De Ranke Simplex | Brouwerij De Ranke

De Ranke SimplexDe Ranke Simplex
BA SCORE
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Liked This Beer
3.98 w/ 9 ratings
De Ranke SimplexDe Ranke Simplex
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Ranke
Belgium
deranke.be

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by desint on 05-23-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
9
Liked:
8
Avg:
3.98/5
pDev:
9.8%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
4
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 9 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
3/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Mattias
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of YvesB
3.77/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aztraz
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bark
4.51/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The colour is pale gold; the liquid clear. The three finger head is compact and white; it sinks slowly leaving some lacing on the glass.

The smell is quite light with some fruity-yeasty notes, hints of hay and spicy phenols. Banana peels and a hint of soap.

The taste is first very dry and bitter. Emerging notes of spices, fresh fruits and banana peels. Some yeast and dough. Medium body. The aftertaste is dry, too, with fresh coriander, nutmeg and bitter herbs. Passing hints of oranges and lime peel. Belgian yeast and strong clean bitterness in the finish.

The carbonation is very strong with lots of mid-sized long-lasting bubbles. The liquid is medium smooth.

A session Belgian IPA? Yes, why not: This is a dry bitter and highly refreshing beer!

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Photo of Silke_Neryn
4.15/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of epyon396
4.08/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of captaincoffee
4.14/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

How the hell is this a kolsch? Pours a hazy straw gold with a good head that didn't leave much lace. Nose has nice esters, white pepper, and a bit of light summer fruits and citrus. Taste certainly has that pepper, plus a little straw and quite a bit of bitter hops for a 4.5% beer. Lots of character in this one and I really like it. Can't understand how this is a kolsch, so I'll rate it as a saison/Belgian blonde.

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Photo of desint
4.15/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

De Ranke Simplex from Brouwerij De Ranke
Beer rating: 0 out of 100 with 9 ratings
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