Brewed by Brouwerij ’t IJ
Style: Barley Wine
Amsterdam, Netherlands
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RATINGS: 577   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   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.

brokensail's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (15754) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 2, 2012
The beer pours a hazy dark amber color with a khaki head. Sweet dark fruit and brown sugar on the nose. A mild toasted quality, some yeast, and a bit of molasses. The flavor is also rather heavy on the sugar and dark fruit characteristics. Some molasses, toffee, and toast. Maybe a hint of spices, some yeast, and that’s about it. Just quite sweet and not terribly complex or interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (11318) - Albertslund, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2016
33 cl. bottle. Dark brown colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, fruit, hops, caramel, spice, alcohol and chocolate.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Deonis (21) - Moscow, RUSSIA - AUG 2, 2016
Dark, without foam, a bit of sourness and sweetness, is a pleasant bitterness in taste and aftertaste sweet can be smaller recommend

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thomat (3299) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 25, 2016
Bottle. Dark amber with a thick tan head. Fruity and malty tones. Fruit,caramel, malt and hops. Full body with a bitter/ fruity finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (2891) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 19, 2016
Bottle. Pours dark ruby with beige head. The head stays. Aroma is sweet, malt, fruits. Flavor is sweet and bitter, caramel, malt, some metallic notes, fruits, plums. Alcohol is well covered. Overall: very good, sweet and boozy + easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
tarmok (1169) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUL 11, 2016
clear mahogany liquid with beige head, aroma of caramel, bread, heavy sweet, light bitter, nuts, full body

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MatusBeer (411) - Košice, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 16, 2016
330 ml bottle. Dark brown colour with stable huge creamy head off with small pieces of yeasts inside. Aroma of yeasts, candi sugar, plumbs. Taste is sweet, caramel, chocolate, barley malts,toffies. Expected better

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fules (727) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - JUN 1, 2016
Nagy, nagyon tartós hab, sötétbarna szín. Nem túl intenzív malátás illat. Intenzív pörkölt malátás ízvilág, némi fűszerességgel. Az alkoholt egyáltalán nem érezni, kiválóan elrejtették. Utóíze a korty folytatása, ami sokáig kitart. Testes, nehéz sör.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamesie1857 (1943) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2016
330ml bottle from Saveur Biére - Dull flat orangey brown body, not much in the way of a head. Nose is barleysugar sweets, a bit of freshly made caramel, brown sugar and a background of dustiness. Taste is sweet, a little sticky, dry at the end, bit of a boozy burn but not too harsh. Very nice, but a bit ugly.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (2833) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 13, 2016
Bottle from Saveur Biere. Dark brown. Nose is syrupy sweet, dark fruits, plums. Tastes candy sugar, fruits, toffee, raisins. Imo its more like Belgian strong ale. Great beer anyway.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maarten1993 (920) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2016
Drank with Rik while watching Castle 13-4-2016. Nice and sweet beer, vanilla-like. Taste is fine, a bit like a candy as well, but also fades quickly.

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