Benzai (9143) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 28, 2011
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Color is nice, dark and a little red. Smell and taste are off. Spices in the smell. Taste is a little sour. Not very good in my opinion.
pivnizub (9099) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - DEC 21, 2008
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Hazy, orangey coloured, small and stable foamy layer. Sourish-grainy nose with a touch of cloves. Moderate sweetish-sourish, light to medium bodied. Sourish-fruity finish. Not great........
Sammy (9041) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 29, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at Volo, shared, but not so drinkable Xmas biere de garde. Faded spices. Rather bland. Reminds me of too many xmas beers we did not like.
GT2 (8819) - San Diego County, California, USA - JUL 8, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
750mL thanks to Travlr.Slow gusher. Large creamy, beige head atop deep reddish ruby, rust. Good lacing. Mega malty nose with brown sugar, black cherry, some celery, dill, wet hay. Taste is bitter, minerally, black cherry soda, rustic malt. A bit bland. Effervescent rather than thick and malty. No oatmeal richness wanted in style. Not too bad. In a way it tastes like diet black cherry soda mixed with malta non alcoholic beverage.
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2005
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. A hazy amber coloured beer with little head. The aroma is very hoppy and sharp. The taste has a nice sour farmyard quakity with the hops again nicely noticeable. Slightly spicy and very tasty.
Beerhunter111 (8653) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 15, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Extremes Gushing beim Öffnen, ins Glas ergießt sich ein sehr trübes orangebraunes Bier mit sehr viel Schaum. Geruch fruchtig würzig, Karamell. Geschmack röstmalzig, schokoladig, leicht fruchtig, etwas herb, leicht würzig.
MoritzF (8589) - Bochum, GERMANY - SEP 10, 2009
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
33cl bottle; Cloudy, orange colour with a short off-white foamy head. Sourish wheaty malty nose with citrus-/orange-peel, coriander and phenolic spices. Moderately sourish flavour, medium bodied with a moderate carbonation. Yeasty wheat-character with citrus and softer spicy notes in the background; sourish fruity and spicy finish. 16.XI.08
Quack-Duck (8299) - Down South, GERMANY - OCT 16, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle, kindly donated by jaghana - merci beaucoup! Hazy amber colour, large and creamy off-white head. Sourish-fruity nose. Full-bodied, lovely malty base with caramel and fruit, balanced by a timid but interesting sourness. Balanced off by some aromatic hops in the finish, the tongue is played with by a miscture of caramel and malty sweetness, fruity sourness and hoppy bitterness. Highly interesting and fascinating.
3fourths (8293) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 6, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: AUG 7, 2014 From tap at Brasserie Thiriez.
Mostly clear dark amber body with an off-white head. Spicy cara red malt cinnamon and tobacco and red apple. House strain shows its core rustic mustiness. Herbal hops with faint citrus oil notes. High caramelization, enough so that a trace of smoke is suggestable. Velvety texture, soft as can be, the signature body of Thiriez in full effect. Off-dry, low acidity, relatively low bitterness.
MartinT (8218) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 27, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: OCT 15, 2007 The Lure:
A lofty head forms intricate lacing around the peaches and apricots. Hay-like maltiness and oranges/citrus fruit assure a probably quenchable pride.
Sweet fruitiness benefits from the dry hay within. A cushiony mouthfeel emerges from the big bubbles (almost too expansive though) and capable maltiness. Papaya and citrus fruit rise confidently above the classy, restrained profile.
Warm winds whistling in between barn boards.