AndySnow (3265) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Where: Shared during RBESG 14.
Appearance: Hazy dark brown colour with a small beige head.
Aroma: Heavy peat, some smoke, tar.
Body: Full body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Peat, smoke.
Comment: Not much beer flavour, mostly peated whiskey.
Sledutah (4682) - Utah, USA - AUG 17, 2014
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared at RBESG 2014 welcome dinner
Cloudy brown with a medium sized beige head and some lacing. Aroma of whiskey, oak and smoky. Taste is oak, smoky, sweet malts, bitter resin in the finish
Leighton (10960) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared during the RBESG 2014 opening dinner - CBC Clapham. Pours clearish, deep amber with a creamy tan head. Good stuff, plenty of ripe berries, strong peat, some woody notes, alcohol, earthy bitterness. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Warming finish with deep peat, light dry cocoa, old fruits. Solid.
EdKing (1866) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottled shared at RBESG 2014 at CBC Clapham. Cloudy chestnut brown with an off white small head. Nose is earthy, manure, farmyard, musty grain, lots of smoke and very peaty, smoked sausage, light pale toasty grain. taste is beautifully smokey and peaty, fruity hop, smoked sausage, light roasted grain. I could sit by fireplace sipping this beer on a cold winter’s night, starring into the flames. overly complexity, but smooth and balanced and soft on the palate. Little vanilla and wood spice too.
minutemat (1627) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ RBESG Aug 14 at CBC Clapham. Pours hazy amber with off-white head. Big peated aroma, slightly smokey. Taste is woody, spicy with light dried fruits and a big peated whisky influence. Tasty.
madmitch76 (15068) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
7th August 2014
RBESG pt 1. Craft Clapham. Very hazy deep amber beer, good pale cream colour head. Palate is airy and semi dry. Mild fine carbonation. Mildly sweet malts. Smoky TCP whisky but not overwhelming. Light spice. Well integrated tangy dried fruits. Spice increases before the dry airy finish. Mild spice linger.
Scopey (6812) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at RBESG 2014. It pours cloudy deep red-brown with a small beige head. The nose is earthy, Smokey, TCP smoke, earth, wood and big laphroaig character. The taste is bitter, earthy, medicinal, mild acidity, earth, peat, wood, candied peel and big laphoaig with a dry, warming finish. Medium+body and fine carbonation. Great for a peat-head like myself...
thewolf (11183) - Kolding, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours deep brown to black with a small, staying, creamy beige head. Aroma has heavy smoke, peaty, caramel, sweetness and mild vinious. Medium carbonation, fine dry and very creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has lots of peat, but still nice fat maltiness, caramel, raisins, oak. Light cherry blossom at the end with a firm warming sensation. Nice smoked.
Habanero (2615) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Pours clear, deep amber with a average, beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, wood, chocolate, caramel, smoke and whiskey notes, Sweet flavor that ends up dry with alcohol notes and some bitterness. Medium bodied, watery to oily texture and soft carb. A very nice Belgian.
Yves (2223) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - MAY 18, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Shared with Wim at his home. Brown colored beer with almost no head and only few carbonation. Smokey aroma. Full sparkling palate. Finish is very smokey.