Anker (723) - Hillerød, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2009
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at CBF.
Pours yellow with a white head.
Aroma is fruity mainly passion fruit, peach and pine with weak notes of resin and sesame.
It has a nice dry flavour of fresh fruit and sesame with weak notes of honey, wood and passion fruit.
The alcohol isn’t present at all, unbelievable!
Its slightly sweeter than the American and French Oak versions. In the Reference the alcohol unfortunately comes through.
Ungstrup (29847) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. A golden beer with a huge orangey head. The aroma is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, spices, hops, and citrus. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of spices and alcohol, leading to a finish where notes of acacia appears together with the spices, making it dry and bitter.
FrankJohansen (3604) - Sabro, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Clear golden colour with a small white head. Aroma and tast of fruis, citrus and malts. Nice bitter finish.
yespr (32032) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2009
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
CBF09. 37.5 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow to orange with a bubbly white head. Aroma is the same as the two others: spiced and herbal fruity. Sweet and fruity and hoppy base flavour. Light wooden acacia astringent note. Dry and bitter finish. The acacia wood gives somewhat of an edge to the beer - interesting.
Plovmand (6597) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2009
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Yellow body with a medium white head. Typical Nelson Sauvin aroma and flavour. Peach, passion fruit, grapefruit and citrus. Slight burned rubber. Caramel and some sweet malt and flowers. Creamy texture.
saxo (14158) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2009
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sample at CPH beerfestival. Nice head with good duration. Color is hazy golden. Aroma and taste are fruits, hops, flowers and passion.
Theis (13780) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Københavns Øldage 2009, Valby. Cloudy golden - white head. Flowery, fruity, high wood, light hops, sweetness, crispy, light apricot, spicy, peppery. Nice.
MiP (13798) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at KØ09. Hazy yellow colour. Teaish hop flavour, wet hops. Mild astringent note. Good pepper note.
thewolf (11254) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ Ølfestival, Valby, 2009.
Pours hazy golden with a giant, frothy, white head. Super lacing. Aroma has soft wood, plant sap, apricot and sweet maltiness. Light carbonation, good creamy palate. Flavour is sweet, creamy, good hops, plant sap. Lightly warming. The Acasia seems to enhance the maltiness of the beer, actually making it the best balanced of the four. Still, the French Oak simply tasted better. And the Acasia is by far the best-looking of the bunch!
Dedollewaitor (14104) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2009
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at KBH Festival, 2009. Cloudy yellow with a white foam. Oak, sweet, dry, hops, barrel, vinous, red wine. Very nice and one of the best in the series.