Hungarian_G (90) - - OCT 6, 2012
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
A very complex beer that unfortunately, wasn’t at all to my liking. Pours an opaque amber with thin head and noticeable unfiltered solids. Notes of yeast, berries, wheat, hardwood and wild flowers. Very bitter (in a bad way) and overly sweet at the same time; just over the line in my opinion on all fronts. Might be for some, but not for me. I wouldn’t buy it again.
ldionne (1) - - AUG 11, 2012 does not count
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pale golden color. Aroma is floral, with a light aftertaste of banana. Very slightly bitter.
jgb9348 (5092) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - MAY 10, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Slightly hazy copper coloured body with a bright orange glow and a very thick and luscious spotty lace off-white head. Aroma of nice sour grapes, oak, hay, grass, yeast, wheat, flowers, lavender, chervil and a bit of sage. Medium-bodied; Assertive effervescence with a lot of hay, grass and floral flavours with a hint of sweetness on the backend. Aftertaste is relatively light with only a bit of malt noticeable, but still a lot of saisony notes with hints of white peppercorn and a little earth and remnants of oak. Overall, an interesting and rather complex beer that shows fairly well. I sampled this 341mL bottle purchased from Best Cellars in Arlington (Clarendon), Virginia [since closed] on 04-July-2011 for US$6.99 (A LOT) sampled at home in Washington on 10-May-2012.
Jouel (1) - - APR 19, 2012 does not count
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
I have to admit, I don’t like a beer that have a soapish - lavenderlike aroma and taste. And that one nailed it perfectly... To it’s credit, the lavender taste as a pine resin undertone to it that worths the try. Beside, I would have liked a little more carbonation and a sharper malt to match the floral aroma. But that’s just me...
jimmay (807) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 30, 2012
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
341 ml bottle. Pours slightly orange in colour, nice frothy white head. Leaves tonnes of lacing. Kind of a weird one. Very unusual herbal aroma, taste of hops and odd earthy, cooked vegetable like taste. One is enough.
Jool (198) - - MAR 1, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bouteille 341mL. Doree-orangee partiellement troublee par des particules en suspension. Nez franc de grains et de miel. Bouche puissante de grains avec beaucoup d’houblon a saveur d’herbe. Quelque peu savonneuse.
cfrancis (2698) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 23, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a cloudy reddish orange with a thin white top and good lacing. Aroma is lots of base mats, a little honey and grain. Taste is rather spicy with lots of malt and a small bitterness aftertaste. Not the right balance for me.
UM02 (331) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 31, 2011
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
First impression is of an unpleasant aroma. The taste is a very cereal like maltiness that leaves the impression of a little bit of unfermented grain. The hop flavouring is very vegetable tasting. Very earthy tasting beer but tastes a bit off, too vegetable like.
kschep (1706) - DENMARK - DEC 26, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2011 #1053 bottle; Nose Is cereal, decent green apple, weak barn yard, hay, feel is watery, carb Is mediumheavy, taste is Orange peel, apricot, alcohol note, sour, birch, mediumbitter hops
mabel (7250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 14, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
[4070-20111030] Cask. Light sage and herbal leaf aroma. Slightly hazy, orange amber body with a quick creamy white head. Light citrus lemongrass flavour has a bit of an earthy hops finish. Medium body. Tasty, funny hops profile. (7/4/7/3/14) 3.5
(Cask Days 2011 @ Hart House; Toronto, ON)