madmitch76 (12083) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
20th August 2010.
Bottle at home. Clear deep gold beer, little white head. Light palate - semi soft and semi dry. Sweet soft banana cream with a trace of bubblegum. That complex hop Nelson is presenting here as sweet grape. More sweet bubblegum follows and then some subtle floral bitterness and a pinch of black pepper. Finishes soft and dry with more Nelson grapey blackcurrant goodness. Complex sweet beer and certainly something a bit different from this brewery. Nice one Adnams!
johndoughty (3519) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Easily the strongest beer i have tried from this brewery.Orange and poured with virtually no head. Powerful and full bodied it just screams out to be drunk, yet treated with caution. A very good example of this style and a pleasant surprise that it is so well put together.
BlackHaddock (2887) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Lovely packaged 0.75 Litre bottle; poured into four tumblers just before a wedding in Sep 2012.
Amber/orange body; with an off-white head on each glass.
Malty molasses in the nose, with yeast and summer fruit esters in the mix.
The taste was also leaning towards maltiness with a yeast and fruity feel. Youíd never guess it was from Adnamís because of the ĎBelgianí feel it has and of course the alcohol level.
Really liked it, pity it was shared with my Dad and two brothers!
Plovmand (6022) - Helsinge, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Bit hazy golden body with a medium white head. Quite sweet malty aroma with notes of sweet fruit, spices, canded sugar and light hops. The flavour is sweet caramel, spices, yeast, canded sugar and fruit. Quite sweet in the finish.
Ungstrup (27643) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. An amber beer with an off-white head. The aroma has strong notes of fruit combined with medium notes of yeast. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, yeast, and fruit, leading to a dry alcoholic finish. A fine Belgian Ale.
harrisoni (12065) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Huge thanks to MadMitch76 for this one. Thanks a lot Ken. Comes in a pretty 75cl bottle in a tin cylinder. Clear copper gold. A strange beer. Yes it has that Belgian ester quality with some rose fruit and white stone fruit flavour. Bit over carbonated. Some decent paleish malts. Itís drinkable if a bit of a cross over beer between a UK pale ale and a Belgian strong ale. Doesnít taste of 10% to be honest.
BoBoChamp (4662) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 24, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
75cl, as Solebay Sparkling Celebratory Beer, new exclusive English brew Anno 2010, from Beers of Europe Setchey, complex brew, spicy/sweet and slightly floral, heavy, yet balanced, hazy, nearly no head, nice brew, but expensive, yet very beautiful bottle!
Osprey87 (904) - London via, WALES - OCT 20, 2013
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled in 2010, served cold. Pours cloudy orange with a decent white head Smell is wheat, esters, orange. Body is medium with relatively high carbonation. Taste is mostly liquorice with chemical, molasses, dates. Alcohol is not noticeable. Itís OK but I didnít get through the entire 750ml bottle.
Papsoe (25113) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of madmitch76. Pours a deep golden with a slight haze and hardly any head. Sweet fruity nose with some phenols. Solid body, a little low in carbonation, very sweet fruit, a little sugary, rather phenollic. Dry finish. Not a bad stab at a Belgian Strong from a British brewery. 221110
Theis (12123) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at PapsÝís - Thanks. Clear amber - white head. Phenols - high phenols, apples, pear, fruity, licorice, yeasty, sweetness, light hoppy, herbal notes.