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De Proef Signature Les Deux Brasseurs Ale (w/Jason Perkins) - De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)

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De Proef Signature Les Deux Brasseurs Ale (w/Jason Perkins)De Proef Signature Les Deux Brasseurs Ale (w/Jason Perkins)

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

172 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 172
Reviews: 139
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 12.77%
Wants: 23
Gots: 7 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot) visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Patrick999 on 09-06-2008)
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-29-2013 16:42:31 | More by InspectorBob
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superspak

Michigan

2.48/5  rDev -40.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

750 ml bottle into tulip glass; best before 4/21/2012 date on the cork. No pop upon releasing the cork, flat beer. Pours a very hazy reddish orange color with no head. A minimal lace cap does eventually show up that lingers; with minimal glass lacing. Aromas of caramel, pear, apple, grape, wood, leather, clove, cardboard, toast, and yeast earthiness. Unimpressive aromas with decent balance and complexity; moderate oxidation makes this a bit unpleasant. Taste of caramel, pear, apple, grape, golden raisin, toast, brown sugar, leather, light wood, cardboard, and yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of caramel, light fruits, toast, leather, brown sugar, cardboard, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Decent flavor balance and complexity; with moderate oxidation flavors and minimal cloying flavors after the finish. Nearly zero carbonation and medium bodied; with a slick and creamy mouthfeel that is decent. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a small warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a poor Belgian golden ale due to the oxidation and lack of carbonation. Decent complexity and balance of flavors; but the oxidation makes it unpleasant. I had to drain pour this one, not enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2013 07:50:13 | More by superspak
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SocalKicks

California

4/5  rDev -3.6%

02-17-2013 04:14:41 | More by SocalKicks
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smithj4

New York

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

01-20-2013 18:48:40 | More by smithj4
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spycow

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.6%

01-14-2013 01:04:02 | More by spycow
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jlogan7

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

01-08-2013 02:30:36 | More by jlogan7
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RashyGrillCook

California

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

12-12-2012 01:04:23 | More by RashyGrillCook
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Beeradelphia

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

11-15-2012 19:47:08 | More by Beeradelphia
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imperialking

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.6%

11-13-2012 20:21:23 | More by imperialking
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M27

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

10-31-2012 00:45:28 | More by M27
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RyanGoodman

Bolivia

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

09-25-2012 01:15:33 | More by RyanGoodman
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wesley14

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

09-11-2012 00:07:33 | More by wesley14
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polishkaz

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -3.6%

09-11-2012 00:00:03 | More by polishkaz
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DovaliHops

California

4.43/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a very hazy, golden orange color with a very large, fluffy white head that takes quite a long time to go down. Scent is spicy at first with some delightful peppery notes. Some tart green apples and white grapes with some pear and tropical fruits. A light hoppy aroma with some earthy notes and fresh cut grass. A lot going on in the aroma and a good amount of bretty funkiness...very inviting. Taste is initially brett-like barnyard spiciness. Immediately followed by pears and green apples Pepper with some Belgian yeast and tart apple flavors. Some floral hoppiness with a nice crisp, fruity finish. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, dry and refreshing. Drinkability is very high. Overall, this is a great beer with huge potential. I wish I had another bottle of this to age, but at the same time I do not regret drinking it now. Very tasty beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2012 05:41:37 | More by DovaliHops
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Snellgg5

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

04-23-2012 22:04:00 | More by Snellgg5
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OWSLEY069

Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy orange-ish color with a light tan head. In the aroma, dry yeast and a small tartness of white grapes. In the taste, a small tart fruitiness of red grapes and a small yeasty dryness. A small sour bite and a medium to lighter bodied mouthfeel, with a small dry grape and small alcohol like aftertaste. A nice fruit presence with a small sourness, yet expecting it to be a bit more sour.

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2012 19:51:53 | More by OWSLEY069
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gdkersey

Massachusetts

4.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750mL bottle, left out for 15 minutes to warm up a bit from the fridge temp

A - muddled golden-amber with no head, minimal lacing. not sure if it's a cabronation issue, brett, malt, etc. swirls of yeast/sediment throughout the bottle

S - warm fruit, strawberries...an intense berry-fruit aroma. some grassy hops, mild tobacco

T - again, strawberries, tobacco comes through much stronger in the taste. very interesting brett twang; not so much the typical "barnyard" taste, much more fruity. finishes pretty dry. there is a lot going on here - really complex and lots of different flavors I've not had in a beer before

M - carbonation seems a bit on the low side for a Belgian ale; maybe this is why it wasn't the prettiest when pouring out. Not very dry except on the finish; the wheat does it's job of fluffing up the body.

Really cool beer. Definitely pushes the limits and is a beer that I've never tasted anything similar to. Don't know how much it goes for (it was a gift), but I would recommend as a bottle to share among people who like brett/funky beers.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2012 01:23:33 | More by gdkersey
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UCLABrewN84

California

4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap for Allagash night at Boneyard Bistro in Sherman Oaks, CA.

Pours a murky honey orange with a light tan head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of grain, spices, and some sour/tart fruit aromas. Taste is very similar but there is an alcohol kick that I was not expecting at the end of each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer but this one smells better than it tastes.

Serving type: on-tap

03-22-2012 05:02:53 | More by UCLABrewN84
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kojevergas

Texas

3.65/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml brown glass bottle with hood-and-wire cap over a cork served into an EKU 28 snifter in low altitude Los Angeles, California. Reviewed from notes.

Expectations are rather high given the brewers. I've yet to have a bad beer from Allagash, but I do fear that De Proef may be a bit too clinical for its own good.

Paired with gloucester cheese and rye triscuit crackers. Best before date: 03/11/2012. (It's unclear if this is March 11th or November 3rd).

A: Pours a two finger head of slight cream, fair thickness, and good retention. Colour is a transparent yellow-gold. No yeast particles are visible. Appears adequately carbonated.

Sm: Pear, pineapple, yeast, and light hops. A mild strength aroma.

T: Light spice over a clean malted barley foundation, with a handful of unobtrusive hops and subtle pear and pineapple hints. No alcohol comes through. The yeast is pleasant but subtle, lending the flavour the few spices it contains. Some lactic notes are present but very understated. The bretts barely come through at all - to my chagrin. The pear is delightful but not overdone. Overall, it's a balanced subtle flavour. Refreshing and enjoyable, in spite of its above average ABV - which doesn't come through hardly at all.

Mf: Smooth and wet, with a touch of coarseness on the climax to coax out the flavour. Not too thick nor too thin.

Dr/Ov: Very drinkable, especially for the above average ABV. A lovely golden ale. I'd have it again.

B

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2012 23:05:08 | More by kojevergas
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

02-19-2012 22:31:05 | More by jfcaa193
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ElGallo

New Hampshire

2/5  rDev -51.8%

02-11-2012 13:13:32 | More by ElGallo
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MaineMike

Maine

4/5  rDev -3.6%

12-18-2011 16:06:40 | More by MaineMike
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uturn

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.6%

12-01-2011 23:08:21 | More by uturn
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brandoman63

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

11-30-2011 18:43:36 | More by brandoman63
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UnknownKoger

California

5/5  rDev +20.5%

11-26-2011 01:42:19 | More by UnknownKoger
De Proef Signature Les Deux Brasseurs Ale (w/Jason Perkins) from De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)
92 out of 100 based on 172 ratings.