ClubGonzo (4487) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 30, 2015
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy amber body with a small off-white head. Nose is banana, clove, white sugar, nuts and hints of candi sugars and flour sugar. Taste is caramel, banana, burnt sugar, bitter herbs and hints of molasses and candi sugar. Medium to full body, medium carbonation. Very sugary and sticky all around, not too pleasant and certainly no divinity in a bottle. But fair enough as a kind of "generic" BSA.
Syfher (182) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAR 16, 2015
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle of 33cl, in a Trappist glass; from the fridge.
An amber beer, with a light aroma and palate, and a kind of usual, typical taste. Good, but not great.
Renobob (1084) - Besançon, FRANCE - MAR 15, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bue en bouteille de 33cl. Nez sur le raisin et l'alcool. Au palais, assez vineuse, alcool bien présent.
Pyrmir (3775) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 5, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap, from backlog. Amber color with off white head. Aroma is sweet, vinous, fruit, caramel and alcohol. Taste is sweet, vinous, bitter, caramel, toffee and light fruit
thirstyrabbit (1302) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 12, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Dark amber body, medium head. Aroma has sugary dried fruits, fruity esters, toffee and even some blackcurrants. Sugary taste with dark dried fruits and hints of blackcurrant. Above average sweetness but the alcohol is well covered too. A complex dessert beer, not made for quaffing. Has a nice and memorable character.
Marduk (3476) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 11, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle. Slightly hazy dark amber color. Small size, white head, disappears. Metallic, papery, yeast, raisins, caramel in aroma. Caramel, alcohol, sweet, peach, mango in taste. Dry sweet mango in aftertaste. Nice medium body.
suurjuust (1529) - ESTONIA - JAN 20, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Semi-clear orange, off-white head. Nose is sugary, nutty, caramel, bread. Flavor is lots of malt and caramel, metallic notes, tons of sweetness. Finishes with boozy bitterness, lingering caramel and malt. Wow that’s a lot of sugar in this.
cobellig (38) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 9, 2015
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Very very smooth beer with hints of dried or/and mature fruits, brownish with low body yet 9.5%,ugly sticker imho, great taste.
AtronSeige (827) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JAN 6, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aroma: Medium malty. Munich-type. Medium-light toasty. Medium port-like, Medium alcohol, peppery, spicy. Light banana.
Appearance: Clear copper body. Small, tan, thin head. Low retention.
Flavour: Medium malt, Munich-type, bready. Light fruity, pear. Light metallic. Soft alcohol, peppery. Medium sweetness. Medium bitterness. Light orange pith. Dry finish with lingering bitterness.
Mouthfeel: Medium-full body. Medium-light carbonation, soft carbonation. Light warming.
Overall: Nice, but not as complex as expected from a triple.
330 ml bottle, poured.
18C. Belgian Tripel
martjoobolut (1241) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 15, 2014
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
0,33L bottle (from Wine of Galilee), BB 2016. Pours dark amber with off white head. The head stays for a moment. Aroma is sweet, vinous, fruits, caramel, some alcohol. Flavor is very sweet and very bitter, caramel, a lots of alcohol. Finish is toffee bitter. Overall: I’m not a fan of very sweet, very bitter and very boozy brews. As it warms up, I like it less and less...