PaasIJ - Brouwerij 't IJ
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Ratings: 19 | Reviews: 7 | Display Reviews Only:
3.45/5 rDev -11.3%
Coded No 7 BBE 1(or 11)-07. 7% ABV. Poors in with nice head and nicely opalizing golden to orange beer under it. Smell shows lots of koreander and curaceau and candy so maltyness is hardly noticed but litle tomatojuice/sweet corn slightly in the back. Taste is also lots of koreander in witch this brew IMO is overdone,, further uiet alcoholic, candysugar and going then over in long and bit hanging aftertaste. Makes mouthfeel also bit rough and that in combination with flowery koreanderfields not in harmony. Still an enjoyable brew and IMO no bock but more a BSPA or BPA.
03-24-2006 22:12:59 | More by paterlodie
3.73/5 rDev -4.1%
From a 330ml bottle into a tulip pint.
A: Pours a clear light-golden amber, with a dense white head. Really nice head retention, leaving good lacing on the glass. Not too visibily active.
S: Right after the pour, very yeasty. After a while, some bready malts come through, maintaining some spicy yeast notes. Corriander and citrus.
T: Quite yeasty up front, followed by dark-bread grain flavors and yeast. The after taste is pretty
M: Pretty thick and smooth/silky. Leaves a bit of a tingle on the tounge.
04-07-2014 17:09:13 | More by Brewhemoth
United Kingdom (England)
3.85/5 rDev -1%
Tasted by half-pint on tap, Lowlander Cafe, Drury Lane, Central London. The beer menu says this is a Spring/Easter special beer brewed with coriander and curacao... Served chilled in an Affligem goblet.
A: cloudy/hazy pale amber hue, coming with a nice frothy white beer head which sustains just well.
S: restrained grainy malts, very creamy; on top of a mild coriander-spicy and curacao-citrus note ladden with green apple-ish perfumy fruitiness... A harmony on the aroma~~
T: creamy-textured grainy flavour upfront, followed by a light taste of honey-tea, hints of perfumy citrus-zest/curacao, and faintly coriander touch plus a metallic hint at the back. Very soft aftertaste of grains and residual bittering hop flavour, plus a lingering green apple-ish perfume.
M&D: extremely silky smooth and creamy... medium-bodied ale with a fuller profile underneath. A decent seasonal pale ale worth trying (not for those looking for bold flavours, though).
04-24-2006 22:19:11 | More by wl0307
4.08/5 rDev +4.9%
Orangy yellow colour with a massive white head that sticks around and leaves a lot of lacing.
Wheat, yeast, some wet grass and a little orange peel in there.
Great yeast taste up front with more grassy and some orange flavours following. Finishes with an alcoholic sweetness.
It's light, smooth and refreshing.
A little heavier and more earthy in taste than usual for a strong pale ale but it goes down so easily, this is a beer made for drinking.
04-09-2012 18:52:36 | More by Aethien
4.1/5 rDev +5.4%
A - creamy white head with excellent retention caps an effervescent pale amber body.
S - mainly floral and yeasty notes, green apple and coriander feature also.
T - belgian yeast, bit of spiciness, acidic tart apples, not big flavours but subtley beautiful.
M - highly carbonated, medium in body.
O - this is a little beauty, very glad I came across it at the International Beer Shop. Highly drinkable and thirst quenching.
02-22-2012 06:32:33 | More by dansmcd
4.3/5 rDev +10.5%
Pale yellow with a dense white head. Masses of coriander in the aroma, rounded off with some citrus and orange, neutral taste with coriander and fruit aromas. A bitter, spicy finish that ends very dry.
Very good beer, with lots of coriander. Varies a bit from year to year, but usually pretty good.
06-29-2006 15:07:31 | More by patto1ro
4.33/5 rDev +11.3%
PaasIJ, the ale from brewery 't IJ, could have been meant for Easter. Bottle 33 cl. , bb. jan-2011.
Unfiltered, unpasteurized, bottle conditioned bio-beer.
Looks golden orange, fluffy head, nice lacing, ok carbonation, and very active from the bottle.
Smell and taste are of grassy, piny and citric hops. Good malts, raw smell and taste from the yeast. Apricot in the background.
Sweet alcohol in the aftertaste.
Mouthfeel: smooth and easy going down.
Good drink: refreshing and warming at the same time.
A very pleasant and complex brew from this brewery.
One of their best, I think. It reminded me of Arabier, from De Dolle Brouwers (also an unpasteurized beer).
11-04-2010 15:27:36 | More by RuudJH
PaasIJ from Brouwerij 't IJ
86 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.