Senka (475) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 19, 2014
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
33cl bottle. First batch 006. Aged for some months. BBE is 26.11.2014 Strong rye, honey, nutmeg, roasted malts. Pours dark amber, with 1cm white head. Spicy, less sweet when compared to previous version, sharp and crispy. Bites your tongue. Full bodied for its type. Smooth and with lovely, gentle carbonation. Note to self: Served in Maredsous trappist glass - perfect match. This version has more body, more spice and rather sharp. Previous was more bready and smooth.
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 6, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ RBESG Grand Tasting. Pours a pale amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy weak hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy hoppy finish.
rlgk (10520) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
RBESG 2014 in London, grand tasting. Clear amber beer with a small beige head. Malty caramel aroma, dark bread, some hops. Hoppy earthy aroma, rye bread, hay, caramel, some floral notes. Thin bodied.
VastActiv (2834) - Oulu, FINLAND - AUG 30, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap at Gallow’s Bird, Espoo. Colour is copper with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Fruits, citrus, grain, rye, sweetness, cyrup? some sweetness and malts. Light and easy.
teddybeer (2224) - Madrid, SPAIN - AUG 24, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Amber color with a beige head. Aroma has notes of honey and malts. Flavor is caramelish, honey and herbal notes with a mild bitterness. The final is slightly bittery with honey traces.
sayravai (4673) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottled, BBE 30.12.2014) Muddy amber-brown with a smallish, firm head. Aroma is rye-malty with woody citrus notes. Rye-malty, slightly sour and toffeeish flavor with citrusy hops and pine-woody bitterness. Medium body, reasonably refreshing, soft CO2. Quite ok rye ale with citrusy hops making this less heavy and more refreshing than most of its kind. 3335
Theydon_Bois (8695) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared at the RBESG ’14, Grander Tasting @ Moncada, 09/08/14.
Dark amber/chestnut brown with a moderate beige covering.
Nose is bitter citric peel, light perfume, pissy tones, grain.
Taste comprises floral notes, orange rind, more perfume, light hop presence.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Linnas25 (4) - - AUG 23, 2014 does not count
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
brown, white foam, sparkling, light sweetness, very bitter, lightly sour, bitter, average carbonation,
zvsn (604) - ISRAEL - AUG 21, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle sample at a tasting, thanks DSG. Hazy amber with a nice creamy head. Aroma - citrusy, floral, malty and spicy. Sweetish with light sour notes, hoppy and caramel flavors, mild bitterness. Medium-bodied, dry finish on palate. Nice.
DSG (5812) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 20, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared at a tasting at Stas’s place. Thanks mom for this bottle! Hazy reddish amber with a beige head. Aroma of malt, citric and piney hops and a bit of rye. Flavor of sweetish malt, a bit of caramel, some rye, citric and slightly piney hops and nice moderate bitterness. Medium-bodied. Quite nice.