coolpop (1395) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - SEP 4, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber. Poured hazy pale gold with a large white, dense head. Aroma was lots of spicy, floral noble hops, some earthy yeast, and some wheaty notes. On the tongue, the noble hops accentuated quite nicely the spicy, earthy, mildly bitter farmhouse yeast. A subtle, very drinkable beer. "Elegant" -- as per the description -- is quite apt. I’ve never had this combination -- farmhouse ale with noble hops -- and I like it a lot. Cool label, too.
phaleslu (6204) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 29, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
750 ml bottle from Bryan in Texas- thanks again, Bryan! Pours a hazy gold color with a small white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma of grassy hops, pale malts, farmhouse funk, lemon citrus, and floral notes. Flavor of lemon citrus, funk, pale malts, straw, herbs, and grains. Light-medium bodied, with high carbonation and a crisp mouthfeel. Nice hoppy Belgian ale.
dukeredhair (242) - California, USA - AUG 28, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Appearance: yellow clear with rough carbonation and a thin white head. Aroma is light and earthy. spices hay grass dirt
Taste is light like the aroma with little sweetness
Palate is thin and dry somewhat prickly
overall: a good farmhouse ale not great by any stretch. Lacking a lot of the more pleasant esters and notes of a farmhouse ale, replaced by most of the backend notes.
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 25, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours orange and hazy. Head consists of large bubbles. Nose is moderate spicy phenolics and esters with notes of black pepper and a generous amount of lemon or lime citrus rind and floral hop notes. Flavor is dry with some bready like sweet malt flavors. moderately carbonated. Definitely hop forward and subdued in the belgian ester and spice characteristics. Pretty nice beer.
Damico (2452) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 25, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
The aroma brings beautiful sweet wheat and grassy notes. The Belgian ale pours unclear golden with a light orange amberish hue and big creamy white head. The flavor brings the bitterness of the noble hops to the forefront with the Belgian yeast there but not dominating as usual.
jsh12bama (681) - Alabama, USA - AUG 25, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours golden with frothy white head. Aroma of Belgian yeast and funk. Taste of lemons, limes, and spices. Dry finish. Decent.
jstraw (1906) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 24, 2012
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Hazy, yellow-gold with big, flotsam, white head / Bright, floral, delicate nose of lemon, grain, and spice / Light to medium body, acidic and lightly sour, lively carbonation, dry with just a hint of sweetness, excellent balance and bitter finish / Flavors of lemon, geranium, straw, pineapple, and coriander / Lovely, stylish, dry summer ale. Possibly a little light on the fruit, but I quibble.
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - AUG 23, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Slight straw and floral hops. Flavor has a light grain character backed by mild floral character. Dry and light. Drinkable.
Dedollewaitor (13677) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ Danish Summer Gathering Ulfborg, 2012. Pours murky golden with a small white head. Yeast, pepper and fruit. A bit of grain and mild brett. Smooth and nice.
Meilby (7189) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 18, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 750ml @ TFODRBSG12
Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, yeast, sugar and grassy and floral hops. Taste is light to medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long fruity finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.