Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Game Day Beer Review: Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven Tilburg's Dutch Brown Belgian Dark Ale

(5.00% ABV) Poured from the bottle, enjoyed while sitting outside and enjoying a perfectly sunny Denver afternoon.

Tilburg's Dutch Brown Ale was a thick, deep brown color, just about the same shade as prune juice. The beer had a thin, off-white head that left behind some minimal acing.

Tilburg's had a very sweet smell, almost too sweet for our liking. Malt and some unknown dark fruits were what first sprang to mind upon smelling it.

The taste was sweet, too, and dominated by malt, although there was also a certain Belgian funkiness apparent.  It has a nice crispness to it, and a medium mouthfeel.  It wasn't our favorite brown ale, but we'd certainly try it again: B-

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