Theydon_Bois (6468) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle split on the train to Twickers, big thanks to Fergus for bringing me this one, 28/12/13. Hazed golden with a good sized off white head (bottle cam !).
Nose is yeast esters, spice, stewed fruits, bread dough.
Taste comprises orange peel, hay, toffee, lick of booze, faint yeast notes, dried apricots.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation with a little prickle.
Ok Belgian offering.
msbernac (289) - POLAND - DEC 13, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Appearance-golden, hazy, white foam,
Taste-medium sweetness, lightly bitter,
Palate-full body, thick feel, soft carbonation, sweet finish
Hockert (18) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - DEC 6, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Ok aroma. Looks good with a nice white head. Unfortunately the taste is not as pleasant. Don’t really like the spicy taste. A little disappointed...
Jetulio (86) - Tarragona.SPAIN, SPAIN - NOV 19, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
330 ml bottle poured into a Chalice glass
Appearance....... amber/ orange cloudy beer with head colour white of 1 finger
Aroma............... grass & orange and lemon zest. Fresh strong smell with an elegant touch of malty aroma
Taste........ citrus and herbal, bitterness appears too lasting all the time in a well balanced Belgium style,
Mouthfeel........... medium body and medium/soft carbonation
Overall............ a very very nice ale, refreshing beer to be a Belgium ale.
DSG (4922) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 25, 2013
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
[10/4/13] Bottle sample at a tasting at chriso’s place. Clear golden. Grainy and fruity aroma with a bit of cardboard. Sweet flavor, candy-ish, fruity, with a bit of cardboard. Light to medium-bodied.
teorn88 (1911) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
33cl bottle, DSG and jsquire tasting at Chris’. Thanks to Fergus for this one. It pours a light gold body with a medium white head. Aroma is lightly hoppy and grainy. Taste is simlar with some herbal notes too. Finish is quite dry. Unexciting.
EdwinLitzau (183) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 14, 2013
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Amberblonde kleur, helder, weinig koolzuur. Weinig aroma, metalig. Smaakt goed, beetje zoet en een beetje zuur.
mR_fr0g (1787) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dsg tasting at Chris’s. Bottle from the brewery. Aroma is honey malt, floral notes and slight socks. Light haze golden colour thin white head with some lace. Flavour is semi sweet honey and floral. Slight lavender. Flabby palate. OK blonde.
Usko (139) - Bavaria, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2013
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Mild spicy aroma, not very pleasant. Same for the taste, it just doesnt fit. Medium bitterness.
snowdog140 (18) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Very amber appearance with a small amount of head, refreshing palate but very strong alcohol/hoppy taste leaving a strong but short aftertaste