PotjeBier (1654) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cl bottle (bought @ Food Film Festival from the Oedipus crew). Red copper color, hazy. Small off-white head. Aroma’s of pine & resin, sour/tropical fruit, with malty notes retronasal. Flavor is rather bitter, a bit acidic, with a light malty touch. Warming alcohol feel. Medium bodied. Long bitter finish. Pretty neat.
Borresteijn (4640) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 17, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Arendsnest. Slightly hazy amber orange colour, white head. Aroma of grass, weed, cabbage, strong hops, light caramel. Flavour is just light malty, light caramel, mostly bitter hops, with light citrus, and mainly cabbage and weed, firm bitter finish with a little sugar. Medium-bodied. Simple and not really to my taste.
kermis (4953) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 13, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Arendsnest 12.5 year event. Pours cloudy brown orange with a bubbly ale like tan head. Aroma of caramel, grassy hops, fruit, light grapefruit. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.