omhper (19333) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 5, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled, from Systembolaget. Clear deep golden, brief head. Malty nose covered in raisins and oaked white wine. Sweet with full body and rounded mouthfeel. Lots of white wine and oak. Warming finish with low bitterness.
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 17, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(750ml bottle) Pours a golden body with a tall frothy off-white head. Aroma of vanilla, white wine, oak, caramel, citrus, and bread. Flavor of vanilla, yeast, buttery chardonnay grapes, caramel, peach, oak, and grass.
Travlr (11156) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 13, 2013
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared with joes and judy, ajax25g. Hazy golden yellow color, white head. Aroma of vanilla, white wine, light citrus. Taste is smooth vinous vanilla, subtle grapefruit. Very tasty.
Tmoney99 (10585) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 4, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Poured hazy copper color with an average frothy off-white head that lasted with good lacing. Complex wood, citrus and sour yeast aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy sweet & sour flavor with a medium to heavy sour & sweet finish of moderate to long duration with a small alcohol bite. This is a refreshing solid beer.
Ratman197 (9710) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 7, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750 ml corked and caged bottle poured a hazy gold with a lingering ring of white foam. Aromas of oak, carmel, white wine, white pepper, vanilla and light fruittiness. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of citrus, white wine, oak, vanilla and light spice with a smooth dry lingering oak finish.
daknole (9055) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 27, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark yellow/gold pour, white head. Lots of chardonnay barrel comes through in this, the base beer shines. Good yeasty and bready qualities, a hint of sweetness.
adnielsen (9025) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 26, 2013
2.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle @ home, picked up at Wilbur’s Fort Collins. Pours a hazy golden orange appearance with a creamy colored head. Chardonnay, white grape, banana, pear, spicy, a touch buttery, oaky aroma. Slightly tangy, chewy woody, apple, pear, white grape, light veggie, fairly buttery flavor. Not very good.
hopdog (8867) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 11, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
750ml, caged and corked bottle. Poured a golden color with an averaged sized head. Aromas of yeast, grape skins, spicy, fruity, and some wood. Tastes of grapes, some vanilla, fruits, and wood. Softer body with the alcohol content well hidden.
Sammy (8566) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 5, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Malt liquour with white wine finish. Good drinkability. White wine aroma. Significant Retained head.
Drake (8442) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUN 14, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750 mL bottle from Whole Foods Market, Charlottesville. Pours a slightly hazy orange color with a medium sized white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of white wine, bright citrus, spice, bready malts, cider apples, a mild candi fruit-like sweetness. The taste is wood, coconut, vanilla, wine, apples, spice, bready caramel malts. Medium bodied. Quite nice.