ElManana (518) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - DEC 4, 2014
2.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours clear golden, no head. Aroma is fruity, mandarin, vinegar. Taste is Bread, mandarin, orange. Meh.
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
26th September 2014
Post Borefts Tasting, Tulip Hotel Room 118. Thanks to Harrisoni. Bright clear gold beer, small white head,. Palate is light and moderately crisp. Light fine carbonation. Clean pale malts, slight lager vibe. Mild floralness. Trace of citrus. Light semi dry finish. Fine.
Theydon_Bois (9957) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at the Room 118 tasting, Tulip Hotel Bodegraven, post BBF 6 day 1 26/09/14 thanks to Ian.
Clear light golden with moderate off white spotting and edgework.
Nose is pale malts, bitter orange, straw, citric peel.
Taste comprises tangerine, pale malt, grassy.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, semi drying close.
tderoeck (5148) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 24, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
26/IX/14 - 50cl bottle @ hotel room tasting Borefts 2014 (Bodegraven) - BB: n/a (2014-1120) Thanks everyone for sharing the bottles!
Clear pale water coloured light beer, small to no head. Aroma: malty, grains, lemony, banana, sugary, sweet. MF: ok carbon, medium to light body. Taste: lots of grains, hay, some almonds, marzipan. Aftertaste: bit sour, grains, hay, bit off, cow fodder. Meh.
Dedollewaitor (14110) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 15, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle @ Borefts - Opening Dutch Bottles Over The Sink, Tasting 2014. Pours clear pale piss yellow with a white head. Grass, wet sheep and yeast. A bit thin.
77ships (4300) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 29, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500 cl. bottle sampled @ Borefts 2014 Hotel Room tasting. Thank you! Light clear golden, very little head. White grape, litchi, sweet fruit, oily hop nose. Litchi, bit odd taste, oily, grass, strange herbal, fruity. Little oily body. Very UK, nice.
gegwilson (1473) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cask in the Rat Race, Hartlepool. Pours golden with a white head. Some promising tropical hop flavour, but it’s too mild for my tastes. Still a decent refreshing brew.
Benzai (8987) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ hotelroom tasting. Clear golden color, small to average sized white to off-white head. Smell and taste malts, lightly hops, lightly bitter. Decent body and carbonation. Not bad.
leaparsons (8323) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask, The Criterion, Leicester. Pale gold with a white foam. Aromas are pale toasted grain with crisp citrus and pepper. Hints of apricot with dusty yeast and grapefruit. Flavours are dry biscuit malts with bitter lemon and pithy grapefruit. Crisp, clean and easy drinking with a dry finish. Decent.
Mr_Pink_152 (1048) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from The Real Ale Shop, Newark. Pours a pale yellow gold with a small white head. Has a fruity malt and hoppy citrus aroma and taste. With more hops to finish.