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Taras Boulba - Brasserie de la Senne

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BA SCORE
89
very good

311 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 311
Reviews: 180
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.3%
Wants: 39
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie de la Senne visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GCBrewingCo on 09-19-2006)
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polishkaz

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +0.5%

03-30-2012 02:46:20 | More by polishkaz
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GreenMountainBoy

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

03-25-2012 15:55:02 | More by GreenMountainBoy
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MagicBeerElf

California

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

03-10-2012 20:32:14 | More by MagicBeerElf
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notchucknorris

California

3.68/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2010 on tap at O'Brien's

A: Hazy light golden color with a thin white head.

S: Pretty faint but some light notes of citrus and earthy hops.

T: Really subtle but great flavor profile. Some light citrusy notes: lemon and orange peel with a nice grassy and spicy hoppy finish. Maybe some pale malt as well. Light and refreshing. I'd definitely drink this again.

Serving type: on-tap

03-06-2012 22:48:06 | More by notchucknorris
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w00ddy

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

03-04-2012 10:58:01 | More by w00ddy
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bthomas

Washington

4/5  rDev +0.5%

03-03-2012 02:26:36 | More by bthomas
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beerdrifter

Germany

3.88/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked this up at my favorite beer store in Belgium, Dranken Geers. Very cloudy, hazy yellow pour with two finger foamy white head with good retention and nice lacing. Pretty typical Belgian Pale Ale nose with lots of grass, lemony citrus, and yeast. The taste follows suit with a really intense citrusy, grassy, yeasty tang. Hints of lemon, orange rind, spicy herbal hops, and a touch of pepper as well. Mothfeel is slightly fizzy with a nice crisp, dry, tangy, bitter finish. It definitely stands out as a Belgian Pale Ale.

Serving type: bottle

02-29-2012 19:05:58 | More by beerdrifter
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +0.5%

02-28-2012 16:09:57 | More by hoppymcgee
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

02-19-2012 22:43:13 | More by jfcaa193
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.95/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Stone Brewery flute. Pours a light yellow-orange amber fine white yeast particles floating from pouring the whold bottle, half finger fine white head that slowly dissipates, leaving nice lacing. Aroma of earthy citrus light fruit, faint Belgian yeast and mild hops. Flavor of light bready malt, citrus and hops. Finishes with a light lemony bitterness and light malt. Light to medium bodied. A refreshing pale ale with a distinctive dry, hoppy, citrusy finish.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2012 05:07:12 | More by LiquidAmber
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bonbini26

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.5%

01-13-2012 16:19:11 | More by bonbini26
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BlackHaddock

United Kingdom (England)

3.88/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I find this an ideal beer to drink during the afternoon when in Belgium, not too strong alcohol wise and hoppy enough to satisfy my thirst. I’ve also had it in cask form in the UK; this review however is from a bottled one: taken at The Red Rose in Brugge.

Correct glass; bronze to amber body, white coloured head with staying power.

The smells are of yeast, citrusy hops with a somewhat earthy nature.

The taste is hoppy and yeasty, with some malty undertones, becoming a little more bitter towards the end of each sip.

Carbonisation about right even though it can look and be a bit fizzy on occasions, it didn’t on this tasting.

A Belgian beer to chat over, or even have a mini session on: no great, wonderful or exotic flavours to enthuse about, just a pleasant beer and well worth having.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2012 08:56:27 | More by BlackHaddock
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GrindFatherBob

New York

4/5  rDev +0.5%

01-02-2012 05:52:34 | More by GrindFatherBob
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.73/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

First had: on tap at Teresa's, Wayne, PA

My wife asked for the Zinnebir Christmas, but after reading the profile/reviews, I'm about 99% positive that she was given this beer instead by mistake, and she ended up not caring for it, thus swapping it for my De Struise Tsjeeses. Who got the raw end of that deal? I'll let you decide. I liked both beers fine, so...

Anyway.

Served in a pint glass, this beer poured a hazy golden-yellow with a decently foamy white head. Hoppy aroma, grassy, and a bit bready. Biscuity malts in the taste, generously hopped, floral and some citrus notes, almost IPA-ish in nature, and touches of light fruit and light peppery spice. Bitter finish. Decent, but not overwhelming. Light-medium body, and fairly drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

12-15-2011 02:07:08 | More by Rifugium
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nathanjohnson

Vermont

5/5  rDev +25.6%

12-07-2011 13:59:24 | More by nathanjohnson
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avenuepub

Louisiana

5/5  rDev +25.6%

11-28-2011 14:03:40 | More by avenuepub
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LostHighway

Maine

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

11-26-2011 23:53:13 | More by LostHighway
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.55/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This beer poured out as a nice clear golden color with a fizzy white head on top. The smell of the beer had some light spice notes on the nose but really gives off lots of nice grainy aromas with some floral hops in there too. The taste of the beer was a little on the light side. It had some decent bitter notes along with some sweet grain too. The mouthfeel was light and pretty refreshing. Overall this brew was good, just not has strong as I thought it might be. Very easy going brew.

Serving type: on-tap

11-26-2011 19:49:10 | More by Knapp85
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Neffbeer

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.5%

11-25-2011 16:37:52 | More by Neffbeer
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +0.5%

11-25-2011 14:39:07 | More by Rochefort10nh
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

11-25-2011 04:39:13 | More by barnzy78
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.5%

11-25-2011 02:26:59 | More by mdillon86
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cadaugherty

Illinois

5/5  rDev +25.6%

11-24-2011 04:55:38 | More by cadaugherty
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ElGallo

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +0.5%

11-22-2011 03:06:01 | More by ElGallo
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LSUPT

California

3/5  rDev -24.6%

11-17-2011 07:41:39 | More by LSUPT
Taras Boulba from Brasserie de la Senne
89 out of 100 based on 311 ratings.