ShivanDragon (2791) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Fles gedeeld @Benzai’s Carnaval Tasting.
schenkt wazig caramel-amber met beige kraag. aroma van caramel, mout, gist en donker fruit. smaken zijn zoet, caramel, bruine suiker, moutig, toffee, matige body, vrij zoete afdronk, zachte co2.
caesar (6172) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2016
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle @ Benzai’s crazy carnaval, small sample. Slight hazy amber color, short frothy head. Aroma of caramel, toffee, spicy. Sweet, spicy, caramel. Bit dry finish.
DutchDrebus (5275) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - FEB 6, 2016
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle @ benzai’s carnaval. Brown colour with a small off-white head. Smells nailpolish remover, caramel, sweet, malts. Tastes malts, kinda alcoholic, biscuit. Medium body, soft fizzy carbo.
Benzai (11840) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - FEB 6, 2016
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle @ Don’t want anything to do with carnaval tasting. Nice dark amber color, average sized beige head. Smell and taste light to moderately malty, lightly sugary, dark fruits, moderately bitter and a bit dry. Decent body and carbonation.
tderoeck (7253) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 18, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22/VII/15 - 33cl bottle from a trade @ Tom & Mieke’s place - BB: 18/II/17 (2015-960) Thanks to JefVerstraete for the trade!
Little cloudy reddish brown beer, creamy off-white head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: very yeasty, lots of banana, some dried fruits, caramel, sugary and sweet. MF: soft carbon, medium to full body. Taste: little bitter, sweet malts, caramel, dried fruits, yeasty, banana. Aftertaste: milk chocolate, dried fruits. Aftertaste: very yeasty, spicy touch, bitter, malty, caramel, dried fruits.
Wim (3392) - Weelde, BELGIUM - MAY 24, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
shared with Yves at my home dark brown colored body with a off white head a fruity malt hops aroma a fruity caramel malt hops dry bitter taste with a alcholic bitter finish
Yves (2710) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - MAY 3, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Shared with wim at wim’s place. Red brown colored beer with small white head and almost no carbonation. Malty spiced aroma with some alcoholic notes. Full sparkling palate. Finish is bitter hopped malty spiced with some alcoholic notes.
seynie (298) - Tienen, BELGIUM - JAN 27, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Slightly reddish brown with a small top. Some coffee, caramel, brown sugar, (chewing gum) berries. Quite a bit of alcohol. Well rounded, agreeable medium finish, mostly sugar and some bitterness. Not sticky.
kraddel (5200) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - MAY 28, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ Barely Legal Tasting Room
Pours dark amber, rather big white head .
Smell is sweet . Sugary, bit yeasty
Taste is surprisingly bitter ( yet not really bitter ) some coffee notes, roasted malts . Sweetness here feels more like maltsweetness . Bit metallic in the aftertaste . Not too bad !
gEUS (1616) - Linden, BELGIUM - MAY 9, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
330 ml bottle - tasted at home. Taken from notes. Pours clear marroon brown with a white head. Aroma of malt, some cloves. Nice carbonation in the body, balancing the sweetness. Taste is honey, nuts. Average beer though.