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De Glazen Toren Jan de Lichte

De Glazen Toren
Jan de Lichte

Bottled 29th Jan 2022. I've had this beer maybe a dozen times before this review. It's hard for me to understand why I don't have any notes on it. I love it. Rather than describing the smell, tastes and individual aspects of the beer, I always feel that Jan de Lichte is best described as a whole. This is a beer that is truly more than a sum of its parts. It's a lightly acidic, full, pillowy experience that's soft in the mouth but delivers a great lemon/citrus/fruit alcohol punch. SO satisfying...

Canaster Winterscotch Ale

Canaster Winterscotch Ale

Additional notes 12/18/22 (pictured): Still gushing 13 years later. A cleaner beer in terms of floaties than previously noted, and to me, now this drinks more like a Belgian version of an imperial brown ale rather than the original designation of BDSA and/or a Scotch Ale/Wee Heavy. Now, I suppose that you could say well, that's what a BDSA/Scotch Ale/Wee Heavy is, but this feels extra malty and very smooth that somehow makes it an amalgamation of all of the styles. Light acidity, very little...

Ondineke Oilsjtersen Tripel

Oilsjtersen Tripel

Additional notes 02/08/23 (Pictured) Bottled 18 Jun 2022. A small gusher. Lace is good again. Again, fifteen years later and this time out of the bottle and not on draft, plenty of alcohol is present. Nice, light burn. Not as fruity as some, muted esters and a lack of white pepper that is typical for the style, I would put this as a bit of an outlier in terms of the style, it seems a LOT drier. That said, I like it. Original notes 06/21/08 On tap at The Brick Store, Decatur, GA, USA. Small...

Saison D’Erpe-Mere

Saison D’Erpe-Mere

Additional notes 01/29/23 (Pictured) This 11.2 oz bottle is marked at 6.5% rather than the original 6.9. Sixteen years between notes, and very little to add to what's below, at least very little that is much different. The head is pretty wispy and light, but does leave the lace noted below. Still light, incredibly refreshing and hoppier than many a saison. The absolute off the charts drinkability remains a feature, and the tasty lemony, punchy lightness is still a feature. The hop presence...