Zupastan (160) - Kortrijk, BELGIUM - SEP 12, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
33cl bottle @ home, from Maes Dendermonde; golden coloured with big white head; high carbo; smell is overripe fruits; taste is malty, dry, metal, some unknown off-flavour, bitter aftertaste. Average.
Bamsen78 (5010) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours slightly hazy amber with abundant, stable but airy off-white head. Clear aroma of fruit, malt and caramel with regular hoppy notes. Bitter, hoppy flavour with notes of caramel malt and fruit. Bitter finish with a slightly metallic aftertaste. Good, but would be better without the metallic touch.
Vaiz (4248) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 20, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at home. Clear golden pour, huge foamy white head. Aroma is spicy, fruity, some lemon and a little artificial. Flavor is spicy bitter, peppery, fruity, slightly sharp, a bit dusty and with a huge amount of carbonation.
BeerSkull (1374) - SWEDEN - AUG 13, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle). Aroma and taste of malt and grassy hops, lemon balm, yeast and some alcohol in the aftertaste.
Holmen1 (4753) - Stavanger, NORWAY - AUG 10, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Flaske delt med Egil og Steven på altanen i sommervarmen: "Ah, wonderfully fragant, crisp and dry and yet depth of flavours, a bit like Duvel" var Stevens dom, og vi underskriver dette.
ClubGonzo (5406) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 25, 2013
1.3 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 3/20
Bottle from Systembolaget Nordstan, Gothenburg. Clear orange body, big creamy off-white head. Nose is banana, sweet Belgian ale yeast, hints of bubble gum, burnt rubber and general bad yeastyness. Taste is huge metal tones, overshadowing the sweet pale malts and yeast. Medium body, high carbonation. Bad stuff, hope for the brewer’s sake this one is slightly infected.
Tonkun (1296) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 15, 2013
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Hazy orrange pour. Spice, citrus and floral. Slight bitter finish. Lighter than expected.
hackobock (3432) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 29, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Systembolaget. Pours hazy orange., a large white dense head that dissipates rather quickly. Aroma has yeast, wheat, lemon peel. Taste is sweet up front, then some light bitterness and then finally some harsh lingering notes.
Cuso (7640) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 22, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from bartlebier, many thanks. Hazy orange golden color withmedium persistent off-white head. Hoppy aroma, with some spices, honey, spices. Taste, malt, honey, citrus zest, hops, spices. Nice.
7stern (592) - Bromma, SWEDEN - JUN 21, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark golden, lasting head. Grassy, sweet aroma. Roasted taste, full bodied, rather sharp bitterness.