Abio (1616) - Waasland, BELGIUM - MAR 31, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Light yellow coloured beer with a good head. Holds good. Soft in both smell as taste, and not bad at all but just misses that small boost for me. Mixture of sweetness at the start that goes to a good bitterness. Good spiced.
SlackerMads (1651) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Hazy yellow with a thick white good lacing bubbly head. Aroma is skunk (not the animal), hay, dry grass, light fruity bubblegum, citrus, green tea, grain. Taste is medium sweet with little bitterness. Medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation. Finishes light dry and chronic herbal. Really nice taste and aroma, this is a good thing to drink.
JorisPPattyn (7974) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAR 1, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Threatening to gush but resigning to a good, dense, ligtlhy yellowish head over hazed orange-golden beer; lacey. Very fresh-herbal aroma, inviting. Later more warm-grainy notes, peppery-spicy. Herbal remains in the forefront, no doubt noble hops. Peppery, spicy flavour, with an acidity point from the carbonation. Faintly bananaester, but without any, even fruity, sweetness. Background has in fact lots of bitterness, going into the aftertaste. Warming up, apricot flavour. Spritzy, medium bodied - feels digestive, not watery. Objectively speaking a quite good beer; compared to the sorry beverage El Bulli managed to turn out a couple of years ago, stellar.
Bov (9607) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JAN 14, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
from Erzbierschof - slightly hazy golden beer under a huge creamy white foam; aroma of hemp, earth, esters and lemongrass; quite full-bodied and pretty dry; modefrate and subtle carbonation; dry and grassy hoppy aftertaste; more lemongrass and earthy notes - subtle and deeply pleasant
77ships (4135) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JAN 11, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
375 ml. green typical Mikkeller bottle – purchased @ Hopduvel. Brewed originally exclusively for Noma – allegedly the best restaurant in the world - now apparently available for retail. I previously tried Pontus before from the two Noma beers now available & was highly exited about that one, so looking forward. Cool label. Much like the previous beer this pours a perfected version of what most people would call a beer, clear beautiful radiant golden with an incredible creamy white head. Close to perfection frankly. Such a snow white & incredibly creamy head – pure perfection. Smell is sweet, very heavy on yoghurt Belgian. Sugary with light esters, floral & almost booze touch. Lots of yeast & straw. Taste is booze, very heavy yoghurt, Belgian yeast, incredibly creamy wheat, sweet, straw, floral, esters, butter (def. not in an infected way), strongly lactic but not lactic sour, like freaking milk itself (seriously so much it is crazy), light fruits & herbs. Wow, way too much for me frankly, first beer I ever had that seems to beg for food which is appropriate, I suppose. Food does seem to take it a bit, this is quite hard to drink for me. Yeasty, milk & yoghurt body, quite a bit carb. This one is a hard one to get & I need food. Ridiculous. I admire it, it fascinated me but it also appears to be fighting me & I really should have had this with a meal. Although as with all extreme flavours, you get acclimatized to it & start enjoying it. Total yellow milk in every way. Extreme.
tderoeck (4861) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 31, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JAN 28, 2013 31/XII/12 - 37.5cl bottle from De Hopduvel (Gent) @ home - BB: 25/X/17 (2012-1441)
Little cloudy blond beer, huge aery off-white head, unstable, very adhesive, leaving a nice lacing in the glass. Aroma: citrus, orange peel, bit spicy, some exotic fruits. MF: ok carbon, light to medium body. Taste: bit sweet, malts, grains, bitter hops, citrus, quite some coriander, bit sugary. Aftertaste: citrus, hops, exotic fruits, bitter, dry ending.
dornoy (701) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2012
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Has a nice colour and tast, it feels good in the stomach, and is awell balanced. Too bad it is only available at restaurant Noma !
tommann (2769) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
375ml bottle. Pours light gold with a large head. Aroma is sweet, herbal and a hint of dry funk. Taste has lots of basil and straw, sweet to start with a dry finish.
jlanning215 (363) - Peoria, Illinois, USA - MAY 18, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Noma Restaurant. This really show cased yeast and a dry malty balanced brew. Color was straw yellow. creamy head. Pretty sweet over all and a ton of yeast. Slightly slick in the mouthfeel which was ideal for me but not horrible.
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 4, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Light unclear medium yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, moderate hoppy, herbs, grass, fish scales !! Flavour is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, herbs, pale fruit - yeast. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.