Plaas (82) - Alkmaar, - SEP 29, 2012
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
One of the great surprises of Borefts. 3,5% ABV (the booklet of Borefts stated 4,5%), but enough aroma to be identified as a Black IPA if you don’t know this beer. I really enjoyed it.
McWorta (356) - LUXEMBOURG - NOV 16, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Shows a black dark ruby red coloured beer with a small tan/brown light creamy head. On the nose aromas of grapefruit, fruit salad and citrus/orange zest develops. Soft fizzyness to it with a light slick watery texture. Light to medium bodied offering a well balanced but mainly bitterness on the palate. Finish is medium and lightly dry.
Idiosynkrasie (2734) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - NOV 15, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle. Cloudy darkest brown colour with average, creamy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, beige head. Herbal, earthy hoppy aroma, hints of juniper berry, background-ish dark malty aroma with a coffee touch. Taste is herbal, earthy, bitter hoppy, dry dark malty.
Martinus (2520) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 13, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear black colour, off-white head. Aroma of chocolate and roasted malts. Bitter hoppy flavour, malts, caramel. Bitter finish, caramel and coffee.
(from draught @ BBF V, Bodegraven 2013)
Deu (514) - Nantes, FRANCE - OCT 28, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at home. Pours black with a thin tan head disappearing quickly. Very light body (watery), medium carbonation. Fruity aroma with strong roasted and bitter aftertaste. Nice. Y
TheJvd (530) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 4, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at Borefts 2013. Pours dark borwn with a medium off-white head. Aroma some of tropical fruits with a bit of roast and some grassy hops. Taste has roasted malts, some grassy hops and is a bit dry. Medium to heavy bitterness.
ads135 (2330) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - OCT 3, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Roasted, nutty, and bitter. The hops are a bit of a surprise since they don’t reall compliment the black qualities of the beer.
Theydon_Bois (5230) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Borefts, 28/09/13.
Light black with a good sized tan head.
Nose is light roast, pine, grapefruit, cocoa.
Taste comprises punchy grapefruit, tropical notes, pine, cocoa, earthy hops.
Light to medium in body, fine carbonation, dry bitter hopped finish.
Really good stuff for a low ABV CDA.
God love CDA’s some folks just don’t rise above !
undercurrent25 (1171) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Keg at Borefts Bier Festival 2013. Underdeveloped aroma, thin taste, bitter and burnt
Bosbouw (569) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cola uiterlijk met dito kraag. Ruikt beetje hop, bitter en zweterig. Smaakt wat muf en prettige bittere nasmaak.
Abijen (893) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a dark brown beer with a good white head.
Smells sweat, citrus.
low carbo, thin body and a dry texture.