Nocturne (1273) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
650ml bottle. Clear amber pour with chunks of white head. Light twiggy hop aroma. Sweet caramel tones on the tongue. Light blackcurrant fruit lurking at the edges. Decent enough, with just about enough character to make it interesting.
slowrunner77 (7440) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 21, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
"this one fits the style to a tee, thiner and dry on the palate. malty, roasted nuts in the forefront with a dry finish. i generally like their stronger beers, but this one is good!"
Countbeer (5500) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 21, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: Served in a taster: Thanks to the Oirschot crew:
Thin white lacing. Cloudy orange colored beer.
Aromas of honey, some malts, light creamy, light oat, some hay and bread.
Flavours of malts, some oat, toast, bread, nuts, some bitters, caramel and some dried leaves.
Aftertaste is malty, light bitter, light honey, some bread and caramel.
Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, medium bodied and a light creamy texture.
ansjelaah (1746) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - OCT 19, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draught @eindhovensbierfestival. Clear orange color with a small off-white head. Smells and tastes malts and is sweet. Boring.
DutchDrebus (4941) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - OCT 19, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared by Dubbel D. Amber colour with a small off-white head. Smells sweet, malts, hops, barley wine. Tastes malts, sweet, some hops, slightly barley wine. Medium body, nice carbo.
Vaiz (3987) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUN 10, 2014
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle @ 2nd Tuesday tasting at De Molen, hosted by dEnk. Clear amber pour, no head. Aroma of iced tea with loads of sugar, slightly creamy and some toffee. Flavor is quite sweet, spicy and watery. Boring and bland.
dEnk (4199) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUN 10, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle @ tasting. Aroma is malty caramel, toffee and light liquorice. Flavour is quite malty, light bitter liquorice note. Some caramel, toffee and vanilla.
Benzai (11031) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 10, 2014
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Sampled from bottle @ De Molen 2nd Tuesday Tasting. Clear copper color, small off-white head that diminishes instantly. Aroma is malts, a bit sweetish, caramel, maple syrup perhaps? Taste malts, caramel, sweetness, again some maple syrup or something similar. Average body and carbonation. Meh, not really great.
deanso (6950) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 10, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sample bottle @ De Molen 2nd Tuesday tasting.
thin white head. Clear amber pour. A bit simple. Lots of malt
lusikka (7594) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 6, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
650 ml bottle. Pours a dark copper amber colour with a small head. Aroma of toasted malts, toffee and grass. Flavour of toasted malts, pear, some nuttiness and mild grassy bitterness. Some metallic notes. Light bodied and a bit sticky mouthfeel. Decent.