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Nieuw Ligt - Stadsbrouwerij De Hemel

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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 14.89%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stadsbrouwerij De Hemel visit their website

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-07-2004)
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Reviews by dherling:
Photo of dherling
3.88/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured out a dark brown color with reddish hues, a large frothy white head and a substantial amount of lacing. The nose gave me apples, bubblegum, a touch of coriander and passion fruit as well. There is a fusel alcohol as well. The taste was apples, a strong light malt flavor, alcohol, bubble gum a bit of mild caramel malt underneath, finishing lightly sweet with an apple flavor and a mild bitterness. Mouthfeel is foamy, with a long dry finish.

dherling, Nov 28, 2006
More User Reviews:
Photo of Absumaster
3.78/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A dark nutbrown beer with very little head.

Smell is very malty with strong sweet caramel notes. The malt dominates the smell of the beer, this really is a malt driven beer. A spicy and fruity yeast flavor that goes well with the hoppy smell.

Taste is sweet malty with caramel notes. Bitterness is quite high and balances the sweetness. A nice, grassy hoppiness finishes the taste.
Mouthfeel is thick and chewy and a little over the top. The yeast leaves a light fruitiness which appears to be 'English' or at least mineralic and fruity in an English way.

Absumaster, Aug 16, 2008
Photo of WynnO
3/5  rDev -20.2%

WynnO, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of redsonja
4.95/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

a heavy barleywine from nijmegen.

A: nice dark color

S: sweet rosted malts hits of sweet fruits

T: sweet alcoholic caramel taste with a hint of bitterness

M: the alcohol sticks in your mouth fot quite a time a warming feeling

D: dont drink it in the summer its a winterbeer
and a good one if you see it take it home relax and enjoy

redsonja, Dec 22, 2009
Photo of armock
3.88/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Poured a brown color with an off white head that leaves lacing behind

S - Is of spiced fruit and sweet malt

T - Follows the smell for the most part sweet malt and spiced fruit flavors

M - This beer has a medium body with light carbonation to it

D - A good beer over all with interesting flavors going on very easy to drink for the abv worth trying sometime if you can find it

armock, May 19, 2009
Photo of ccrida
3.68/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

1 liter filptop poured into my Delirum snifter, Niuw Ligt is a clear, pale bronzed amber with a small but creamy off-white head that leaves pretty nice lace for a English style bareley wine, which this is. Fat chick in a tutu on the label, love it! After a liter of this, that's the kind of mistake you might find yourself trying to make...

Smell is nutty, a hint of cocoa, reminds me of J.W. Lees, but not so intense.

Taste is more mellow, a nice balance, some nutty malt, some herbal hoppiness, not too sweet. Clean, with a pretty nice balance, if not overly exciting.

Mouthfeel is on the creamy side for an English BW, not to heavy, the ABV is well hidden.

Drinkability is pretty high for the style as well, a sipper for sure, but it went down dangerously easily for such a large bottle of big beer, certainly better the English style BWs it reminded me of. Nothing mind blowing, but not bad. I dug the fat chick on the label, in a whimsical manner.

ccrida, Feb 02, 2009
Photo of tpd975
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Nice light brown hue no real head, or lace.

S: Yeasty caramel, toffee, spices.

T: Malty sweetness. caramel and dark brown sugar. Hints of apple and light raisin.

M: Medium in body, smooth, low carbonation.

D: Okay not one I would seek out though.

tpd975, Dec 18, 2009
Photo of Crosling
4.22/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Sampled at Arendsnest in Amsterdam, Holland.

Dark Ruby.

Pleasantly aromatic with notes of pine, spruce, berries and fruit punch. Very lively and fragrant.

Extremely mellow, layered and soft. Slightly spicy with notes of cinnamon and pepper. Fruit notes throughout; especially cherries, orange and tangerine. Fantastic!

Crosling, Jul 24, 2004
Photo of Robje
3/5  rDev -20.2%

Robje, Jan 10, 2012
Photo of rekel
4/5  rDev +6.4%

rekel, Nov 28, 2011
Nieuw Ligt from Stadsbrouwerij De Hemel
84 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.