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Struise Tsjeeses Reserva (Bourbon Barrel Aged) | De Struise Brouwers

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BA SCORE
4.1/5
Exceptional
200 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: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
2011 Vintage - Pink & Purple label.

Added by MasterSki on 08-27-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,905
Reviews:
42
Ratings:
200
pDev:
10.73%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
49
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 200 |  Reviews: 42
Photo of Dazka
4.16/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Thomas_Wikman
4.26/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I just had Struise Tjeesus Reserva a Bourbon Barrel Aged Belgian Strong Pale Ale from De Struise Brouwers(Belgium), ABV 10.00%. As a slow sipping beer it is great, almost like sweet whiskey.

Look: cloudy reddish brown hue with a thick bubbly off-white head.

Aroma: caramel, bourbon

Taste: Wow, big taste, caramel, sweet, a little bit fruity, lots of bourbon, and some licorice. Perhaps a tad too much bourbon flavor.

Feel: full body, heavy, a bit syrupy

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Photo of Beersnake1
4.31/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from fridge temp. Nose is black currant, sweet, piney and bourbon. Taste is bourbon, sweet, molasses, black currant. Really nice, smooth, and well integrated. Mouthfeel is medium. Overall, a fantastic offering from De Struise.

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Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DJ-Hophead
4.4/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Tap @ Moor, Bristol - Pours cloudy amber with a medium tanned foamy head. Nice lacing. Medium carbonation. Aroma - fruity and vinous with some whisky notes. Aroma - Sweet , fruity notes with some whisky warmth there. Taste - Sweet at the front, dark stone fruits, caramel notes, malty feel, dry light bitter finish with a light alcoholic whisky warmth. Nice boozy spicy Belgian strong ale.

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Photo of igl
4.68/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of yuno
4.31/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Estria
4.29/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2013. Bottled 3 years ago.

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Photo of bshefftz
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BelgianBeerChef
4.26/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sweffin
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dutchcraftbeergeek
5/5  rDev +22%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

De gewone versie was al top, deze bba versie is helemaal geweldig, helemaal geen schuim, erg boozy!

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4.56/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 0.33l bottle into goblet. Vintage 2014.
L: Turbid dark copper/amber color with a weak foam head.
S: Deep sweet smell. Bourbon. Complex.
T: Bourbon, sweets,caramel, lacrice. A little bit spice in aftertaste.
F: Great balanced. Low carbonation.
O: Tsjeeses is great but this one is even better.

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Photo of rolltide8425
4.11/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Peaches13
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of samEBC
4.05/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sparky44
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jaydoc
3.92/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Eziel
3.69/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tigg924
4.4/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2013 vintage. Pours hazy, orange-brown in color with minimal head. Taste is raisin, caramel, vanilla, oak, PALE MALT, and bourbon. Tastes like an English barleywine. There is a dryness that comes from the wood, but this beer is heavy bodied, very sweet with moderate to low carbonation. One of the more complex and better beers I have had in the style. A real treat. Well worth seeking out.

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4.06/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brureview
4.24/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2013. Bourbon Barrel aged.

Poured a light brown tea color in a Stone snifter with a 2F head.

Candy heaven, aroma, malt, sugar. Wonderfully strong.

Biting, tangy MF.

The aroma transitions to the taste and more: plum, raisin, candy.
Fantastic beer. So classically Belgian.

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Photo of Marius
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle shared thanks to kermis. Vintage 2011. Dark ruby, hazy, with a thin off-white head. Notes of bourbon, toffee, caramel, dried fruit. Medium body, medium carbonation and a caramel sweet finish.

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3.96/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mig100
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Struise Tsjeeses Reserva (Bourbon Barrel Aged) from De Struise Brouwers
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 200 ratings
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