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Seef Bier | Antwerpse Brouw Compagnie N.V.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Antwerpse Brouw Compagnie N.V.
Belgium
seef.be

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Filosoof on 07-27-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#29,899
Reviews:
41
Ratings:
171
pDev:
13.01%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
47
Trade:
0
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Photo of BdM
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BenMaalouf
4.34/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of janubio
3.24/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Golden colour, medium head, short retention, no head at all after a while. Small lace.
Aroma of cloves, banana, fruits.
Medium body, creamy texture, normal carbonation.
Taste of cloves, banana, citric notes, banana. Good, drinkable, but not great.

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Photo of kylehay2004
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DutchGermanguy
4.07/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of 54V4G3
3.77/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kkmiller76
3.68/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of greedysoul
4.19/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Easton70
2.43/5  rDev -34.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

I tasted this in November on a cold rainy night and, for some reason, was expecting a brown ale. What i got was a very pale beer with no head and relatively high carbonation. The aroma is more like cider than beer and the taste is a dry cider. This would be really refreshing if it was summer so I will try it then and let you know. It would be great with strong cheese.....just a final thought.

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Photo of Act25
3.95/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Scored a single at Wine Academy Holmdel.

A: Pours a pale, light golden yellow with a 1 finger energetic, dense head. Intense tiny bubbles stream inside a cloudy haze body, retaining a film, but little lace.

S: Floral hints, astringent, dough, and spicy yeast make up the bitter sweet aroma.

T: Follows smell. There's a mellow tasting pale: crisp, nearly tart yeast with citrus and noble hop. Bready malt mixes with earthy bitterness, and a tingly, tart finish.

F: Light bodied ale with that exceptional tart, dry finish. Loved it.

O: I agree with the judges of the 2012 World Beer Cup. High quality Belgian pale ale. Try 12.

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Photo of paleoplant
3.48/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Twal
4.09/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of windowside
3.84/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zet
3.44/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Nice retro label on the bottle. Light yellow colour with some haze and an awesome frothy head of foam. Smell of cloves, yeast and citric. These same flavours return in the taste, though the citric is more prominent here. The mouth feel is lively yet smooth. Quite refreshing as well, partly due to the low recommended serving temperature of 3 degrees Celsius. I wonder if this cold was blocking some of the flavours, because I found this beer a little boring. The bottle says: "awarded best belgian beer at WBA", but that probably says more about the WBA than it does about Seef. The look and feel make it good summer terrace session material though.

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Photo of SirDirtJoe
3.69/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beginner2
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Good memories of this. But my review waits until I find it again.
Reviewed in Roger Protz' "300 More Beers To Try Before You Die", a sequel to his CAMRA classic.

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Photo of JeffSK
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RMentair
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of azza16
4.86/5  rDev +31.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Erwin_Sakkers
4.05/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stevoj
3.63/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Somewhere between a golden and a Belgian ale, sweet fruit malts dominate the aroma and taste. Airy head dissipates to soapy film. Elements of honey , butter , coriander . Delicious and smooth.

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Photo of Mike_Aguirre
4.07/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours light gold, with a very frothy white foam head, hazy. Aroma is spicy and strange, something else is there, perhaps yeast character from a special strain. Taste is nice, strong, fruity and spicy, very belgian. Medium body with high carbonation.

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Photo of MacStinson
3.63/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dmetal
4.2/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of educorgan
4.39/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Seef Bier from Antwerpse Brouw Compagnie N.V.
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 171 ratings
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