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Brewed by De Struise Brouwers
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Oostvleteren, Belgium

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RATINGS: 752   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Ingredients: Barley malt, hops, cane sugar, yeast and spices. Aged in oak barrels
225 litres (four barrels) of Tsjeeses were aged on oak for 6 months.

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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerBlitz (72) - Roslyn, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 18, 2013
On draft at Monks Cafe; I almost have to rate this twice; served way too cold on draft, it took 20 minutes to have any flavor; previously enjoyed from bottle served properly, it was delicious; this time, after warming had more of what I was looking for; a little tart (God, I could go for a little tart right now!), medium to full bodied; "bready" aroma.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ysok02 (1468) - Mons, BELGIUM - MAY 25, 2017
Robe ambre, fine mousse crmeuse, persistante. Nez tout en lgance sur des notes maltes, pices, boise, pointe de bourbon... sur un fond de caramel, de fruits jaunes confits, trs lgant et complexe. Bouche lattaque riche mais trs lgante, du fruit, des pices, une bulle crmeuse souhait et une longueur kilomtrique sur une finale boise mais qui reste frache. Une trs grand bire, en effet un cran au dessus de tsjeeses leve en fts de Porto.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
heman (929) - Tychy, POLAND - MAY 24, 2017
Barwa miedziana, piwo przymglone, piana mało intensywna, ale trwała. Aromat intensywny, karmel, melasa, suszone owoce (daktyle, figi), nuty rumowe, przyprawy w tle, zdaje się, że o korzennym charakterze. W tle wytrawna nuta drewna. W smaku pełne, początkowo słodkie, jednak powoli przechodzi w wytrawny finisz. Analogicznie do zapachu, ale z mocniej wyczuwalnym drewnem na finiszu, nieco cierpkim, z taninami, osadzającym się na długo w przełyku. Finisz to muśnięcie alkoholu, sama nuta bourbon-u raczej na granicy autosugestii.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SeniorZozo (1744) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 9, 2017
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ArtificialCyst (1061) - Szczecin, POLAND - MAY 7, 2017
A shared bottle. Aroma: Vanilla, caramel, fruit, spices. Appearance: Dark golden body, low head. Taste: Malts and barrel, alcoholic, dried fruit. Palate: Medium-low body, medium carbonation, sweet and alcoholic finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
visionthing (5243) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 6, 2017
On tap (2014 Markers Mark) at TCBW, Tallinn. Slightly hazy amber with a b off-white head. Rather fruity and vinous aroma with mild bourbon notes, wood, hints spices and alcohol. Fairly sweet, but some acidity notes and tannins. A bit too much on the sweet side, but quite enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
carlom (38) - ITALY - APR 27, 2017
Colore ambrato, schiuma poco persistente, al naso malto, leggeri sentori di legno. Sapore di vaniglia e leggeri richiami alla stagionatura in botte. finale dolce.Una birra equilibrata ma senza emozioni.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerplace (1535) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 24, 2017
330ml bottle from BeerShop.com.ua. Vintage 2011. Pours a hazy copper with a tan head. Aroma is very fruity, sweet, some alcohol. Similar taste with some caramel notes. Slightly boozy. Couldnt find any bourbon barrel aging presence. Just a good Belgian beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gr_pa (634) - siemianowice, POLAND - APR 23, 2017
Hazy brown, thick head. Aroma: plums, biscuits, hay, peaches, bit alcohol, maybe some wooden hints. Rather dry, medium to full body, medium to high bitterness. Belgian style fruity body, quite a lot malt accents. Long woody finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
moldovan9807 (161) - Oradea, ROMANIA - APR 22, 2017
Very fruity aroma, mostly dried fruits like raisins, plum, very vinous, some caramel and oak. Taste is sweet, light bitter. Flavor is spicy, fruity, vine,yeast. No alcohol detected.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tommyknockers (8) - Beaufort, South Carolina, USA - APR 15, 2017 does not count
Good beer with the tangy port barrel taste. It is a good beer for a late night drink. Does not have to be consumed at Christmas time . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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