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Vissenaken Himelein

Vissenaken Himelein
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Brewed by Brouwerij Vissenaken
Style: Belgian Ale
Vissenaken-Tienen, Belgium

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Dark, artisanal beer, top-fermenting, unfiltered. Brewed with brewing liquor, barley malt, hops, sugar and yeast.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (8104) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2013
Bottle @ home shared with Dutchdrebus, Ansjelaah and Joes. Clear reddish color, small off - white to beige head. Smell and taste malts, lightly sourish, a bit winey, red berries. Low to average body and carbonation.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ansjelaah (1355) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - AUG 8, 2013
Gedronken met joes, benzai en ditchdrebus, donkerbruine kleur, kleine schuimkraag, ruikt en smaakt naar mout zoet, caramel, fruitig,

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DutchDrebus (3956) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - AUG 8, 2013
Bottle @ benzai. Hazy amber to copper with a small off-white head. Smells wine, sourish, some alcohol, raisins. Tastes red fruits, raisins, sweet and sour, fruity. Medium body, soft carbo.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
tderoeck (4490) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 6, 2013
1/III/13 - 75cl bottle from De Bierloods (Adegem) @ home - BB: n/a - bottled: 25/I/12 (2013-207)

Clear dark brown beer, small irregular light beige head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: fruity, bit dusty, yeast, some dried fruits, raisins, caramel, a bit off, rotten leafs. MF: soft carbon, light to medium body. Taste: little sweet metallic, some sugar, bitter and metallic again, hint of mocha, overripe fruits. Aftertaste: a bit sour, mocha, dried fruits, caramel, bit sugary, nutty, bread, little bitter, very metallic again.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Errl (1559) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAY 27, 2012
750ml bottle..Pour is brown with a small tan head..Nose is earthy, caramel, toffee..Taste is bready, mint, brown sugar, cinnamon..

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 23, 2012
(750ml bottle) Pours a dark amber-brown body with a small beige head. Aroma of dark fruit, roasted malt, pine, sulfur, and anise. Flavor of raisins, yeast, black licorice, anise, brazil nuts, caramel, and mint leaves with a dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (5536) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 14, 2012
(750ml bottle) clear medium brown with few tan fine bubbles. Nose of candi sugar, caramel, somewhat rich, and a bit of honey/graham cracker. Taste of caramel, cream, nuts, brown sugar, medium carbonation and thin body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
diabel (1607) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - DEC 9, 2011
Deep brown to black body with a lightly brown, creamy head. Good lace. Malty aroma. Lightly sweet, lightly bitter flavour. Ok, good balance.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (9260) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 11, 2011
750ml bottle (Alvinne Beershop)
7- Bold mashy aroma, with a touch of yeast in the glass it’s breadier, and even had some rye notes.
4 Rich slightly hazy brown. Small beige head, continues to bubble gently to make sure it never disappears.
7 Lovely rich malty body, touch of liquorice root, more so in the one with a little yeast in. Rye breadiness through and through.
4 Full palate, crisp carbonation. Finish earthier in the yeastier glass, but liquoricy in both. Touch of tobacco too later.
14 Lovely balance, nice to see a brune that’s not too sweet.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (13355) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 18, 2010
Bottle at ØLbaren - Thanks to ??? Clear brown - offwhite head. Roasted, grassy, chocolate, high malty. fruity, valnuts (light oxidation), red berries, light bitterness.


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