Alengrin (3684) - BELGIUM - NOV 21, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
As Tineke Van Heule in the current Gulden Spoor version (which I assume is still exactly the same beer); the house beer of Dranken Pauwels, but bought at Willems; older bottle. Thick, irregular, creamy, snow white head over a misty orange blonde beer with somewhat pinkish hue and tiny dead yeast particles floating around here and there. Aroma of dried apricot, red apple, some banana, fried egg, chamomille or other field flowers, old cake, jute, wet straw, bitter honey, something vanilla-like and, alas, clear and unmistakable DMS (cooked green cabbage). ’Belgian yeast’ onset, estery with impressions of banana, peach, pineapple and gooseberry, with a honeyish sweetness behind it, creamy and very smooth mouthfeel with soft carbo, caramelly and lightly toasted maltiness, spicy yeastiness on top of it (phenols but not overly so); this malt sweetness persists in the finish as expected, but is balanced there by some leafy, very earthy, lightly herbal hops providing bitterness. A glow of ’jenever’-like alcohol is there too but does not disturb - after all, this is basically a tripel, so this effect is to be expected. Too bad for the strong DMS which ruined the nose for me; the actual taste is better than the aroma. Still, this remains your average, ordinary Belgian tripel, nothing special worth seeking out. Inconspicuous, let’s say.
altonbrownd (4600) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - SEP 27, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12/17/2010 11:27:49 AM Bottle from Beer Planet. Hazy orange body with huge head. Nose of fruits and hops. Creamy texture. Taste of bananas, fruits and hops. Quite nice.
mikske79 (1323) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 16, 2014
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Een van de lekkerste bieren dat ik ooit al geprobeerd heb. Echt een topper die iedereen eens zou moeten proberen.
77ships (6195) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAR 14, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
33 cl. bottle sampled. Procured from Willems. Hazy citrus, little white head. Smells of rotting yeast, overdone yoghurt, sour malts, touch fruit. Tastes of slightly sour yeast, huge chunk of it and very thick, eggs, yoghurt, overripe fruits. Thick yeast body. Nope, Gulden Spoor has some pretty nice beers but this one isn’t one of them.
kraddel (4989) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - MAR 13, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Thnx to 77ships
Pours yellow, like a whitebeer .
No real foam
smell is swaety , bit oranges . Not to yummie, but not ’bad’ either
Taste is sweet, easy drinkable, more sweetness, some grainy aspects, sugar , Not bad , per se, but not to be called good neither .
Wim (3279) - Weelde, BELGIUM - DEC 20, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
ath home hazy gold blond coloured sparkling body with a white head a fruity yeast hoppy sweet aroma a fruity sweet hoppy yeasty taste with a sweet bitter finish
JefVerstraete (2305) - Ghent, BELGIUM - NOV 25, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Blond/amber colour, sweet beer with bitter notes. Fruity and easy drinkable. Nothing special.
Jerre (3019) - Waregem, BELGIUM - JUL 31, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Found @ Carrefour Harelbeke. Taste may ’12 @ home.
Hazy blond color, with small white head.
Aroma: fruits, spices. Medium body.
Taste: little yeast, sweet, herbs, bitterness.
Tim Webb (287) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2013
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
33cl from Willems of Grobbendonk. A muddled, muddied, blondish brew that tasted like it was about to head off in an altogether unintended direction. Could just have been rogue yeast.
olio (8206) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 22, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
33 cl bottle @ Gastropub Tuulensuu, Tampere.
Pours clear golden color with a small rapidly dissipating head. Aroma of fruits, grass, goose berry bush, honey, some yeast and mild spies. Flavour of fruits, hay, yeast, some toffee and honey notes. Medium CO2, grassy finish.