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Amsterdam GoedemorgenAmsterdam Goedemorgen

Brewed by:
Amsterdam Brewing Company
Ontario, Canada

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by jmkoscie on 05-09-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.78/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottled March 19, 2013.

Beer is dark golden in colour with a moderately-sized white head that fades steadily.

The chardonnay barrels dominate the nose. Apple and pear are very strong. A bit of oak. Although it is in there, I do not detect any brett in the nose.

The brett does come through in the flavour, imparting a slight musty, earthy funk to the big apple and pear flavours that come screaming through. Some oak and a very slight tartness. Booze is more noticeable than expected. A bit too much like boozy apple juice.

Full bodied, moderately carbonated. Soft.

Overall, not great. Decent but the barrel is too strong and the beer too weak.

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3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is the ninth adventure brew from Amsterdam Brewery, sold only at their brewery store where a close friend was lucky enough to pick up three and give me one to review. It was brewed in February 2012 then aged in Chardonnay Barrels for one year. I am still relatively new to beer tasting but I will do my best.

I poured mine into an over-sized wine glass at slightly above fridge temperature, maybe 40 degrees.

A - Pours a deep amber to orange color with haze caused by it being unfiltered. A quarter inch thick pure white head is present which dissipates in about a minute leaving a thin film. Lacing is fairly even and well retained, small pores open up quickly but do not continue to grow.

S-The aroma of the chardonnay is very predominant here, scents of what I believe to be pear or possibly apple come through strong with no trace of the alcohol. Small hints of a citrus background give evidence of this Belgian ale roots

T-Taste follows suit with the scent, chardonnay pear overtones with a background of the orange citrus tang compliment nicely. The alcohol is still barely detectable even though this is 10%. Unable to detect any significant evidence of the hops. Little after-taste is present but what is left a mixture of the remaining orange and a slight graininess.

M- This beers enters with the thick sloth similar to a quad but quickly spreads out over the tongue to coat the palette, It goes down very smooth and clean for its type.

Overall I would have to say well done by Amerstam Brewery on this one, while I was a little worried about the high alcohol content of this beer and the fact that it had been aged so long it in wine, I was very please with the amount of the Belgian ale flavor they were able to retain.

For my liking I would say that 8 or 9 months instead of a full year in the cask would have been even better, but an amazing beer none the less. I wish I had one or two more to put away for a while and see how it aged, but I will just have to be sure to catch the next release instead.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Amsterdam Goedemorgen from Amsterdam Brewing Company
3.8 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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