BMan1113VR (7914) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 6, 2009
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye (marked 11/24/09). Pours with a large white head over a hazy golden body. Aroma of dryness, wheat, corn and light spice. Taste is dry with pear and sugar. Dry mouthfeel and medium bubbles.
Cavie (4096) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 8, 2009
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle courtesy of bu11zeye. Clouded banana yellow color. Smells of dusty malts. Some older notes as well. Tastes of sweet grain with flavorful butter. Nice finish that ends in a solid feeling.
alexsdad06 (8160) - Ohio, USA - FEB 6, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750 ml bottle shared by? Pours a cloudy yellow gold color with a medium sized white head. The aroma and flavor have floral, sweet, biscuity, yeast, some off notes. OK.
jtclockwork (12845) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 10, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at RBWG. Pours cloudy yellow gold with white head. Nose and taste of lemon, bready malt and light sourness. Yeasty. Medium body.
deyholla (9635) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 11, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at RBWG, thanks! Pours a hazy earthy gold with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has an earthy grain/hay note with a bit of bread backing. Flavor has earthy grain and citrus with a bit of bitter citrus in the finish.
Zymurgeist2 (1624) - Redwood City, California, USA - FEB 5, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle purchased at K&L in redwood city. Musty, farm aroma. Faint flower field. A little wet paper. Clear sherry-orange with white head that only retains a collar. Funky musk and Brett like characteristics. Oxidized finish. Moderate high bittering for style. Has the cellar characteristics, but is really lacking maltiness.
argo0 (12774) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 13, 2005
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(750ml bottle, best by 7/24/06) Medium off-white head atop an opaque amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, some herbal, light orange. Taste is medium sweet, caramel, nutty, pepper, some herbal, light chocolate, honey. Fairly dry herbal hoppy finish. Light-medium body, smooth with some effervescence.
skoisirius (1887) - Earth, Washington, USA - OCT 21, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
750 ml bottle into a 2 oz snifter style glass. Pours a soft copper toned color with a foamed white head. The aroma has some fruitiness while mainly consisting of a yeasty and spiced nose. The flavor brings a heavy spice hint at first that moves into somewhat of a yeasty and peppery citrusy malt taste. I feel like there is some grass notes intertwined in there as well. The finish continues on the spice hoppy note, which lingers for a relative moment. Very herbal, quite light bodied. Good to see some more Biere de Garde’s making there way towards the States. Overall, quietly enjoyable.
yobdoog (1888) - Kingston, New York, USA - OCT 7, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cloudy orange color small head. Aroma is mild and sweet with a hint of funk. Flavor has a touch of barnyard but is relatively light.
JoeMcPhee (9169) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 30, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pale golden cloudy pour. Thick sticky white head. The nose is malty and lightly musty. A little bit of light caramelly sweetness over an odd musty, basementy character. A fairly distinct pale malt character on the back with a light minerality on the back. It’s dry and spicy, but also oddly bland. I really want to like this, but I don’t.