jcnielsen (1644) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 8, 2012
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle. Straw, grain, and some hoppy aromas. Light straw and earthy flavor. Seems really under carbonated. Not too enjoyable.
Camons (4837) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ DØE meeting. Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma malt, yeast, light musty and old, hints of chocolate. Taste is malt, yeast, fruit, grass, mild spice. Thin body, low carbonation. Seems a little old. 160512
saxo (13343) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are malt, butter, fruits, yeast and hops.
BlackHaddock (3164) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2012
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
September 2008: from BA. Green 75cl cork and caged bottle, drank two months after its BBD.
Poured into four tulip shaped glasses, the first three showed a clear golden Blonde beer with very little head. The last pour produced a cloudier body with a stronger smell and taste (as you would expect). I prefered the last pour!
Wheat and dog biscuits came to mind in the aroma, then a more general farmyard grain smell took over.
French beers are getting better (the ones I try anyway), this one doesn’t set the world alight, but it does have something about it.
I liked the sweet aftertaste and its sour start, it just failed in the body fullness for me, but overall, OK.
Grzesiek79 (2910) - Radom, POLAND - MAR 23, 2012
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
floral, toast, banana, woody, rotten eggs, golden, cloudy, white foam, rocky head, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, heavily sour, umami, medium body, sticky, average carbonation, bitter, long finish,
reebtogi (3797) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 19, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
750ml corked bottle pours a pale golden color with a huge white head that leaves some really nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is light fruits and malts with some spicy hop notes. Taste is sweet malts and fruit with a spicy hop finish and traces of yeast. Medium body and lively carbonation provide a nice tingle on the tastebuds. A very nice blonde ale which was very much appreciated.
Quack-Duck (7491) - Down South, GERMANY - MAR 4, 2012
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
0.25l bottle from saveur-biere.com. Hazy golden colour, mid-sized white head. Dusty hops in the nose. Sweet, dusty hops with hints of wet cardboard. Not brilliant.
tderoeck (4000) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 21, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
19/II/2012 25cl bottle @ Le Lion Bossu (Lille) - BB: 7/V/13 (2012-146)
Clear blond beer, small creamy head with big bubbles, pretty stable, little adhesive. Aroma: sweet malts, little sugary, and is that corn? Some citrus too. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: milk chocolate first, some sweet malts, bit of sugary, lots of ripe fruits (plums). Aftertaste: chocolate, bitter, citrus, sour ending. The chocolate flavours in a blond beer are pretty surprising.
POLK (1944) - Hørning, DENMARK - JAN 26, 2012
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bière de Garde tasting @ DØE Århus south. A heavy, full-bodied beer, almost creamy, with a heavy smell of old beer, and a dominant alcohol taste.
imdownthepub (9449) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled, 330ml from Carrfour, Coquelles, France. Gold with white head. Good depth for a blonde beer, there is a spicy maltiness initially, with hints of yeast and grain. From there develops a lemony, fruity, light hop note, fresh. Easily drinkable and quite pleasant.