olio (7365) - 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.
marcus (7323) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 9, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from City Beer. Pours cloudy golden with a modest off-white head and a fruit and yeast aroma. There is a decent caramel malt flavor with a dry slightly bitter finish. It’s a bit watery, but has sufficient flavor to make it interesting.
bb (7306) - Alamo, California, USA - FEB 17, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft. Amber beer with an off-white head. Earth and light citrus aroma with light spice. Light caramel and earth flavor with hay, light citrus, and light spice. Medium bodied. Light citrus and light spice lingers with earthiness and light caramel.
Borup (7135) - Albertslund, DENMARK - SEP 17, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Metro. Hazy golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, yeast, fruti and spice.
mabel (7059) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 10, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
[1485-20080601] Bottle. Lemon aroma has a bit of grainy toasted yeast. Slightly hazy, medium orange light brown body with a long-lasting foamy white head. Wheat flavour has a slice of lemon accent. Medium body. Refreshing.
(@ Mondial; Montreal, QC)
laiti (6837) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 19, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: APR 21, 2013
75 cl bottle @ home. Rated on 21.02.2009
Aroma has soapy citrus, some grassy hops, herbal notes and fruits. Flavour is fruity with yeasty notes, honey, some grass and spices. Refreshing and fryuity – a positive surprise, one of the best Bière de Gardes I’ve had.
kermis (6627) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared with Deanso. Hazy golden pour with medium white head. Fruity citrus aroma. Flavour of fruit, citrus, hops. Nice for the style
larsga (6626) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 17, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Huge white coarseish head. Faintly hazy yellow body. Earthy floral peas aroma with fruity milky Belgian yeast notes. Very harmonic. Dry-sweetish lemony earthy floral pea taste with milky soapy honey notes. Mid-bodied. Mild mouthfeel. Dry floral metallic earthy milky aftertaste with pea notes. Nice, balanced, easy to drink. (0.75l bottle, wine monopoly. This is a merge of two separate ratings.)
Ernest (6603) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 6, 2009
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: DEC 19, 2012 Bottle.
Head is initially average sized, frothy/fizzy, white, mostly diminishing.
Body is hazy medium yellow, bottle conditioned.
Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (toasted grain/bread), lightly to moderately hoppy (honeysuckle flowers, herbs), lightly yeasty (cobwebs), with notes of honey, gum, mint, pepper, dried pineapple.
Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter.
Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter.
Medium body, watery/syrupy texture, lively carbonation, lightly alcoholic.
Mind-melting aroma with aspects from all aspects/ingredients of brewing...could sniff this all day...just amazing. Very rich in the mouth...sweet but quite a bit of finishing bitterness that keeps me coming back again and again. The only thing I wish were better is the rather syrupy-watery mouthfeel. Fabulous beer and brewery.
Radek Kliber (6602) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUN 2, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Mondial 2008
Appearance: Golden-amber with bright medium top.
Nose Soft grainy feel , wheat like softness with estery notes. Neat. 7+
Flavor/Palate : Soft bodied with surprisingly rich character. Cherry , bubble gum , grains and hops with gentle earthy thing. Very drinkable, yummy stuff.