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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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silenius

Illinois

1.88/5  rDev -49.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Bottle marked from 03/05.

Pours a rich deep yellow with a great big creamy white head that laces my glass nicely.

Smell is malty rich and sweet with no hops present.

Taste is vinegar soaked cheese curds with a hint of sweetness. It is an oddly funky taste and I'm not sure if it is infected or oxidized or what.

Mouthfeel is thin and disappointing.

Never again. Is this what the brewer intended?

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2005 04:34:58 | More by silenius
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T: similar to the smell, with a bit more bitterness

M: rather thin, not dry, slightly undercarbonated

O: I enjoyed this one, interesting, although too thin

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Zatte from Brouwerij 't IJ
84 out of 100 based on 114 ratings.