RW80 (1056) - Hoogeveen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 28, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
33cl bottle Appearance:. Light hazy pale amber color, with a good frothy off-white head. Head has a good retention and leaves good lacing. Aroma: sweet malts, peach, candy sugar, soap. Taste: Moderate sweet malts, some peaches and some soap and sugar, light bitter. Light herbal notes in the finish.
medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation,
Borring Belgian blond. Ok but borring.
berntholer (1175) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JAN 31, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
ivorywhite head leaves some lacing. amber colour. aroma is styrofoam, dryhopping, slight esters, bit musty. taste like aroma, caramel with a finish from roasted malts and hops. medium body and carbonation. reminds me a lot of a special belge, but doesn’t beat a bolleke ;) bottle 33cl
tricksta_p (1592) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JAN 9, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
For starters, this beer looks lovely. Aroma of light malt, fruits, fresh hops. Flavour is light sweet with a moderate bitter finish. Refreshing and easily drinkable Belgian Ale, I like the use of hops here.
blackisle (973) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - DEC 3, 2014
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Stubby bottle 33cl. Slightly hazy pale amber color, good frothy off-white head, recedes slowly, good lacing; aroma sweet malty, fruity, peach, candy sugar, soap, citrus; taste moderate sweet, light bitter, fruity notes; medium body, oily to creamy texture, soft carbonation, finish lingering mild bitter, fruity and herbal notes; overall a decent beer but nothing special.
mR_fr0g (4536) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared at Chriso’s minidig 16/08/2014. Golden orange coloured pour, no head. Aroma is stale malts, orange peel, belgian yeast esters, oxidised. flavour is composed of honey malts, banana esters, bit of cardboard. Palate is light and effervescent with a nice dry finish.
Theydon_Bois (11150) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared at Chriso’s post GBBF minidig, 16/08/14.
Clear golden with a moderate off white head.
Nose is bready, dark fruit, light spice.
Taste comprises light yeast esters, brown bread, dark fruit notes, toffee.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, fruity linger in a semi drying close with a light hop presence.
Ok but like so many ’Belgian Ales’ nothing to make me want to return for more though!
yespr (33597) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
33 cl bottle. Pours cloudy orange with a small white and creamy head. Aroma is honey, herbal and light apiced. Smooth honey, sweet and toasted malty. Light metallic. Bitter and honey herbal finish.
sic1314 (4263) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 5, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured light amber with a frothy off white head. Aroma of sweet malt, Belgian yeast and light fruit. Light body, flavour is moderately sweet, hints of banana, light spice and a little bitterness in the finish.
Douberd (2910) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Stubby bottle 330ml at home, poured into a tulip. ABV 5.5%
Mostly clear body, dark orange in colour. Small and froathy off-white head, with low retention, leaving spots of lacing around the glass.
Faint aroma of malts and sugar.
Taste is also malty and sweet, some light grains and faint fruity notes on the finish. Nice bitterness on the aftertaste with good duration.
Thin body, low carbonation.
Not the best from SNAB.
Taboada (455) - Compostela (Galiza), - JUN 27, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
330 mml bottle tasted on 26/06/2014. Orange to amber colour with a white head. Aroma of fruits, malts and hops. Taste is little bitter with presence of caramel, red fruits and malts. Carbonation is Ok. Well balanced. Next one please!