Thompson (561) - - JAN 4, 2014
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 19/20
Medium white foamy head... red colour clear red glow... smell malts grassy... taste biterness rich oaked..
olio (8479) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 3, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33 cl bottle @ wPBF’14.
Pours clear golden color with a small head. Aroma of hops, citric fruits, some resin and hay. Flavor of grass, sweet caramel malts, mild resinous hops. hay and goose berries. Quite aggressive tangy bitterness kicks at the end but the sweetness ruins it a bit for me. Decent, not very balanced though.
laiti (7789) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 3, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
33 cl bottle @ PBF wPBF’14, BBE 04/2015
Gusher. Aroma is rather fruity with apricot, hay and some orange. Flavour is a bit messy with woody notes, stinging hops, some fruity tones and grapefruit. Foamy palate is too high on CO2. Too dry and woody but not bad anyway. Tried to pour more into my glass but got only foam.
TBone (14909) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 14, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Murky-hazy amber color, good beige head, lace. Tropical fruity flavor and "dry yeasty" notes. Medium-bodied. Caramel, tropical fruity hops and resin, some alcohol. There is some notes which are perhaps from yeast. Fruity IPA/DIPA.
oh6gdx (23920) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 14, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled (thanks fonefan). Hazy amber colour with a mediumsized creamy off-white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, mild toffeeish and wooden notes. Flavour is sweet fruits, ripe notes as well as some sweet malts, liquorice and a bit spicy notes. Balanced and quite pleasant.
MrHangover (3680) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - DEC 8, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. thnx to Secret Sinterklaas and Secret EuroSanta... thnx bearded men!! Pours a darker golden beer than I’d expected with a medium sized, off white head on top. Aroma is kinda vague and a bit old, but it still has hop presences. Some slight citric and earthy touches come trough. Flavor gave me a huge kick . Very bitter, upfront hoppyness going on and I really did not expect that much hops going on, after the age. Very hop forward, dry grapefruity overall taste, combined with a slight touch of malts. Long, lingering bitter finish.. Wow, can’ t believe how this should’ve been when fresh.
gunnfryd (13596) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 5, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at TSODRSG 13. Amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, hop, caramel. Flavour is fruit, malt, hop, citrus, caramel. Medium body. OK beer.
tderoeck (7259) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 27, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: NOV 29, 2013 1/XI/13 - 33cl bottle @ home - BB: IV/2015 (2013-1021) Thanks to Tinus for the bottle!
Little cloudy red orange beer, irregular yellow head, pretty stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: sweet honey, malty, sugary, strawberry jam, apricot, pineapple. Mf: ok carbon carbon, medium body. Taste: malty start, honey, some pineapple, mango, bitter hops, citrus, bit piny. Aftertaste: resinous bitterness, some strawberry jam, malts, some honey, passion fruit, caramel ending. Lovely beer, I like it a lot!
ThirstyBird (2391) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Thanks to Tim for sharing! Pours an brilliant orangish color with a lush tan head. The smell is rich caramel malt, fruit...pineapple, some citrus. Taste is rich caramel malt, honey, crisp fruit, lemon, pine ending crisp and a bit bitter. The carbonation is elegant and the body I’d medium and soft. A really nice beer!
dutchbeerpages (2022) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - OCT 31, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
I really hope this beer will stay as a standard Berghoeve beer. When the huge foam head is gone great flavor with bitterness and spices remains. Longlasting aftertaste. Great beer. Bottle from Burg Bieren.