De Struise Brouwers
Brewed at Deca Services

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Oostvleteren, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 336   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
No commercial description

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ulysse (441) - 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 (278) - - 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 (773) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mschaefer (26) - Tilburg, NETHERLANDS - DEC 7, 2014
Flesje 33cl op 7°C tht mei 2019. Oppassen bij het openen en schenken: het bier is zeer levendig. Stevige wit schuim op een troebel goudkleurig bier. Aroma van sinaasappel en wat zure tonen. Droge volle smaak die overgaat naar medium zuur met een bittere afdronk.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
MMR (682) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 5, 2014
Very peculiar beer but a reel treat. It’s aroma has a certain fruitynes mixed with caramel and a nice sour aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mothroy (91) - - NOV 23, 2014
Bottle at home. Needed 3 glasses to pour the one 330ml bottle. Hazy yellow. Aroma is sour, acidic. Sourness masks the flavour. Don’t think this beer should be sour being a triple. Disappointed

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pyrmir (5611) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 14, 2014
330 ml bottle at Pipes of Scotland. Cloudy yellow with massive white head. Aroma fruity, pepper, lots of yeast esters and dry malt. Taste is dry, grainy, lots of yeast, fresh dry malt notes with a drug, grainy and fruity finish. High carbonation. Nice and fresh

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bicky (13) - Waregem, BELGIUM - NOV 12, 2014
Bottle at home. Had some problems with gushing. Nice amber coulor, tan foam. Smells soure, some oranges,citrus, a little bit alcohol and some banana. Taste medium bitterness, a little salty, lightly sour, some banana, nice warming alcohol taste, a little smoke, some coffee. My opinion: the beer has a nice taste but is infected, if it gushed that much...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alengrin (4604) - BELGIUM - NOV 6, 2014
Tripel version of Westoek X, for the same commissioner and also a four-grains ale. Thick, off-white head, misty ochre blonde colour. Bready and grassy aroma, orange peel, apple, pepper; fruity taste, yeasty, somewhat spicy, soft, dry maltiness, strongish leafy hop bitterness in the finish with some bourbon-like warming alcohol. Nice, but perhaps not the world class quality we are used to from the Struise Brouwers.

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