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Brewed by Brouwerij ’t IJ
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 335   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
One of our flagship beers, slightly different in flavour every year! A splendid, maroon-coloured beer with fine aromas of spiced fruit, orange peel and well-roasted malt to delight the nose. The flavour is a spicy balance of caramel, citrus and slightly bitter hops to restore that warm feeling during the dark days of winter. If stored in a cool, dark place, IJndejaars will keep for years.

Note: Until 2005 called IJndejaars, from 2006 until 2008 called Turbock and in 2009 they started using the old name IJndejaars again.

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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SlimJimDrinker (115) - Nørrebronx, - MAY 29, 2004
Nothing much to say here... Pretty standard boring dull beer... Sweet n sour... boring finish


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
McTapps (6715) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - MAR 9, 2017
The beer has got a deep amber-brown colour with a steady head and smooth body. Aroma of malt and yeast. taste of yeast, malt, oranges, spices, herbs and barley. Malty finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Villyzzz (323) - Espoo, FINLAND - FEB 23, 2017
Pours dark amber with medium sized off-white head. Aroma is yeast and dried fruits. Taste has caramel and dried fruits. Nice one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FinnIckler (264) - GERMANY - FEB 7, 2017
Bottle from saveur-biere.com . Pours dark red, nose is toffee, caramel, citrus. Palate is sweet, toffee, caramel, but also some bitterness and boozyness. Finish is spicy. It’s sadly already to warm for this here ;), but good.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
panzerwolf (345) - FINLAND - JAN 8, 2017
Caramel taste, a steady kind of, unoffensive bitterness. A little bit sweet, but not too much, yet there was nothing truly special about this one to me, either. It was okay!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jesper86 (91) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 1, 2017
Nice beer. Amber colour. Subtle citrus notes, mostly in the smell. Banana, creamy. Subtle bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bijl (435) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2016
Amberkleurig, helder, crèmekleurige schuimkraag. Aroma: Vol moutig, licht geroosterd, kruidig en peperig en een sinaasappelschil prikkel. Smaak: Zoet fruitig.....donker fruit, geroosterde zoete volle mouten, karamel, lekker kruidig en iets peperig. De bitter is floraal en netelig en de Alcohol geeft wat warmte maar is toch op de achtergrond. Volle body, zacht mondgevoel met matig koolzuur ......romig, bitterzoete afdronk. Goed spul..... op naar 2017!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svartvit (383) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 25, 2016
Bottle in Veghel. Pours a dark amber with a white head. Caramel heavy, sweet malts, yeasty, warming spices, dark fruits, chai tea, fruity freshness. Medium body, over medium carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daenelyn (57) - - DEC 24, 2016
Belle robe ambrée sans mousse. Nez épices. Bouche épicée , caramel. Vraiment très bonne.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerheart65 (1501) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 21, 2016
Hazy chestnut, amber, thin off-white head. Mild aroma, raisins, dried fruits, caramel malt, belgian yeast. Medium body, sweet, sticky, potent carbonation, bitterish finish. Ok.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
EvNa (218) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 18, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 18, 2016 Bottle. Color: Amber to ruby, off white head. Taste: Yeasty, licorice, medium sweet malt, spices. Dry mouthfeel. Medium bitter and licorice finish. Pretty much carbonation. Nice winter warmer.


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