Parket (578) - Bruges, BELGIUM - MAR 16, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
75 cl bottle shared, very nice amber colour with white stable head. Fruity smell. Just like the taste: very nice perfumed, a bit hoppy, bitter, dried fruits, overripe bananas, yeasty, spicy. Very nice ale! To try again and again. And again!
wimpie133 (381) - Brugge, BELGIUM - MAR 15, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, 75 cl, shared with parket. Amber-coloured beer with medium white head, good lacing. Nose is light sweet, hoppy and a bit spicy. Taste is a good combination of light sweet, fruity, spicy, malty on the background and hoppy in the finish, with a light bitter aftertaste. Very well balanced beer!
GT2 (9347) - San Diego County, California, USA - MAR 15, 2010
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap at ZBF 2010. Pours a deep hazy orange with good lace and retention. Nose is very nice with cinegar, spices, pine needles, forest floor. Taste is light spices, pepper. Light bodied. Not bad.
Travlr (15912) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 14, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Zythos Beer Festival 2010. Light brown color, massive lacing. Aroma of grass and herbs. Taste has medium spice, pepper, and nice balance. Very drinkable.
ekstedt (5990) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at ZBF 2010. Cloudy copper, medium off-white head. Hoppy and spicy aroma, with some nutty and caramelly notes, and some funkiness. Light to medium bodied with medium carbonation. Dry with medium bitterness.
jfb (4559) - Freising, GERMANY - MAR 9, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
(draught) pours a hazy dark amber colour with a creamy off-white head. wonderful aroma of tropical fruits, citrus, caramel and dry spices. flavour is citric hop spices over a mellow caramelly grainy base. medium body, a little watery, with lively carbonation and a slightly alcoholic finish.
yespr (35101) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 5, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
From tap at Moeder Lambic. Pours cloudy dark orange with a huge white head. Aroma is vitamin c, citrusy and slight yeasty. Smooth malty flavoured. Mild spiced and roasted malt flavoured. Dry malty finish.
omhper (21279) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled at Belgobaren, Stockholm. Cloudy copper colour, small head. Slight fruity lemony nose. Medium bodied, mid-dry with clean mouthfeel, Fruity and spritzy with some caramel, notes of almind and citrus as well as menthol. Interesting flavour composition, but it feels a bit too clean.
oh6gdx (22638) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 16, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled@Belgobaren, Stockholm. Deep brownish amber colour with mediumsized off-white head. Aroma is spices, caramel, alcohol, fruits and yeast with dark fruity hints. Flavour is much the same in a complex way. Also has some rather earthy notes as it’s been around in the glass for a while.
blankboy (6583) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 8, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle [750ml] shared with HogTownHarry, garthicus, GregClow, jerc & mabel -- c/o HogTownHarry. Pours a hazy orange-copper with an average size fizzy white head. Aroma: yes, this smells great! Flowery hops, citrus fruit, yeast, light spices and light malt backing it up -- lots of hops even! Flavour’s also nice, it’s hoppy and fruity along with yeast and spices and again, well backed by malt -- tasty and refreshing! Average bitter finish. Medium bodied. Wow, what a nice surprise this was -- I loved it!