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Eem Xtreem Warrior (for Brouweij De Eem) | Brouwerij De Prael

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Brouwerij De Prael

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Mora2000 on 09-29-2010

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 8
Photo of DoubleJ
3.43/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

On-tap at Doerak Biercafe in Delft to finish that night. On to the beer:

This single hop beer is toasted orange with a sea of thick, semi-creamky head. Talk about a surprise, the aroma reminds me more of a dunkelweizen with its banana, bread dough, and apple. That's not according to script. Well, at least in the taste a little eoffrt is made to show the hops. It's a bitter-fruity taste with a slight lemon and bread note. There's a short wave of hop bitterness. It's nearly medium bodied with a pleasant bite of carbonation.

WTF is this beer? On its own it isn't bad, but it doesn't have the overall character of an IPA or pale ale.

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Photo of Absumaster
3.65/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A blonde light orange beer with a settling head. It leaves small rings of foam on the glass.

The smell is slightly fruity with notes of orange and a little lemon. A nice hop aromatic smell, which is not too abundant.
The yeast adds little character. It smells like a subdued Chouffe yeast.

The taste is slightly bitter, but developing into round clean bitterness. There is the Warrior hop aroma, which has orange, lemon and tangerine, all at a low level. The yeast character is low and adds a little coriander. The malt has probably a large portion of pilsmalt in there. It is light in maltiness and has a grainy taste. rank among the best from Europe but it's refreshing in the evening and I enjoyed it.

Overall: the name suggests an extreem beer, but it doesn't get extreme anywhere. The hops are nice and different and the beer is OK.

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Photo of bylerteck
3.79/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at 't Arendsnest in AMsterdam. Name caught me. From notes.

A - Slightly hazy golden/blonde colour. Medium visible carbonation and a fluffy/ice cream/pillowy head. Good rings of lacing and filmy retention.

S - Delicate yeast character with same sort of hop. Gentle and fruity. The word 'delicate' comes to mind.

T - Yeasty with lemon and a nice, really fruity hop. A little bready. There is grape and pear there too.

M - Medium carbonation, light body, and a nice dry, bitter finish.

O/D - Good for a Belgian influenced American IPA. Doesn't rank among the best from Europe but it's refreshing in the evening and I enjoyed it.

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Photo of Mora2000
3.47/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to bu11zeye for sharing this bottle.

The beer pours a yellow color with a huge white head. The aroma is wheat, biscuits, peaches and apricots. A fairly fruity smelling IPA. The flavor is pretty malty with a lot of biscuit and doughy malt characteristics. I also get some grassy and fruity hops notes in the flavor. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

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Eem Xtreem Warrior (for Brouweij De Eem) from Brouwerij De Prael
3.56 out of 5 based on 8 ratings.
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