dnicolaescu (1104) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - JUL 17, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
BOTTLE at Cave a bulles.
Head: off-white, small, frothy, poor retention. Colour: golden, cloudy.
Aroma: spicy, herbal, sweetish dried hay/herbs.
Taste: bitter, spic, dry and refreshing.
Has that dried hay aroma that I see in many french craft ales.
zacgillbanks (2909) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Carrefour, Calais. This is a golden beer with earthy, toffee and spicy notes with a slight floral and caramel finish.
JEK69 (396) - FRANCE - JUN 4, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours cloudy light orange, foamy white head slowly settles.
Aroma is yeasty and fruity. Some earthy notes and spices come afterwards.
Lively carbonation, light-medium bodied, a kind of pleasant acetic "zing" crispy palate, vinous. Simply the best French Bière de Garde !
crossovert (8682) - Illinois, USA - MAY 5, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
This beer is really nice. Good blend of malts, lotsof fruits, bright herbal hops. A great beer.
rosenbergh (8072) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 23, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draught at the HBF 2013, Helsinki, Finland.
Clear golden colour with a small white head.
Yeast, mild herbs and malt in the quite mild aroma.
Malt, yeast, mild hops and something burned in the flavour.
SperkeleForce (704) - FINLAND - APR 21, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle 33 cl @ HBF 2013. Pours hazy golden with medium bubbly head. Very interesting taste complex with bitter and sour notes. Also some citrus, honey and hay notes. Good taste. Slight honey in finish.
RexTalionis (2949) - FINLAND - APR 20, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 33 cl, BBE 17.7.2014. Pours pale amber in color with a small bubbly white head. Light earthy notes and some nuttyness in aroma. Flavor has same nuttyness with some light bitter grassy notes. Nutty and some cellar notes in aftertaste.
olio (7250) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 20, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sample @ HBF2013.
Pours clear golden color with a small head. Aroma of herbs, grass, some toffee and hayish. Flavour of toffee and hay.
tiong (4504) - Espoo, FINLAND - APR 20, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught @ HBF 2013
Pours clear orange with a smooth head. Aroma of floral hops, grass, malts and spices. Taste is smooth, fruity, floral and grassy with notes of spices. Finish is spicy and hoppy. Okay, quite easy going.
wekker84 (1800) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - APR 9, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle a hazy light yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts yeast citrus fruits spicy and hops flavor malts citrus fruit spicy and bitter hops