_angst_ (2564) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 13, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
750 ml bottle bought @ Etre Gourmet. Shared at epic tasting on February 11. Pours dark copper brown with a small creamy off-white head that clings to the glass while dissipating. Smell is sour with raisins, prunes, dates, burnt sugar, lemon juice, ripe grapes, gooseberries, wood and hay. Taste is slightly sweet, slightly sour and tart with orange juice, red wine, grass, dried fruits, red berries and hints of metal, minerals and wood. Mouthfeel is rather creamy and tart. Finish is subtle and slightly sour with lemon peal.
Marduk (2526) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 9, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
750ml bottle. Mahagony colour. Small beige head. Sour, dark fruits, raisins, very faint melon in aroma. Watery, sour, some prunes in flavor. Thin texture.
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - JAN 28, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. poured gold with a white head. aroma was cherry, grain, oak, and brett? flavor was cherry, grain, alcohol, oak, and sour with a light and fizzy dry body.
Jerre (2364) - Waregem, BELGIUM - DEC 25, 2009
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Second taste. From 75 cl bottle @ home with Leen (end november).
Hazy dark golden with good creamy darkwhite head.
Aroma fruits, vinous.
Taste refreshing, sourness, fruits, some vinous touch, woody.
Gription79 (2228) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - DEC 31, 2011
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
750 ml bottle shared at the Utah holiday tasting. It was filled with notes of plums, port, vinous/tart, malty, and vanilla. An amazing beer. This was a highlight of the tasting for me. Another please.
craftycarl21 (2205) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 31, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Churchkey. Nose holds big concord grape jelly, a touch of raspberry, and good tart dark cherry presence. The flavor adds more fruit like currant, red grape, and some vinous notes. Light and palatable. Decent.
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAR 8, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle at the Pre-ZBF, pours hazy amber, small off white head. Sweet orange and citris nose. Flavors are fruity with some earthy oak settling in toward the end. This would be great with a light fish, has some wine characteristics.
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle thanks to MesandSim. Poured a murky reddish brown with no head. Aroma has some tart fruity notes, red wine. Flavour has some tasty barrel notes and oak flavours. Sour and dry but very refreshing. Nice.
meerbier (1468) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - MAY 24, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle@Home. Very much surprised by this beer. Brett aroma. Light sourish, sweet, fruity, light bitter. Quite complex brew yet highly drinkable. Extra points for the exceptional flavours.
EricE (1368) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - FEB 20, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at Max’s. Clear orange-brown pour with a thin tan head. Fruity aroma, some cherry and grapes. Sour flavor. Grape juice with a bit of pepper. A bit acetic and undercarbonated.