kjc51478 (372) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - MAY 14, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
200ml Sample at Bierkultur Festival in Köln-Ehrenfeld. Appearance is cloudy, orangish-tan color with lots of thick, off-white head. Aroma is fruity, grapefruit, some lemon and very grainy. Taste is similar with strong fruit presence: grapefruit, orange, and lemon balanced with grains, wheat, and some resin. Palate is medium-bodied, smooth texture, soft carbonation, and a long, dry finish.
jfb (3161) - GERMANY - APR 28, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(draught) pours a murky golden colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of oranges, straciatella and milk chocolate, slightly resinous, with a hint of grass and cactus juice. flavour is mostly gooseberries and a medium resinousness, the fruitiness is diminished, with light hints of caramel and a light bitter finish. medium-bodied with average carbonation.
Koelschtrinker (9493) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - APR 27, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Hopfiger Beginn, weich und ausgewogen, etwas trocken. Rund, nett zu trinken. Geringe Fruchtigkeit, säuerlich-getreidiger Abgang. 9/10/10/8//10