Ypres | De Struise Brouwers

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136 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
De Struise Brouwers
Belgium
struise.com

Style: Flanders Oud Bruin

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Double Barrel Aged Flemish Oud Bruin aged for two years in Bourgogne and Wild Turkey barrels.

Added by MasterSki on 01-03-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
136
Reviews:
23
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
12.28%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
22
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 136 |  Reviews: 23
Photo of kingjohnh
3.77/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BelgianBeerChef
4.11/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Ciocanelu
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of leitmotif
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rulisekmartin
4.28/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of steverx8
4.35/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Midwestbrew18
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 2005wendyrika
3/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of acurtis
3.46/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of YvesB
2.93/5  rDev -26.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of yeaprolly
2.9/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of NateF90
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of StJamesGate
4.26/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Leathery brown with steady custard yellow head. 4
Wood, whisky, candy sugar, dark cherry, dried cranberry, and overripe banana on the nose. 4.25
More bananas, licorice, molasses, condensed quality Balsamic, dried apple, more dark candy sugar, and a thread of vanilla. 4.25
Wood + banana finish and tart aspiriny linger.
Medium, round, creamy. 4

Gusher! Deep - far more than the sourness going on. Several types of fruit - it fits that plus vanilla and candy sugar, but still stays balanced. The only thing missing is traces of the Wild Turkey, but maybe that’s no bad thing. Far exceeded expectations. 4.5

“Nice beer, despite its unruly behaviour.” - Carter.

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Photo of BenBreeg
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of atomeyes
4.77/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

my jaw drops at all of these negative review.
i've talked to a few people and we agree that this is the most underrated Struise beer made.
it's divine.
everything about it. divine.
perfect barrel.
perfect flavour. a bit on the sweet side of a flanders red but i don't care.
i can go on and on and on but this beer is killer.
i'm in belgium. i've had 3 so far. will drink more before i leave.

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Photo of RMentair
2.75/5  rDev -31.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A very unpleasant combination of flavors, including metal and sour. Ugh.

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Photo of Dactrius
3.03/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

We drank half the bottle before pouring the rest down the drain. Plenty of oxidization due to the age but the sourness just wasn't enjoyable. It seemed more like an accidentally infected porter than a fob.

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Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of parris
3.66/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rolltide8425
3.95/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of rodzm14
3.94/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wethorseblanket
3.96/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rcjennings
3.87/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of whitenads
4.26/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Ypres from De Struise Brouwers
3.99 out of 5 based on 136 ratings.
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