kalervo (918) - FINLAND - SEP 19, 2012
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Good light-bodied Belgian ale. Gets better in every sip and gets more character when warmer.
larsga (6943) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 16, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Big white coarseish lasting head. Slightly hazy yellow body.
Tropical fruit aroma with earthy herbal resiny notes. Dry-sweet
herbal banana taste with chalky earthy honey notes. Mid-bodied.
Mild, mealy mouthfeel. Dryish fruity earthy taste with herbal
grassy notes. Nice, drinkable, interesting, and certainly has
character. (0.33l bottle, wine monopoly, web order.)
rosenbergh (9525) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 14, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
330 ml bottle. L4168. BB 18/03/2014. (Alko) Kuopio, Finland.
Cloudy pale golden colour with big white head.
Aroma is deliciously Belgian yeasty with hops, fruits, rubber and citrus.
Flavour is malt, Belgian yeast, spices, mild hops, hints of bitterness and caramel sweetness.
Tasty and enjoyable blond ale. Very nice!
Nijstrom (272) - Turku, FINLAND - SEP 13, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
0.33 l bottle from Alko, Finland. Pours hazy yellow/golden with a white, frothy head with fast retention. The nose is malty, with notes of yeast, wheat, fruit, spices and alcohol. The taste is similar to the aroma; the beer is malty with light sweetness, light bitterness, and with notes of yeast, wheat, fruit, spices and alcohol. The body is medium with lively carbonation. The finish is somewhat bitter and fruity. It’s a quite nice beer even though the alcohol taste is coming thourgh a bit too much.
Dermi (954) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 11, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
33 cl, bottled. Pours clear amber with a nice white head. Aroma: Pale malt, freshly fruity, apples, citrus. Yeasty notes. Mild spiciness. Alcohol component in flavour. Taste: Medium sweet, adequate bite. Palate: Light-medium body, sensible lively carbonation. Overall decently nice brew.
teddybeer (3104) - Kaunas, LITHUANIA - SEP 11, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33cl bottle. Golden colour with a frothy, large, big bubbles, white head, nice lacework, perfect lasting. Aroma is alcoholic, moderate yeasty, fruity. Flavour is sweet with a slightly bitterness in the final, yeasty, strong alcoholic, bready, citrus and spicy are present too. Carbonation is medium. Body is high. Texture is oily.
Kåstå (1273) - Mol, BELGIUM - SEP 10, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Hazy golden coloured beer with a white head. The aroma and taste is yeast, bread, spice-herbal notes and some sweet hoppiness. Quite lively carbonation.
Braastad (453) - FINLAND - SEP 8, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Grassy hop aromas, hazy blonde golden with a good head. Some sweetness on the taste but alchohol too.
mile (3638) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 5, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Light golden, hazy, average to large and mostly diminishing head. Moderate, malty - some wheat and lightly sweetish aroma, some fruitiness and light spiciness (coriander, light pepper) and citrus, light yeast and alcohol. Body is medium, malty - some wheat and lightly sweetish flavor, light caramel and some fruitiness with light spiciness, faint citrus and light alcohol. Finish is average, malty - lightly wheaty and sweetish, faint caramel and fruitiness, some sharp spiciness and alcohol. One-dimensional sweetish strong ale - too much alcohol in the finish. Although the label says Grand Cru there is really nothing “Grand” here.
Tide (2570) - Espoo, FINLAND - SEP 5, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Alko. Thick yellow color, white head. Strong, bitter taste with citrus, barnyard aromas, grass and alcohol. Fruity finish with alcohol. Very nice belgian brew.