SlackerMads (863) - DENMARK - DEC 10, 2012
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Hazy amber with small white head. Aroma is sharp with notes of lime and cumin. My first thought was that it smells like the stuff I was my dishes in, but as it gets a bit warmer, the cumin becomes more dominant, and dish soap doesn’t smell like cumin. No sir. Taste is soft and smooth and much more balanced and easygoing than the aroma. Notes of cumin, caramel, lime. Smooth spicy finish. Soft carbonation, creamy texture. What? No. We can’t stop here. This is bat country.
jcartamdg (1445) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - NOV 27, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
hazy gold with a white paperthin head. Aroma of tequilla, cumin and oak. Taste follows with some added notes of vanilla and lime. really cool to try, very interesting
Martinus (2531) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 12, 2012
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Amber red colour, light white head. Aroma of red fruit, tequila, lime, cumin, wood and caramel. Quite spic. Rather sweet flavour. Cumin, lemon peel and wood. Finish nail polish remover, lime peel and cumin.
(From 75cL bottle @ ZZT V. Thanks for sharing, joes!)
Ibrew2or3 (6220) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 24, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750mL bottle courtesy of markwise. It pours opaque copper with thick gold edges and a sixty second tan head of foam. The aroma is sweet with sugary double cream (double dream) sweetness flowing into sweet pear and apple esters as well as some tequila, spicy oak and vanilla. The taste has that thick double cream sweetness that moves into fig and apple esteriness as well as quickly moving into spiciness with oak and punchiness with a light degree of tequila pulses. To midway some booze shows up as well as a touch of vanilla, cinnamon and more booze taking this to the after taste.
Marheb (1539) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 9, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cumin!!!!!! Liquide sec et boisé sur un corps moyen. Tout ce que je me souviendrai c’est la présence brutale du cumin, très original et ça fonctionne.
erickok (2839) - Tours, FRANCE - OCT 7, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Copper, clean body and pretty much no head. Herbal, spices, vegetable and only a light red berry sweetness. Herbal and spice but unusually I like it here. Enough balancing sweetness. Bit sharp but great richness. (At ZZT V)
DutchDrebus (3124) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2012
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
@ZZT V. Hazy orange with a small white head. Smells a herb like thyme or rosemary, lavender, floral. Tastes a lot of herbs and spices, very sweet. Warming, full body, soft carbo. Very much not a taste i like. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not a bad beer or anything, but i really don’t like the taste and smell.
Benzai (5881) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2012
2 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
75cl bottle @ ZZT V. Shared by Joes. Hazy orange color, small off-white. Smell is absolutely not what I like in a beer: spices, herbs and peppery. Taste also has a lot of herbs and spices, and lightly sweet. Medium carbo, low to medium body.
OldGrowth (2351) - North Carolina, USA - SEP 23, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle, from charity bottle auction at Triangle Wine. Ok aroma, getting the tequila and lime, less of the spice. brownish orange color, ok head that faded quick, no lace. sweet flavor, medium body, smooth creamy mouthfeel, spiced dryish finish, meh, not really grabbing me. The Tequila overwhelms the cream ale, probably intended, because otherwise why BA a cream ale. well, it was for a good cause....
boFNjackson (3921) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 23, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle (thanks to Daknole!)... Poured pale golden with a thin head. Nose had tequila with note that reminded me of a margarita. I guess that’s the concept though. Quite nice. Refreshing yet tones of malt sweetness to offer complexity. Lime, citrus, spice, barrel notes, and a hint of booze. Really wonderful and unique.