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Kompaan 20 - Kompaan Bier

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Kompaan 20
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Reviews: 3
Hads: 12
Avg: 3.61
pDev: 12.74%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: Absumaster on 12-31-2012

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Reviews: 3 | Hads: 12
Reviews by supermeniscus:
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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Photo of Marius
3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Maakun
3.57/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured in pint glas. Nice big white head. Color is slightly hazy straw/yellowish. Lots of carbonation going on.

Smell: I'm not the best noser out there, but I get light touch of bananas with some white bread. Some yeast, something almost minty. Hops.

Taste: Light malts at first, like sweet biscuits. Quite a lot of lemon, some yeast, and a nice bitterness which is not overpowering at all. Later some cloves and other spices (after the beer has slighty warmed up). Aftertase has some fresh herbs, slightly grassy with more outspoken bitterness.

Mouth: bigger than the taste or alcohol would suggest. Nice carbonation, and it really clings to the mouth. Really enjoyable.

Overall: nice beer. Good balance and has some complexity to it, which makes it kind of hard to describe at times. Belgian style comes really through in the yeastiness. I quite enjoy this, it could be a bit bolder tough.

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Photo of biernack
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of BdM
3.81/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Absumaster
3.95/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A translucent golden, yellow beer with a fine lacey head that settles into a creamy layer. Enough visible carbonation.

The smell is fresh with notes of melon, pineapple and grapefruit: a very exotic fruit bowl. The yeast reminds me of the Duvel strain. After that the fine hoppiness comes around, which offers a fruity and somewhat grassy smell.

Taste is hoppy with a herbal and grassy taste, the yeast character is fresh and has a fruity, exotic taste, with notes of pineapple and pear and some kind of light tart fruit. The mouthfeel is a little sticky, but needs to offer a little counterweight to the bitter and hoppiness. Great beer!

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Photo of DoubleJ
3.31/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

A beer local to Den Haag, which was cool because I was in Den Haag when I learned about this. The brewery is relatively new as well, so let's put on our curiosity caps and move on to the beer:

That's a big head. Big, fluffy, sitting on top this golden yellow beer with a little haze in its body. Glops of lace stick to the glass as it goes down. The nose goes the Belgian route, taking on an aroma which includes floral, white pepper, and grass. Perhaps not as integrated together as more famous examples, but there is promise.

The first taste brings a little sourness to the table. Floral, grass, and a trace of hop bitterness work into the equation, but in general it's a little more sour than rustic like a Belgian pale. The body is light-medium with a very bubbly and somewhat overcarbonated body.

Kompaan 20 tries to follow the Belgian trail, however it looks like it took a wrong turn at the fork and had to retrace its steps. There's promise, but I don't think that it's fully realized.

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Photo of andy1701
4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of Mercarood
3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Baileux
3.48/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hayley_86
3.25/5  rDev -10%

Photo of Deanso
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Kompaan 20 from Kompaan Bier
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.