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Weltmerz - De Struise Brouwers

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Weltmerz
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BA SCORE
89
very good

67 Ratings
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Ratings: 67
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 8.44%
Wants: 5
Gots: 6 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
De Struise Brouwers visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  3.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BEERchitect on 04-24-2013)
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

08-27-2014 02:28:25 | More by mattmarka1
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ColdOne

New York

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

08-25-2014 05:50:24 | More by ColdOne
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drlisajeanne

District of Columbia

4.44/5  rDev +10.2%

08-21-2014 23:59:22 | More by drlisajeanne
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grover37

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

08-21-2014 23:41:19 | More by grover37
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dataylor21

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

08-05-2014 03:39:57 | More by dataylor21
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MattSweatshirt

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

07-31-2014 13:19:44 | More by MattSweatshirt
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-24-2014 23:48:42 | More by DrBier
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tykechandler

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

07-17-2014 22:37:03 | More by tykechandler
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safaricook

Netherlands

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

06-28-2014 14:55:46 | More by safaricook
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s1ckboy

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

06-21-2014 03:25:14 | More by s1ckboy
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DerekMorgan

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

06-10-2014 04:48:31 | More by DerekMorgan
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ManforallSaisons

Belgium

4.21/5  rDev +4.5%

75cl bought in March 2013 at the schoolhouse, with a misprinted label. These notes are from Dec. '13 (finally input here) .Some white, waxy chunks of precipitate floating on top of the bottle neck (not a problem). Pours cloudy light brass color, Orval-looking, with a lasting nimbus of head. Orange, caramel, clove, and yeast funk, excellent smell. Powerfully tart but fruity, citrus and apricot, like an edgy and fulsome lambic, lovely. Cider vinegar but with a well-limbed ale built on top. Substantial but clean feel.

06-07-2014 17:45:36 | More by ManforallSaisons
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mc4z

California

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-28-2014 04:07:51 | More by mc4z
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marqoid

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

05-26-2014 01:12:00 | More by marqoid
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Jmamay22

New York

3.93/5  rDev -2.5%

Purchased from Struise Beer Shop in Brugge.

Opened and immediately gushes losing about a quarter of the beer. It was well chilled and very surprised and disappointed with the loss. That said my room now smells wonderful.

The very lively beer pours with an imposibly large head that after a long wait of toweling off the carpet fades to a thin collar. The beer itself is a slightly hazy straw colored yellow with very lively carbonation rising in the glass.

The scent is of lemon and somewhat barnyard funk. A good amount of sour lactic acidity as well. The taste is similar beginning with lively carbonation that prickles the mouth and a very mild citrus sweetness and lemon zest. Moves to a strong acidity, but refrains from being overly sour. There is an interesting underflying sweetness that may be for the barrel aging. Maybe an imperceptible vanilla from the oak. I expected a thinner mouthfeel given the low alcohol content, but the overwhelming carbonation helps the thin feel.

The gushing aspect is inexcusable. That said it is a very good beer. Therefore I have dinged the appearance and overall score for this failure, but it have increased the mouthfeel for the improved body due to the lively carbonation. Take that as you wish.

05-22-2014 17:36:29 | More by Jmamay22
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bark

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

05-03-2014 18:34:28 | More by bark
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Saind

Netherlands

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

04-26-2014 20:58:23 | More by Saind
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.28/5  rDev -18.6%

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Almost illegible label. Batch 1, 2010 bottle.

Appearance - Huge white head. Pillow of foam. Hazy orange body. Very pretty.

Smell - Grain. Lemony. Oxidized. Fruity, kind of a stone fruit aroma. A bit of funk.

Taste - Someone said it was strawberry. I get a hint of it. Some sort of berry fruit, at least. Lemon. Medium doughy grain. Moderate sourness, but it finishes out the flavor.

Mouthfeel - Seemed like it would be high carbonation, but it isn't. Low carbonation. Medium bodied, especially for a berliner.

Overall - It's decent. Seems a little old, though.

04-22-2014 00:28:32 | More by Alieniloquium
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Kelp

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-09-2014 10:36:39 | More by Kelp
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Sparky44

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.7%

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IronTom

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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LambicPentameter

Kansas

4/5  rDev -0.7%

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22Blue

Kansas

4/5  rDev -0.7%

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Wobbly

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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hopkrid

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

02-05-2014 00:40:05 | More by hopkrid
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Weltmerz from De Struise Brouwers
89 out of 100 based on 67 ratings.