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Zinnebir - Brasserie de la Senne

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BA SCORE
89
very good

152 Ratings
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Ratings: 152
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 10.03%
Wants: 10
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie de la Senne visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 09-18-2007)
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zonker17

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

06-15-2013 23:05:53 | More by zonker17
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rudzud

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Recently stumbled across my notes from The Festival 2012. Lets do this!

A - Poured a nice golden hue with a solid one finger white head that fades to leave good sticky thick lacing.

S - Aromas are nice apples, sweet malts, and gentle yeast/bready malts.

T - Taste is solid, like the nose just now the typical beglian spice notes come in to play. Faint corriander.

M - Mouthfeel is sold, nicely carbonated yet smooth.

O - Overall, a solid De La Senne offering. Very nice indeed.

Serving type: on-tap

06-13-2013 23:32:35 | More by rudzud
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-deep golden color with a decent white head and good lacing

S- bready malt, apples, herbal notes, hint of sweetness

T-bready malt, spices, apple, caramel, mild bitter finish, slight herbal flavor

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

O- Solid Belgian pale ale with good flavor and balance

Serving type: on-tap

06-08-2013 01:10:39 | More by MDDMD
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.3%

06-07-2013 01:50:09 | More by BARFLYB
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randomNBGD

Serbia

4/5  rDev +0.3%

05-22-2013 00:44:19 | More by randomNBGD
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jgammoniv

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

05-19-2013 17:14:53 | More by jgammoniv
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Immortale25

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

04-27-2013 15:27:06 | More by Immortale25
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ToasterChef

Maine

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

04-12-2013 21:00:33 | More by ToasterChef
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BigLittleHokis

California

4/5  rDev +0.3%

02-25-2013 03:52:17 | More by BigLittleHokis
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bishopdc0

Maine

4/5  rDev +0.3%

01-30-2013 03:55:34 | More by bishopdc0
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futurefjp

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

01-14-2013 05:13:24 | More by futurefjp
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MAUEX_MFA

Alaska

4/5  rDev +0.3%

12-22-2012 19:42:01 | More by MAUEX_MFA
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Patrickpress


4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

12-14-2012 18:17:22 | More by Patrickpress
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kojevergas

Texas

2.68/5  rDev -32.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

"Zinne Bir." Brussels' People Ale. 5.8% ABV. .33l brown glass bottle served into a goblet. Reviewed from notes taken in Belgium in June 2010.

A: Pours a one finger very thin head of bad retention and hardly any cream. Body colour is a light murky gold.

Sm: Bittering hops reminiscient of a tame IPA. Very dry. My broken nose detects little else. All apologies, lads.

T: Caramelized malt body leads to a bittering hop climax. Finish is biteen bland and the open is uneven. Very simple for the style - surprisingly so. Not bold or exciting. Balanced decently and built alright, but even as a traditional beer in the style, it's rather boring.

Mf: Smooth and wet, with coarseness on the climax where the bittering hops emerge. Complements the flavours alright.

Dr: Relatively high ABV for more traditional examples of the style. Easy to drink, but priced a bit highly by local standards. This is a beer worth trying but don't expect much from it.

C-

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2012 18:51:25 | More by kojevergas
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GRUUMSH

Belgium

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

10-31-2012 12:33:22 | More by GRUUMSH
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jmtpi

France

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

10-13-2012 20:04:16 | More by jmtpi
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larbush

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.3%

09-03-2012 03:15:09 | More by larbush
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MaineMike

Maine

4/5  rDev +0.3%

08-26-2012 18:34:28 | More by MaineMike
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GONZALOYANNA

Spain

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330ml bottle. ½ Pint glass. Enjoyed on jul´12. Foggy yellow appearance. White, small bubbled, froth. Close & creamy crown leaves copious rings. Floral & herbal aromas with bready hues & citric notes to the nose. Malty flavor at first sip followed by oily hops, ripe fruit touches & subtle grapefruit, wheaty notes too. Medium body. Soft to moderate carbonation. Oily texture & flavorful palate. Gentle fruit & sharp bitterness in the middle linger into the dry finish. Refreshing & very easy drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2012 07:22:18 | More by GONZALOYANNA
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

07-13-2012 03:34:23 | More by rolltide8425
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BeerTruck

Portugal

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

06-17-2012 08:18:19 | More by BeerTruck
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DenverLogan

Colorado

4.58/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had this a lot on tap in Brussels in 2006. Now drinking from a bottle in Denver at a fussy tasting...well, not too fussy!! Gold copper...small lingering head. Big aroma with sweet malts. Lovely flavor, body, after notes. Hum... smooth, complex, got some tastes some won't like and it may be oxidation from transportation, but I find it wonderful.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2012 23:46:57 | More by DenverLogan
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elNopalero

Texas

3.9/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This pours a golden blonde with a pillow of foam. The aroma is estery with citrus notes present.

The flavor has a bit of spice, some citrus notes, a pronounced dry finish and an apparent bitterness without a hoppy presence (all bitterness and little aroma). This was a fun, flavorful and approachable little brew.

Serving type: on-tap

05-18-2012 19:53:27 | More by elNopalero
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biercycle

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -24.8%

04-08-2012 23:09:20 | More by biercycle
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woosterbill

Connecticut

4.28/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at a restaurant in Brussels - I didn't catch the name. Served in a De La Senne goblet.

A: Hazy gold body under two inches of creamy white head. Strong retention, tons of lace. Gorgeous.

S: Fresh, vibrant, grassy; herbal hops are prominent, with some faint apple and tangerine. Very nice indeed.

T: Bready malt, huge grassiness, a touch of fruit, and a dry, phenolic, intensely bitter finish. Very crisp, but perhaps a bit too bitter.

M: Frothy, lively, and pretty smooth medium body.

O: While I found the intense bitterness to be a bit much, overall this was a really fantastic beer. Truly dynamic.

Cheers!

Serving type: on-tap

04-03-2012 14:24:31 | More by woosterbill
Zinnebir from Brasserie de la Senne
89 out of 100 based on 152 ratings.