motelpogo (6453) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 12, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
on tap at the rbesg08 blind tasting at modry abbe. pale amber with a steady off-white head. doughy aroma with a hint of citric hop, lightly metallic, some caramel and hints of peach. steady but uninspiring
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2008
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap. Clear amber golden with a small off-white head. Malty aroma with a hint of lightly sweet caramel and some metal. Medium body, caramel notes and again fairly metallic. Subdued bitterness. 280608
MoritzF (8444) - Bochum, GERMANY - OCT 12, 2008
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
(33cl bottle) Clear, bright amber colour with a light-beige, medium sized frothy head. Light-sweet and mildly toasted malty nose with sour dough, subtle fruity notes and shy herbal hops and a tinge of metal. Bitter-sweet flavour, light to medium bodied, slightly crispy mouthfeel. Aromatic malt profile with nutty and delicately fruity elements; slightly hoppy finish with notes of toffee in the aftertaste (17.IX.08).
Bov (9429) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - SEP 24, 2008
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
courtesy of Per Forsgren - pours a translucide red-amber colour with a solid pale beige foam; fair grassy hoppiness with light notes od pepper; medium-bodied and with a subtle bitterness, very dry herbal finish with notes of quince marmelade
asheft (2499) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 29, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
[tap at blind tasting at Modrý Abbé in Klatovy]
A bit of toast and biscuit aroma with considerable noble hops. Bright walnut with an almost white, lacy cover. Flavour is a bit biscuity with some sweet malt and nice hops flavour. Moderate bitterness. Also a bit nutty. Medium body, moderate carbonation, almost clean.
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2008
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Clear amber with huge white head. Sweet fruity aroma with mild malty notes. Sweet flavor with toasted malt, caramel discrete hoppy notes. Ends bitter.
Christian (11052) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Amber with a firm and lasting off-white head. Malty aroma of caramel, with some butter. Dry malty flavour with some bitterness.
Quack-Duck (7793) - Down South, GERMANY - AUG 10, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle, bought at the brewery. Clear amber colour with a lovely red glow, medium-sized creamy beige head. Malty nose. Medium-bodied, pleasantly malty with a shy fruity touch and flavours of caramel and roasetd malt. Well-rounded by a good portion of Saaz hops, which results in a dry finish with some malty notes.
DSG (5714) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 9, 2008
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(6/28/08) Draught at a blind tasting at Modrý Abbé in Klatovy. Clear amber color with an off-white, slightly creamy, head. Aroma of malt. light toasted malt and caramel notes. Sweetish caramelly flavor with hints of toasted bread and a drier finish with hints of metal. Medium-bodied. 5/4/6/3/11=2.9
(6/29/08) Bottle sample at RBESG08 grand tasting in Plzen. Clear reddish-amber. A sweet and quite caramelly beer with some grainy malt. 5/4/5/2/11=2.7
pivnizub (8767) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - AUG 8, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught (@ Modé Abbé, Klattau and Zlý Časy, Prag): Light amber coloured, firm, little off-white head; hops, pale malt and molecular traces of metal in the nose; light bodied, light to medium sweet-bitter flavour; bitterness and dark-malty sweetness in the finish. Good, not great Polotmavé pivo.............