Tide (1810) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 8, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at CBC’14. Bittersweet taste with apple, citrus, ripe fruits, brandy and hops. Bittersweet finish with hops, citrus, apple and ripe fruits. Excellent tripel.
gyllenbock (4864) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample at CBC 2014.
Hazy yellow/orange with a white head. A lot apples both in the aroma and taste. Also some brandy, oak and malt. Some light funk in the finish.
Benzai (8535) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 7, 2014
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Sampled @ CBC 2014. Opaque hazy yellow to orange color, full sized off-white head. Weird aroma of fermenting and rotting fruits, spices, herbs, some alcohol, lightly liquor. Taste doesn’t please me either. Not my thing I guess.
hackobock (1449) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 6, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sample @ CBC. Pours hazy orange with a white head. Aroma is sweet and fruity with oranges and apples, oak notes and spices. Taste is sweet malty, light bitter, light funky and spicy. Medium bodied, creamy mouthfeel.
ansalon (1500) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
CBC 2014. Pours a hazy orange with a medium white head. Aromas of orange, apple, honey and funk. Taste is sour apple, honey, orange, funk. Mouthfeel is quite creamy with medium body and medium carbonation. Aftertaste is funk, apple and some caramel notes.
Defreni (2618) - Husum, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2014
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Flaske: Mudret brunrød øl med en del klumper i. Kæmpe gusher en smule overkarboneret. Men som øllen falder til ro er det virkelig en fornøjelse. Masser af æble i duften og baseøllen stikker også næsen frem. God øl.
kermis (5421) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 4, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at CBC 2014. Pours cloudy orange with an off white head. Aroma of apples, wood, yeast and Bretty funk. Flavor is over moderate sweet and light acidic. Full bodied with soft carbonation.
MrHangover (2530) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 3, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample @ CBC 14. Pours a murky pale golden beer with a small off white head on top. Aroma of apples, caramel, light fruits and a touch of booze. Some yeast in there as well. Flavor has loads of apple, Belgian yeast and a touch of wood in there as well. Long, light sweet aftertaste. Decent.
thewolf (11191) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap @ CBC 2014. Pours murky yellow with a small, staying, creamy white head. Aroma has apple, malts, oak, vinious. Medium carbonation, fine dry and light creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has apple, tartness, fresh funk, light elegant. Good.
GothGargoyle (1302) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 3, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle pour at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014. Very cloudy dark orange, kind of like unfiltered apple juice, with a small pale head. Aroma is apple juice, apple brandy, honey, stone fruits. Medium bodied, fruity on the palate with a slightly floral finish. Taste is apple juice, pear, not much else. Perhaps this really is just apple juice??