MiP (14433) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 20, 2010
2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 5/20
Bottle, 4.8%. OK lagery aroma. Almost clear yellow colour. Small white head. The flavour is a little sour, tastes like lactic acid. A bit off, but not undrinkable.
Leighton (13789) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at ChrisO’s Great and Powerful Pre-GBBF Tasting - Are You Scottish Edition (London, 2013). Pours perfectly clear yellow with a light, creamy white head. The aroma holds crisp, biscuity malts and straw. Light sweet flavor with dry dough, biscuits and hay. Light bodied with fine to average carbonation. Clean finish with further dry biscuits. Very tasty, nicely balanced.
Theydon_Bois (12567) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle shared at Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig ’13, 10/08/13.
Clear pale golden with a thin off white head.
Nose is pale malts, grass, light vegetal notes, peas, cereal.
Taste follows, fairly basic affair, grass, citrus, light caramel.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, crisp finish.
Bov (10370) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUL 21, 2001
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
golden colour, not much hopped, quite flat
KimJohansen (10347) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - FEB 20, 2010
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Clear golden with a medium white head. Malty aroma with yeasty and malty hints. Flavour was yeasty with malty and fruity hints. Not very pleasant.
Dogbrick (9325) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 16, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sample at Eurostash III tasting on 01/12/2012: 58cl bottle from Drinks of the World. The beer is a clear yellow color with a medium thin and foamy white head that recedes steadily. Spotty lacing on the glass. Bready malt and fruit in the nose. Light body with a sweet malty character and notes of cracker and fruit. The finish is sweet with a short malt aftertaste. Average overall.
shrubber85 (8836) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JAN 16, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Sweet-sour creamy barley malt and grass aroma. Clear pale yellow color with moderate head. Sweet creamy barley flavor with a light grass hops finish. Nice body. Very good - especially like the malt in this one.
Quack-Duck (8415) - Down South, GERMANY - AUG 11, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Typical Swiss 58cl bottle with swing-top. Clear goden colour, large white head. Malty nose. Malty, flavours of something burnt (which I often detect in Swiss lagers), pleasantly hoppy. A simple, but well-crafted beer.
JaBier (5454) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JAN 21, 2012
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle shared by Dogbrick at the Eurostash III tasting on 1/12/12. Yellow pour with a medium white head. Malty nose with some crisp hop. Watery flavor with a bit of malt and hop.
mR_fr0g (5233) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2013. Thanks to Bruce for a switzerland tick! Aroma isgrainy pilsner malt, semi sweet, touch oxidised. Crystal clear yellow straw pour with a loose white head. Malt forward flavour semi sweet grainy, Average