St Sebastiaan Grand Reserve

An interesting selection that I found in the local supermarket.  They actually have a pretty good selection of beer there!

This one comes in an opaque white ceramic bottle with a flip-type Grolsch style lid, great for re-use in homebrew!

Pours a cloudy yellow/tan color with a very large, lasting head and sticky lacing.

Aroma is fruity, spicy, with clove and banana, citrus, a little hops and some biscuit malt.

Flavor is tasty, it’s got tons of spiciness, with clove, coriander, pepper notes, banana and bubblegum, and some funk.

Body is pretty thick with plenty of carbonation and slightly noticeable EtOH.

Overall it’s pretty tasty.  A nice Belgian Strong Pale that fits the style nicely. If you like this style, it’s worth a try.

Cheers!

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