DutchDrebus (3109) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - DEC 12, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ home shared by me. Got this one from my secret sinterklaas Borresteijn. Hazy peachy colour with a mediun sized, creamy white head. Smells hoppy, fresh, fruity, some grapefruit, sweet.. Pretty nice. Tastes hoppy, fresh, peach, sweet, fruity.. Pretty nice! Thin to medium body, slightly fizzy carbo.
Benzai (5826) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - DEC 12, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: DEC 18, 2013 Bottle shared by Dutchdrebus @ weekly tasting. Clear yellow orange color, medium sized white head that lasts for quite a while. Aroma has a lot more hops than one would expect. Tastes a lot more hoppy too! Quite a lot of hops and fruityness in both the aroma and the flavor. Not really a kolsch anymore, tastes more like an APA to me. Nevertheless, quite a nice beer.
jmgreenuk (2680) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle courtesy of Deanso. Poured a cloudy medium amber with a big frothy white head. The aroma is big grassy hop. The flavour is medium bitter with some hoppy, grassy, liqourice, fruity notes on the very complex, smooth and refreshing palate. I looked at the reviews before I opened this bottle and thought surely not. However, they were right. This is a great beer and so untypically Dutch! Keep up the good work.
dutchbeerpages (1362) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - AUG 3, 2013
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Opening this bottle was a lot of fun, you saw the flakes of yeast spurt opwards. Took a while for it to bubble over, but I was on time. Awesome aroma, ugly cloudy beer but that’s besides the point. Extremely weird beer, a Koelschpee-eh. The Cascade seems to get through the most with citrussy, pineapple like flavors. Guest brewed at the 7 Deugden, but the best beer ever to come through those doors.
hirigalzkar (2015) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 25, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours brown-orange with a bit white head.Hazy! Greatly balanced brew with a heavy maltbase and just enough hops to lighten things up without taking over too much. Notes of red orange, chocolate and grape.
caesar (4508) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled, BB March 2014, I think bottled a year before. Large sample. Slight hazy golden color, medium off-white head, longlasting. Aroma has some grassy hop, grapefruit, hint of citrus, some sweetness from malts, slight grainy. Medium bitterness in taste, bit malty as well. Good bodied for a Kolsch. Not as crisp and dry perhaps, but much more flavor. So definitely not a classic Kolsch, but that can only be a good thing as most Kolsch are a bit boring. Great head retention, good carbonation. Nice balance between the malts and the hops. Very nice brew!
TheJvd (538) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours hazy orange with a medium white head. Aroma is bread, herbal, hops and some of the amarillo coming through. Taste has quite some of the herbal hops with a quite bitter finish. Medium body and carbo.
deanso (4152) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
33cl bottle from ABCbeers.
Thick white head. Slightly hazy blond pour. Lovely smooth hoppy aftertaste. Well done!
sic1314 (1997) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 2, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured a hazy medium amber with a frothy off white head. Aroma of zesty citrus with underlying malt. Medium sweet, flavour of red berries with a lingering sweet end.
PotjeBier (1301) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 19, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cl bottle from De Bierkoning. Light amber color, hazy. Fluffy, off white head with good retention. Aroma’s of flowery hopps, grain/malt, a little fruit, with some malty sweetness retronasal. Flavor is moderately bitter with a little malty sweetness for balance. Body is light, but not too thin. Finishes dry and bitter. Very refreshing, flavorful and highly drinkable beer.