Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Kuringen-Hasselt, Belgium


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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wekker84 (2290) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle a dark golden yellow colored beer with a whitre head aroma malts spicy fruits and hops flavor malts spicy citrus fruits and hops

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (24293) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2014
27th September 2014
Borefts VI. Day 2. Craig has blue nipples post fest tasting in his room. Light haze on this pale gold beer, good fluffy white head. Airy palate. Mild floralness and light sweetish esters. Dried fruits. Light finish. Okay, bit hollow for its abv.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjik83 (1460) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 14, 2014
33cl flesje via 8 Zaligheden, Maastricht Alcoholpercentage van 8% Uitgeschonken in Leffe glas Uiterlijk: goudoranjekleurig met dunne schuimkraag Aroma en smaak: gistig, brooddeeg, fruitig, kruidig Conclusie: heb liever een wat fruitigere triple, beetje teveel hoestdrank idee ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (18930) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2014
Bottle split in Craigs room, Borefts Day 2 after party tasting, 27/09/14 thanks to the person who brought this number. Lightly hazed orange with moderate off white spotting and edgework. Nose is citric peel, grainy, spice, caramel. Taste comprises tangy citrics, lemon zest, straw, light spice, orange squash. Medium bodied, spritzy and overcarbed, semi drying close. So so, not much going on certainly when you take the 8% ABV into account!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
corkyrory66 (1867) - BELGIUM - OCT 25, 2014
Bire qui mrite tout fait son classement en spice/herb (bravo ratebeer), puisquelle utilise pas moins de 6 herbes: pimprenelle, hysope, thym, myrte, ail et sarriette de montagne. On se croirait dans le chaudron de la Helleketelbier de chez de Bie La plus forte proportion est accorde la Pimprenelle, do le nom de la bire. Niveau abv de 8%, pour un exemplaire ayant dpass sa date de 4 mois. Couleur dor faible brillant. Clart nette. Bulles fines en colonnes disparates. Mousse qui est un nappage diaphane. Armes de blanc duf, camomille, concombre, pointe doranges amres, thym. 1re bouche soyeuse la prise sur du malt clair, confit doignons, vin du Rhin. Arrire-bouche singulire sur malt claire et ail. 2me aux saveurs un peu poivres par la sarriette. Arrire-bouche de malt clair et agrumes, avec un peu de thym. 3me sur des saveurs de grande chartreuse dues lhysope. Arrire-bouche davantage sur le thym et la myrte. La longueur donne une meilleure intgration, mais le haut pourcentage de pimprenelle fausse une harmonie qui aurait pu venir. Les jambes sont marques. La levure est un peu lgre, un peu mince, mais valable. Lalcool est bien proportionn, il travaille bien mais ne peut justifier lquilibre. La finale est en-de. CONCLUSION: une bire fausse par linsistance sur un ingrdient. Il est vrai quelle en tire son nom, mais une plus juste proportion aurait pu donner une vraie originalit cette bire.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (23893) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 27, 2014
Bottle in hotel room bodegraven 2014... Golden amber... Big white head... Soft Soft sweet salty fruits nose... Soft fruits... Soft sweet fruits... Soft floral hop

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (5168) - BELGIUM - AUG 22, 2014
Spice ale since 2010 with the garlic that typifies Jessenhofke but also fresh herbs grown by Sanguisorba in Ranst, a well-known brewery supplier of herbs and spices. The herbs in question are salad burnet, hyssop, thyme, savory and myrte. Snow white, regular head, misty peach blonde colour. Complex herbalness in the nose as can be expected, difficult to distinguish one from the other even though I am familiar with their aromas, very flowery, some candi sugar, some fruits and, as in the other Jessenhofkes, no noticeable garlic. Sweetish spiciness in the mouth and, much to my surprise, there it is: a faint hint of garlic in the background. Light mouthfeel, sweetish caramel malt base, dry finish with the spices further developing alongside a herbal hoppiness. Interesting if you are into spice beers.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cuso (8566) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle from Douberd, many thanks.. Hazy Golden color with medium white head. Malty aroma with fruity notes. Perfumed malt, harsh bitterness in finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gurthnar (5717) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle. Aroma spicy with light citrus fruits, light bubblegum. Rounded and inviting. Taste is rather sweet, both spicy and malty. A bit weird, not working with me. Finish turns somewhat tart. I am conflicted about this one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MisoW (3535) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle, courtesy of Cuso. Pours golden color, white head. Aroma is floral, yeastly, wheat, spicy. Taste is medium sweet, lightly bitter, caramel, spicy, floral.

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