Struise Tsjeeses | De Struise Brouwers

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457 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
De Struise Brouwers
Belgium
struise.com

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed and bottled on the Deca Brewery in Woesten-Vleteren.

EBC:14, IBU:32, OG:1093, FG:1018, ABV:10%
Hops: Marynka, Brewers Gold

Added by TheLongBeachBum on 12-14-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
457
Reviews:
240
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
11.22%
 
 
Wants:
31
Gots:
86
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 457 |  Reviews: 240
Photo of Beerbom
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bruno74200
4.1/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Korbynlehr
4.53/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

My favorite 'Christmas Ale' ever. This is has a great caramel taste, but not too much. Nice amount of carbonation.

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Photo of Bitterbill
4.14/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2015 bottle from the De Struise shop online.

Tis a hazy rust coloured brew I get with my pour. 1" of long lasting foam and excellent lacing to go with that.

Pitted fruits is what I immediately pull out from the smell. Mostly plums but also semi sweet cherries with some candi sugar. Malt wise. ..caramel.

Very fruity with what I described above with the added attraction of a light tartness. I get quite a bit of the caramel near the finish but that fades and is replaced t the fruit and a distinct dryness.

Medium body with medium carbonation.

Never too sweet or too bitter or too tart, I find it remarkably balanced. A real treat to drink!

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Photo of rderedin
3.15/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BabaBeer
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RMentair
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jkhara12
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jrob21
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of alarmclock314
4.15/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of enelson
4.07/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of YvesB
4.1/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Vylo
4.71/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 22Blue
3.96/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of LAND_MINE
3.79/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BenBreeg
4.7/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tsjeeses is even better than the barrel ages versions !

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Photo of Bonsall_Phil
3.74/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Wanne
4.31/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Color is amber/bronze and a bit cloudy. Huge white head with an amber accent. Smells like a sour beer, only a bit sweeter. A combination of different tastes, such as caramel, candied fruit and spices, gives for an incredible beer. Delicious.

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Photo of warnerry
3.76/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nmann08
3.66/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of duceswild
3.56/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dcmchew
4.11/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Dark orange/amber, finger and half of nice creamy off-white head that slowly and "artistically" recedes.
Sweet juicy orchard fruit on the nose (apricot, peach, overripe apple, quince), sprinkled with candi sugar and some alcohol, caramel, some spicy yeasts and hop.
Wow, straight boozy cherry plum and persimmon, with a rich jammy stone fruit stickiness. Splash of honey, caramel later on, some orange peel. Getting close to a dark fruit character too, but mostly white raisin, light fig. Herbs, pepper, bit of clove and faint licorice. Finishes dry, a nice leafy hop edge that's quite bitter and cuts off sweetness and alcohol.
Aftertaste has bitter hop, spicy yeasts, light blond fruit, herbs and faint honeycomb. Medium body and carbonation. Tho the dry finish helps contain the booze, each new sip adds more and more, so be careful.
A really tasty strong Belgian ale, even tho i missed the targeted season by a month or so. Warms you up right away.

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Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rolltide8425
4.25/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Struise Tsjeeses from De Struise Brouwers
4.01 out of 5 based on 457 ratings.
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