Broederlijke Liefde (w/ Brian O'Reilly) | De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)

Your Rating: None
Want it   Got it 
Broederlijke Liefde (w/ Brian O'Reilly)Broederlijke Liefde (w/ Brian O'Reilly)
115 Ratings
Broederlijke Liefde (w/ Brian O'Reilly)Broederlijke Liefde (w/ Brian O'Reilly)

Brewed by:
De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brian O’Reilly of Sly Fox Brewing Company joins Dirk Naudts to create the fifth brew in the De Proef Brewmaster’s Collaboration series. This year’s collaboration celebrates the great brewing cultures of both Philadelphia and Gent.

Broederlijke Liefde (Brotherly Love) is a slightly higher gravity interpretation of the saison style. It is fermented with two yeasts – a classic saison yeast as well as brettanomyces from an original gravity of 1066 (16.5 plato). These yeasts yield a dry and slightly spicy ale with a strong hint of farmhouse character that will continue to develop with age. The use of Target and Styrian Golding hops at 37 IBUs add floral aromatics and a balancing bitterness.

Broederlijke Liefde if the official Belgian collaboration ale of Philly Beer Week 2011. If you can’t join us in Philadelphia for our annual celebration in June please enjoy this creation in your own celebration of the international brewing community.

Added by rfgetz on 06-10-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Bros Score:
View: Beers
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Ratings: 115 |  Reviews: 53
Photo of Scott17Taylor
4.32/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.08/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerDawgs
3.93/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

L - Blond yellow, with 1/2 a finger of head an not much lacing

S - Sour, vinegar,

T - The taste disappoints based on aroma expectations. Flat, lemon

F - Light body, low carbonation

O - A decent brew, but it doesn't pack a punch or have any unique qualities

 262 characters

Photo of chippo33
2.4/5  rDev -41.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Goatdavemac
3.93/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Dodgerrigo77
4.17/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From tasting notes. 750 ml bottle poured into a tulip glass.
A: Hazy gold under a stiff meringue like off white foam collar. Produces thick lace.
S: Sour, pepper, spicy, almost a little pumpkin, touch clove, coriander, pumpkin spices – maybe a little nutmeg on the nose with a hint of barnyard and wet horse blanket.
T: Spicy, over ripe fruit, peach, biscuit malt, slightly sweet up front, drying out on the finish with a light earthy hop accent.
M: Creamy above average carbonation gives the beer a moussey texture. Medium body.
O: Texture, nose and palate offer a definite Brett character in a well made saison.

 620 characters

Photo of Sammy
3.9/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SackBlabbath
4.77/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Stinky and nasty in the best way possible.

42 characters

Photo of Hellpop65
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of RBorsato
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of victory4me
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of jrenihan
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of Jakep2021
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of BigGingDrinker
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of Jonny41
3/5  rDev -26.8%

Photo of jwg782
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of MNBeer1017
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of ThreeFishes
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of freewill35
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of KMcG
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.82/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottle pour at the bottle share held at Chloe's inside Golden Road Brewing in Los Angeles, CA.

Pours a clear gold with a foamy beige head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, fruit, earth, and Brett aromas. Taste is much the same with fruit and Brett flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of earthy bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp and prickly mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a very nice Brett presence in the aroma and flavor.

 621 characters

Photo of draheim
4.19/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750mL bottle into a Hennepin glass. Pours a slightly hazy golden orange w/ a fluffy white head that leaves behind some great patchy lace and a nice layer of sea foam sustained by lively carbonation.

Aroma is nicely vinous and funky. Clean pale malt fermented by wild yeast gives it a fruity, citrusy quality. Inviting.

Taste is tart, sharp and clean. Bright and mildly acidic without going over the top. Vinous, grassy, citrusy. Good balance.

Mouthfeel is crisp and light, very refreshing. Medium-bodied, semi-dry finish.

Overall a very good, solid Brett fermented saison that hits all the right notes

 605 characters

Photo of Smurf2055
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Broederlijke Liefde (w/ Brian O'Reilly) from De Proefbrouwerij (bvba Andelot)
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 115 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.