PaasIJ | Brouwerij 't IJ

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BA SCORE
3.86/5
34 Ratings
PaasIJPaasIJ
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij 't IJ
Netherlands
brouwerijhetij.nl

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our bokbier for Easter; not too sweet, thereby producing a fine flavour. The flavour and aromas give a nicely balanced mix of fruit, coriander, yeast and hops. An enjoyable combination in which the bitter element gets an additional boost from the lightly roasted malt. The aftertaste is slightly sparkling, with a long-lasting, fresh, sweet flavour. An excellent beer for celebrating the arrival of spring!

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-01-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#16,823
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
34
pDev:
10.36%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
10
Trade:
0
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3.96/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jroof1
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zet
3.7/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Lovely golden carbonation and a decent head that leaves lots of pretty lacing. Smells bohemian: lots of pilsener hops and some malt. Tastes a lot like toast initially, but hints of liquorice, coriander and light fruits make their way through. Finish has the pilsener hops doing their thing again. Refreshing, though the alcohol is a bit too stingy for a 7 abv.

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Photo of schavuytje
4.35/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

smells sour as an herbal bouquet comes in here drinking a pleasantly bitter and the roller makes a sparkling sweetness you desire a spring terrace 'T IJ goes with it

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Photo of BdM
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dzu
3.87/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of joaopmgoncalves
3.54/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Poured to a Brouwerij't IJ glass.

A: The body is very low carbonated with a yellow colour with a non existent (white) head that has totally no retention nor lacing - just a thing in this brewery.
S: The aroma has a big citrus profile with a yeasty hint.
T: The taste is mostly yeasty, just like all the beers from this brewery. There's little to no complexity on the taste of these beers, they mostly appear to be the same.
M: The carbonation feels a bit harsh with a medium to low body. The beer appears to be kinda out of date.
O: Just finished my tour on Brouwerij't IJ, it's good to acceptable with an awesome expectation for the future of this brewery.

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4.1/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.18/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Marius
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

33cl bottle. Pale amber, clear, with a white head. Smells like yeast, yeast spices and faint sourness. Bitter-sweet and metallic taste, with notes of honey, herbal hops, spices. Actually quite enjoyable.

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Photo of flyingpig
3.47/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

330ml bottle at Café van Daele, Amsterdam:
This one wasn't a bad effort from 't IJ although I didn't enjoy it anywhere near as much as I did their Zatte tripel. This one had quite an unusual aroma that I couldn't quite place at times but the taste wasn't a bad one at all & overall the balance of the beer was pleasant with some bitterness at the end to counter the sweetness that featured throughout. An easy enough beer to drink & one that I'm glad I tried, particularly as it's a spring seasonal but I'm not sure it's one that I'd pick again.

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3.73/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.32/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of Brewhemoth
3.72/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From a 330ml bottle into a tulip pint.

A: Pours a clear light-golden amber, with a dense white head. Really nice head retention, leaving good lacing on the glass. Not too visibily active.
S: Right after the pour, very yeasty. After a while, some bready malts come through, maintaining some spicy yeast notes. Corriander and citrus.
T: Quite yeasty up front, followed by dark-bread grain flavors and yeast. The after taste is pretty
M: Pretty thick and smooth/silky. Leaves a bit of a tingle on the tounge.

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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PaasIJ from Brouwerij 't IJ
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 34 ratings
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