ciaranc (973) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 18, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at one of Mick Wallace?s joints. Cloudy blonde, lovely whipped cream like head. Big zesty nose, loads of rind, flavour follows, lovely light fizzy texture. Musty notes in the finish.Gorgeous.
Baramba (205) - ITALY - DEC 7, 2014
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cl bottle. Hazy golden with small white head. Aroma of exotic fruits, citrus, passion fruit, kiwi. Flavour is sweet, hoppy. Quite astringent. Dry finish.
BrewBoxer (2123) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 6, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle pour at Jimmy's 43 battle of the Belgian event. Flavorful with a floral hoppy taste . Decent
Borresteijn (4917) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 2, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Hoppy Days. Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma of citrus, lemon, zest, light malty, some toast. Flavour is light sweet, malty, citrus, lemon zest, lemon, light soapy, bitter finish. Light-bodied. Nice, but was a bit snowed under by all the other great beers on offer that evening. Will have to revisit.
JulienHuxley (3459) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - NOV 29, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Hoppy Days. Clear gold pour with thick white head. Aroma is nice and zesty, tons of fresh grassy notes, light lemon grass, light biscuity notes. Taste is nice light bready malt, very lemony. Palate is light, dry, med carbonation. Really tasty.
MarcoGori (10) - ITALY - NOV 13, 2014
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Birra di ispirazione belga con tanto citra in aroma e un amaro importante, una delle mie birre preferite
Bov (9755) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 12, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
from Fork&Bottle - pours a cloudy blond beer under a long lasting white foam; fair hoppy aroma of pineapples and litchies, lemongrass; medium-bodied, fresh, assertive and tasty; fairly bitter with some tart acidity; very dry and long fruity hoppiness (star fruits and pineapple) - a great and impressively accurate beer
kermis (5729) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Hoppy Days. Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma of floral hops, citrus, saison yeast, pepper. Flavour is light sweet and light moderate bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.
EdKing (1981) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at the Italian Bar, GBBF 2014. Light golden rusty orange, medium white head. Nose is lots of lemon peel, zesty lemon, some bitter grapefruit, lots of hop, and a bit of yeast ester or saison yeast aroma. Cereal grain malt character. Taste is sharp bitter lemon rind, sweetness, hop bitter, some pine, some of that saison yeast character, and then on the finish it’s got some nettle and pine. Decent body to it, full flavoured.
jonno (2345) - JAPAN - JUL 20, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A citrus accented IPA. A bit greener and leafier than modern American versions with a certain endearing quality, without ever sinking it’s hooks in.