Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 28, 2005
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pour is dark hazy golden with a big, but fast fading tan head...smell is sweet with brown sugar and hoseblanket funk?...some spicyness...taste is weak with some mild pepper and sweetness...a disappointment...
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - AUG 27, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Light copper with an off white head. Spicy, lemon grainy aroma. Similar flavour, with some interesting herbal notes. Still shows the alcohol, but perfectly drinkable.
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 23, 2005
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(RBESG05, 33cl bottle, best by 12/23/06) Off-white, big fluffy head atop a hazy amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, lemon/herbal. Taste is moderately sweet, herbal, some lemon, light astringent. Light-medium body.
Sigmund (4809) - Tau, NORWAY - AUG 20, 2005
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, at Den Tatoverede Enke, Copenhagen. Brown colour, large foamy head. Pretty standard tripel aroma. Nice moderately malty flavour with mild spices. ABV is well hidden, finish is a bit bland.
TBone (11884) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 14, 2005
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottled (BB 12/2001?)
Hazy orange, small head. Sweetish, almost weizenbier nose. Sweet, candy sugar flavor in the liquerish body. Hides alcohol quite well. Some grassy hops in the finish.
JonMoore (1803) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2005
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Hazy golden with huge white head. Sweet, fruity, spicey and a touch medicinal aroma. Flavour is toffee, malty, fruity with a medium sticky mouthfeel, and a spicey, lightly bitter finish. Not bad.
rauchbier (3559) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2005
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, Paters Vaetje in Antwerpen. Hazy gold, good white head and gentle condition. Initial fruity grain aromas with developing apple and banana notes and a slight yeastiness as it warms. Gentle mouthfilling soft sweetness in the mouth with fruity grain dominating, although some spirity alcohol is apparent. Soft yeasty finish with lingering grain.
Otje (677) - Veendam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 3, 2005
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
pours a golden beer with a huge fluffy head. aroma:light citrus notes , malty, yeasty. taste: alcohol is very apparent, sourish, malt, metalic, oily mouthfeel. finish is bitter and long. nice. saison style?
joergen (19639) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Ølbaren.
Clear golden coloured with a solid white head.
Sweet aroma with acidic, fruity and spicy notes.
Sweet flavour of fruit with notes of spices.
FrkAabenhuus (147) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2005
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draugt. Hazy golden colour, white a huge off white head. Very spicy aroma with some sourness. A very fresh, fruity, sour aroma with notes of malt and yeast. Full bodied.