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


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RATINGS: 746   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jshie234 (10) - Clinton Township, Michigan, USA - JAN 1, 2013
Tsjeeses Reserva, bottle from 2010 I believe. Pours almost a pinkish amber, 1-finger head which disappears quickly. Aroma has tons of fruit ( cherries, plum, grapes), Christmas spices, and candy. Very easy drinking and quite potent. I make it a point to get a bottle of this brew every year for New Years Day! ---Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerplace (1460) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gr_pa (602) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
moldovan9807 (146) - 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.

   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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jinroh (1456) - ESTONIA - APR 9, 2017
pours copper-amber. Not much foam. Aroma caramelly, bit if bourbon and malts. Also a bit of booze. Dried fig and other sweet fruits. Tastes sweet, dried fruit sweetness, orange marmalade. Bitter jam sweetness. Herbal hop longer with some bitter edge. Not really feeling bourbon but somewhat better than a regular.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (5608) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 7, 2017
Lots of oak, a touch of bourbon with regular tsjeee notes. Just dried apricot at the finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nordic (611) - Tartu, ESTONIA - APR 5, 2017
Bottle @ deTolly baar. Amber color, a bit hazy, big sugary head. Rich aroma: sweet, vanilla, apple, caramel, toffee, oak. Taste: medium sweet, alcohol & sourish notes, oak, plums. Well balanced. Smooth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VamboladeTolly (1876) - Tartu, ESTONIA - APR 5, 2017
[email protected], Tartu. Pours clear amber medium brief yellow head. Aroma: sweet, apples, alcoholic -whiskey, caramel, weak vanilla, butterscotch. Taste: sweet but not annoying, alcoholic but suits here, feels a bit raw, malty, caramel, some candy. Medium body. Sweet finish. Good but not mine taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Akiro (73) - ITALY - MAR 25, 2017
Degustata in bottiglia da 33 centilitri. Colore giallo ocra, torbida, schiuma poco presente e per nulla persistente. Liquoroso al primo assaggio al secondo gradevolissima con sentore di agrumi arancio in particolare. Mentre finale ferroso ed amaro leggermente. Invecchiata in botte ha una gradazione alcolica alta pertanto una birra da meditazione. Ottima per una merenda rinforzata alle 4:00 del pomeriggio. Stiamo bevendo una versione vintage 2014, sicuramente da riprovare.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rafael52 (1318) - Łdź, POLAND - MAR 24, 2017
Kolor: mieniany, solidnie zamglony.
Piana: średnio obfita, sycząca, szybko opada.
Zapach: sporo aromatu ciemnych, suszonych owocw, daktyli, fig, lekkie melanoidyny, karmel, trochę aromatw bourbona, lekkie akcenty drewna.
Smak: wyraźna pełnia słodowa, słodycz, trochę nut ciemnych suszonych owocw, daktyli, wyraźne melanoidyny, nuty opiekane, wyraźny alkohol.
Wysycenie: w kierunku wysokiego.

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