fombe89 (291) - Asturias, SPAIN - DEC 29, 2014
3.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Botella. @XXXII The Great Power of Beer & Wine. ................... Sevilla 29/12/2014
KansaiBeerLvrs (2726) - Kyoto, JAPAN - DEC 26, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
5% bottle from Eataly on sale. A slightly cloudy honey gold with a thin foamy head. A nice herbal earthy nose with some pepperiness to it - nice. Soft light body with a biscuity malt character and a sharp bite of hops. An average beer but pretty flavorful for a kolsch, better than many I have had in Japan.
Benzai (9621) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - NOV 29, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ Hoppy Days. Slightly unclear pale yellow color, medium sized white head. Smell and taste lightly malts, slightly hayish, a hint of hops. Clean and crisp kolsch. Easy drinkable. Pretty nice.
teorn88 (3551) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 25, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Backlog rating. Keg at FOB, Rimini. Thanks to Rick for this one! It pours a golden color with a small white head. Aroma is grainy and grassy, lightly citrusy. Taste has notes of cereals, hay, grass, citrus peel, light toffee. Finishes mildly tangy and quite dry. Medium bodied with lively carbonation. Overall, easy drinking and refreshing
obe83 (75) - Livorno, ITALY - NOV 21, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottiglia regalata all Eurhop 2014 (e di ciò ne sono già fiero!!). Alla vista giallo velato con schiuma spumosa. Al naso esplode un aroma fruttato riconducibile maggiormente alla mela. In bocca è perfettamente equilibrata tra la dolcezza fruttata e finale speziato con retrogusto luppolato degno di nota. Beverina e fresca.
Borresteijn (5193) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 3, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Tap sample at Hoppy Days. Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma of leaves, tea, light malty, yeast. Flavour is medium sweet, leaves, some boiled veggies, malts, yeast, light bitter finish. Light bodied. Not great.
sic1314 (4477) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - NOV 1, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured a hazy dark golden with an off white head. Aroma of sweet grains, caramel malt. Light to medium body, flavour is medium sweet, moderately bitter.
JulienHuxley (3913) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 24, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Hoppy Days. Slightly hazy pale gold pour with bubbly white head, looks like cask ale. Aroma is nice and grainy, fresh, light grassiness, lemony and grassy notes. Taste is a bit hoppy, light honey malt notes. Palate is light, low carbonation. Appearance is a bit off and so is the palate but this is really easy drinking and quite enjoyable.
kermis (6193) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 19, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at Hoppy Days. Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma of grain, cereal, bready malts, herbs. Flavour is light sweet and light moderate bitter. Light bodied with moderate carbonation.
Ragnampiza (604) - Rome / Lecce, ITALY - SEP 13, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330 ml bottle from Domus Birrae. Dark golden yellow, quite hazy, with a tiny, creamy but not persistent white head. On the nose grain, cereals, white bread, hay, pale malts and a bit of grass. Quite yeast forward taste wise, pretty balanced sweet and bitter parts, definitely more malty than the aroma indicated. Very subtle tartness and peppery presence in the aftertaste. Relatively refreshing and easy to drink. Average carbonation, medium body, slightly creamy texture. Still an obscure style for me, but not bad at all if this beer is any indication.