is long and refreshing, with a long staying bitterness. Finally a Heller Bock from Holland, which is actually good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SaintMatty (5768) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 13, 2015
330ml Bottle - Amber in colour. Coriander and yeast dominate in the aroma. Spicy, yeasty and slightly sweet taste with notes of coriander, ginger and dried apricot.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MMR (452) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 2, 2015
Very nice mixture of aromas and a very lovely fresh beer. I truly enjoyed it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevnic2008 (9138) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - NOV 18, 2014
Pours a dark orange color with a small creamy white head. Dough, yeast and herbs. Spicy and dry.


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