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Bitter Sweet Symphony - Brouwerij 't Gaverhopke

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BA SCORE
87
very good

77 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 77
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 13.88%
Wants: 3
Gots: 6 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Blanco on 08-11-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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Ratings: 77 | Reviews: 21
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Bottle purchased at Nathaniel Square Corner Store in Rochester, NY. Appears to be a collaboration with Tired Hands.

Pours with a friggin' massive head, about 4 inches, and it sticks around for a solid amount of time. This one was really hard to pour.

Pours a dark, almost reddish orange- like a slightly variation of the color inside of a grapefruit.

Smells like citrus, lemon peel, with huge herbal undertones, a bit of pine and moss.

Tastes great. The hop attack in this one keeps the Belgian yeast from overpowering, keeping it fairly clean. The yeast is still there, bringing peppery flavors, and the malt is slightly visible, manifesting itself as the candied part of a candied grapefruit. Slightly soapy finish.

This one is creamy as hell, due to the persistent head. It finishes slightly dry, though. Nice mouthfeel.

One of the best Belgian IPAs I've ever had, if not the best. Perfect balance of hop flavor and Belgian yeast- it doesn't clash like the style can sometimes do.

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Bitter Sweet Symphony from Brouwerij 't Gaverhopke
87 out of 100 based on 77 ratings.