Bullit (4159) - Burgos, SPAIN - NOV 5, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at De Drie Dorstige Herten. Dark orange colour, off-white head. Nose is grainy, cow food, slightly hoppy. Flavour is grainy, light malted and slightly fruity.
jackl (5614) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 2, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle to pre-game for Borefts. The pour’s deep amber with a small head. The nose is strong herbs, marmalade orange, peachy sweet malt, light eau de cardboard. The taste is tinny peaches, some bubblegum. Lightly metallic finish. Actually nice flavors, but the cardboard notes bring this down a bit.
Leighton (13855) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle courtesy of Jack in Utrecht, pre-Borefts Day 1 Tasting. Pours hazy gold with a fine, white cream. Dusty hop nose, some citrus fruits, berries. Medium to big sweet flavor, some caramel, orange, toasty sugars. Medium to full bodied with creamy, lively carbonation. Sugary finish, some bubblegum, ripe citrus, peach. Meh.
tderoeck (6161) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 7, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: MAR 11, 2012 6/III/2012 33cl bottle from Mitra (Eindhoven) @ home - BB: not on label (2012-219)
Little cloudy deep orange beer, big creamy white head, pretty stable, little adhesive, lots of sediment floating around. Aroma: very fruity, sweet peaches, flowery, some honey, citrus fruits, pineapple, candi sugar. MF: good carbon, medium body. Taste: fruity, some citrus, pineapple, candi sugar, some passion fruit, refreshing bitter touch. Aftertaste: citric hops, still fruity, slightly bitter, but not IPA bitter.
thanatosti (1132) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
33 cl. bottle @ Bart. Golden yellow with a ehite head. The smell and taste is standard IPA with some more yeast than normal. A slight metallic aftertaste spoils the fun a little bit but all in all a decent beer.
MiP (14441) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2012
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, 6%. Sourish aroma, not too bad, though. Almost clear amber colour. Small stable white head. The flavour is a lot cleaner than the aroma, slightly hoppy. Good mouthfeel.
yespr (34880) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a huge white head. Aroma is crisp hoppy, citrusy and mild fruity. Smooth fruity, light bitter and crisp hoppy flavoured. Smooth lingering fruity finish.
bierkoning (11044) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - DEC 7, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Orange color. Lemon, peach and melon in the aroma. tart oily hopflavor with citrus and pineapple. Pleasant surprisingly good ale.
Vaiz (3797) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 26, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home. Hazy golden pour with floaties, thick foamy white head. Aroma of spicy hops, Belgian yeast and floral hops with some pine. Flavor is quite spicy, peppery, grassy and pine hops and quite bitter. Nice balance and intense flavor. Good beer.
ads135 (3357) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - OCT 22, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A slightly bitter beer. The hops are dull tasting but potent in the aroma and smell of hay and a bit of citrus. Medium body and hazy.