Schmaltzy (13) - California, USA - JUL 20, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Really light Belgian with light fruit, pepper/earthy hops, light bready yeast. This is just a really light crisp easy drinking Belgian on a hot day. Refreshingly dry, not sweet and a great Belgian extra.
yespr (29437) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From tap at the brewery. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is light spiced and phenolic. Fruity, light yeasty, citrusy and mild hoppy. Smooth yeasty spiced and crisp hoppy into a dry and lingering fruity finish.
BMan1113VR (7773) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAY 28, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at the brewery as well as a growler. Pours with a crystal clear golden yellow hued body with a lasting white head that leaves good lace. Aromas are very hoppy, herbal and spicy, grassy. Pretty clean yeast wise, low phenol and even less ester (some dried fruit). Low malt character. Overall pretty clean, a touch peppery, nearly pils like. Flavors are dry, earthy, and crisp. Medium hops (grassy, herbal). Nicely dry and quaffable, low bready malt character, some mineral notes. Clean yeast wise with some peppery phenol. Very drinkable, lively bubbles, crisp with a light body. Excellent beer.
iowaherkeye (2684) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - MAY 27, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: JUL 13, 2012 SS Growler from the brewery. Spicy white pepper aroma with some flowery herbal hops, light Belgian banana esters behind with some cracker malt. Flavor follows suit, some nice hops again with the spicy white pepper pretty prominent. There is some of the fruity yeast, but not too much. Reminds me a bit of Taras Boulba, which Iím told is what the brewers were shooting for, so good on them. Scant sweetness, this finishes nice and dry with earthy bitterness peaking at a 3-4. Pretty tasty.
Old rating follows. Tap at Newport Pizza in OB. Clear light yellow gold with a small white head, down to a tattered film. Very dry, Belgian yeasty. Some dry herbal hops. Dry finish, bitterness at 3. Light body mod carb. Nice dry light belgian pale. Will update later.
m4rest88 (381) - Beverly Hills, California, USA - MAY 24, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
pours a clear golden hue with a small head that diminishes
aroma of yeast, oranges and peppery/ herbal
flavor is tea like and very drinkable.....
TiffLuvsBeer (1) - - MAY 20, 2012 does not count
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Wow! This beer is so delicious. Itís bone dry and very floral. I had it on tap at the tasting room. They told me it was all European hops (it smells like Saaz). The Harlot has a wonderful Belgian-like flavor ad aroma but is happier and drier than almost all other Belgians Iíve had! I dinged the score because I wish the abv were lower since this could potentially be incredibly sessionable. Anyway, great stuff!
jcwattsrugger (10935) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 20, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
CBC reception on tap-pours yellow/gold with a rich tight white head and trailing lace. Aroma is light fruit, yeast, light malt. Taste is spice/light fruit hops, yeast, light malt. Drying finish.