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Westoek XX (8% ABV)

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De Struise Brouwers
Brewed at Deca Services

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Oostvleteren, Belgium

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 299   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TychoJames (500) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 23, 2015
Flaska berggrens källare. Ljusorange kulör med vitt skum. Blommig doft med honung, citrus och jäst. Frisk och syrlig doft med godistouch. Fläder, passionsfrukt och bivax med torr avslutning

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GarageBrewer80 (187) - SWEDEN - JUL 23, 2015
Flaska från Berggrens Wärdshus. Gyllengul med vit kropp. Blommig doft. Elegant, rund spobtanjäst öl. Smak av citrus, äppelkart, fläder och jästbakterier.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
spacecube (1320) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2015
330ml bottle, this bottle was good, no gushing. Large foamy white head over a golden hazy body. Nose is sour, with peach, orange and coriander with caramel malts. Light bodied with an oily texture. Sweet malts, light bitterness and alcohol taste in the finish, with dry sourness. Lively carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Flanfl (244) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - JUL 6, 2015
Bottle. Yellow cloudy body, huge fluffy white head. Fruity (peach) and yeasty aroma with a sour side. Refreshing fruity flavour, sour. Sweet and sour finish. Medium body high carbo. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wolfcarnival (154) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 29, 2015
bottle from beergeek shop. cracked it open at the weekend. holyshit it went everywhere. fuck that. even a little lift of the cap made it spray all over and i couldnt leave it long enough. actual colour was a hazy gold. smelled of bread, oranges, dried fruits. tasted surprisingly tart. sour citrus, apricot, belgian yeast then the familiar honeycaramel, banana, spices and boozy warmth coming through at the end. full and frothy mouthfeel. plenty goin on. actually i liked the taste a lot, but the experience was spoiled by the fuckin fizzzz

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danielecamo (798) - ITALY - JUN 19, 2015
In bottiglia da 33cl. All’apertura, grande parte della birra fuoriesce a causa di una carbonazione eccessiva. Fortunatamente salvata visto vicinanza di bicchiere vuoti si passa all’assaggio. Aroma di frutti rossi, lampone, frutta sotto spirito, legnoso. Al palato corpo rotondo, sovracarbonata, frutta sotto spirito, lampone, ciliegia, acidità, leggero acetico. Scaldandosi da sentori di legno, sudore.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rami_pl (491) - Warszawa, POLAND - JUN 12, 2015
Butelka, warka do 05/2019. Na dziendobry - gushing, wzielo i wykipialo z butelki troche. po przzelaniu do pokala - kolosalna, biala, drobnopecherzykowa piana (niezmiescila sie butelka 0.33 w badz co nie badz pol-litrowym tulipie duvela) - jednak stosunkowo szybko sie dziurawi i opada, ladnie zostajac na szklei do samego konca wcale nielichy korzuszek na powierzchni piwa. Samo piwo jasne, zolte, lekko metne z plywajacymi drobinkami drozdzy (nie udalo sie delikatnie wszak nalac). Aromaty mocno ziolowe, przyprawowe, troche belgijskich drozdzy stajennych, slady karmelu, kapka owocowosci (suszone brzoskwinie czy morele, taki slodkoway klimat). W smaku slodko-kwasno-gorzkawe - bardzo fajna kombinacja, przywodzaca na mysl niektore saisony czy triple a nie belgian strong ale. Kwasnosc byc moze zwiazana z jakims lekkim zakarzeniem (pasuje do gushingu niby), ale mi nie przeszkadza, a wrecz pasuje. po lekkim ogrzaniu, nuty stajenne w aromacie oraz slodkosc w smaku nieco rosna. Z jednej strony bardzo fajne piwo, a z drugiej z problemami no i troche jakby zawod w zestawieniu z innymi pitymi z de Struise

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alusmamuts (1012) - LATVIA - JUN 5, 2015
Managed to catch the evacuating beer. :) Golden hazy withextrenally rich offf-white and very nice in shape head. Sweet yeasty and sour aroma. Some kind of good lambic type sourness (should it be?), containing fruity notes as well of some yeasty fruitness on background.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hugi (463) - Waldkirch, GERMANY - MAY 14, 2015
Very huge head! Extremely carbonized. Besides that, hazy and orange-grayish appearance. Aroma: lactic acid, peach, some fruity esters and yeasty phenols. Taste: fresh and a bit hoppy, again a bit fruity and a bit sour. Full and very fizzy finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
johndoughty (4278) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2015
Bottle.A proper gusher. Tried 2 bottles and both exploded like Vesuvius. Eventually I was left with half a glass to try. Yellow with a sharp edge but hard to rate as there was so little left to try. What a disappointment.


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