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Zatte - Brouwerij 't IJ

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114 Ratings
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Ratings: 114
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 14.97%
Wants: 4
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij 't IJ visit their website
Netherlands

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The first beer to come out of our vats, back in 1985, making it the classic beer of Brouwerij ‘t IJ. It is a ‘tripel’, the category reserved for the stronger, blonde beers in Belgian tradition. Zatte more than lives up to expectations in this respect. It is a full-bodied, golden beer with a scent of fresh fruit mingled here and there with a hint of grain. The flavour is slightly sweet, ending with a fine, dry aftertaste. A delicious beer that can be enjoyed in all seasons.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-15-2002)
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S: loads of fruits, peach and apple and tropical fruits, hints of wheat, some spices

T: similar to the smell, with a bit more bitterness

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Dark blonde with lacey white sheets.
Apple, brown bread, a touch of lemon balm and/or zingy yeast on the nose.
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Ginger bread cookie finish and tight tingly linger.
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Zatte from Brouwerij 't IJ
84 out of 100 based on 114 ratings.