Inbreak (3352) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JAN 21, 2015
1.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
21.01.2015, 0,75l bottle @ home:
Nice slightly fizzy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly sweet, wheat, sugar, yeast, honey, hay, almonds, grass, bubblegum, weeds. Taste is kind of harsh boozy, yeast, alcohol, weeds, almond essence, harsh bubblegum, minerals, sugar, grass, bark, paper. Medium bitterness, harsh boozy mouthfeel, high carbonation. Sounds very interesting, but turns out to be anything BUT interesting...
Gurthnar (3848) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 1, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Aroma fruity, evidently sour, simple fruitish sourness, peach. Hazy orange colour with a pinky tint. Taste is fruity, peach, berries, slight general yeastiness, light to moderate sourness. Quite easily drinkable. Overall somewhat simple sourness and also straightforward overall character. Very good nevertheless.
Cuso (6621) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 1, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Hazy orange amber color with huge white head. Candies, peaches, light fruity tartness in aroma. Sour taste with peaches, honey, ripe berries, alcohol. Tasty.
Travlr (17722) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 27, 2014
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle courtesy of Ed, than you sir! Hazy to cloudy golden color, white head. Aroma of dusty and peppery berries, summer fruit. Taste has softly sour plums, raisins, white pepper. Very tasty.
Yozora (38) - Stavanger, NORWAY - AUG 20, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle courtesy my gf, bought at a bottle shop in Copenhagen. Pours a hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma of belgian yeast, spices, floral notes, honey, caramel, toffee with a hint of alcohol. Taste is toffee, cherries, almonds, honey, floral, spicy, yeasty, plums, bready malt with a well balanced bitterness. Medium body with a medium to high carbonation. Very different and interesting beer expected a more fruity beer from the deScription but got a more malt forward, belgian one with some floral hints. Not bad at all and very different from most offerings out there.
swoopjones (7013) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 13, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle, courtesy of Brooklyn Brewery. fuller, creamy body, orangeish pour. sweet maltiness, honey, cherries, orange marmalade. floral & fruity notes. pretty complex. decent
pentaz (1256) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours clear orange with a creamy a fully lasting white creamy head.
Aroma is blackthorn, honey, toffee, toasted malt and plum. Taste is moderate sweet, bitter and very light acidic. Body is medium, texture is creamy, carbonation is moderate Finishes balanced with blackthorn and a lasting late bitterness. ABV is very well hidden.
SlackerMads (2358) - DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Label doesn’t mention blackthorn as the deScription here on RB does. Hazy orange with a small white head. Honey, grain, straw, candlewax. Medium/full body, oily texture, soft carbonation, medium sweet and bitter. Seems pointless to me, but inoffensive and hides the alcohol well.
yngwie (15764) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 8, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, 75cl. A dense, white head sits on top of a lightly unclear, golden body. The aroma has a strange fruityness, in a quite nice way though. Meaty malts in the back. The flavor is mostly fruity, still with the same strange fruity touch found in the nose, as well as a little maltyness and a bitter touch. Full-bodied and quite dry. Some bitterness in the else fruity finish. Judging from the commercial deScription this beer definitely don’t comply with the German purity law, but that’s perfectly fine with me. I still don’t know if I think it was a well performed experiment, but it’s definitely far from bad, and the use of ingredients are certainly expected considering it’s an Italian brewery. 130208
omhper (21897) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 24, 2013
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled, at La 100 de Bieri, Bucharest, Romania. Hazy amber, small head. Vinous nose with some cherry. Sweetish with medium-full body and spritzy mouthfeel. Honey and ripe berries. Elegant with spritzy champagniose qualities, as well as underlying bready malt. Honey and pepper in a finsih with notes of marzipan. Thorouhly well made and interesting throughout.