De Struise Brouwers
Brewed at Deca Services

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Oostvleteren, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 299   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
No commercial description

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11490) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2012
Tap @ CBC, 2012.
Pours hazy golden with a nice, creamy, small, off-white head. Aroma has oranges, esters, apple and mild malts. Medium carbonation, sweet, fat and creamy, Flavour has apples, citrus, esters, doughy malts, light tartness. Simple and very nice.
Earlier Rating: 3/19/2011 Total Score: 3.7
Bottle, bought @ EG.
Nice clear coppery golden colour with an even nicer, creamy, slightly off-white head. Great duration and fine lacings. Aroma is vinious, fruity, banana, apricot, bready malts and light esters. Medium carbonation, fine creamy and dry mouthfeel. Flavour is lovely, good grassy hops on top of fairly crisp doughy malts. Fairly warming and with a firm bitterness in the finish. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (11467) - Randers, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2012
Bottle. Frothy off-white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and hoppy and yeasty aroma. Some fruit and week citrus. MOderate bitter flavor. Nice fruity notes. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (11148) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 27, 2011
A translucent golden amber ale with a thin off hwite head. In aroma, red apples, sweet jam, light vanilla, cloying. In mouth, a sweet malt with chalky notes, orange peels, light bitterness, medium bodied. On tap at Delirium Café Hoppy Loft, July 13 2011.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (11110) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUN 17, 2011
Bottle. Deep golden color. Malty, grassy citric yeasty aroma. Malty sweetish flavor with grassy hops. Vanilla, mint and yeast. Medium bodied with a hint of alcohol. Quite pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (10783) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 7, 2011
Bottle. Pours light orange/dirty blonde with white head. Nose/taste of lemon peel, dried citrus, light barley grains, bready malt and spicy hops. Well balanced. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (10774) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 29, 2011
Bottle. Pours clear orange with a medium, fizzy and frothy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma and flavor are heavy malt (cookie, straw), perfume hops, fruity esters, horse blanket, dust, pear, and alcohol. Full body, medium warmth and carbonation with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (10462) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 7, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein trübes oranges Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr malzig, röstig, dunkles reifes Obst. Geschmack röstmalzig, stark malzig, überreife Früchte, Karamell.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bov (10454) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAY 19, 2011
courtesy of Philipp and Thomas - pours a cloudy copper-orange beer with a little persistent beige foam; estery and dusty nose with notes of orange peels; full-bodied and pretty sweet; a fair carbonation and a decent bitterness, sticky palate; long fruity hoppy finish with more yeasty notes and residual sugars

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (10080) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 15, 2011
Bottle… Hazy golden ale with a small, wispy, white head. Spicy, herbal nose – rooty sassafras or sarsaparilla. Full-bodied with a lightly creamy mouthfeel and lively carbonation. Sweet, spicy, mildly acidic flavor – pale grains and honey with hints of toffee and sassafras. Finishes with a nice, lingering sweetness. Bottle courtesy of darkguardian!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (10068) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 17, 2012
Bottle in Bruges hotel room, picked at the Struise shop in town. Dark red orange appearance with a light brown head and nice lacing. A bit citrusy, slightly toasty malty, fairly spicy, yeasty aroma. Tangy, dull citrusy, a bit chewy, toasty malty, well carbonated, fairly spicy flavor. Ok.

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