Theydon_Bois (7898) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig ’13, 10/08/13.
Lightly hazed golden blonde witha thin off white covering.
Nose is tarte apricots, bitter orange, sour fruit, grapes.
Taste comprises orange pith, grass, lightly soure fruits, oaky grape notes.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry finish.
Nische (633) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - SEP 14, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy amber, small head. Funky citric aroma with some wood. Sweetish with medium body. Marzipan and ripe fruits, vinous and funky. Piney bitter finish.
Borresteijn (4541) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 2, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Beer Temple. Hazy golden orange colour, off-white head. Aroma of Brettanomyces funkiness, cooked apples, sweet white wine, light-spicy, yeast, quite sweet. Flavour is medium-sweet, malty, Brettanomyces funk, spices like nutmeg, fruity, just a hint of the wine barrel, light vanilla/oak, tart-bitter finish with more grape and some citrus. Medium-bodied. Tasty stuff.
ansalon (1259) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Systembolaget. Pours a clear peach color. Aroma is peach, apricot, funk, minerals, white currant. Taste is peach, orange zest, minerals, grapefruit, funk. Quite good!
VsXsV (2143) - Linköping, SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Light hazy deep amber/copper liquid with medium to big off-white head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of barnyard, minty brett, white wine, wood, bread, light sweat, light alcohol and toast. Taste is dry and light to medium bitter with notes of barnyard, flowery hops, toast, wood and grapes. Light to medium bodied with medium to high carbonation. Really nice, quite balanced. The barrel notes are definitely there but not overpowering.
Scopey (6138) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2013. It pours clear amber with a small beige head. The nose is earthy, white grape, vinous, gooseberry, apple, wood and a touch of icing sugar. The taste is sweet caramel, light toast, white grape, gooseberry, light citrus, earth, sponge cake, light alcohol and decent bitterness. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Interesting and well-integrated. Pretty tasty.
MrW (395) - Londerzeel, BELGIUM - AUG 22, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
15cl taster on tap @ Beer Temple, Amsterdam.
Aroma has ripe apple, wood, wine, some lemon.
Pours gold orange with an off-white head.
Taste has apple as well, fruity, white wine, some acid, something dusty.
Fruity, vinous finish.
Pinball (10686) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
clear orange, smooth offwhite head.
belgian spicy, funky, flowery aroma, notes of wood, faint note of wine. well rounded and full aroma. also quite balanced for a belgian style ale.
flavor is white wine, grapefruit juice, lemon juice, belgian yeasts, malts. ends dry.
flip_soeperman (540) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 17, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nice dry funky orange clear beer. Some peach notes, caramel and white wine aroma. Nice dry medium bodied beer. Good balance between funk, dryness and hoppy notes.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Martinus (2739) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2013
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear caramel colour, white head. Aroma of caramel, candy sugar, citrus, light brett touch and lactic acid. Malty flavour, white wine, peach, light citrus, touch funk. Bit thin body. Finish funk, citrus, malts, caramel and white wine.
(From 75cL bottle @ ZZT-ish VIII / BBT I. Thanks for sharing, joes!)