Drake (11781) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 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.
Borup (11614) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
75 cl. bottle at KØ15. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, fruit, yeast, spice and caramel.
DSG (11600) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 28, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. As "St. Sebastiaan Grand Cru". Clear deep golden with a nice, big, stable white head. Aroma has some fruitiness, alcohol, some floral and grassy hops and light grainy hints. Rather sweet alcoholic flavor with some malt, honey notes, some fruitiness, yeasty notes and a drier finish, slightly spicy, with light bitterness and some more alcohol. Medium-bodied. So-so.
crossovert (11345) - Illinois, USA - MAR 13, 2011
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
16fl oz white ceramic flip-top botte.
It pours extremely light for a Tripel, more like a belgian strong pale, it is a crystal clear/very pale gold with a huge, billowing white head that recedes with a ton of fine lacing.
It smells delightful, with big yeast notes, honey, and a massive fruitiness.
The flavor isn’t as potent as the smell, btu it is great. It is subtle and fruity, with clean malts and a grassy hop note. The finish is sweet and caramally, but never cloying. The alcohol is well in check.
The mouthfeel is prickly but not overwhelming. The drinkability is nearly tops.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 11-20-2010 05:34:22
Sammy (11173) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 21, 2005
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
sweet spice. Bottle work of art. Surprisingly refreshing summer drink. Yeast and cream but doesn’t seem a triple. Better than expected and popular with mates. Fruit, honey, suitably noticeably carbonated. Medium-light mouthfeel, lace and soap bubbles on top of golden yellow.
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
daknole (10870) - 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.
hopscotch (10601) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 22, 2008
2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Bottle... Cloudy yellow ale with a small, fizzy, white head. Lots of white protein floaties tooling about the brew. Yeasty, sweet-honey aroma with mild spice phenols. Medium-bodied with a watery mouthfeel and reserved carbonation. Sweet, spicy flavor with lots of pale grains, clove and/or coriander. Yuk! Finishes watery and lightly bitter.
Maria (10214) - Thisted, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2009
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Thisted tasting. Courtesy of Fonefan. Comes as Grand Cru. It is golden with a white, creamy head. The aroma has notes of perfumed malt, cabbage and yeast. The flavour has sweetness and a citrussy bitterness and notes of malt, light fruit and yeast. It is surprisingly thin-bodied, a bit of a disappointment.
Camons (10199) - Hasselager, DENMARK - APR 12, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ Home. Pours golden with a huge white head, lots of lively bubbles. Aroma of malt, light grainy, belgian yeast, light honey, sweet fruit. Flavor is light sweet, malty, yeast, candy sugar, light spice, light tartness, fruit, little alcohol. Medium body, very high carbonation, light warming alcohol. 110415