bu11zeye (12268) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 27, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle) Pours a lightly cloudy orange body with an average off-white head. Aroma of caramel, pear, florals, and cereal. Flavor of coriander, honey, yeast, and sweet malt.
argo0 (12124) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 6, 2006
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 9/20
(16oz ceramic bottle) Completely flat from the bottle, once again the seal of bottle cap to ceramic was inadequate from St. Sebastiaan. Particulate-hazy amber body. Aroma is very sweet, honey, flowery, peach. Taste is moderately sweet, maple, some herb, cookie dough, flowery, alcohol, light cantalope, grape. Watery, flat, medium-full body. I would be willing to re-rate with an intact bottle, but this rating will be factored in -- a bottling defect like this is on the head of the brewer.
Tmoney99 (11918) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 16, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Poured hazy amber with a huge frothy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Heavy yeasty citrus aroma. Medium body with a dry texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. This is a drinkable soft beer.
thewolf (11496) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2008
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, bought @ Poetzh, Flensborg.
Pours clear, pale golden. Lot of small bubbles surching towards a big, frothy white head. Good duration. Aroma is sweet, yeasty, coriander, oranges, biscuits and apples. Quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is a little underwhelming, but still nice. Quite sweet, with biscuity malts dominating between some exotic fruits - pineappel, apples and oranges. A slightly dry finish.
HenrikSoegaard (11496) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Ceramic bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Dark yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Some fruity notes. Moderate bitter flavor with nice fruity esters present. Oily palate.
bierkoning (11148) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2002
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Frothy, off-white head, diminishing fast. Sweetish flavor ith a hint of sourness. Hops, citrus and a bit of cinnamon in aroma and flavor. Thin beer, and the alcohol content is hardly noticable. The beer would be much better if it had more body.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: APR 2, 2009
Name: St. Sebastiaan Golden Ale
Date: August 12, 1999
Source: Wild Wing Cafe, Marietta
Appearance: dark yellow
Aroma: light malt aroma
Flavor: rich malt flavor, lots of complex malt character, touch of bitterness, aged malt character
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 16/20
Name: St. Sebastiaan Grand Cru
Brewery: Brouwerij Moortgat
Date: March 28, 2009
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party
Appearance: hazy gold, wispy white head, drippy bits of lace
Aroma: sweet and spicy aroma
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, touch of candy sweetness, nice phoenolic spicyness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Drake (10518) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - NOV 29, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at the 5th Annual Epic Beer Tasting in Richmond, VA, November 28, 2010. Pours a hazy lemon yellow color with a thin head. Some considerable floaties. Decent head retention and lacing. Aroma of pale malts, bitter leafy hops, peach and a nutty finish. The taste is candi sugar, pale malts and a spicy finish. Medium bodied.
Bov (10485) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - NOV 12, 2001
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
golden colour, nice head, alcohol and yeasty nose, creamy, one-dimensional, slightly bitter finish
daknole (10281) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 2, 2009
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Hazy goldish color. White head. Yeast, overripe fruit, old wood aroma. Flavor is yeast, oxidized apples, honey, rotten wood. Hmmm, nope.