eduardovl (987) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
330ml bottle served in a mug glass.
A: Pours a deep yellow gold color. Clear. Forms a big and aired white head. Medium retention and many beautiful lacings
S: Honey bomb! :). Sweet, caramel malts, yeasts and hints of alcohol in the end
T: Strong on honey and sweet malts. Belgian yeasts. Grassy hops. Moderate sweet upfront and mild bitter hoppy end
M: Creamy molasses body. Good carbonation. Sweet upfront and mild bitter aftertaste
O: Delicious beer. Best honey beer I’ve ever had
[ BA Review @ 1/2/2012 ]
ABT_S54 (219) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33cl bottle served in a Gouden Carolus glass. Pours a dark blonde colour with a nice white head which last well. Aroma is sweetness. Taste is butterscotch which belies it (somewhat) modest ABV of "only" 8% - it tastes much stronger. Nice mouthfeel. Overall a nice beer which I was not expecting to be so good.
bobroman (501) - Torun, POLAND - OCT 10, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A gift from my dear friend Bartosz. Intensive aroma of honey and alcohol, a bit simillar to mead. Small head disappearing to thin layer. Cloudy golden colour. Intensive alcohol bitterness in taste with honey sweetness. Alcohol is too harsh but still it’s a very interesting brew.
UXO (472) - CANADA - OCT 5, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a hazy gold with one finger of loose white head diminishing rapidly to a thin skim, spotty lacing. Nose is sweet honey and malt, orange peel, coriander, herbal and floral hops. Taste is medium sweet and moderate bitter with building spice. Medium body, prickly sustained carbonation, with an off-dry spicy, bitter finish.
I opened this last Lefebvre with a mixture of relief and dread - “Last one, how bad can it be?" But the answer is, not bad at all. I’m not a huge fan of honey in beer, but the sweetness isn’t overwhelming - the bitter orange and coriander work well with the hops to keep the sweetness balanced. The hint of peppery spice (and was there just a little bubblegum in the nose at first?) builds through the glass and also keeps the honey from becoming sickly. Not worth buying the 8-pack for, but worth picking up if you see it on its own.
Vighals (1485) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - OCT 2, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Lys brun noe tåkete med lavt hvitt skum. Lukter brunt sukker, honning og karamell, mye søte lukter på denna. Søte smaker også, karamell men noen bitre toner også. Medium kullsyre, kort. Bursdagsøl på fjellet. Gave fra olavho
Excalibur123 (215) - Soria, SPAIN - SEP 24, 2014
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Color amarillo claro, media capa de espuma de retención escasa; en nariz aromas a hierbas aromáticas, levadura y miel, en boca entrada suave y refrescante con amargor muy sutil; cuerpo ligero y carbónico medio con el alcohol bien integrado, sus ocho grados no se aprecian; notas a salvia y miel, buena golden ale con un sabor peculiar que le hacen diferente al resto de otras cervezas belgas.
generallee08 (717) - New York, USA - SEP 23, 2014
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
It has tarnished golden color with a cloudy complexion. On top I got a two finger tall, light fluffy head. This head slowly settles to a wispy thin layer with a clingy ring at the edge of the glass. This leaves some lace rings at the top of the glass and a few spots on the way down. I get a very inviting nose full of sweet malts spiced with coriander, citrus orange peel and spicy herbal/floral hops. It starts with a touch of spice and a touch of wheat malt. Bready malt and yeast notes move in with some honey like sweetness and a touch of bitter orange peel. This then leads into a mild herbal/spicy hop finish mixed with balanced malt sweetness. On the palate it has a medium to full smooth mouth feel with soft carbonation.
lidor1995 (14) - ISRAEL - SEP 22, 2014
2.6 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
The strong scent of honey (which I didn’t liked much) and weak color made me expect to a pure honey taste. Instead I got strong malty taste... Which I prefer
Janroos (7) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 21, 2014 does not count
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Do not Like the overwhelming Honey taste. Nice bottle. Too sweat. Not my beer. Will not drink this again. vanille, deeg, butterscotch
Lowenbrau (2339) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - SEP 15, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle many times along the years.
I wonder how i had not rated his one yet.
POurs hazy golden with niec roty white head. Nose is sweet and honey, yeasty. Taste follows the nose, maybe a bit palate saturating for me.