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Lamme Goedzak - Scheldebrouwerij

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BA SCORE
85
very good

32 Ratings
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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 8.27%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Scheldebrouwerij visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: stcules on 01-25-2004)
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Photo of avalon07
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

A: Poured from a bottle to a tulip glass. Had a brownish-orange color and a cloudy texture. There was a half inch of foamy, somewhat long-lasting head. Below average lacing.

S: An alright aroma of malt, yeast, and some fruit.

T: Tasted of malt (a lot more malt than you'd expect from the style), some light fruit phenols, and yeast. Not a watery or thin flavor, but definitely bland a one dimensional one. Kind of uninteresting.

M: A well-carbonated beer with a smooth finish. Medium-bodied.

O: This is basically a forgettable beer. Not without its good points, but there are better examples of the style.

avalon07, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of mattfancett
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

mattfancett, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of DrBier
3.75/5  rDev 0%

DrBier, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of dominic4beer
4/5  rDev +6.7%

dominic4beer, May 17, 2014
Photo of Hayley_86
3.75/5  rDev 0%

Hayley_86, Apr 05, 2014
Photo of dcmchew
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

dcmchew, Nov 05, 2013
Photo of smcolw
3.79/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured without the residue from the yeast at the bottom of the bottle. Still quite hazy. Good starting head that settles slowly. Leaves some streaks of lace on the glass. Golden color.

Fresh pale malt with a notable Belgian yeast bite. Light hop in the background.

Starts off innocently mild--typical pale malt start. The swallow gets a bit of sourness, but not nearly as much as most Belgians. The alcohol is muted. Full body and highly carbonated.

smcolw, Oct 13, 2013
Photo of ROGUE16
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

ROGUE16, Sep 24, 2013
Photo of Ciocanelu
3.75/5  rDev 0%

Ciocanelu, Sep 19, 2013
Photo of JDavidRice
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

JDavidRice, Aug 24, 2013
Photo of oglmcdgl
3/5  rDev -20%

oglmcdgl, Aug 13, 2013
Photo of GRUUMSH
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

GRUUMSH, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of DoubleJ
3.93/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottle served at Leopold in Den Haag. On the beer:

On top of this goldish yellow beer sits a semi-creamy inch of head which gives patchy lace around the glass. Its aroma brings spring grass, flowers, and a whisper of sugar. A bit dry too. Not so dry when tasted, which is balanced and mild tasting. Floral first, then kisses of honey with a nuttiness. A hint of bubblegum arrives to the stage. Regarding mouthfeel, it's a medium bodied beer with an airiness and snappy carbonation. A snap of hops linger in the aftertaste.

Good blonde for anytime of day.

DoubleJ, May 15, 2013
Photo of Blanco
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Blanco, Feb 19, 2013
Photo of Douberd
3.53/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

330 ml bottle, poured into my tulip glass. ABV 7%
Looks really nice with its deep orange golden colour and the tall, snow white soapy head. Good retention on the foam and quite a lace left around the glass.
On the aroma malts, a bit of alcohol and sugars that actually give it a nice honey-like aroma.
Taste is fruity, with peach notes, some vanilla too, and very light alcohol. Quite sweet, becomes very faintly bitter on the aftertaste.
Medium thickness on the body, average carbonation.
Overall, a good session beer, I expected it to be more bitter for some reason, but it was enjoyable nevertheless.

Douberd, Feb 04, 2013
Photo of IPA35
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This brewery used to be Dutch, just so you know...

A hazy beer that holds the middle between golden and amber. Rather big yeast particles and the head, about two fingers. Quicky settles down to one finger. Nice foam though.

Wheat. I did not expect that. Some wiezen aroma's in here even though this contain only barley malt and cara 20 malt. (So atleast 2 types of barley malts) but no wheat.

A bready doughiness, citrus peel, green apple (tart, light fruits) and some mild spice.

The taste is very nice but not as complex as I expected. More of the same, some bread, some spice and a medium bitterness coming from the hops. The fruitiness is very light

The mouthfeel is fine. Medium body, medium carbonation.

Overall a solid beer, could use some a bit more fruitiness if you ask me. EDIT:
As it sits in the glass it grows more on me, the subtle hints from the hops and such. Quite nice. Quite drinkable also, half a mark extra on taste.

