Nekronos (4111) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAY 30, 2009
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
TOo bitter for me but awesome brew. It has th Belgian and Carolus touch. Nice colour in th label.
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 29, 2009
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours golden and slightly hazy with a well maintained foamy beige head. Dominated by herbal hops and fruity esters, notes of banana, bubble gum, pear, and candy. Mouthfeel is full bodied with lush carbonation. Very tasty and elegant.
Finn (6291) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 25, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Flaske 0,33l fra Vinmonopolet. Strågul farge. Kraftig kremaktig skum som varer lenge. Uklart. Fruktig og krydret aroma. Smaken er fyldig og dominert av krydder. Litt skarp. Tørr fruktig bitter ettersmak. Alkoholen er godt skjult.
gary07734 (500) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a golden honey like blonde, big pure white soapy head. Aroma is lots of fruity hops, yeast and a sugary sweetness. Taste is hoppy peppery bitter, some sweetness and a hint of yeast. finishes with a crisp herbal bitterness. Similar in many respects to an IPA with some Belgian sweetness and well hidden alcohol. Enjoyable, but perhaps lacking in other flavours, I prefer Carolus’ other beers.
hopscotch (10663) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 16, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle… Hazy yellow ale with a mid-sized, frothy, white head. Soapy, spicy, herbal nose. Full-bodied and creamy with lackadaisical carbonation. Medium pale grain sweetness and moderate, spicy, European hop bitterness - a rumor of acidity. Sweet, lightly bitter finish.
RichJ7 (1175) - Cullman, Alabama, USA - MAY 13, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cloudy gold pour with a thick white head. Lightly fruity nose, citrusy, with a touch of hops. Flavor is sweet, fruity malt and yeast with an interesting blend of citrusy hops: a note of orange peel. Sharp tasting. Refreshing and good.
Aggy360 (115) - Anchorage/ Vista,CA, Alaska, USA - MAY 10, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at Cafe Amsterdam, in Anchorage. A golden yellow, very hazy. Good white head that leaves a strong lace. The nose is citrusy and sweet. The taste was about the same, a little earthy. Not very bitter for a four hop beer. Hides it’s 8% well. Overall a very easy and enjoyable drink.
SrSilliGose (3328) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - MAY 10, 2009
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
draft. belgian yeast, herbal hops, earthy, slightly grainy. pours a hazy golden. enjoyable.
yemenmocha (659) - Glendale, Arizona, USA - MAY 8, 2009
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a very luminous straw color that is quite hazy, with extraordinarily large white head with large bubbles that leave copious amounts of lace behind.
Nose is very, very fresh with citrus in general, but especially orange/coriander.
On the palate the carbonation carries through wonderfully with balanced hops with sugary sweet malt in the background. In some ways this is like a hoppy witbier, with some of the candied flavors coming through (and appearance).
Scauca (490) - Lovere, ITALY - MAY 5, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Hazy yellow with a with lasting creamy head. The aroma is strong but unrefined, boozy, messy. Too ethilic, warming. I don’t like a blonde beer to be warming in this way. Unbalanced toward bitterness, a quite rough one.