Nocturne (863) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Served from a jug at Borefts 2012. Hazy gold with a nice white head. Promisingly hoppy aroma spoilt by a strange and off-putting smell of sewage. Not sure I’d call it watery but it felt bloated and empty at the core with regards to mouthfeel, if that makes sense. Finishes well though with good fruity character. Bizarre but oddly charming through it all.
Vaiz (3523) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 4, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tasted at the 4th BBF @ De Molen. Hazy light yellow pour, aroma of brett, German hops and citrus. Flavor is spicy, creamy, slightly bitter and some funky earth.
Benzai (8747) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 4, 2012
1.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Draught @ Borefts 12. Hazy pale yellow color, small white head. Omg I so dislike this. Aroma and taste are like dishwasher-water or an unclean toilet. Yuk! Watery texture, unfresh, just really bad.
jackl (4797) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 3, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft @ Borefts 2012. The pour’s light gold with a eggy white head. The nose is honey, soft white bread, bakery. The taste is much the same. Softly sweet and approachable. Just a hint of herbal hop on the finish. Crisp, smooth. Overall, this was a welcomed change of pace during a festival dominated by high gravity monsters!
mike_77 (3309) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2012
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear blond colour. Aroma of barnyard and fresh malt. Very smooth and silky. Lots of malt and yeast flavour with a bite of dry hop in the finish.
MaartenRF10 (1613) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2012
2.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2012 Draft @ BBF’12
Hazy blond, big white head. Aroma is funky, hoppy with a bit of a campsite toilet smell as well : Bit like a toilet aged saison. Edit: Turns out beer was infected...
brokensail (11263) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 1, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pale golden color with a white head. The nose is a bit on the floral and fruity side with some straw notes. A biscuit malt sweetness and a touch of dough. The flavor is also quite heavy on the biscuit and dough malt sweetness. Lots of sweet fruity esters with a light floral hoppiness.
Ober (2811) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught 4th Borefts 2012. A clear golden colored beer, with a thick foamy white head. The aroma of malts, fruits and a little sour. The taste is soft malty, sweet and a little sour notes. The aftertaste of soft fruits with some bitter notes.
bierkoning (10493) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2012 Tap @ Borefts. Golden color, hazy. Malty cellar aroma. Malty flavor, sweetish with ripe fruit. Cellar notes. Butter. Not flawless but tasty and the beer grows on you. Probably slightly infected, so needs a re-rate. And a seperate journey to the Drie Kronen brewery ;-)
sic1314 (3642) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Borefts. Initially not impressed with this, but the more I drank the better it became... Pours clear amber/orange with white head. Aroma of citrus and hops. Medium bodied with flavour of sweet malt and some citrus with underlying dryness. Bitter lasting aftertaste.