40oz (181) - Newport Beach, California, USA - DEC 18, 2002
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cloudy orange with a huge thick white head. Yeasty Belgian golden ale type aroma. Acidic taste well balanced with some malt sweetness, and an almost saison like taste. Unfortunately, this beer is way overcarbonated. Every sip vaporizes on your tounge in an annoying sizzling flash of bubbles. Maybe they put the extra bubbles in it because the rough interior surface of a gourd will cause a lot of carbonation to come out of solution. While this is a decent Belgian style ale, I was expecting something much more exotic with all of the "authentic African style" hype.
tricksta_p (1944) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2015
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Aroma of malt, caramel, yeast, nuts, fruity notes, some candy sugar. Flavour is medium sweet with a light bittersweet finish. Not terrible but too sweet and sugary.
thirstyrabbit (1433) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 28, 2015
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Nice design. If only more Belgian beers had such jovial and summery labels. Amber body, tall to medium head. Aroma has some spices and palm oil. Taste has spicy malts with more palm oil. Weird. It’s somewhat Belgian but also not. The palm oil part is kind of rancid.
Piw (400) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - JAN 9, 2015
2.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
330ml Flasche. Bernsteinfarben und trüb. Leichte, weiße Schaumkrone. Ganz interessanter, mit nichts zu vergleichender Geschmack, aber durchaus trinkbar.
Kauge (691) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 28, 2014
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle from Wine of Galilee in Tallinn. Pours copper, very hazy with big bits floating around; very lively head jumped right out of the bottle, not big in the glass, colour pale beige. Nose is... man... that’s strange... indeed nutty, but also a great deal of beeswax... caramelly... Taste is less freaky, delicately sweet yet gooey fruits like fig, malty and kind of metallic (especially in the finish). Palate sticky and sweet. Finish grainy and unpleasantly semi-dry. Carbonation less than expected from the initial explosion. Body medium. Among the strangest brews I’ve had - definitely intriguing and memorable, but good? - rather not. Difficult to rate!
allmyvinyl (6301) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 9, 2014
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
330ml bottle cheers jeevan! Pours clear amber, thin off-white head. Aromas are nutty, caramel. Taste is oddly bitter, nutty, them sweet at the end. Weird.
Marduk (3964) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 15, 2014
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
330ml bottle. Clear, but full of floaty bits despite of 3 weeks settling in the fridge. Medium size, thick beige head, stays. Sweet, tropical fruits, melon, coriander, bit metallic notes in aroma. Slightly fermented fish, melon, metallic, juicy notes in taste. Medium carbonation. Sweet and metallic body. Weird stuff.
mgajdaczewa (904) - Katowice, POLAND - SEP 22, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Aromat bogaty ale nieco sztuczny, są orzechy, jest nutka kokosowa, trochę jak malaga, dochodzi nuta maślana. W smaku słodkawe z wyraźnym kokosowo - orzechowym posmakiem. Raczej sztuczne i słabo pijalne, ale okropne nie jest.
BeerSkull (1366) - SWEDEN - SEP 14, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle). Aroma and taste of sweet fruits, malt, citrus and yeast. Strange but nice.
Alengrin (3221) - BELGIUM - SEP 8, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Palm nut beer allegedly to an African recipe. Sweet, caramelly and sugary, with nutty, bit weird but not uninteresting aroma and a hint of toasted malts. Significantly better than the coconut and banana versions but still an overtly sweet, weird concoction.
Stuu666 (6470) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 8, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle at home. Pours dark amber, nose is sugary caramel, taste is sugary sweet, fizzy, a little nutty.