Zinnebir – Brasserie de la Senne (Brussels, Belgium)

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  • My Rating: B-

Zinnebir – Brasserie de la Senne, 5.8% ABV – 33cl., (Brussels, Belgium)

  • Style: (hoppy) Belgian Ale
  • Taste: Cream-fizzy sweet apricot malt bitter grapefruit
  • Where I got it : 16th St. Liquor
  • How much: $5 (after 10% off) – 33cl., September 2013
  • Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
  • Would I recommend this to beer aficionados:

Visual: Pours cloudy golden orange with a small uneven foamy head, a thin layer of retention, lots of sticky lacing, lots of small streams, sediment in the last few drops.

Nose: floral stonefruit malts, (lvl-3)-pungency

Attack: incoming sharp bitter hops

Mid-palate: (lvl-4)-sweetness, creamy-light fizzy texture, (MAIN) grassy malts, apricot

Finish: sharp bitter grapefruit hoppy dry finish

Summary: A good balanced brew with nice texture, bitterness, flavour and fruitiness.