Brewed by De Dolle Brouwers
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Diksmuide, Belgium


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RATINGS: 1028   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Boskeun is the nickname of Jo, one of the two brothers who preferred to brew blond beer at home. It is a special Easter beer, one of the first real Belgian Easter beers. (Slaghmuylder's paasbier being first). It has been brewed with pale malt, Golding hops, cane sugar and refermented with native honey. As it is a seasonal beer we suggest not to keep it eternally. The name Boskeun means rabbit of the wood (virgin wood, maybe?) and the label shows it, sampling the last brew.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (3390) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2016
Bottle in the Head of Steam, Durham. Pours hazy golden with a big frothy off white head. Slightly fruity yeast aroma. The taste is quite sweet and spicy. notes of hay, aniseed and yeast. high carbonation leading to a full mouth feel. A little boozy. Pleasant but not exceptional.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SebBrews (26) - Bucharest, ROMANIA - NOV 21, 2016
Cloudy amber color with a big, persistent frothy head. Nose: orange, hebs, esters, spices, moist leaves. Taste is caramel, dough, cereals, alcohol. Creamy, thick mouthfeel. Heavy body, vigorous carbonation, astringent finish. A great example of the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PlutonowyMan (550) - POLAND - NOV 7, 2016
Barwa m?tna pomara?czowa z mnóstwem dro?d?owych drobinek. Puszysta bia?a piana, wysoka i do?? trwa?a, brzydko p?ka przypominaj?c pian? z detergentów. Aromat jest s?odki, jest kandyzowana pomara?cza, lukrecja, delikatnie migda?y, mandarynki w zalewie cukrowej, jest s?odko ale smacznie. Smak, tutaj do przodu wychodz? migda?y i mandarynki, lukrecja praktycznie jest schowana za pomara?cz? Goryczka na finiszu, sucha, chmielowa, trawiasta. Nasycenie ?rednie w kierunku do wysokiego, powoduje uczucie syto?ci. Bardzo du?y plus za idealnie schowany alkohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (3671) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 1, 2016
March 25, 2016. On tap at Mikkeller Bar Viktoriagade. Vintage 2010 and 2012.
Light hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma is orange, grape skins, hints of almond, warming alcohol, spices and grass. Taste is sweet, light spicy, soft bitter and slightly boozy. Finish is sweet with fruity esters, honey notes, pear, some almond notes, dry grassy bitterness and warming alcohol. Medium bodied, slight creamy texture, soft carbonation.
Good, 2012 is more dry grassy and bitter then 2010 which has more sweet fruity esters and marzipan notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tricksta_p (3734) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - OCT 27, 2016
Bottle at home. Aroma is spicy yeast, bready pale malt, spices, esters, herbal and sugary notes, some alcohol and a soft touch of fruits. Flavour is sweet and moderate bitter with some noticeable booze. Body is medium with hefty carbonation. A bit too boozy but I like the estery yeasty aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Klimaet (2130) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2016
Bottle, 3 years old. Pours hazy dark orange with a medium white head and lots of chunks. Notes of honey, sweet malt, esters, dark fruits, toffee, bread, orange.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fantti (954) - FINLAND - OCT 3, 2016
Pullo @ K & S Beer & Tobacco, Brugge. Kaatuu tulppaaniin kullankeltaisena ja kirkkaana, valtavalla lasin täyttävällä vaahdolla, joka jää isoksi pumpulipilveksi oluen päälle. Tuoksussa on runsaasti belgihiivan pippurisen mausteisia elementtejä, hiven yrttisellä vivahteella. Kuivattua hedelmää ja anistakin on joukossa. Maku on edelleen pippurisen belgihiivainen, nyt anis on selvästi vahvempaa. Lakritsikin tulee mieleen, mutta se voi olla aniksen vivahteitakin. Alla on marmeladimaista makeaa hedelmäisyyttä täydentäen pakettia. Suutuntuma on hyvin täyteläinen, alkoholin polte tuntuu myös selvästi. Mausteinen ja hyvin aniksinen vahva belgi, lämmittävä ja riittävän monimuotoinen tapaus, että voisi palata uudestaan.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
alex_leit (2829) - Minsk, BELARUS - SEP 23, 2016
Bottle. Orange, white foam. Aroma: dried fruits, white port wine. Taste: candies, white port wine, a bit sweet, malty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJoer (1207) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 9, 2016
Medium large white head, golden chestnut coloured body, yeasty herbs malts fruity peach tintling like smell, high carbonation medium bitter malts some liquorise some fruity like taste

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marduk (6560) - Reval, ESTONIA - SEP 2, 2016
330ml bottle (thanks Mart). Clear amber color. Huge size, thick white head, stays. Sweet, fruity, bit of metallic, copper and herbal in aroma. Herbal, metallic, hops, sweet, caramel in taste. Metallic and herbal sweet in aftertaste. Cuntname beer.

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