Brewed by Brouwerij ’t IJ
Style: Barley Wine
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 569   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
A barley wine brewed in the English style. Struis is a full-bodied beer with a deep, dark colour and a soft, long-lasting head. The aroma is dark and sweet, with clear tones of chocolate and dried fruit. The aftertaste is dry and long-lasting, and leaves you yearning for more. A delicious accompaniment to food and ideal with skeapsrond cheese. Struis is only available as a bottled beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alex_leit (1592) - Minsk, BELARUS - NOV 9, 2015
Bottle. Aroma: roasted, wine, fruit acidity, lightest hint of hops and porto. Taste: sweet, roasted, wine, warming, alcoholic, toffee and caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wiedrzensky (695) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 7, 2015
Shared bottle. Pours is dark cloudy amber with almost no head. Aroma of caramel, oat, cereals, dark fruits, berries. Moderate to medium bitter, fruity, pineapple mouthfeel. Medium body, flat carbonation, oily texture, caramel finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
vincentvega72 (292) - Terneuzen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 4, 2015
Donker bier met lichte schuimkraag die goed aan het glas blijft plakken. Aroma van kandijsuiker, drop, zoethout. Heerlijke diepe smaak. Je proeft koffie, mout, donkere chocolade, donker fruit. Lekkere zachte afdronk. Kan zich meten met sommige van de donkere trappistbieren.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mikske79 (1389) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - NOV 2, 2015
Een van de beste geuren, zoniet de beste die ik al ooit geroken heb. En de smaak is navenant, dit is een topbier, voor mij, zoals de rochefort 10 enzo.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HerrBierkoenig (1030) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 2, 2015
From 0,33l bottle, BBD: 07/2016 Pours amber red to brown liquid, minimal tan head, Aroma: cherries,candied fruits, licorice, sweets, caramel, wood, Taste: medium to heavy sweet, light to medium bitter, light to medium sour, fruity, candied fruits, cherries, salty, firstly some egg notes, than disappeared, warming alcohol, Palate: medium to heavy body, sticky to slick texture, lively carbonation, long red fruity finish, Overall: fine, firstly disappointed by the egg taste, than better, finally almost enjoyed. Bit too carbonated, not enough complexre but fair. Good to try.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hednom (139) - Messelbroek, BELGIUM - OCT 26, 2015
Pours a dark copper Brown colour with a beige head, Sweet aroma, long lastig dry aftertaste

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamaty (1749) - Madrid, SPAIN - OCT 24, 2015
Marrón, casi opaca. Espuma beige que desaparece a los pocos minutos. Aroma licórico, con notas de chocolate. En boca presenta cuerpo moderado, gas presente y tono igualmente licórico, con un sabor malteado, miel, caramelo, fruto seco. Final sabroso y y licórico.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Calisky (2379) - ALSACE, FRANCE - OCT 22, 2015
Couleur brune sombre, forte mousse beige. Nez de malt noir et fruité (baies et framboise), note caramel . Gout malté noir et caramel avec baies, fruits noirs, framboises et note de mures. Bon corps onctueux. Fin fruits noirs et caramel. Vraiment pas mal, bien onctueuse et buvable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
MMR (682) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 22, 2015
It was an enormous treat to drink this on room-temperature. It has a nice chocolate-like, somewhat brandy-like aroma and some dried fruits. Drank it on Pilsener-temperature the other day and this was all nowhere to be found.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vells (1354) - Rīga, Latvija, LATVIA - OCT 11, 2015
Quite weak for barley wine, yet decent. Mostly malty, some caramel, touch of yeast, dried fruits, bit pine, light floral hops. Moderate sweet with light bitterness. Decent, but nothing fancy

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