PhillyCraft (2595) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 28, 2012
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle brought back from the Borefts. Shared with James, Bill, Frank, Allen, and Liam. Pours murky brown amber with off white head, huge head and lacing. Aromas of grape smuckers, yeast, toast, raisins, and hops. Taste is the same with some other flavors of roasted grains, caramel, and dark fruits. Finished a little dry. Another fine offering from the dutch brewery.
dEnk (3135) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ tasting. Love the initiative. Aroma is bready malt, some spice and some fruits. Flavour is pretty bitter with an almost mocca roasty note at first, followed by a fruity spicy note. Nice one, Hamoen.
tderoeck (3640) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 4, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: FEB 18, 2013 20/I/13 - 75cl bottle from the RBBWG 2013 @ some New Years cocktail hour - brewed: 9/III/12, bottled: 9/V/12 (2013-82) Thanks to Benzai for sharing the bottle!
Pretty cloudy red brown beer, big yellow head, very stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: very fruity, pineapple, passion fruits, sweet malts, honey, bit sugary, hint of mocha and chocolate. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body. Taste: pretty fruity start, sugary, very bitter, almost medicinal, citrus, more sugar, alcohol. Aftertaste: bitter, hints of citrus and grapefruit, malts, bit of honey, alcohol warming the throat.
PotjeBier (1301) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 20, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
75 cl bottle (bought @ BBF 2012), now about a year old. Deep brown color, mostly clear. Tan head with a thin layer of fine bubbles on top op a huge blanket of big ones. Aroma’s of sweet fruit, hoppy acidity, roasted malts, some sweetness. Flavor is roasted - medium bitter & medium sweet. Body is medium. Finishes rather dry, roasted (coffee) and quite bitter.
Borresteijn (4158) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
75cl Bottle, bought at BBF’12. Clear deep reddish-brown colour, creamy light-beige head. Aroma of spices like cinnamon, caraway, dark fruits, tart berries, cocoa. Flavour is medium-sweet, dark malts, dark fruits/forest fruits, cinnamon, berries, cocoa, surprisingly firm herbal bitter finish. Medium-bodied, creamy mouthfeel, just a little over-carbonated. Nice beer.
Ober (2805) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - OCT 8, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
A clear light brown colored beer, with a thick foamy beige head. The aroma of fruits, some caramel, with hop bitters. The taste of caramel with fruits and bitter dry hops. The aftertaste is a little sweet, moving to strong dry bitter. One extra Overall point for the good cause.
Papsoe (25113) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of yespr/madsberg/Ungstrup. Pours a reddish deep amber with a creamy and lacing beige head. Very enticing spicy, fruity nose. Medium body, rather sophisticated flavours of wood and burned caramel with a great hoppy finish, of sophisticated aroma hops. Very interesting and nothing Belgian about this. 221012
joergen (18930) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at yespr.
Hazy red-brown coloured with a huge off-white head.
Fruity aroma of caramel, hay, licorice, hops and soap.
Fruity flavour of caramel, dried fruits, hops, citrus and pine needles.
Dry hoppy finish.
Rasmus40 (8920) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Hazy dark amber with a big and lasting beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, fruity and moderate hoppy - fruity. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 160213
Geokkjer (5027) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 16, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. pours amber with a creamy off-white head. Aroma of spices, yeast, malt and caramel. Flavor is sweet and malt with some fruitiness, caramel, berries and nuts. Medium body, average carbonation.