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Brewed by Brouwerij ’t IJ
Style: Barley Wine
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Serve in Snifter

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 609   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A barley wine brewed in the English style. Struis is a full-bodied beer with a deep, dark colour and a soft, long-lasting head. The aroma is dark and sweet, with clear tones of chocolate and dried fruit. The aftertaste is dry and long-lasting, and leaves you yearning for more. A delicious accompaniment to food and ideal with skeapsrond cheese. Struis is only available as a bottled beer.

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3.7
ruigo (2943) - PORTUGAL - JUL 18, 2017
33cl bottle. Brown to dark amber with a small tan head. Raisins, caramel and vanilla. Good.

3.7
cistercienzer (20) - - JUN 27, 2017
Very nice balanced taste. Invites to drink more. Good to drink by itself, but could also easily accompany food.

3.9
Cokemonkey11 (879) - - JUN 24, 2017
Bottle. Pours medium dark amber, lightly opaque with a thin white foam residing. Scent is strong notes of caramelised malt. Taste is consistent. Notes of sour ale, dark fruits. Very mature. Finish has properties of cola. Very great.

3.8
MBlessing (1308) - Württemberg, GERMANY - MAY 28, 2017
Braunes Bier schöner schaum, Geruch nach trockenfrüchte Karamell und malz, im Geschmack trockenfrüchte etwas Weinbrand Karamell malz Vanille holzig fassig, leckeres rundes bier

3.8
DrNosha (2333) - Württemberg, Germany, GERMANY - MAY 27, 2017
0,33l Flasche. Klare braune Farbe, heller luftiger Schaum. Karamel und getrocknetes Obst. Etwas Brandy. Süffig im Antrunk. Getrocknete Aprikose, Karamel, Hopfen, Vanille. Schön rund.

3.5
vbaudry (153) - - MAY 19, 2017
Nose of cereals, alcohol, toffee and milk Fine bubbles Medium liquorous body with a liquorous body. A bit sickening to my taste due to the liquorous part, but quite balanced still.

3.8
Trolleo (1566) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 30, 2017
Little bit sour at first, caramel, heavy maltiness, pretty boozy, toffee, raisin, little bit of corn. Clear ruby to coppery color, small off-white to light brown head. Taste is mostly caramel, pretty sweet, some alcohol but not too much, dried fruit, some figs, chocolate, brown caramelized sugar. Medium to medium-full body, bit creamy, soft carbonated. Complex, maybe some off-balanced sweetness, still very good.

3.5
Finn (7547) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 27, 2017
Flaske spandert av Jan Erik. Delt med ham og Leif i Hvalrossveien 18 Mar 17. Mørk amber. Lysebrunt skum. Aroma av mandler & sherry. Smaken det samme. Grei - men vel søt.

3.5
Nisse666 (7401) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 26, 2017
Bottle at En ÖL och Whiskeymässa cons 2017-03-26 Göteborg AR: raisins, wee chocolate AP: ruby dark brown, wee beige head F: sweet caramel, grainy, raisins, dry Lovely with that fat ceddar

3.7
Jesper86 (133) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 23, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2017 Almost no foam. Smell of raisins, rye and roasted bread and parmesan. Flavours of raisins, slight charcoal, some dates, bread, rye, subtle plummy notes, dried fruits. Bitterness is balanced, as is the sweetness.


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