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Brewed by Oedipus
Style: Traditional Ale
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
In 2014 the distinct dutch beerstyle Kuitbier was reborn. It is characterized by the use of large amounts of oat malt. We brewed it according to the style guidelines (http://bierstijlen.nl/bieren/kuitbier/), but added some Saaz dry hops after fermentation with lager yeast.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (19102) - Kln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAR 11, 2017
Spritziger, getreidig fruchtiger Antrunk. Sliche Noten von Hafer, milde Herbe. Schnell trocken werdend. Sffig. 8/9/9/8/9/9

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TrefwoordPunk (1072) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 2, 2017
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a pale hazy ywllow with a small to medium white head and an aroma of pineapple, malts, ripe yellow fruits (pear, peach, white grapes), vanilla, citrus and perfume. The taste is medium sweet with a medium lastin g hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike_77 (6016) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - FEB 23, 2017
Hazy yellow colour with big fluffy head. Very gassy. A difficult pour. Aroma is dominated by the yeast which has lots of fruitiness. Flavour is floral, herbal, bready and has some weird fruity esters. Strawberry bubblegum?

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alengrin (4999) - BELGIUM - FEB 5, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 6, 2017 Oatmeal beer with spices and dry-hopped with Saaz - so everything but truly traditional in the historical sense, I reckon... Very fierce gusher, I lost 1/4 of the bottle in spite of opening it very carefully over the sink - beer kept flowing out the bottle neck but after having captured it, I got a very coarse and irregular, off-white, bubbly, ugly, tightly cobweb-lacing but otherwise stable head on top of a hazy straw blonde beer with greenish hue. Aroma of banana peel, fresh lime juice, lemon-scented hand soap, butter, ripe pear, lots of real pineapple, camomile tea, minerals, sweetbread, honey, watermelon, lavender, melting powder sugar on a hot pancake, stewed pear, sweet gherkin, cinnamon, sweet curry powder, Thai basil, starfruit. Vividly fruity onset, impressions of sweet banana (isoamylacetate) and canned pineapple along with softly sourish ripe starfruit and a vague hint of lime, but everything is - unsurprisingly - blotted out by fierce overcarbonation, adding sourishness and a ton of minerally flavors as well as numbing the tip of the tongue; lots of wheaty soapiness ensues (very witbier-like), adding the soft, silky mouthfeel and subtly grainy flavor associated with oats on top of a light white bready barley background. Finish is ethereally spicy, including soapy coriander and something vaguely lemongrass-like, soapiness goes on till the very end and a dash of spicy hops add some much needed dryness, as well as retronasal floral aspects, but both in a subtle, gentle manner. Soapiness lingers. These guys tend to know very well what they are doing and connecting the typical soapy qualities of wheat combined with oatmeal to shampoo is at least a very clever find - as are the names of pretty much all their other beers. The violent gushing is obviously an issue and technical perfection is much more a basic thing for me than pure flavor concerns, but other than that, I can appreciate this beer for its sense of irony: I almost get the feeling that this beer is conceived to ironically emphasise the soapiness of classic Belgian witbier. Not an uninteresting beer, but obviously the gushing is a problem and Oedipus has done more impressive things in past years.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (7282) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - JAN 28, 2017
How: Bottle.
Where: Picked up in Nijmegen.
Appearance: Hazy golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Spices, citrus, yeast, fruit.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Citrus, caramel.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bosbouw (2833) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - JAN 7, 2017
Veel druk op de fles. Mega kraag en een citroengele kleur. Ruikt kruidig, hop, mout Smaakt fruitig, zoetig, mout, kruiden.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jacobarts (159) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 9, 2016
Bottle. Hazy pale golden with tiny white head. Aroma; apricot and hints of peaches and lemon. Taste has some citrus and grape, sweet malts as well. Im not fan of the balance/imbalance in the taste of this beer. Bitterness and ending is alot like a standard lager.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
adamnowek (2290) - Brussels, BELGIUM - SEP 29, 2016
Very strong apricot aroma. Taste is tart like a grapefruit but with a good level of apricot sweetness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markextrae (4247) - Alingss, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2016
from bottle, poured a hazy deep yellow colour with a white head. nose of soft malts, herbal notes, light citrus, slight metallic, dried apricots, taste is soft malts upfront, light carbonated

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackisle (2352) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2016
Bottle 33cl. Poured into a shaker. Hazy pale golden, small frothy white head, half-way lasting, light lacing; citrusy nose, aroma lemon, wheat, lemon grass, yeast; taste light sweet, lemony, wheaty light sweetbitter aftertaste, bit chalky; light body, watery texture, soft carbonation; fresh and pleasant.


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