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Brewed by Brouwerij Smisje
Style: Belgian Ale
Mater, Belgium

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RATINGS: 356   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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This beer with Torhoutsí mustard has been craft brewed with top-fermentation at Brewery De Regenboog, but is now brewed at the new Smisje plant in Mater-Oudenaarde. Ingredients are malts, hop, candi sugar, mustard seed, yeast and water.


JayBaxter's rating

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JayBaxter (407) - Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester, - JAN 8, 2011
Cloudy hazy amber beer with one hell of a large off white head (had to stop pouring 3 times) Aroma is Hefewizen like, malty and bready with a slight sharp finish. Taste is again malty and sweet with a slight hot mustard finish....a beer worthy of a much higher score


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bierridder_S (58) - BELGIUM - DEC 8, 2014
03/12/2014 @home - 33cl bottle from brewery. Masive gusher!! What a pitty because after that, I really liked the beer. Amber coloured, foamy head, Smell has soms lambic like sourness, light sweetness, floral. Taste : light sourness, spices & hops, at the back some sweetness. What a pity of the gusher because its taste is verry nice and complex

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
SSSteve (3831) - - DEC 7, 2014
bottle. thick murky pour with sediment and no head. aroma of caramel. sharp carbonation and thick syrupy body. flavor of caramel. lingering unpleasant bitterness in the finish and maybe the slightest hint of heat from the mustard seed. not much life left. pretty bad.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (2464) - BELGIUM - NOV 9, 2014
Tasted when it was still made at the original Regenboog brewery, not sure if it has changed a lot since Johan Brandt moved his brewing activities, but it is hard to imagine it hasnít. In its original form, this was a pleasant, amber coloured musterd seed beer, in which a very slight hint of mustard was indeed detectable, yet covered by a candi sugar and malty sweetness. Had some complexity and was quite enjoyable.

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
generallee08 (717) - New York, USA - MAY 30, 2014
This one pours the color a nice golden color with a hazy body and a foamy white head. Wostytje has a funky aroma of hard apple cider, pineapple and yeast. The taste hits you with sour apple cider vinegar and funky earthy yeast. Then it turns somewhat sweet in the middle and end with an odd bitter and mustardy finish. The body is medium with a smooth texture. Overall itís a very odd beer. Unique. However for me the flavors just donít work together at all.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jfb (4089) - Freising, GERMANY - APR 30, 2014
(bottle) pours a murky orange-brown colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of butter and cherries, with a light lemony tartness, some cardboard, powdered sugar, fudge and sugar icing. flavour is mostly melted butter on toast, with some straw and a hint of grain husks. medium-bodied with average carbonation.

2.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
marcus (6785) - Sacramento, California, USA - APR 3, 2014
Bottle from Healthy Spirits. Pours cloudy amber with a huge beige head and a spicy aroma. There is a strange conglomeration of tastes that are dominated by mustard, a flavor I detest. That made it very difficult to rate this beer. I didnít detect any candi sugar, just that darn mustard.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JefVerstraete (1594) - Ghent, BELGIUM - DEC 28, 2013
Hazy amber colour, medium carbonation. Sweet and malty with some hints of spices. Nothing special.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bob_w (327) - new york, New York, USA - SEP 24, 2013
spicy, yeasty, slightly sour aroma. some sweet notes in the aroma, faintly caramel/toffee, very muddy, murky light tan/dirty yellow (though it did have a bouncy bike ride home from the shop). no much head. yeasty beer. some sweetness, caramel, a hint of sourness. thereís a subtle spiciness in the middle, finishing with a tangy note. thereís a lot of flavors mixing from start to finish. kind of muddled, but definitely complex and interesting.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (2395) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 3, 2013
I never knew a beer brewed with mustard could be good. But smisje proves in this weird brew that it can be tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martinus (3063) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - MAY 30, 2013
Quite hazy golden brown colour, white head. Malty aroma, caramel, bread, toast and light mustard. Malty flavour, light sweet, light sour touch, mustard in the back. Finish malts, caramel, light lemon, light warm mustard.
Light mustard, quite balanced. Quite nice!
(33cL bottle @ home)


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