jcwattsrugger (11004) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 4, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
37.5cl bottle@Vero Beach Throwdown-pours a ? head and gold color. Aroma is apple, vinuous, some alcohol. Taste is tart, apple, vinuous, some alcohol, some malt, lemon. Sipping. Occasional. Thanks hopscotch for sharing.
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Name: Vin de Cereale
Date: July 07, 2010
Appearance: clear gold
Aroma: tart apple aroma, light mustyness, touch of wood
Flavor: big tart flavor with a balancing sweetness, nice fruity apple, dry crisp finish
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Score: ** /4
thewolf (10788) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2008
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. [thank you, skortila/caesar]
Pour is very fizzy, settles as a beautiful, orange brass-like golden colour with absolutely no head. A few bubbles swim slowly upwards. Stunningly complex aroma. Lots of wood, some cherries, apples, honey, light ginger, vanilla, toffee and lots of tartness. Fine, oily mouthfeel with next-to-no carbonation. Flavour is pleasantly tart, some fruitiness, light lemons, good caramel and a clear, dry, woody note. The aftertaste is simply stunning with so much woodiness that I might go lick the nearest oak tree. The 10 % are nowhere to be found.
Christian (10781) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Light amber colour with no head. It has that unique fruity, funky, fresh Rodenbach aroma, with a little caramel and malt. Tart, yet rather sweet. Fruity like a chardonnay. Has a powerful fel to it, yet doesn’t show the 10% alcohol. Finishes sour and refreshing.
Pinball (10610) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle 37.5cl at home. wrapped in paper, from ølbutikken. cask 132. numbered 004796
purs a clear golden orange witha few bubbels on top.
very nice sour and slightly acid aroma with a littele leather in it too. also faint alc.
flavor is a mixed experience. flavor is extremely dry, as a dry white wine. i get grapes, wineous notes, slight citrus, lots of dryness, cider apple, wood. i’d say the flavor resembles champagne or white wine more than sour beer. well balanced, lots of notes to taste, flavors are well blended. quite an experience, not quite like the other sour ales i’ve had.
bhensonb (10359) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 25, 2010
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Bier Temple in Brussels. Pours medium amber/cognac with no head. Sour aroma with oak. Rather thin in body. Not much carbonation. Flavor is quite oaky and moderately sour. There’s a thread of mild fruit. The sour mellows with time. It finishes oaky and mildly astringent. It’s a bit vinous throughout. Heat is not at all annoying. It’s very good indeed.
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2008
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear golden with no head. Sour and vinious aroma with grapefruit, brett, balsamico and woody notes. Intense sour flavor with ripe fruits, wood, alcohol and sour apples. Not as sour as expected and a bit boozy.
faroeviking (10294) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAY 5, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Botella. Pours a clear very nice golden orange colour, hardly any head. Sweet, sour and fruity aroma with alcohol and wood. Good mouthfeel. The flavour is quite sour with ripe fruits, some wood, alcohol and a very pleasant sweetness. Great sour ale!
HenrikSoegaard (10103) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2008
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Frothy white fair mostly deminishing head. DArk yellow colour. Powerfull earthy acetic nice aroma. Strong bitter and very acetic flavor. Long complex finish. Creamy palate. Good but still devides the waters.....
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 6, 2010
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
2004 bottle, 37.5 cl, shared with BigMomma. Dark orange, no head, rare lace. Aroma of apple cider and cinnamon, pear. Taste is slightly acidic, apple, citrus, summer fruits. Citrus finish, no bitterness. Interesting.