bluevegie (3069) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 1, 2008
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
This was more drinkable than their lager but I couldn’t really tell what the calafate fruit contributed.
jcwattsrugger (11670) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 26, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
330cc bottle-pours a light tan head and copper color. Aroma is light/medium malt-somewhat sweet caramel, some fruit, herbal. Taste is light/medium malt/bready-somewhat sweet caramel, some fruit, herbal/spicy hops. Medium body. OK/mild carbonation.
Sully (1379) - Potts Point, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA - MAR 30, 2008
1.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
My glasses in the hotel must have been hit with a huge dose of detergent as even though I have rinsed each one the beer pours as a flat and unnapealing beer. The colour is fine, like a sherry but I fail to pick up any strong presence on the nose, nor is there a strong flavour of whatever a calafate is. I guess its better than the lager but that is saying nothing.
ha1ag (793) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - FEB 23, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled in Castro, on Chiloe. Color is clear dark amber with thick head which leaves nice lacing. Aroma is sweetened with toufee and berries . Sweet and straight taste but not bitter a sort of unusual composition. Very enjoyable
Contrucci (17) - CHILE - FEB 15, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Excelent for an industrial beer. Poor carbonatation. Great aroma and color. Its heavier than the market standard. Best of the family of Austral. Sweet.
mazfln (116) - Florianópolis, BRAZIL - JAN 31, 2008
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A very original beer. The berry aroma is very noticeable, but not intrusive. Taste is a little sweet, but a little tart also. The berry flavour gives this beer a very unique touch. I liked it, even if I woudn’t drink more than one or 2 bottles at a sitting.
TheGrandMaster (2335) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 8, 2007
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle, a clear dark amber with a pillowy off white head. A light earthy aroma. Rich and alcoholic on the palate. Malt flavours dominate, both caramal and woody. Quite pleasant to drink slowly.
Gazza (726) - Worcester, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, thanks Cristián and David!
This may well be a standard ale with berries in it, but it works very well. The sourness and astringency of the fruit dominates the taste (yet isn’t cloying or artificial), but that’s a good thing as the malt/hop combo isn’t that interesting. Overall surprisingly tasty and complex.
KingGambrinus (117) - Santiago, CHILE - AUG 1, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle, supermarket) Color was orange/copper, yellowish head. Aroma of banana, calafate and berries. The bittersweet feeling is great. A really well made beer.
paganunca (14) - CHILE - MAY 24, 2007
3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Muy buena cerveza, de aroma agradable, amargor dulce y fiel reflejo de la tierra de donde proviene. Muy bien balanceada para mi gusto.