Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 17, 2012
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft courtesy of the CCB crew, thanks! My father used to smoke cigars, and the aroma of this beer was like sticking my face in one of his humidors, without the tobacco I guess. Taste was dominated by that aroma. Overall an interesting experience.
DSG (5614) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 17, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
[5/11/12] Draught sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration. Slightly hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of wood, fruits, yeast, earth and some spiciness. Spicy flavor with wood, some fruits, slightly citric sourness, earth and some malt. Medium-bodied.
joergen (20486) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at CBC 2012.
Hazy golden coloured with a small white head.
Fruity aroma of citrus peel and rubber with notes of spices.
Fruity and light acidic flavour of spices and citrus peel.
Tart finish of citrus.
Dedollewaitor (13677) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Copenhagen Beer Celebration, 2012. Pours hazy golden with a small white head. Cedar, wood, tropical fruit and a bit of pepper. White pepper. Really dry and warming.
HenrikSoegaard (10367) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at CBC. Frothy white good mostly deminishing head. DArk yellow colour. Moderate malty and hopy and yeasty aroma. Moderate bitter flaor. Average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate.
tastybeer (1666) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - MAY 14, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours gold with a white head, good retention/some lace. Aroma of cedar, fruity esters, citrus, lemon, perfume. Taste is sweet, light cedar, fruity esters, lightly medicinal, bread, low bitterness. Palate is slightly dry, oily, soft carbonation, sweet finish. At 9% this is closer to Abbey Tripel than Saison.
ej (673) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Light golden clear
Cedar, grapes, cirtus
Sour tart dry, complex,fizzy, wood, peppery, hay, earthy, clove
finol (2091) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 14, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle sample at CBC.
Taste of riesling wine, wood, citrus, some stable. Nice dryness.
suprchunk (2029) - Crestview, Florida, USA - MAY 14, 2012
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bright yellow/gold color. Hazy. Small white head. Little lacing. Big cedar aroma, peppery dry cedar. Flavor is cedar, peppery dry cedar. Bitter carbonic. A little sweet and dry. Not bad, but the cedar is overpowering. Like cedar is expected to be. Not a good combination in my opinion.
daknole (8851) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 13, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Gold pour, big white head. Yeasty aroma, lots of cedar, some sweet honeyed notes, spice. Flavor is cedar heavy, some spice, yeast, a bit sweet with some tart notes in the back. Interesting to say the least.