Martinus (2739) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Slightly hazy caramel amber colour, beige head. Aroma of caramel, Belgian yeast, green banana, quite spicy. Sweet malty flavour, sugar and honey. Sweet finish, malts and alcohol.
(From 75cL bottle shared @ RBESG 2013 Grand Tasting, Bodegraven)
kraddel (2695) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JUL 22, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
full bottle by myself (since all of the beergeeks had it already) in the sun ( the best weather day in belgium this year !) njext to the watter.. NICE !
pours lightbrown with a red glow, small white fading foam ;
smell is grainy, sweet, earthy, complex
taste is heavy , very sweet and GOOD ! more sweetness in the afterttaste but so balanced.. i started out rating this 3,8 n but after the full bottle i usualy donwrazter. not in this case ! the more i drink, the better it gets !
DutchDrebus (3783) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUL 10, 2013
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Sampled @ RBESG 13 Grand Tasting. Clear dark amber colour with a medium sized off-white head. Smells Belgian yeast, a bit aggressive, herbs and malts. Tastes herbs, spices, molasses, very sweet, malts. Medium body, soft carbo.
Countbeer (4302) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - JUL 5, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ RBESG’13 Grand Tasting @ De Molen: Served in a Molen taster: Thanks for sharing Martinus:
Medium to smaller sized, vast creamy head, changes slowly into a lacing on top of a hazy orange amber colored beer.
Aromas of malts, herbs, plants extracts, spices, cream, fruit and yeast.
Flavours of fruit, peach, apricot, spices, malts, cream, hops, yeast, well balanced.
Aftertaste is bitter, sticky and malty.
Low carbo, creamy mouthfeel, medium to fuller body and a creamy texture. Nice beer, balanced and smooth.
Abijen (1326) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours an orange golden beer with a good white head. Not much aroma. Sweet. The taste was also very sweet. Too sweet for me.
Borresteijn (4540) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
75cl Bottle at RBESG ’13 Grand Tasting. Hazy amber colour, off-white head. Aroma is sweet, alcoholic, very malty, dried fruits, raisins, light metallic. Flavour is likewise, light spicy, hot alcohol, sweet raisin finish. Full-bodied.
TheJvd (781) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at RBESG ’13 Grand Tasting. Pours hazy orange/amber with a large white head. Aroma is spicy, rye, sweet and a bit yeasty. Taste is way too sweet with some spiciness and not much bitterness.
jmgreenuk (4002) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at the RBESG 2013 Grand Tasting. Poured a cloudy medium amber with a frothy white head. The aroma is weak malt and yeast. The flavour is medium bitter, alcoholic liquorice, rich red berry fruit and a smooth palate and finish. A fine beer from Struise but not their best by far.
caesar (4890) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled @ RBESG 2013 Grand Tasting. Caramel, toffee, spicy belgian yeast, reminds me of a La Trappe Quadrupel. Bit sweet in taste, some alcohol. Quite enjoyable actually.
radagast83 (4409) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUN 29, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Churchkey. Poured a clear dark orange color with a small white head. Aroma was sweet malts, some fruits, Belgian sugar notes, and a touch of spice notes. Flavor was about the same - sweet malts, Belgian sugar notes, fruity. Alcohol is there, but relatively balanced.