RmmHronek (169) - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA - MAR 22, 2013
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pretty good beer...it comes in a 500 mL bottle with Hermann Hesse on the front! Itís blonde/golden in color with wispy, white head. For such a unique beer it has a rather timid nose, but I do have a cold. It is a bit tart, donít know if thatís from acidulated malt, bacteria, or both. The smoke isnít overpowering but is present throughout. Itís like drinking a mild but fine cheese!
bytemesis (2135) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 14, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap. Pours cloudy yellow amber with a small white head and some lacing. Aroma has just a touch of smoke, wheat and lemon. Flavor is lightly sweet, very light smoke and surprisingly little lactic tartness. Full body, rich mouthfeel, but not sour enough for my personal tastes.
RexTalionis (1980) - FINLAND - MAR 12, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled, BBE end of June/2014. Pours golden in color with a small whitish head. Smoke, burnt wood, sour candy and light hints of garden fruits in aroma. Light sour fruitiness in taste and smokiness in taste. Interesting, havenít had anything quite like this before, sour and smoked fruity brew. Even some subtle notes of ham in aftertaste. Sour with some notes of wheat and slightly fruity finish. This keeps changing in taste a bit every now and while drinking it, which is okay I guess.
tderoeck (3581) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 8, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
5/III/13 - 33cl bottle from Biernavigatie (webshop, NL) @ home - BB: VI/2014 (2013-217)
Clear yellow to light orange beer, nice creamy white head, stable, adhesive, leaving a nice lacing in the glass. Aroma: very malty, sweet ripe fruits, hint of banana, smoky, little grassy. MF: ok caron, medium body. Taste: sweet malty start, quite a lot of citric acidity, some grapefruit, bit smoky, green sour apples, apple skin. Aftertaste: nice crisp sourness, apple skin, bit lemony, subtle smoke flavours, slightly bitter, citrus and grapefruit, general fruitiness. Very original and refreshing beer.
madvike (2373) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 26, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tasted blind. Hazy golden pour with a foamy white head. Nose is lightly smoky with some sweet pale malt underneath. Taste is the same, though it isnít quite as pungent. Very smooth and smoky, with subtle sweetness. Thin and well-carbonated. Good stuff.
Elwood (2900) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - FEB 25, 2013
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Serving: 500 ml. bottle from State Line Liquors. It pours a hazy light orange with a thick, off white head.. The nose has a touch of smoke and a sour tinge. The flavor has a slight graininess up front, quickly replaced with a light tartness and a hint of smoke on the back end. There is a clean, wheat finish. Light florals and lemon zest emerge as it warms. Light, clean, and deliciously different.
DYCSoccer17 (3155) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 24, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500mL bottle purchased at The Davis Beer Shoppe. The aroma is smoky with some bacon hints. Behind the smokiness is a banana yeast esteriness. Pretty nice. Mostly opaque golden-tan body with a medium white head and decent lacing. Starts with some mild tart flavors. Lightly acidic. Becomes more malty and chewy in the middle. Nice balance of light smokiness and banana esters. A lot going on here, but nothing really takes over the flavor. Iíd prefer more tartness in this.
caesar (4503) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - FEB 22, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. Hazy golden color, short white head. Aroma is smoked malt, lactic, bit dusty, barnyard. Strange combi. Sourish taste with a bite from the smoke. Interesting stuff.
Jow (1663) - New York, USA - FEB 20, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle to watch a Wednesday movie. Pours greenish yellow with fluffy head. Nose of smoke and soury bread. Tastes of wheat, sour dough, lemon, wheat, cardboard, earth, leaves, and toffee.
kraddel (1890) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 16, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: AUG 17, 2013 blind.
bottle split with 77ships
smells like a white . pours blonde/orange, small white foam. very little bit smoked, honey, soft carbo. less bad than iíd think ..
redrank @ gents bierfestival ;
pours yellow, no foam . smells sweet, yeasty . much carbo . very bitter .