holdan (260) - USA - JAN 1, 2014
3.1 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 12/20
New years "champagne" 2014. Golden with nice champagne head. Aroma fruit, floral, hay. Taste sweet fruit, floral, hay. Has the same hay aroma/taste as Westvleteren 6 and 8. Same yeast? Medium/full body, champagne sparkling. Alcohol well hidden.
MaartenRF10 (1615) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
It looks exactly as it should, champagne like, clear golden with lots of bubbles. Sparkling. Dry beer with some vegetables, dust. Feasty and special.
jefcon (1426) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - NOV 30, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
What a fine beer, so dry and rich. Loads of yeast, esters, floral notes and a long finish. Grains are simple but hefty enough to balance the punch of the beer and the strategic use of hops, which are golden and mellow.
madsneergaard (75) - Aalborg, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Honey, cereal, grainy, extremely malt forward. I had expected a bit more sourish flavor to this. Not bad at all, but not as I expected.
markextrae (1322) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 12, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
had a tasting glass of this version. pours a blond colour with a 2-finger white head. malt, lemon, big smell of yeast, same comes back in the taste. and a bit to sweet for it’s style. interesting beer. but for me de deus brut des flanders is the winner.
Westchesterco (1113) - mclean, Virginia, USA - SEP 7, 2013
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
From a bottle it is cloudy golden color with a slight white head. The aroma is fruity like grape juice and the taste is fruity and has a sweet aftertaste
Iphonephan (3652) - McLean, Virginia, USA - SEP 7, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
From a 75 cl bottle shared at home. Pours a cloudy gold with a massive off white head. Aroma of belgian yeast. Flavors of caramel, candi sugar and a hint of butterscotch. Very effervescent mouthfeel. Smooth slightly sour finish.
ApisAles (1576) - Greenbelt, Maryland, USA - SEP 3, 2013
1.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Skunked all to hell. Skunky aroma, skunky flavor. I could maybe see some greatness hiding in the background, but it was overwhelmed by the bad Heineken assy smell coming off of everything. Drain pour. Unfortunate.
DiarmaidBHK (3581) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 20, 2013
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Liquor Express. Pours golden with a couple of inches of white foam. Leaves some lacing in the glass. Big perfumed notes on the nose. Fairly dry on the tongue. There’s a bit of alcohol bite on the finish but otherwise it’s pretty neat on the finish. Nice!
visionthing (2986) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 25, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From bottle at a tasting at Bar & Cigar. Clear pale golden with a white head. Fresh and fruity aroma with (ripe) prear and apples, yeast and malt. Slightly vinous, nice sparkeling wine feeling. Medium body with nice carbonation. Moderate sweet with a quite dry finish. Fruity, flavourful and refreshing. Nice!