Fred82 (2126) - Québec City, Quebec, CANADA - APR 4, 2010
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
33cl bottle via IPB
Appearance : Clear pale yellow with big fluffy head. Extensive lacing.
Aroma : Spicy yeast. Hints of estery banana. A bit dusty. No evident traces of hops on the nose.
Taste : Yeasty. some spices. A bit metallic but it fades away after some time. Dusty. It also developed hints of orange by the end.
Overall : A dusty, spicy and yeasty belgian. No real traces of hops nor real bitterness. Very straightforward and simple but not very good. Now I remember why I stay away from this kind of brew. It’s just not worth with so much good beer in the cellar.
BaroneBirra (398) - Gorizia, ITALY - MAR 26, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
33cl bottle, golden clear liquid, white medium head, not long lasting but quite lacing
aroma is yeast and fruit.
taste is sweet, vanilla, lemon and pearl, a good malt presence... consistent body, pasty in the mouth
not bad, but a little boring...
Beer5000 (5467) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 26, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
750ml bottle. Pale golden with a big white head. Weak aroma, fruity and spicy. Flavor is refreshing and quite light, a bit fruity, spicy and perfumed. Drinkable but not particular exiting.
Skinnyviking (8188) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2010
2.2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle. Low and quickly disappearing fluffy whte head. Clear yellow body. Pretty weak and almost non-existant fruity aroma. Mild frlytty aroma with little hops bitterness, low carbonation and a short sweet aftertaste.
MesandSim (7118) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2010
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
UPDATED: JAN 21, 2010 A Mes rate. Bottle at Chris O’s Kook Fest tasting.
Slightly hazy gold with a thin off white head. Lots of artificially sweet kiddies candy along with lots of spice and a tart finish. Pretty poor to be honest.
holdan (260) - USA - JAN 16, 2010
1.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Light golden with small white head. Aroma is soft yeast. Taste is from yeast with a heavy metallic and to much alcohol impact. Finish with a bitter tone.
Miksu (5033) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - JAN 13, 2010
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
0.75 l bottle from Systembolaget. Golden color. Sweet aroma with tart fruitiness, vanilla and gooseberry. Sweet, fruity, honeyish, berryish and grainy flavor with toffee, vanilla, gooseberries and tart alcohol. There is too much tart alcohol for otherwise fairly light flavored beer.
The Etruscan (583) - Tuscany, ITALY - JAN 6, 2010
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
White weak thin head. Golden cloudy colour. Aroma is malty with alcohol and fruity notes. Flavor is malty too with fruity (pear) tones, ending in a moderately sweet finish. Medium bodied.
Dorqui (2156) - Brescia, ITALY - DEC 30, 2009
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Orange color much charge and a lot hazy. Optimal aspect with creamy and adherent head. Much complex and aged aroma with notes of clear mildew, withered grape, stum. Alcoholic taste and overbearing solid body, much crisp and lively in mouth with dense and decided body also in the nose.
harrisoni (16047) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Chriso’s Kook Tasting 09. Pale gold, lasting off white head. Yeasty aroma. Bit of lemon. I thought it was a decent sherberty blond.