BoBoChamp (5394) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 21, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
75cl, new American brew Anno 2011, from Geers Oostakker, complex bitter brew, floral/bitter and slightly woody/fruity, balanced, cloudy, rocky head, good brew, yet expensive!
sjohnny (365) - - OCT 20, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap at Funk n Sour Festival. Pale yellow. Pleasant hoppiness. Sweet aroma. Smooth and well balanced.
daniele (5336) - ITALY - OCT 16, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
oro buona schiuma persistente erbaceo speziato discreto corpo buona beva amaro discreto erbaceo un leggero citrico
Brigadier (2915) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - OCT 14, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
750 ml bottle
When I found that these were being distributed to Indiana I grabbed one as soon as possible. Jester King has been on my radar from a while since bullzeye sent me a couple over the years. Hitting a good balance between price and quality I will have to pick up the others before they disappear from the shelves with the shift to winter.
Aroma / Appearance - The semi-transparent carbonated base has a fringe of white head. The polished golden hue shimmers with life. Straw, pencil shavings, lemon essence, and noble hops form a woody profile that hangs in the air.
Flavor / Palate - Dry straw, earth, and bitter hops hit around the same time before this begins to ebb. Melon transitions to a refreshingly gentle finish. Almost like a lower ABV oaky white wine it clings to the back of the throat. Just thinking about it makes my mouth water.
ekstedt (5399) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle (75 cl) from bierkompass.de. Shady amber, medium white head. Fruity and peppery aroma, some earthy notes, grassy hops. Light to medium bodied, medium carbonation. Dry with medium bitterness.
Plovmand (6350) - Helsinge, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours cloudy golden with a bubbly white head. The aroma is grassy hops, yeast and pine. The flavour is very bretty and bitter hoppy. Grassy and bretty finish.
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Hermod (3136) - Vantaa, FINLAND - OCT 6, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
75 cl bottle. Hazy orange, thick lasting white head. Looks great. Aroma has sourness in the background, perfumy, earthy notes, herbal notes. Flavor has citrus, sourness, wheat, yeast, hops. Dry citrusy finish. Quite hoppy, very dry. Refreshing. Another great beer from this great brewery.
faroeviking (10291) - FAROE ISLANDS - OCT 5, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Botella. Hazy golden colour with a white head. Yeasty, some spice, citru fruity aroma. Good mouthfeel. Fruity citrus spiced and yeasty like flavour. Pleasant.
NikkTwist (1583) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 4, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at Eulogy. Orange amber pour with a foamy white head. Grassy. Slight funk in the nose. Wildflower honey. Tangerine zest. Lemon thyme. Dried flowers. Some juiciness but also very dry. Nice fragrant brew. Bit more of a full Saison, than a Farmhouse. Lots of flavor.
tastybeer (1706) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - OCT 2, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours hazy orange with a big white head, excellent retention/lace. Aroma of sour/ yeast, grass, sourdough bread, medicinal notes. Taste is moderately bitter, grassy/spicy hops, medicinal notes, big black pepper, sourdough bread. Palate is lively, slick, bitter finish.