duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2007
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: MAY 28, 2007 Bottle. Quite a spicey beer. menthol (quite mentholy actually- like toothpaste) and pepper. Yeasty, citric, with warming alcohol. It fits into the style of a tripel i think, but its not a tripel iím too fond of.
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2007
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A Mes rate: Bottle at Chris O’s extravaganza. Spice, wheat, lots and lots of chunky plankton-like floaters, thick with little bits. Sweet, hoppy and spicy. Crisp finish.
SilkTork (5407) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2007
3.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
ChrisFest. Light and fruity with a pleasant effervescent carbonation. Perfumed. Weak grapefruit. Refreshing. Exciting. Wonderful.
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2007
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottled at Chris_O Fest March 2007. A hazy yellowy gold coloured beer with a whitish head which gushed big time on opening. The aroma is peppery and spicy with sweet malts also. The taste is peppery and very lemony. Over carbonated in the extreme. Yeasty, and not over enjoyable.
diabel (1630) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - JAN 2, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Dickies, Bruges, Belgium
Blond, hazy body. Creamy, white head. Excellent lace. Aroma of anice and tonic. Dito flavour (bitter). Therefor the flavour is quite weird. Off course very innovating and well done. It sure is a convincing beer. Just like itís a style that Iíve never had before and I discover right now.
Jerre (2978) - Waregem, BELGIUM - NOV 25, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, 33 cl. Blond- almost amber color.
White head. Very special beer.
Aroma is not bad, koriander, and other spicy. Medium body. Taste is a little too much spicy, the boss thold me itís "komijn". Like the other Alvinne beers more.
Phil (180) - Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2006
2.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Rocky head, foamy, filling the Alvinne Glass. Sitting here witha a daft dash sniffing my leg, I realised that this is the dog on the bottle. Perhaps there is a dog in the bottle, considering the aroma. Spicy, rather than hoppy. The flavour continues the spicy theme, not asian, just odd, curious rather than appealing. Found myself drinking this to finish it.... Not great.
JorisPPattyn (8442) - Ursel, BELGIUM - SEP 2, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Huge, fluffy head, yellowish over fully hazy orange-ochre beer. Pungent spicey nose - lavender? Like a desinfectant, but with a natural herb. Lavender again, going over in an outspoken bitter almond flavour. The spices & almond completely overwhelm anything else. Some sweetness; retronasal citrus, soapy. Good point: somehow itís refreshing. Medium bodied. Thereís just too much of this lavender thingy. Pity, because a bit more balance might have yielded a much better beer.