Gr0ve (2134) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 3, 2004
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Got this bootle for free at a supermarket in Luxembourg because the bottle was beyond its best before date (one year past actually). That did not mean that the beer was not good; more the opposite. The head was enourmous. It had an interesting aroma something resembling a fragrance of milk/yoghurt. The color was that of a pilsner, but the beer had a slight haze - possibly caused by the age of the beer. The taste was pleasant loaded with typical Belgian malts.
caesar (5119) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 13, 2003
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark yellow color, medium longlasting rocky creamy head. Sweet aroma, bit hoppy and herbal, honey also. Sweet honey taste, orange. Sticky palate.
Eirikur (370) - hafnarfjordur, ICELAND - OCT 6, 2003
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
330 ml bottle.
Good aroma, good taste, but there is something missing at the end, it vanishes a little fast. But for a blonde this is good.
haukur (1305) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - OCT 5, 2003
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
a nice blonde. A earthy hoppy aroma, the taste was nice, a little bitter and spicey, it was more bitter then Malmedy Blonde which I tasted along side this, but by somereason people think its the same beer despite the 0.7 ABV difference. This one didnt have as large head as the Malmedy one, and the little head I saw on this dissapeared quickly.. nice blonde none of the less
Ungstrup (29286) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 17, 2003
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
A slightly hazy orange beer with a large but fast disappering head - a very lively beer. The aroma is dominated by yeast with spicy notes. Too faint an aroma for my liking. The flavor though is nice. It is yeasty, malty, and dry with no bitterness but the alcohol prickling the tongue. The flavor also contains notes of oranges, coriander, and a spice I can't distinguise The palate is a little weak. All in all a fine blonde, but nothing special.
skortila (4505) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - JUL 28, 2003
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
sweet hoppy aroma, some fruits. Decent looks; lasting head. Golden/yellow coloured. Taste is sweet and fruity, hops and malts are present. Pleasant palate.
motelpogo (6695) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 26, 2003
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
was addled with cantillon-related stomach problems but doubt i would have liked this anyway. flat, rotten apple, something went wrong somewhere
Rastacouere (6129) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 18, 2003
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: OCT 25, 2003 Shy Head on a golden beer. Spicy and fruity aroma. Sweet oranges and apples marry lemon and malt. Interesting, but ordinary for an abbaye, answers expectations.
LINKBREW (101) - Santee, California, USA - JUL 12, 2003
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at The belgique in Amsterdam. Big head, spicy and tangy aromas, some citrus. Malty sweet, some tang. Good drink.
bierkoning (10201) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUN 3, 2003
2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 7/20
Frothy head. Yoghurtaroma and flavor. Some late hopbitterness. Orange. Upcoming chessy sourness. A totally unexpected tatste, and I didn't like it. Something must have gone wrong with this bottle.