IPA35, Dec 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

GeoffreyM, Nov 19, 2012
Photo of slvrmon82
4/5  rDev +6.7%

slvrmon82, Sep 05, 2012
Photo of PhantasIPA
4.28/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The appearance is a cloudy, silty dark gold color. The head poured at about 1.5 inches and a nice thin head existed for the entire drink. No lacing at all.

The smell is subtle. There are hints of clove and pumpkin spice mixed with a hearty wheat smell.

The taste is heavy on the wheat, mixed with spices like pumpkin and cloves and has a hint of hops. Is is a great mixture of sweet, wheat and spices.

Mouthfeel is very good! Very crisp and refreshing, especially for such a silty and cloudy beer. Good amount of carbonation.

Overall this beer is very good. Tasty, refreshing, spicy, not too carbonated and strong enough to get the job done at 7%.

PhantasIPA, May 06, 2012
Photo of LiquidAmber
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a light to medium yellow-orange amber. Massive fine white head with good retention, looks nice. Aroma of light fruit, sweet malt and a hint of hops. Flavor of sweet light fruit and fruit esters, light sweet malt. Finishes with light hop bitterness and ultimately fairly dry with lingering light fruit esters. An unusual flavor progression from sweet to dry, which I enjoyed. Medium bodied with a hint of creaminess from the carbonation. A very nice Belgian pale ale.

LiquidAmber, Feb 11, 2012
Photo of rekel
4/5  rDev +6.7%

rekel, Dec 01, 2011
Photo of PhillyStyle
3.68/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Birch & Barley/Churchkey, Washington, D.C.:

The beer appeared a cloudy darker yellow color; perhaps it has hints of orange. Also, a there was a visible amount of carbonation rising to the top of the glass. The beer also had a nice thin cap throughout the entire beer.

The aroma consisted of pale malted barley and a spicy hop.

The taste of the beer was very much like the nose. A strong wheat malt with some nice spices and a light hop bitterness.

The beer had a moderate feel to it, high carbonation and a nice dry finish. Overall, this is a very drinkable beer as the alcohol was well hidden.

PhillyStyle, Oct 04, 2011
Photo of flagmantho
4.13/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 330mL bottle into a tulip.

Appearance: light gold hue with plenty of haziness and effervescence. Head pours three towering fingers of pillowy ivory foam. Head has great retention and big chunks of foamy lace are left on the glass. Great!

Smell: very good, rich malt aroma. There's not a lot of complexity, but the aroma is pretty strong and just seems well-crafted.

Taste: more fruity complexity exists in the flavor than in the aroma. Starts off with a pear-heavy orchard flavor which then fades into the rich malt of the aroma. Somewhat simple, but quite nice.

Mouthfeel: big carbonation wedded to a moderate amount of body gives this beer a big but somewhat evanescent creaminess. Just a touch more body would do wonders here.

Overall: this beer is simply a joy to drink. When put together, its qualities make it simply delicious. My only qualm is that this might be misclassified as a "strong" pale ale, but that's hardly the brewer's fault.

flagmantho, Sep 05, 2011
Photo of metter98
3.8/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is cloudy pale yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high white head that died down but never completely faded away.
S: There are aromas of pale malts and floral and spicy hops in the nose.
T: Like the smell, the taste has flavors of pale and wheat malts along with spices; there is a light amount of accompanying bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a high amount of carbonation with some dryness in the finish.
O: The beer is quite drinkable for its strength because the alcohol is well hidden from the taste.

metter98, Jul 29, 2011
Photo of czfreeman
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Continuing on in my tasting of this brewery, up next.
Opening the bottle, pours a lovely slightly murky cloudy orange-yellow color. Thick, rich, foamy head, dissolves slowly. Vey nice amount of carbonation.
Aromatically very strong. Orange, pineapple, citrus, pepper, warm hot alcohol on the finish, stronger than the 7% says. Biscuity with cracked pepper and coriander build a lovely background. Light grassy notes, freah herbs, really nice.
Flavor is exceptionally strnger, more complex than expected. Citrus, mango, pineapple, pepper, orange, alcoholic pepper spice on the finish. Light biscuit, malt, spoicy, tongue-tingling, bright, really dig it.
The flavor/body seems to be somewhere in between a triple and BSPA. Lovely.
Body is carbonated, spritzy, pepper, sharp, light exciting. I like it alot. I see food pairing possiblitys, appetizing.
Sharp and light, like--wait--loved it, I will buy this again. I have found a great suprise.

czfreeman, Apr 19, 2011
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Lamme Goedzak from Scheldebrouwerij
85 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.