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Cluysenaer | De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)

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4.03/5
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8 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)
Belgium
proefbrouwerij.com

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by paterlodie on 11-27-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
8
pDev:
4.71%
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Ratings: 8 |  Reviews: 5
Photo of josanguapo
4.17/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From cervezasespeciales. In Teku glass. Playing Mutant Mudds. 13 months after BB date and still very tasty. Small geyser when opened. Not much sugary. More of a dry and yummy bitterness with a hint of sweetness

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Photo of mattfancett
4.2/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of desint
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of ManforallSaisons
4.29/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

33cl bottle bought this spring, with a Feb. 2014 best-by date, poured into a tulip. Shiny copper, cloudy but translucent, lined with strands of bubbles, with rocky, ivory-colored head, bubbles loudly popping -- is there a sound rating on these? -- as it reduced but didn't altogether dissipate, leaving a real looker of a cream-fringed glass of liquid metal. Gentle, subtle hop flowers in the nose, buttered toast with strawberry and apricot jam, fresh and nutritious-smelling. Plus maybe a hit of clove and pine. Lively blended attack of herby, spicy as opposed to merely bitter hops (which is not to say it's under-bittered) and jammy malt, I'd again suggest apricots, oranges both bitter and sweet, banana, tea, and I swear this isn't breakfast. All in balance and restrained. The mouthfeel is particularly interesting, creamy and lively with carbonation, substantial and more-ish. This is a complex little package, restrained, just an excellent performer for the style.

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Photo of spicelab
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of dstc
4.03/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this in a beer bar in a small town in Belgium.

Pours a cloudy honey color with a big foamy white head. Great retention. Big sticky lace.

Smells like a typical Belgian ale and rather clean. Citrus aroma as well.

Taste is like the smell. Nice malt sweetness, spice and a bit of lemon.

Medium bodied in the mouth.

Delightful and very easy drinking. Liked this one.

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Photo of Absumaster
4.07/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A huge head with lively carbonation and an orange color.

Smell is a bit biscuity and has some flowery, citrus smells.

Taste is malty like pilsner malt is. The yeast adds a vanilla and lemony taste, that combine very well together. A light clean bitterness with a minor sharp edge and some light higher alcohols.

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Photo of paterlodie
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

BB 12-10-07. Litle white head and a clear copper/amber beer. Nose is strongly phenolic and spiced probably with a whole bunch of spices. Taste is strong and good having a moderate sweetness, lots of alcohol, good malts, liquorice, sweet gale and moderatly bittered. Good carbonisation wth it and balanced taste create good mouthfeel. Overall a good beer and a pleasure to drink but so are many belgiums.

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Cluysenaer from De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)
Beer rating: 4.03 out of 5 with 8 ratings
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