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St. Stefanus - Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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St. StefanusSt. Stefanus

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BA SCORE
88
very good

176 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 176
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.41%
Wants: 6
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Fux on 03-08-2012)
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snowsurfer422

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

12-07-2012 00:03:10 | More by snowsurfer422
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JakeBarnett

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

07-10-2014 04:49:14 | More by JakeBarnett
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Bp123

California

4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

07-03-2014 19:07:50 | More by Bp123
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Kidspice


4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

06-30-2014 00:37:08 | More by Kidspice
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kwkdmk

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +1.5%

06-24-2014 23:32:08 | More by kwkdmk
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.93/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

From the corked, caged bottle hand dated 7-2012. Sampled on June 19, 2014.

Cloudy copper-amber brown pour leading up a full cream colored head that sits delicately on top.

Lovely Belgian aromas of toasted biscuits, toasted malts, yeast, spice, pepper, but basically no outward hop sensation. Just enticing.

The body is full.

A bit more spicy pepper characteristics playing off the malts and yeast in the flavor. Pleasant sipping beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2014 22:21:45 | More by puboflyons
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utfiero

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Color- deep honey. Full head.

Aroma- spice, hint of apricot, and honey.

Taste- Starts floral with mild wheatiness in mid-body then finishing with a mildly hoppy crispness. Release 7-2012.

Poured from a corked 750 ml bottle into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass). Tasted Jan. 2013.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2014 17:56:16 | More by utfiero
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1.5%

06-13-2014 01:03:37 | More by DrunkinYogi
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ViragS

California

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

06-10-2014 09:37:32 | More by ViragS
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jodybrutal

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

05-29-2014 16:59:36 | More by jodybrutal
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afsdan

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

05-22-2014 20:38:37 | More by afsdan
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MisledTitan

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

05-19-2014 20:54:13 | More by MisledTitan
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kew

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.5%

05-17-2014 02:31:31 | More by kew
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cdwil

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

05-11-2014 13:22:48 | More by cdwil
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Svendozen

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +1.5%

05-06-2014 02:25:34 | More by Svendozen
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TastyIsBeer

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

05-04-2014 02:25:25 | More by TastyIsBeer
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metter98

New York

3.94/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer is clear dark yellow in color and has a light to moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a half finger high off white head that died down, leaving a pillow of bubbles in the center of the glass, a thick collar around the edge, and a thin head in between.
S: Moderate aromas of candi sugars are present in the nose along with notes of pale malts and hints of fruity yeast.
T: While the taste has sweet flavors of candi sugars, there are a lot more fruity flavors
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer seemed a lot sweeter compared to most of the other beers I've had in the style and didn't have any spicy flavors. It was also rather drinkable because it managed to mask any traces of alcohol from the taste.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2014 04:17:32 | More by metter98
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thierrynantes

France

3.73/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Beer bottle (33 cl.) purchased from Bières d'Ailleurs, and tasted in 2014.

Appearance : golden color, with white foam head.
Smell : fruity and malty aromas.
Taste & mouthfeel : fruity and spicy flavors, moderate bitter finish.
Overall : a good beer in the style Belgian Ale.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2014 19:15:56 | More by thierrynantes
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sbanacho

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

04-21-2014 17:54:08 | More by sbanacho
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

04-17-2014 13:39:28 | More by Stinger80OH
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pknyc

New York

4/5  rDev +1.5%

04-16-2014 20:59:34 | More by pknyc
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Betajeff

New York

3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

04-06-2014 03:01:52 | More by Betajeff
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Richardp

United Kingdom (England)

4.33/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

330cl bottle, cellar release date 5-2013

Poured slowly into Belgian beer bowl glass, slightly cloudy with a very strong head. Highly carbonated, with many small bubbles. Served slightly warmer than suggested 8c (personal preference).

Complex aroma, with honey banana, and slightly sourdough bread hints.

Complex somewhat crisp, and fruity taste, malt and caramel undertones, with a lasting dry yeast finish. Hints of spice, though very background.

Lively mouthfeel, due to carbonation, with a hint of alcohol, and sparkle on the toungue. Lasting coating of sweetness in the mouth augments the aroma.

Overall a complex, light, fruity, beer, with hints of further complexity.

I have another bottle, that is slightly older, and intend to keep it a further 3-4 months, in the hope the spice character develops.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2014 09:09:47 | More by Richardp
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AFchino

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

03-23-2014 01:31:43 | More by AFchino
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Jerseyislandbeer

Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.5%

03-22-2014 20:37:58 | More by Jerseyislandbeer
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St. Stefanus from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
88 out of 100 based on 176 ratings.