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Zeezuiper - Scheldebrouwerij

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83
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56 Ratings
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Ratings: 56
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 15.76%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Scheldebrouwerij visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: stcules on 06-19-2005)
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Beerstorian

District of Columbia

4.75/5  rDev +29.1%

02-15-2013 15:22:43 | More by Beerstorian
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abcdefghijkyle

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

10-24-2012 21:31:17 | More by abcdefghijkyle
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eric5bellies

Australia

4.4/5  rDev +19.6%

Drank from my Duvel tulip.

A - Pours a hazey straw colour with a large tight white head that retains well.

S - Plenty of vanilla malts and citrus.

T - Plenty of spice and hops with a little vanilla and spice. Very well balanced beer.

M - Medium body and carbonation that makes for a very nice drop.

D - This beer is a great example of a Tripel, i'm not sure why its classified as a strong pale ale.

12-10-2010 15:58:26 | More by eric5bellies
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LiquidAmber

Washington

4.33/5  rDev +17.7%

Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a cloudy light to medium yellow orange amber with lots of white particles floating amongst healthy carbonation. Three finger coarse white head that faded rather quickly, leaving decent lacing. Nice aroma of mixed fruit; orange, apricot, peach, sweet malt. A hint of vanilla, slight floral elements. Taste follows aroma with light fruit, a bit of citrus, vanilla, sweet and carmel malt, slight hops. Finishes a bit dry, but pleasant. Light to medium bodied with very pleasant carbonation sensation. A nice tripel. I will check out the other ales from this brewery. I slightly upgraded the score on this 1/6/2012 from another bottle. Floral flavors improve the dry finish in this bottle, I really liked this one a lot.

03-03-2012 04:21:38 | More by LiquidAmber
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RuudJH

Netherlands

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

Zeezuiper, craft brew from Netherlands, translates something like 'nautical -, or 'maritime, drunkard'.
Nature beer, unpasteurized, unfiltered, bottle conditioned.

Golden ale , not too hazy, good carbonation, thin but creamy head, that holds up ok, looking at the creamy lacing in my glass.

Smell is delicious with malts, fresh hoppiness and other earthy green garden herby smells. It doesn't jump out of the glass, but it's very delicate.
Taste is similar. Sweet malty, but not as malty as the label led me to believe. The hops remind of a good IPA.
Bittersweet aftertaste.

Smooth, refreshing. Carbonation is really there.

This is a real good ale. I could find myself buying some more of these for sure.
Recommended.

05-31-2010 15:51:49 | More by RuudJH
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Rohkey

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

04-08-2013 20:35:15 | More by Rohkey
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vermilcj

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

11-30-2013 22:39:34 | More by vermilcj
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flagmantho

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

Poured from 330mL bottle into a tulip. Bottle says this is a tripel rather than a BSPA.

Appearance: silvery-gold hue with lots of haze and apparent effervescence. Head poured three fingers of frothy white foam. Nice.

Smell: nice orchardy aroma of pears and ripe apples. There's also a light tartness and light dustiness in there. Behind this there is a nice, somewhat sweet malt aroma; this is a well-composed bouquet. I love it.

Taste: very sweet flavor with a tasty malty character. Fruitiness is still present, along with a very light tartness, although not as strong as in the aroma. Pretty tasty, although not quite as enticing as the smell.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a great big carbonation. Could use a hair more body, maybe, but creaminess is spectacular.

Overall: this is a fan-damn-tastic beer. It lacks a little complexity, but I'm enjoying it greatly.

09-02-2011 20:53:55 | More by flagmantho
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chinchill

South Carolina

4.04/5  rDev +9.8%

330ml bottle served in a Belgian snifter. Some sediment added in the pour; some remained in the bottle.

A: cloudy apricot with a good, and very durable head.

The aroma is a little malty for style, but not so much as to prepare me for the very malty flavor. Still, fruity, complex, lightly spicy and with good balance (if you don't mind a strong caramel component).
Lingering baked bread, spices and fruits in the finish and aftertaste.

O: recommended.

05-14-2014 23:51:44 | More by chinchill
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supermeniscus

Netherlands

4.03/5  rDev +9.5%

33 cl bottle best before 12/2013.
A - Cloudy orange tint: very nice. Head faded a bit quick though
S. Citrus fruits, mostly orange
T. Nice balanced flavour of mellow citrus and sweetness no alcohol detected whatsoever. I also detected very little hops, which i'd prefer
M. Creamy, perfect
O. This is a solid 4 overall and I would definetely drink another at the next opportunity

03-04-2012 12:27:12 | More by supermeniscus
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benfons

Belgium

4.03/5  rDev +9.5%

33cl bottle different label then in photo, labeled as a tripel

A: Orange blonde, hazy nice thick dense head

S: citrus, grains , candy sugar and some spices

T: citrus, malt, and a mild bitterness in the back.

M/D: creamy feel, carbonation is right alcohol isn't to noticeable, very drinkable.

06-22-2010 14:23:07 | More by benfons
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +8.7%

Hoppy-side triple, with curacao orange citrus middle, and good bitterness in the finish. Multi aromas of yeast and citrus as well. Very smooth. Foaming head. Alcohol not detected over taste.Good carbonation.
Thanks Probst, via the Beerophilie buying club.

