MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2005
3.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
a sim rate: (On tap at Paradise Beer Weekend, Brussels 2005). Great ale. Very slightly metallic flavour but it passes quickly. Long finish. Oranges, apricot. Spicy and complex. Really like it. Great head and heavy lace.
oh6gdx (22854) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 5, 2005
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Hazy orange colour, big creamy longlasting head, lacing. Caramel and wheat in aroma. Alcohol, wheat, caramel, hops in flavour. Sweet caramellish aftertaste. A bit sticky palate.
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 (12295) - 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 (5796) - 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 (14264) - 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 (2022) - 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 (3667) - 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 (678) - 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?