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Brouwerij Het Nest
Brewed at Brouwerij Anders!

Style: Saison
Oud-Turnhout, Belgium
Serve in Tulip

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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Previously brewed at Anders.

Het recept voor KoekeDam werd voor het eerst ontwikkeld in 2011. Aanleiding was de creatie van een bier ter gelegenheid van de Turnhout 2012 festiviteiten. Het origineel recept bevatte Amarillo- hop. Maar omdat deze anno 2012 heel schaars was, werd geopteerd voor Cascade hop. Deze laatste geeft een citrus aroma. Dit aangepast recept werd gebruikt voor de Turnhoutse Patriot. Omdat we in 2014 nog een dame mistte in onze "grote straat" en nog geen ruitensymbool hadden in ons gamma, lag de keuze voor handen: KoekeDam.

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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zilverenmaan (110) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAR 21, 2017
Opaque, head not lasting. Fine, floral hops, distinctly malty. Aftertaste a little bitter and lingering. Not bad but lacks a bit of character to my taste. Mouthfeel and carbonation soft.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
erickok (5757) - Leuven, BELGIUM - MAR 19, 2017
Sourish golden malts, bit toasty. Saison style only in the unclean fermentation, but it doesnt have the deep developed character of a good Belgian Saison. The base recipe is good enough, but the brewing style is rushed. (33cl bottle from Prik&Tik Leuven)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kajser27 (1667) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 14, 2017
Unclear, golden yellow colored, medium white head, nice lasting. Aroma is fruity and spicy mostly, saison yeast, some brewing sugary notes, straw and lemon. Taste is medium sweet malt, bit sugar, fruity and spicy notes, saison yeast, some citrus, straw, medium spicy and herbal bitterness, dryish finish. Medium bodied, average carbonation, oily. (bottle, Bierhalle Deconinck, Vichte)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rubin77 (1606) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 13, 2017
F: thin to almost average, white, quick gone. C: pale gold, hazy. A: malt, honey, peach, hint of orange, spicy, white sugar, banana. T: malty, orange peels, peppery, grassy, spicy, banana, yeast, medium body, medium to high carbonation, this is not a saison but as beer itself tasty good balanced and enjoyed, 0,33l bottle from Prik & Tik ABC Drinks in Leuven.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thanatosti (1584) - Culemborg, NETHERLANDS - JAN 4, 2017
33 cl. bottle @ home, bought @ van Rooij, Culemborg. Hazy milky yellow with a white head. Spicy peppery aroma with some citrus. Taste is medium bitter. Dry finish. Nice classic saison.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bosskie (853) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 16, 2016
Slightly opaque golden beer with a weak white head. Smell is fruity and sour citrus, with a hint of wood and apple sweetness. Touch of vanilla. Tasteis bitter sour with a hint of thick sweetness, caramel. Astringent finish, a bit too much. Very dry with a nice fizz. Crisp, nice.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vignale (3597) - Malm, SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2016
Flaska frn belgiuminabox. Disig, gyllengul med hgt skum. Relativt stiltypisk saison. Doft av jst, rter, jord, pplen och en rejl nve kryddor med nejlika i tten. Kryddig, lite oljig, ganska stor kropp och inte s frisk. Trevlig.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumore (326) - Rimini, ITALY - NOV 18, 2016
From the bottle. Pours golden with abundant white head. Lots of honey aroma coming up when warmer. Body is medium, carbonation typical of Saison yeast in the beginning, which is greatly reduced afterwards. Taste is moderately sweet, with some spicing, like pepper. Dry finish.

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (5047) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2016
330ml bottle from Chez Marie, Ieper. Pours clear gold, large fluffy white head. Aroma is comforting bananery saison yeast. Taste is smooth, light, with some solid sweet saison flavours. A hint of cloves, quite soft and easy-going.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (4811) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 25, 2016
Bottle at home. Completely clear golden with white head thats quite fizzy but leaves some islands. Lots of spicy yeast op front with cloves and black pepper, sweet malts and sweet dried peach and apricot. Theres a light citrus touch with grapefruit and lemon, and soft grassy notes. Towards the finish some dusty herbs and light rubber. Medium bodied with fizzy carbonation. Decent beer.


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