Nieuw Ligt - Stadsbrouwerij De Hemel
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Ratings: 10 | Reviews: 7 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by dherling:
3.88/5 rDev +3.2%
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.
11-28-2006 06:06:13 | More by dherling
More User Reviews:
3.78/5 rDev +0.5%
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.
08-16-2008 14:08:49 | More by Absumaster
4.95/5 rDev +31.6%
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
12-22-2009 08:34:48 | More by redsonja
3.88/5 rDev +3.2%
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
05-19-2009 17:16:18 | More by armock
3.68/5 rDev -2.1%
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.
02-02-2009 07:12:44 | More by ccrida
3.25/5 rDev -13.6%
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.
12-18-2009 21:07:17 | More by tpd975
4.22/5 rDev +12.2%
Sampled at Arendsnest in Amsterdam, Holland.
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!
07-24-2004 01:01:31 | More by Crosling
Nieuw Ligt from Stadsbrouwerij De Hemel
84 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.