Nena (963) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 11, 2009
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JAN 24, 2010 Reddish amber with a small white head. Has a mild yeast aroma with sweet malts. Flavor is a nice combination of sweet malt and hops with lighter notes of the sour, fruity, belgian yeast joining in. Overall the flavor of this beer is very subtle, yet balanced and not at all bland.
riversideAK (5557) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JUL 18, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nose is rather sweet and super fruity. Very nice. Dark fruits, a touch of spice from the yeast, a little pepper. Enjoyable nose, almost teriyaki-y in a sense. Pours dark reddish brown, thinnish head, brown hues underneath. Flavors of sweet dark fruit, almost cherry like, some toast, a touch of salty notes, lightly spicy. Dry, sweet toasty finish. Really solid, enjoyable beer.
BillKismet (3165) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 30, 2008
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Orange-amber hue with silky head. Pleasant, distinctive belgian aroma, lightly prickly spices and crystal malting. Crisp belgian yeast combines with caramel malts. Light pepper spiciness. Nice complexity. A little warmth towards the end. Truly a fantastic, delightfully, understanded example of the style.
Hanuta06 (240) - Washington, USA - JUN 30, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Serving: from tap at Elliott Bay Brewhouse and Pub
Aroma: light apple aroma.
Appearance: almost no initial head with no lacing. Clear, dark-orange body.
Taste: lightly sweet initial flavor and moderately sour, apple finish with long duration.
Palate: medium bodied with dry texture and lively carbonation.
Overall: very good. Easy to drink with a unique taste.
glkaiser (1214) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 19, 2007
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
*Already sent a correction....this should be the Red von Boorian.
Dark red with medium head. Light belgian yeast aroma mixed with hops and sweet malt, nothing is too domintating though. Spicy hops in the taste, but balanced well. Belgian yeast flavor is subtle the whole way through. Pretty good. Easily the best I sampled at Elliott Bay.
BrewDad (4499) - Olympia, USA - MAY 1, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Olympic Club BrewFest – Centralia, WA
Reddish amber in color, clear with a thin head. Fruity aroma with light hops. Loved the flavor of this beer it was easy drinking fruity type beer. The hops are light.
OldMrCrow (1621) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 1, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Whisky barrel aged version
Tap at the brewery.
Red wine and balsamic vinegar, mildly sweet, cherries, layered over with whisky and vanilla. Tasty, genuine Flemish style red, but not something I’d want more than one of.
after4ever (5731) - Brier, Washington, USA - FEB 27, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
growler. thanks, nena! pours a crystal clear reddish dark brown. loose gray rim. mild caramel and brown sugar nose. creamy medium body with light fizzy carb. caramel, brown sugar, and earthy hop on the mid palate. buttery finish. oops.
BuckeyeBoy (2327) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 5, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at West Seattle brewpub. Pours out a nice mahogany topped with a small head. Aroma of sweet berries and spice. Tast was of sweet honey, light spice and rich malt. With a tail of yeast.
kp (10887) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - NOV 7, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Name: Red Von Boorian
Date: September 18, 2009
Source: Brewpub, Elliott
Appearance: clear dark copper, wispy beige head, scattered lace
Aroma: sweet malt aroma, touch of honey sweetness
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, caramel sweetness, lots of wheat character, touch of wheat tartness, fruity esters, well balancing bitterness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Score: ** /4