bartlebier (1530) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - MAR 24, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught@Festival Brassicole Tournai 2012. - strangely oldfashioned new take on a wallonian strong ale: floral, sweetish, with subserving hop bitterness, oily palate and a whole bunch of unnecessary spice coming in to play with more welcome straightforward natural flavours. Hence, too much of a good thing and average.
ration (1923) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 16, 2013
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
This review is exported from olutopas.info with no comment. Original rating date 4.12.2009
chinchill (1700) - South Carolina, USA - MAR 15, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
33cl bottle, several months past best by date but none the worse for it as far as I can tell. Labe says 7% ABV.
This Tournay pours a slightly hazy (it’s bottle-conditioned) amber body with an oversized creamy off-white head. The head holds up exceptionally well and leaves remarkable walls of creamy lace on the glass.
The nose is a gentle mix of bready malts and largely citrus fruit. Hints of grassy, herbal and floral hops.
The flavor is mildly sweet, with some tartness and bitterness. There’s more hop flavor than the nose suggests, at least by the finish. Floral, grassy and spicy notes linger with the biscuity malt in lingering aftertaste.
M: Nicely smooth, with a dry, light finish. Satisfying near-medium body.
O: Adequately complex with a fruity and floral heart. With a fine mouthfeel and great look, it is also easy to drink given the 7% ABV. More like a Belgian PA than a tripel. Certainly worth trying.
WheatKing (1279) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 4, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Huh... for a Belgian Ale of 6.7% this is good, don’t get me wrong, but it’s also quite plain to me. The best part about it was the huge head and spiderwebs. The actual beer reminded me of an English blonde, but drier, with a small amount of spice. Fairly fruity, no tartness for me, I think if this were made by a brewery in Saskatchewan or Idaho, no one would be exactly batting an eye screaming "Wow tastes just like a real Belgian!", it’d be a "tick beer" if you catch my drift. Maybe I just woke up on the wrong side of the continent/ocean today.
Countbeer (4311) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - FEB 2, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Medium to smaller vast white head changes slowly into a thicker lacing on top of a light hazy yellow colored beer.
Smell herbs and spices, some hops, some flowers, some
Taste herbs, honey, hops, hay, flowers, fruits, light bitter, hint of yeast and hint of cardboard and some malts.
Aftertaste is floral crispy and some herby hops.
Low carbo, soft mouthfeel, medium bit thin body and a creamy texture.
Not bad but a bit weak though easy drinkable.
culchiem (2419) - Berlin, GERMANY - DEC 31, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Hazy gold with a large fluffy head. Aroma is dominated by yeast. Flavour is sweet, yeast with a lemon zest and tangy on the tongue.
wlajwl (3764) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - DEC 18, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma is grains, citrus, yeast and a hint of sweetness. The flavor is yeast, malts, a hint of citrus and a long and sugary finish.
magsinva (868) - Virginia, USA - NOV 23, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from state line - foams up VERY badly while pouring, so pour slowly. Anyway, one the foam disappears, the beer is cloudy orange. Aroma is quiet purfumey which I find off putting. Overall, it’s solid, but not for me.
DiarmaidBHK (3371) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 23, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from state line liquors. Pours golden with a thick white head. Very fragrant nose. Smells almost like perfume. Nice and dry on the tongue. Finishes clean. Nice.
Aml42000 (622) - Washington, USA - SEP 19, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 12/20
Semi-hazy golden color with a thin frothy white head. The nose is a lot of funky yeast. Lighter bodied, but complex with some caramel malts, crisp citrus and a nice hoppy finish.