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Jessenhofke
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

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

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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
paulvanpelt (627) - Reusel, - DEC 19, 2012
Bleekgeel, blond bier. Weinig schuim, maar toch levendig. Kruidig en gistig aroma, wat logisch is met de vele kruiden die erin zitten. Maakt het complex en interessant, maar niet perse ontzettend lekker. Wel een prima bier met een bitterdroge nasmaak.


2.9
TrefwoordPunk (1206) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 21, 2017
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a slightly hazy orangey yellow with a small to medium white head and an aroma of sweet malts, sweetish herbs, ripe white grapes and peaches, belgian yeast and banana. The taste is sticky sweet with a yeasty finnish.

2.5
Bierridder_S (937) - BELGIUM - OCT 19, 2016
15/10/2016 - draft sample @ Bles Bierhappening. Clear yellow with small head. Nose is sweet malty, soft grainy. Taste is some banana, yeast, grains. A bit hin, Had expected more.

3.1
Rubin77 (2128) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 17, 2016
F: big, white, good retention. C: yellow-green gold, light hazy. A: malt, honey, herbal, spicy. T: malt, herbal, caramel, light grassy, medium full body, lower carbonation, quite good, sample @ Zottegem Beerfestival 2016.

3.3
Beerhunter111 (20482) - P´Castle, GERMANY - JUN 19, 2016
33cl bottle. Pours almost clear pale golden colour with a huge most good lasting white head. Aroma of mild spices, lime and pale malt. Taste of pale malt, spices, herbs, lemon, okay!

3
Sten (752) - Westerlo, BELGIUM - JUN 4, 2016
Hazy yellow, white coloured beer with a small white head. Aroma is weird and spicy. Flavour is evenly weird. (Bottle 75cl)

3.4
rdb84 (609) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 20, 2016
75cl. Dull pour, small foam, dark amber. A: anise, malts, lime note, some spices and herbs. T: malts, orange zest, anise note, pleasant herbal bitter development. Feels like Eastern brew. Long bitter finnish, herbal.

3.1
Bontus (800) - Flanders, BELGIUM - MAR 1, 2016
Bottle, 33cl. Pours golden yellow, dense head. What a list of herbs! Alas no golden ticket to aroma heaven. Quite balanced, spices not distinguishable, slight bitter. Maybe a bit underwhelming

2.8
GSAP (746) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2015
Aparte smaak combi, thijmhoestsiroop, suikerwerk en appelsap. Aroma heeft die elementen ook, maar lichter, meer dikke pils. Weinig kraag op licht troebel geel. Zachte smaak, fijn overzichtelijk complex.

3.1
Icedwarf (1657) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - SEP 5, 2015
Licht troebel lichtgeel bier met weinig schuim. Smaak is bitter hopppig en kruidig, iets van basilicum en oregano met zuur fruit. Aparte maar toch goede smaak. PMPRNL versie gedronken.

3.5
TheFoamhead (260) - Vught, NETHERLANDS - MAR 13, 2015
Maybe I should start with the list of ingredients: besides the ordinary beer ingredients, Jessenhofke uses brown sugars, burnet (pimpernelle), savory, hyssop, thyme, mirthe and garlic! Whet do you think now? Well, I think I thought the same - but it’s not that disgusting! Honestly, it’s not disgusting at all. It’s different, sure, and the taste is obviously very complex. But it’s well balanced, has a flowery sweetish mouthfeel and a nice heavy alcoholic finish. It’s so different and against the stream of the IPA hype that it’s something I really can appreciate. A challenge for beer sommelliers and a nice beer from time to time. This is not a normal beer - it’s like a well composed dish! You don’t know what’s in, you cannot differenciate all the ingredients but the taste composition is lovely.


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