Bov (9815) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAY 28, 2001
1.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 4/20
pale yellow colour, few head, carton-like aroma, fresh, flat with a persistent plastic aftertaste.
Oakes (12789) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 19, 2001
1.1 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 4/20
Light lager. Touch of biscuity malt, but it’s hard to find if you’re gulping a frozen mug of the stuff. Too much acidity in the finish (reminds me of some Chinese lagers). I respect the history of these old breweries, but sometimes the beer just doesn’t live up.