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Taras Boulba - Brasserie de la Senne

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very good

347 Ratings

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Ratings: 347
Reviews: 181
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 40
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie de la Senne visit their website

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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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

jlogan7, Nov 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Pahn, Sep 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

yossarian14, Sep 12, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

jmtpi, Sep 09, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

kevinhughes, Sep 03, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

t0rin0, Aug 31, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft at Churchkey DC, served in a snifter. Beer is yellow and mildly hazy with a big tight white head.

Beer is yeasty and sweet in the nose, mild hoppiness.

Beer is sweet in the sense that Duvel is sweet beer, it is an interesting beer. Yeasty and mildly dry on the finish with a little hops in the midpalate, mild bitterness at the end. I enjoyed it a lot.

drabmuh, Aug 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

deapokid, Jul 18, 2012
3.73/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

330ml bottle. ½ Pint glass. Enjoyed on jul´12. Pale straw color. Hazy appearance. White, medium bubbled, froth. Rocky, fairly good retention, crown. Floral & citric aromas with subtle tropical fruit hues. Maltiness & Belgian yeast at first sip is blown out by heavy hoppiness that lingers into the finish. Medium to light body. Moderate to high carbonation. Oily texture, slightly watery in the middle . Lemon juice sensation, heavy astringency. Long bitter finish. Resiny & piney aftertaste. A devilish refreshing & amazing Belgian Pale Ale.

GONZALOYANNA, Jul 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

rolltide8425, Jul 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

samEBC, Apr 07, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Julien, Apr 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

polishkaz, Mar 30, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

GreenMountainBoy, Mar 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

MagicBeerElf, Mar 10, 2012
Photo of notchucknorris
3.68/5  rDev -6.6%
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.

notchucknorris, Mar 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

w00ddy, Mar 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

bthomas, Mar 03, 2012
Photo of beerdrifter
3.88/5  rDev -1.5%
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.

beerdrifter, Feb 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

hoppymcgee, Feb 28, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

jfcaa193, Feb 19, 2012
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3.95/5  rDev +0.3%
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.

LiquidAmber, Feb 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

bonbini26, Jan 13, 2012
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3.88/5  rDev -1.5%
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.

BlackHaddock, Jan 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

GrindFatherBob, Jan 02, 2012
Taras Boulba from Brasserie de la Senne
88 out of 100 based on 347 ratings.