De la Senne Bruxellensis Reserva

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Brewed by Brasserie de la Senne
Style: Belgian Ale
Brussels, Belgium

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 4.06/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Barrel-Aged Local Brett Pale Ale. Aged for 6 months on Nuits-Saint-Georges Wine Barrels.

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3.9
Habanero (4848) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2017
Bottled. Pours hazy deep golden with an average, lacing off-white head. Aroma of yeast, citrus, funk, apricot.and caramel notes. Sweet flavor that ends up dry and quite bitter. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. A delicious Ale indeed. 🌟🌟🌟🌟

3.8
JefVerstraete (3641) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - NOV 13, 2017
Bottle from Geers. Orange colour, white foam. Nose of peach, citrus, brett, red wine. Taste is tart, vinous, oak with typical bitterness from de la Senne. Very nice ale.

4
Serapac (551) - CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 31, 2017
Bottle. Light amber, smooth white head. Aroma blood oranges, brett, mango. Taste an interesting mix of sweet, bitter and sour. Long distinctly bitter finish.

4
Klimaet (3022) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2017
Pours clear orange with a medium offwhite head. Aromas of sweet oak, grapes, citrus, brett, floral. Taste has grapey notes, citrussy hops, orange, oaky notes, hay, bretty bitter finish.

4.6
Ysok02 (1835) - Mons, BELGIUM - OCT 21, 2017
Superbe robe dorée, fine mousse, légèrement crémeuse. Nez superbe de puissance et de complexité, sur les fruits acidulés, les groseilles vertes, les levures, le houblon, les agrumes, pointe de cerise acidulée et une légère note boisée. Bouche à l'attaque tendue, acidulée, fine bulle, concentration, grande longueur et finale serrée d'une rare élégance. Une bière un cran au dessus de la bruxellensis, superbe de complexité et de longueur.

3.8
PowY (1043) - AUSTRIA - OCT 18, 2017
750 ml bottle, shared by Saeglopur, many thanks. Pours a lightly hazy dark golden with a white head. The aroma is lightly fruity with apples and pears and hints of citric fruits along with some brett and honey. Medium to medium-full body with a light sweetness and a light bitterness - well balanced. The flavor is again fruity with apples, plums, apricots, tart fruits, some honey and light woody notes (quite reluctant), grapes. Finishes lightly woody and dry. Overall very smooth and balanced with hidden but nice barrel notes.

Aroma: 8
Appearance: 4
Taste: 8
Palate: 4
Overall: 14

3.8
Werckmeister (3331) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - OCT 18, 2017
0,75l bottle shared by Saeglopur at Powys, big thanks. Bottled 06.04.2017. BB 06.04.2019. Amber hazy color, small white head. smells dusty, bretty, musty, lightly fruity, mentholish fresh notes, light spices. nice smell. medium to full body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes brett, citric, grassy, herbal, flowery, menthol, bit peppery, light sweetness, bubble gum, light grapes. finishes lightly dry with notes of brett, bubble gum and some menthol notes. very nice one, tastes somehow very fresh to me (the menthol), good complexity, very good to drink, lovely stuff. 7, 4, 8, 3, 16

4
Saeglopur (2346) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - OCT 17, 2017
Score: 8 / 4 / 8 / 4 / 16

750 ml bottle from Etre Gourmet, bottled 06 Apr 17.
Amber, hazy body, with a big, fluffy, lacing, yellowish head.
Aroma of citrus, Brett, wood, young cheese, flowers, sweet fruits,
Tastes similar, with some more grass, slight vanilla.
Medium, slick mouthfeel, with a quite lively carbonation.
Finishes medium dry, wooden, Bretty, fruity, a bit sweet, with citrus, some stone fruits

Tasty. Very fresh and balanced to drink, the barrel isn't that obvious, but provides some smooth wooden note. Overall it is rounder than the regular version. Great stuff, while not my favourite De la Senne.

4.1
Garrold (5619) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2017
Bottle. Nuetnigenough, Brussels. Hazed, pale amber. Decent head of dense, lasting, white foam. Nose has soft brett. Twangy vine fruits. Red wine dregs. Some chewy toffee. A little floral herb. Taste is lightly tart, vinous, and estery sweet. A little dryness. Some woody, oaky bitterness. Medium body. Massaging carbonation. Twang of brett and wine barrel to finish. Nicely rounded, with way more to come when the brett kicks in fully. Going to try and find a couple of these to stick in the cellar.

3.9
gyllenbock (9878) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 16, 2017
At SBWF 2017. A bit hazy dark golden with a small white head. Aroma of malt, some fruit, brett and light oak. The same in the taste, also some grass. Balanced and nicely drinkable.


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