Hairofthedog (419) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 4, 2006
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
The aroma had soury fermented fruit, slight citrus, and slight flowers. The beer poured and orange color with yellow highlights and thin lasting head and lacing. The flavor had soury fermented light fruit and slight citrus and flowers. The mouthfeel was light and crisp with good carbonation and a dry finish.
BuckNaked (1231) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - SEP 1, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
RBSG DC 2006: Bottle dated 1999. Straw-amber colored, cloudy body with a small white head. The aroma is sour fruit, barnyard, funk, horseblanket, and shows fresh strawberries when swirled. Taste is quite dry, lightly acidic, sour hay, horseblanket, light citrus, barndyard, lacto-brett flavors, along with some mild vinegar.
haukur (1019) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - SEP 1, 2006
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
hmm .... my bottle is somewhat different from the ratebeer pic and is listed as 6% instead of 6.5&
Outhouse aroma, with a hint of dryness and something you might expect in your attic. Taste is explosively dry and tart, followed by a massive sourness. High carbonation level, and very acid. Complex and unusual
asteele8 (322) - Des Moines, Washington, USA - AUG 30, 2006
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle - 22 January 2004. Pours a cloudy amber color with a very small white head one top. Aroma is clove, vinegar, oak, and pears. Flavor is high acidic and tart. Very dry taste, much like champagne. Tasting also sour apples and lime. A highly complex beer, never had anything quite like this before. I will have to try different lambics after this one.
iowaherkeye (2636) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - AUG 29, 2006
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12.7oz, Bottling Date 22 January 2004. Pours a cloudy orange with a two finger yellowish white head. Aroma of pears, light strawberries, lots of acidity, pepper, an aged oakiness (duh), and a fair amount of horse blanket funk. Very acidic and tart, also pretty oaky and extremely dry. Lingering bitterness akin to chewing on lemon rinds. Highly carbonated and medium bodied. I do believe that this is my highest rated gueuze.
bluevegie (3009) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 28, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Cambrinus Rest, Brugges. 25/05/06. Slightly murky orangey golden body with an average head. Aged smell of vinegar, clove and pear. Tart taste with lime characters as well as some wheat also the aroma characters. I thought this was good but I struggled a bit with it.
erway (1004) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - AUG 27, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a clear piss yellow with a lasting white lace. Aroma is almondy, barn-like and acidic as all hell. Body is dry dry dry. Flavors are actually far less complex than I would have expected. Acidic to be sure, but there was a complete lack of typical oaky vanilla characte. I wil say that this did have a nice character remeniscint of chardonnay grapes, more the skins than the actual fruit.
cchubb (74) - Minneola, Florida, USA - AUG 27, 2006
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
750 ml. From the first cork pop to the last sip, this geuze has an aroma that tickles the nose and a flavor palate that dances on the tongue. Hazy golden color with a big head and good lacing. Sour apples, green apples and a little bit of apple cider vinegar flavors. Tartness makes it highly refreshing.
asheft (2269) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 26, 2006
4.1 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
[bottle courtesy of tiggmtl]
Very hazy golden orange with little fizz and no head. Intense, inviting aroma: bright sourness compliments a saison-y mustiness with spicy orange, sweet gingerale, corriander, celery, and white grape notes. The flavour begins with a pungent dryness offset by a musty bitterness that doesn’t seem to be from hops. The transcendent souness carries the flavour experience through faint banana and a bouqet of spices and fruits that includes red cherries, corriander, ginger, and celery. The sourness and drynes are a bit pervading. Mildly acrid feel up front fades to a sharp bitter and then a clean banana. High carbonation. Soft and powdery.
dwyerpg (4092) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 24, 2006
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: NOV 6, 2006 Had again, as no. 72 at the party. I think that this may be one of my new favorite styles.
Original 5,4,6,3,13. People were making fun of this beer at the tasting, but I kind of liked it. An interesting painty aroma. This has got some bite. A very strong biting sour flavor. Okay in small batches.