thirdeye11 (4980) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 25, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
(37.5cl thanks to bu11zeye) clearish yellow with a film of bubbles. Nose of candi sugar, grapes, and citrus fruits. Taste of bitter citrus, light earth, grapes, oily medium bodied finish that’s bitter but smooth.
ilovedarkbeer (2000) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 24, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Pours a hazy deep golden color with a small off white bubbly head. Notes of lemons, white grapefruit, sugar syrup, and nuts. Medium to long finish. The american oak imparts additional notes of honey and smoke.
BMan1113VR (7377) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 23, 2010
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Pours with a hazy golden body and a small white head. Slightly more herbal quality than the French oak version on the aroma. Light wood and grapefruit. Taste is slightly buttery, herbal, grapefruit. Light bubbles.
altonbrownd (4208) - Brussels, BELGIUM - APR 12, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Bierkoning. Body of dark amber, medium head. Nose of hops and vanilla. Taste is sweet malty, with lots of vanilla notes. Really nice this American oak. Amazing how different this is from the other ones so far. Really good.
ogivlado (4987) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 18, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled 375ml. -from bierkompass.de; Birthday gift from my girlfriend.
Slight hazy honey golden coloured, small white head that went away slowly, fruity nose. Moderate malty, yeasty, fruity and spicy with distinct notes of grapefruit. Alcohol is well hidden, bitter finish and long-lasting aftertaste. Nice.
Hansen (5447) - Assentoft, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
CBF 2009: Yellow. Has a white head, lasting. Very hoppy aroma, herbs and grass. Flavor starts heavy sweet and finish heavy bitter. Dry texture, heavy alcohol. A bit more sharp than the reference.
Nekronos (3184) - Xalapa, MEXICO - JAN 18, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
INteresting too, I think all the aging process they did at the brewery were nice. It would be quite itneresting to try a vintage one some years from now.
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - JAN 2, 2010
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle@Home. Tangerine and caramel aroma. Hazy, orange/amber colour, beige head, fair lace. Orange, grapefruit, sweet, bitter, even nasty bitter in the finish. Thinnish and unbalanced.
BoBoChamp (4176) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 28, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
38cl, new exclusive Italian brew Anno 2009, with new wood, from The Cracked Kettle Amsterdam, complex bitter brew, yet heavy, not balanced, hazy, good head, good brew, yet expensive
oh6gdx (18575) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 17, 2009
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled (thanks Timo A!). Hazy orangeish amber colour, small slightly off-white head. Aroma is tropical fruits, mild wood as well as mild alcoholic notes. Flavour is fruits, alcohol, some wood and mild spicyness.