Douberd (4752) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - SEP 21, 2015
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
(961 Lager) Bottle 330 ml at home, served intoa glass tankard, ABV 5%
Deep golden yellow colour on the body, little activity in it, good sized white head, frothy, with average retention.
Very sweet aroma, malts, honey, syrup.
Taste is also sweet and very malty, with straw and metallic notes on the finish.
Medium thin body, high carbonation.
mauroruellas (789) - GETULINA, BRAZIL - JUN 25, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clara dourada,límpida,brilhante,espuma com baixa formação e duração;no aroma cereais,fermento,mel e um suave herbáceo;sabor refrescante,maltado com final levemente amargo,corpo baixo/médio,carbonatação mediana,retrogosto meio amargo. Helles agradável.
sinfull (1402) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAY 18, 2015
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Clear , golden color . Nice , white head. . Aroma of malt , grain and hay. Sweet , grainy taste with light bitterness and grassy notes. Not bad .
GuideDogSaint (1182) - Xiamen, CHINA - MAY 15, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at the Globe, Hong Kong on 30 April. Pours pale yellow with thin white head. Aroma of hops with an underlying metallic taste. Bitter sweet finish, watery, thin.
gnoff (9552) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle BB 02/12/15.
Hazy straw to pale golden color, small white head. Malty, cream, bread scent. Malty, cream taste. Short mineral aftertaste with hints of iron. Medium mouthfeel, low bitterness.
When warming up gets a wort like scent that isnät all that pleasant, as usual numbers/rating score points to my first impressions.
dEnk (4200) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - FEB 2, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle @ home. Aroma is grainy malt, light floral hop note. Flavour is light cardboard, vegetable and metal, then some malt and fruity notes with light floral hop bitterness. Meh.
adamnowek (1741) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 29, 2015
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Golden. Remarkably clear. Sweet and malty aroma. Fairly bland and slightly sweet taste. I’m willing to give this brewery another chance, if only to have a Lebanese beer in my glass.
goozen (3800) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 6, 2014
2.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 0,33ltr: Clear golden colored brew with an dry sweetbitter taste and some hints of caramel, citrus and thyme. Appearance of this beer is genuine Mediterranean like some French microbeers with thyme i tried before.
blackisle (1980) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - NOV 22, 2014
3.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle 33cl. Clear medium amber, small foamy off-white head, dissipates quickly, not so much lacing; aroma moderate malty, grainy, thyme, oregano, lime, hay; moderate sweet and bitter, herbal and spicy notes; medium texture, oily to watery texture, soft carbonation, finish is dry bitter with lingering herbal and spicy presence; overall not a helles as it should be, but hey quite a surprise that such an interesting and special beer can be made in the Middle-East and moreover very drinkable. Not everything is hopeless in the region!
olsvammel (5830) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sample at SBWF 2014. Smell of pale malts and honey. Similar taste. Light but pure.