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t Smisje Speciaal

 
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Formerly brewed at Brouwerij De Regenboog
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Assebroek-Brugge, Belgium

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RATINGS: 212   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mikske79 (1462) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - APR 3, 2016
Geproefd als Halloweenbier tijdens de 24 uur van het belgische bier in Antwerpen in 2002 (nu net het boekje teruggevonden met men notities). Blijkbaar bestaat het nu niet meer. Toen erbijgeschreven: aroma valt mee, smaak ook. maar toch niet volledig mijn ding met de pompoensmaak

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Johnstledger8 (710) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 20, 2016
Bottle. Pours a heavy hazy orange with a lasting foamy white head. Aroma of pumpkin, orange, bread, oats, dried fruits, apricot. Taste is of oranges, pumpkin, custard, peach, apricot, butterscotch. Soft carbonation, soft oily mouthfeel. Gorgeous.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kajser27 (1271) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 14, 2015
Hazy amber to copper colored, medium to strong beige creamy head. Aroma is Belgian yeast, fruits, candy sugar, caramel, pumpkin and spices. Taste is quite sweet candy sugar, toffee and caramel, fruits, strong pumpkin and spices, some ripe fruits and bit of tartness, bit of alcohol. Medium+ bodied, average to soft carbonation, sticky syrupy. Way too sweet. (bottle, ’t Brugs Beertje, Brugge, B)

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (4429) - BELGIUM - OCT 26, 2014
Pumpkin ale tasted as ’t Smisje Halloween, with a light yellowish white, regular, medium thick, unstable head and deep orange blonde colour, hazy but milky with deposit. Sweetly perfumed aroma, honey, white port wine, white candi sugar, caramel, rhum, orange, mint, pumpkin soup, aniseed. Sweetish peachy and citrussy onset, smooth and somewhat oily mouthfeel, caramelly malts, becoming more sweet afterwards and even a bit cloying, honeyish and brown rhum-like, soft pumpkin presence, spicy and yeasty finish with light floral hop bitterness as well as warming, even somewhat astringent alcohol; this was a bit too sweet and too alcoholic to my taste, but still another interesting Smisje.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarcoDL (3979) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 3, 2013
Apparently, this was meant to be a Halloween beer. This becomes clear with the use of pumpkin in this quadrupel/barley wine-like dark and spicey ale. Quite a unique beer and very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kosmokrator (846) - ITALY - MAR 20, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 9, 2014 Color arancio mediamente intenso con saponosa schiuma bianca. Dolce, zuccherosa, fruttata e debolmente speziata al naso, gusto morbido che riprende gli aromi con note di zucca, lievito e caramello. Corpo medio, effervescenza nella norma, vellutata e beverina nonostante l’abv. Birra gustosa e particolare, peccato che sia così difficile da reperire, vorrei poterla assaggiare più spesso!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (17418) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2013
Bottle from HJ Hansen, Odense. Unclear orange with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, fruity, yeasty and alcohol. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet finish with warming alcohol. 010313

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JefVerstraete (2829) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - FEB 24, 2013
Nice orange colour, a lot of foam but it disappears quickly. Sweet complex nose. Fruity, notes of raisins, white wine, plums. Light bitter and warm alcoholic finish. Nice beer!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerisgoodforu (992) - Nørresundby, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2012
Bottle. Pours a really murky orange color with a white head. Aroma is of sweet candi sugary notes, black pepper, clove, slight amount of cooked pumpkin, white grape notes and some green apple. The flavor follows the nose, with faint amounts of cooked pumpkin, green apple, white grape, candied sugar, black pepper, clove and bready notes. The body is medium with a dry mouth feel. Overall a solid brew, but I would have wanted more pumpkin flavor and spice.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
rane (1006) - Nibe, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2012
Bottle.Golden orange with off white head. Aroma sweet notes, apple and some sour notes as well. I wonder if they were intended. Taste is sweet and malty, but again these sour yeast notes shows up. I wonder if it was slightly infected, as I don´t see anyone making notice of the sour notes, so I guess they weren´t intended.


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