10-19-2008 00:52:34 | More by Sammy
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Saind

Netherlands

4/5  rDev +8.7%

01-06-2014 11:51:07 | More by Saind
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czfreeman

California

4/5  rDev +8.7%

2nd Bier in my Scheldebrowerij review. Label says Tripel, but on here is a BSPA?
Pours a lovely triple murky golden color. Medium high carbonation. Thick, creamy head. Looks great.
Smells of apricots, musty grains, bitter hops, musty, complex, pepper, alcoholic esters,coriander sweet caramel sugar, malt, biscuit, grassy, solid triple.
Taste is light, floral, yeasty, spicy. Nice, light, pepper, alcoholic esters, very good. Subsequent sips reveal more and more complexity, really digging this one. light bitterness on the finish, leaving the flavor nice and clean.
Not as complex as a Westmalle triple, but solid, clean, and well made.
Good buy, look foward to more from this brewery.

04-12-2011 20:02:28 | More by czfreeman
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.7%

01-08-2012 22:53:33 | More by PEIhop
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GRUUMSH

Belgium

4/5  rDev +8.7%

06-16-2013 09:14:52 | More by GRUUMSH
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dcmchew

Romania

4/5  rDev +8.7%

11-11-2013 14:47:09 | More by dcmchew
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halo913

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +8.7%

01-28-2012 02:28:15 | More by halo913
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rekel

Netherlands

4/5  rDev +8.7%

12-01-2011 23:13:33 | More by rekel
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BJSmit

Netherlands

4/5  rDev +8.7%

02-11-2014 21:10:01 | More by BJSmit
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axeman9182

New Jersey

3.93/5  rDev +6.8%

11.2 oz bottle, taken home from volunteering at Belgian Beer Fest 2011 and allowed to warm some before being poured into my Duvel tulip.

Zeezuiper pours an opaque goldenrod, with some sediment from the bottle floating around in it. The bone colored head is massive, passing four fingers in height and threatening to spill out of the glass. It shows some crazy stamina as well, sticking around for ten minutes easily. Lacing is left in some nice rings around the side of the glass, but is just a little bit spotty in between. The nose is predominantly pale fruits, with some clove and alcohol playing against them in small doses. The flavor starts out much the same, but as the beer warm the balance begins to shift. The spicy yeast phenols creep up in prominence at the expense of the ripe pears and apples, and the warming sensation, while still pleasant, also becomes a little more noticeable. The body is dry, the beer is appropriately well attenuated. The carbonation is nowhere near up to snuff though, it's noticeably low and it doesn't have the fine, creamy edge to it that the best Belgians do. Zeezuiper is a serviceable tripel, it excels in one or two areas, but it's a league below being a great beer.

10-23-2011 07:01:05 | More by axeman9182
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wl0307

United Kingdom (England)

3.93/5  rDev +6.8%

BB 2008, served lightly-chilled in a large bulb wine glass.

A: cloudy and dark orangey hue, like a cider+geuze; the creamy white beer head doesn't linger, settling down to a thin velvet on top of a mildly carbonated body.
S: semi-sharp sour-sweet exotic fruitiness and some sweet lemons, wheatish grainy notes, mild caramel, and moderate flowery esters prevail upfront, on top of a thick layer of liquid form of candy sugar and cane sugar; a swirl brings out sulphur and some hidden spiciness. Overall, the aroma lacks a balance, but very approachable for a high-gravity Belgian pale ale.
T: quite effervescently-creamy and soothing on the palate, wrapping a caramely and bread-malty core, witbier-like exotic fruit-yeastiness, some steamed kidney beans, melted cane-sugar, and moderately sour-sweet citrusness in the centre; surprisingly light in the aftertaste, featuring a moderate yet well-lingering flow of tangerine-zesty and mildly-dry bitterness, and a belated entry of coriander-spiciness to go with a residual plum-jam-ish sour-sweet and kidney-bean like finish.
M&D: the mouthfeel is constantly creamy and low-fizzy, matching the low alcoholic profile just nicely; an easily approachable Triple-type of ale this is, and a quality one with a palate outperforming the aroma, albeit in need of more complexity to make a really impressive beer. Well worth a try, though!

07-04-2007 20:44:59 | More by wl0307
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oline73

Maryland

3.85/5  rDev +4.6%

I had this on tap at Moeder Lambic Fontinas

Appearance: Pours a Clear golden color with a finger of fluffy white head that leaves a thick ring around the glass and some lacing.

Smell: Sweet malt, Belgian spice, some alcohol, light but not bitter citrus

Taste: Mild Belgian spice with light malt, not too sweet, slight bitterness in finish, some booze

Mouthfeel: Medium body with fluffy carbonation and a finish that is a bit dry.

Nice beer, easy drinking, light given abv, I would have it again.

05-08-2012 22:24:25 | More by oline73
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bierinjisp

Netherlands

3.8/5  rDev +3.3%

A very good beer that i drunk at the Breugems Brewery in Zaandam, they serve it on tap. This beer is like the other beers of the Schelde Brouwerij easy drinkable. where i can enjoy the Oesterstout for just one or two drinks, the Zeezuiper i can enjoy the whole evening. the taste of the beer is good without being to strong. note: it is not a middle of the road beer but has no exeptional taste. overall a very good beer.

08-12-2010 08:31:31 | More by bierinjisp
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metter98

New York

3.78/5  rDev +2.7%

A: The beer is cloudy golden yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation with yeast particles floating in suspension. It poured with a two finger high white head that has good retention properties and consistently left a thin head covering the surface.
S: There are light to moderate aromas of floral hops and spices in the nose.
T: Like the smell, spicy flavors of coriander stand out in the overall taste, although these aren’t that strong. There are also notes of fruit and yeast.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate with a moderate to high amount of carbonation and a slight amount of dryness.
O: Nothing unique really stands out about this beer, but it’s quite easy to drink, especially since the alcohol is well hidden from the taste.

07-30-2011 15:30:13 | More by metter98
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Zeezuiper from Scheldebrouwerij
83 out of 100 based on 56 ratings.