Quack-Duck (7222) - Down South, GERMANY - DEC 9, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle, donated by jaghana! Hazy amber-golden colour, mid-sized creamy off-white head. Starts malty, then immediately full of delicious aromatic hos, fruity, slightly resiny and herbal. Perfectly balanced, a delight.
Bov (8829) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUN 4, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
courtesy of Antonio Rey - hazy dark amber beer with a persistent creamy foam; aroma of pumpkin, carrots; full-bodied, dusty and fairly bitter; dry and with more carrots-like flavours
Ungstrup (27700) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 18, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. A hazy dark golden beer with a huge yellowish head. The aroma has notes of malt and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, straw, and hops, leading to a dry finish.
Papsoe (25113) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 18, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours a hazy golden with a dense and frothy white head leaving some lacework. Fine, refined and slightly perfumy hop aroma. Medium body, a little caramel and fruit before a rather bitter finish. An interesting hop this one. 180313
yespr (28663) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 18, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
33 cl bottle, courtesy of fuijlin. Pours hazy orange with a huge white head. Aroma is mild spiced and citrusy. Bitter, biscuity, toasted and light grassy. Smooth citrusy and crisp finish.
omhper (18355) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled, from Chop’in, Paris. Hazy golden, rich lively head. Huge floral herbal nose. Mid sweet with above medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Sugar with floral hay-like hops and resiny very bitter finish.
altonbrownd (4491) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 24, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Cave a Bulles. Dark amber body with nice soapy head. Nose is sweet, floral, fruity. Hops kick in the taste. Increasingly pick up. Bitter and lemony finish. Really well done.
jaghana (3283) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - NOV 5, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 33cl, a cloudy amber brown beer with good head. Nose is on aromatic hops and oranges. Aroma is medium sweet, light agrume, good grassy hops basis, caramel and grain, good body. Bitterness comes at the finish nicely and with good duration. Fine !
fiulijn (13000) - Malmö, ITALY - NOV 2, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from La Cave à Bulles, Paris, lot 1202 bb Nov 2014
Hazy and darker shade of blond, with generous head reducing to a thin persistent layer and nice lace. The aroma is interesting, delicate, almost minty, with soft piney resins and lightly creamy. Smooth mouthfeel, highly carbonated, with good malt flavor, having an evident cereals and hay character; quite strong bitterness, with a grassy touch.
Maybe Triskel is not a favorite hop, but at least this time the HopHopHop comes fresh.