esp0r (1980) - NORWAY - SEP 3, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Vinmonopolet Bestiling enjoyed at home
Deep copper, beige head. Smells of yeast esters, melon, malts, hints of cherries. Moderate sweet, quite fruity, yeast notes, very drinkable. Moderate bitter finish. A quite descent BdG
ChristianHR (186) - DENMARK - JUL 30, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
En fin gylden øl med den dejlige karakteristisk e belgiske sødme. Har en rigtig god fylde i munden.
morri (202) - NORWAY - JUN 29, 2013
3.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
750ml bottle at Gimle Kino. Medium head and amber body, although it was hard to see because it was dark. Aroma of metal, apple and yeast. Sweet taste, sour/bitter finish. Excellent palate.
SperkeleForce (550) - FINLAND - APR 21, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 33 cl @ HBF. Pours mahogany color with big bubbly head. Taste is a mix of sour and bitter. Notes of citrus, honey, raisins. Refreshing sour and bitter fruity finish. Really nice one.
RexTalionis (2437) - FINLAND - APR 20, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 33 cl, BBE 6.5.2014. Pours amber in color with a small white head. Sweet, honey-like aroma, some yeasty notes and a bit of darker fruits as well in aroma. A bit yeasty notes, some dark, but not that sweet fruits and perhaps even some bready notes in taste.
Benzai (8228) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared with Joes and Dutchdrebus. Slightly unclear dark orange to light reddish color, small off-white head. Smell lightly malts, caramel and nuts. Taste malts, caramel, toasted malts, lightly sweet, lightly grains. Quite decently balanced and quite nice actually. Medium carbonation and body.
DutchDrebus (4020) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ home thx to benzai. Just slightly hazy orange with a medium off-white head. Smells herbs, some glue, malts. Tastes sweet, malty, herbs. Medium body, nice carbo.
Beer4000 (4476) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 19, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
750 ml bottle @ Olympen, Oslo. Almost clear amber body with a moderate sized beige head. Not too strong in aroma, light malty, toast, some dry fruit and a hint of spicy yeast. Flavour is mild caramel malt, candy sugar, dry fruit and hint of yeast. Nice and drinkable, but a bit sweet in the end and really not to exiting. An amber bierde de garde with some elements of a Vienna in the flavour.
gunnar (5296) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 30, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Vinmonopolet. Pours deep golden with a big creamy off-white head. Aroma is herbal, light spicy. Taste is moderate sweet malty, caramel and herbal/alcohol sweetness as well. Light oily and spicy burning mouthfeel. Too much burning alcohol for my likings.
Cunningham (4499) - Halden, NORWAY - JAN 21, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Appearance: Hazy amber color with a big bubbly off white head. Fine lacing.
Aroma: Caramel malt, herbal and light fruity.
Palate: Medium body. A bit sweet and moderate bitter. Some alcohol coming through. Average carbonation.
Taste: On the sweet side, light fruity, yeasty and some spices.
Overall impression: Nice tasty beer, but one bottle is more than enough. Could absolutely buy a new one.
Personal stats: Bottle from Vinmonopolet Nettbutikk (netstore), Norway.