Zinnebir | Brasserie de la Senne

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261 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie de la Senne
Belgium
brasseriedelasenne.be

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by paterlodie on 11-24-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
261
Reviews:
100
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
9.8%
 
 
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14
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33
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3.24/5  rDev -18.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GinaBeerInc
3.35/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Hazy dark straw-colored body with abundant yeast sediment, thick puffy buff head. Herbal aroma, rich with flower petals and a touch of light fruit, biscuity. Light bready body, estery, coming across as an herbal tea with flower petals and bitterness and light sugary notes. Crisp palate with decent complexity. Good.

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3.35/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.39/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dcmchew
3.4/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours very hazy light yellow, one finger white head that leaves tons of traces as it subsides to a small lacing.
Tasty hops in the smell, floral and fruity, enhanced by the Belgian yeasts, so nice citrus, some pineapple, apple, pear, lime and faint peach. Some honey and bready malts too.
Taste has a short sweet flash, be careful or you might miss it (apricot, honey, tangerine), green apple acidity, unrripe grapes, followed quick by strong grapefruit, and it's all bitter from here on. You can hardly get some spices and biscuity malts under all the hoppiness. Big perfumey flowers, aromatic herbs, big grassy bitterness that blows up in the finish, really dry and rough. Not too clean either, there's some dry tobacco and a bit of earthiness.
Medium body and carbonation. Not much left in the aftertaste but a huge bitter feel. Unfortunately you carry it on till you drink again, and the fruitiness gets harder and harder to detect.
I expected hops, but this felt way too unbalanced. And i actually like hop-punches. Something was off.

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3.41/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.44/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.48/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Nose very sweet offering of fine hops in the nose. The palate is warm and silky and offers a bitter pungent which is very similar to that of a beer of low fermentation commonplace. Apart from this little bitterness that is not really pleasant but may interest some of its length on the palate, it lacks a little flavor in post-taste.

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Zinnebir from Brasserie de la Senne
3.98 out of 5 based on 261 ratings.
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