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Van De Velde - Ale Syndicate

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Van De VeldeVan De Velde

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BA SCORE
82
good

35 Ratings
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Ratings: 35
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 10.31%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ale Syndicate visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Hammer35 on 12-11-2013)
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Reviews by TMoney2591:
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3.74/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served in a tumbler.

Following up the Municipal IPA while finishing Best Defense. Not a bad early afternoon... This stuff pours a clear sunrise garnet topped by a finger of dirty off-white foam. The nose comprises sweet biscuit, clove, light honey, a pinch of allspice, light pine resin, and some dull grass blades. The taste brings in more of the same, the clove mixing with its oft-companion banana, some mild Belgian candi sugar, and the underlying grassy hops to create a somewhat unique flavor combination that seems to work. The body is a light-leaning medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a sorta/kinda drying finish. Overall, a pretty tasty little Belgian-inspired brew, something I wouldn't mind having a sixer of every now and again.

TMoney2591, Jul 18, 2014
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Dark red color with a tan head and small beading. Decent carbonation, good head retention and great lacing.

Smell: Malty, sweet and fruity. Belgian yeast is apparent too.

Taste: Light, fresh, sweet and fruity. A lightly bitter finish does a good job of refreshing the palate.

Mouthfeel: Light and crisp. Deceptive due to the color.

Overall: I liked this one. The Belgian yeast gives its flavor as always, and it's accompanied by malt and fruit flavors that make this a very fresh, light and enjoyable ale.

Hammer35, Dec 11, 2013
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Van De Velde from Ale Syndicate
82 out of 100 based on 35 ratings.