bb (8506) - Alamo, California, USA - APR 16, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Amber beer with a huge cream colored head. Caramel and yeast aroma with light spice. yeast and earthy flavor with spice and citrus. Medium bodied. Citrus (mostly lemon) lingers with spice and yeast.
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 24, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Sam’s in Durham. Poured into a Duvel glass. Cloudy dark golden-orange pour with slight green tint... must be a ton a hops. Literally a four-inch head pillowing out of the top of the glass by an inch. Lovely and big. Nose shows a good deal of mildly citric and grassy hops. Some yeast and grain. A bit sweet. I like it.
thornecb (5452) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 22, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours deep gold into a snifter. Large congolmerate head recedes leaving spider lacing. Floral caramel aromas. Sharp carbonation upfront leads to a malty middle and a lasting bitter saaz finish. Alcohol well-hidden on this one.
Dickinsonbeer (5074) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - FEB 16, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Max’s Belgian Fest 2010. Pours a hazy copper orange with a thin head- some lace. Aroma is earthy with leather hints, spicy hops, floral, green and a bit grassy with some light doughy malt and carapils sweetness. Flavor si wheat, cracker, doughy malts, light sweetness, toast, grass, spicy hops, herbs and more grass a bit astringent
malrubius (2554) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - JAN 22, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
11.2 ounce bottle in oversized wine glass. Hazy dark orange with nice flat white head and lace. Spicy bready mildly citrus tart aroma. Fruity peach mild sweetness with assertive citric spicy bitterness and mildly tart citric dry finish. Pretty nice combination of flavors, fairly complex. Light, slightly waxy texture and a touch fizzy. Pretty good.
BiddleBrau (1145) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 1, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured hazy golden with dense white head. Funky sour, Bret aroma. Horseblanket, sour, gueuze like flavor. Carbonation is low so mouthfeel is full on the tongue. Sharp flavor but clean. Nice find at Dive 96 in NYC
Travlr (21190) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 17, 2009
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Appears to be a storm in the glass, vibrant orange. Aroma of distant hay. Nice sour taste with an acidic edge with notes of citrus. Very sour finish, but no dryness evident. Very nice one.
Panzuriel (1922) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - OCT 7, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
pours a peachy orange with a nice full head. Good hops and floral esters on the nose. taste is light and fruity. some spice. body is a bit fizzy but resolves halfway through the mouth. nice dry finish
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - AUG 17, 2009
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a transparent orange amber with a clingy-lacing froth of white head. Aroma of lightly sweet biscuity Belgian malt with some sugar cookie notes and a touch of grassy hops. Body starts with a nice fullness and carbonation giving way to sweet doughy malts and Belgian yeast with some light fruity esters and a touch of clove. Finishes slightly drier with a floral piny bittering hoppiness. A nice Belgian strong ale.
argo0 (13069) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 21, 2009
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(33cl bottle) Large off-white head that leaves lovely lacing atop murky dark amber body, Aroma is moderately sweet, floral/orange, some bread/caramel, strawberry, light herbal. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, yeast, some lemon, caramel, light bread. Soft medium body, some acidity.