NobleSquirrel (3437) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 2, 2011
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at DLD, Adam brought it but it was from Deyholla. One of the big winners for me of the day. Pours a very attractive hazy sunset gold with a stick whipped head. Nose is beautiful, lots of funk and some delicate spicing as well. clementine and Buddha’s hand come through with yuzu and kefir as well. Great funky citrusy thing going on that I love. Some earthy components start to come through as well, both from Brett and presumably the gourds. On taste, the funky tart components are super soft and inviting, quenching even. This beer just felt right with the weather. Superb and another winner from JP.
TheAlum (5100) - Lisle, Illinois, USA - MAY 2, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
750 ml shared by Deyholla. Derek is here even when he isn’t! Pours a real heazy golden bright pour, good haze, with a vibrant big bright white head that laces well and sticks around pretty well. Aromas are a lovely sour funk, some brett and a more dominant lacto, with cool yogurt, sour lemons, touches of bread, grain, some wet oak moving into more lemony citrus, fairly sour on the nose. Initial is lighter bodied, a decent acidic kick up front sour lemons, bread dough, lacto, moving into dry brett, hay, horseblanket. Wet oak. Very nice. Decent sour kick, dried out brett, some wet oak, grainy malts. Fairly complex and a good true sour, with some earthy tea, a touch of wood, lively fruit, gentle and airy. Very nice. A lot going on for a light easily quaffed beer.
malrubius (1549) - Willowick, Ohio, USA - APR 18, 2011
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Trying to catch up on old notes. Brought by puzzl somewhere. Hazy pale orange with head. Tart brett peachy funky farm aroma. Tart peach grapefruit punch dry clean brett farm peppery finish. Tight palate. Awesome.
faroeviking (10294) - FAROE ISLANDS - APR 10, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Botella. Brown colour, off.white head. Fruity sweet tart like spice aroma. Good mouthfeel. Sweet fruity flavour with citrus, spice and some yeast.
Theis (12485) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Cloudy golden - white head. Bretty, wheaty, amber malts, fruity, herbal, flowery, citrus, peppery, light yeasty, grape fruity. Nice bretty. Lovely.
madsberg (9530) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Golden coloured. Unclear. Dense off white head. aroma of fruits, yeast, sweetness, spice. flavour of grape, yeast, vague fruits, some vinegar. Medium bodied. Dry grapy sourness in the end.
Ungstrup (28229) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. A hazy golden beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of wood, brettanomyces, and malt. The flavor is sweet brettanomyces, spices, malt, lemon, and a bit of pumpkin, leading to a dry, tart finish.
joergen (19342) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Papsø.
Hazy amber coloured with a small white head.
Sweet and fruity aroma of oak and vanilla.
Sweet and fruity flavour of citrus peel with notes of hops.
Citric and hoppy finish.
Anker (723) - Hillerød, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Papsø tasting.
Pours hazy yellow with a white head.
The aroma is sour with notes of citrus, wheat, wood and spices.
Flavour is a bit sharp and sour with notes of grape, dirt, wood and spices.
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - MAR 18, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Hazy orange with a small off white head. Yeasty nose with brett and spices. Flavor had yeast, fruit, spices and brett. Finished dry.