KyotoLefty (6739) - Kyoto, JAPAN - DEC 13, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle mail ordered from Kiya. Big fruity aroma, orange, lemon, apple, plus herbs and biscuits. Deep golden orange with a medium, pillowy head. Tangy, fruity flavor, biscuity malt, spicy, interesting. Rather complex, really, with good flavor yet mild. Light and drinkable, enjoyable. Cool
oldrtybastrd (3222) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 5, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a hazy medium orangish amber color. Aroma is lightly malty, hoppy, yeasty, with a touch of fruit. Flavor is a nice mixture of malts and fruits.
diabel (1609) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - NOV 27, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy orange/amber body. Off-white rocky head. Nice aroma of hops, yeast, spices (as in a mediterraneal spice mixture) - bit sweet, but complex and well balanced. Moderately bitter, moderately sweet flavour: warming with a gentle sweetness. Well balanced and fully bodied.
tderoeck (5148) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 21, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
19/11/2011 33cl bottle @ Gentse Biervereniging: Brouwerij De Ryck op bezoek - BB: 8/2013 (2011-652)
Clear blond beer, creamy off-white head, falls down to a small layer which is pretty stable and little adhesive. Aroma: bit metallic, citrus fruit, candi sugar, yeast, bit mouldy. MF: lots of carbon, medium body. Taste: litte bitter, spicy, bit of candi sugar, bit grassy. Aftertaste: bitter, spices, vegetables, parsley, bit of pepper.
suedehead288 (409) - BELGIUM - NOV 20, 2011
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
19.11.2011 - beer tasting ’gentse biervereniging’ - yeasty, smooth bitterness in the end
Bart (2939) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 11, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Very clear blond coloured beer, some light carbonation and a large white head. Light grassy hinted hoppy aroma with some distant citrus touches. Full light creamy hinted palate. Finish is bitter hoppy with some spicy yeasty touches. Not bad.
thirdeye11 (5635) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 6, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(33cl bottle best by Mar 2012 thanks to bu11zeye) clear gold with frothy eggshell colored head. Effervescent bubbles. Nose of gold raisins, cream, spicy, dry grain, cream and grassy. Fairly refreshing too.
DutchDrebus (4312) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2011
2.9 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hazy, light orange colour with a medium size head. Smells banana, yeast and herbs. Tastes banana, fresh and bitter. Lots of carbo, medium to full body.
Benzai (8999) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 2, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ DutchDrebus, thanks for sharing. Hazy light orange color, small white head. Smell yeast, orange and some other fruits. Taste lightly sweet and lightly bitter. Firm carbo, medium body.
txspartan (969) - Wilrijk, BELGIUM - AUG 29, 2011
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Metallic scent upon pouring. None of that in its flavour. Somewhat of an alcoholic sweetness.