De Struise Brouwers
Brewed at Deca Services

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Oostvleteren, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 332   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (3986) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2015
Hazy gold with a thin head, lactic sourness on the nose plus faint apricot. Palate is fruity, estery, sour and lightly spicy. Like a sour-tripel hybrid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiammanghilla (939) - Genova, ITALY - JAN 15, 2015
Bottiglia 33cl, comprata da giangaspero e bevuta a casa. Ambrata con molta schiuma. Al naso è acida, con una punta di frutta. In bocca è carbonatissima, corpo medio. Conferma una certa acidità, malto e lievito in quantità. Finale amaro ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhold

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kristall-König (2726) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - JAN 10, 2015
Geruch weinartig, süß, gewürzt. Antrunk süß, Gewürze. Im Mittelteil bitter, Gewürze, süßlich. Opulenter, würziger und süßer Abgang. Sehr gut.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
olliejobbins (1578) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2014
330l bottle. After having lost half a bottle of beer, I opened this with caution. Only lost about 20ml.aroma is light hazy yellow with big bubbly white head. Aroma is extremely sour and tart. Taste is equally sour. Very dry and heavily carbonated. I quite like it but is it meant to taste like this?! Odd for this style

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
neongolden (1147) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 19, 2014
(Bottle @ VilleValla Pub, Linköping, Dec 12 2014) A hazy pale gold with a big white head and some lace. Aroma like a twisted triple, pale malts and slight banana, bubblegum, clove, dried fruit maybe, an unusual medicinal herbal funk. On the palate, more lactic, yoghurt with touches of lemon and maybe apricot, light wheat malt in the middle where there doesn’t seem to be much else going on, drying conspicuously and becoming bitter and medicinal in the finish, kind of an old school cough syrup flavour without sweetness. BItter orange peel flavour too. Maybe a touch woody in there. Fairly light with effervescent high carbonation. The idea of a sour Flemish take on a tripel is a nice one, but this seemed to be a little bit confused, flavours not well integrated, kind of gutless in the middle of the sip. Fortunately was not an infected gusher either, but not amazing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nicolas_M (170) - BELGIUM - DEC 18, 2014
Taste a bit like champagne and leaves an after taste of alcohol when swallowed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ulysse (411) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 18, 2014
Unfortunately the bottle expelled a lot upon opening since I tripped in the stairs. I got a sour taste. Cider and champagne like.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
florent.janssens (264) - - DEC 18, 2014
Arrière gout fort alcolisés. Gout suret qui fait vaguement penser à un lambic. Goût de pomme/cidre.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
motelpogo (7705) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 14, 2014
bottle from beergeek in prague. hazy pale amber with a frothy head; aroma of candi sugar, ricotta-stuffed zucchini flowers; hints of menthol, warming alcohol; very drinkable

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Sjohnh (703) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2014
Definitely needs a health warning - this review is based on the third of the bottle that ended up in the glass rather than on the floor. Reviews below confirm the same problem and suggest infection, which is quite possible. Straw colour, very cloudy, with a small white head once it’s all calmed down. Initially a huge sour aroma, which also calms down to something more akin to a tripel. Mixture of spice and sourness in the taste. OK, might have enjoyed it if it had lasted more than five minutes.

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