bierkoning (10499) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - APR 22, 2003
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle: slight caramelaroma, buttery pearflavor, slightly hoppy. Tap: sold as Sjefke bier in Café de Nieuwe Roos in Ootmarsum. Stronger caramelaroma, cloudy amber color, pear flavor with a hint of sourness. Medium bodied, but the flavor is a bit on the thin side. The rating is an average.
bluebones (2) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 30, 2003 does not count
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Creamy, long lasting head. Cloudy with a good deal of yeast sediment. Transient hoppy flavour. Not a bad brew.
Oakes (12777) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 24, 2003
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Hazy amber; yeasty, dry maltiness on the nose. Spritzy, slightly cakey malt, allspice, hop dryness. Intended to be consumed alongside mussels, and alongside meules belgiques the yeastiness dropped out of the beer, which to me was an improvement. The mussels improved the beer, but the beer didn't really do anything for the mussels.
omhper (19805) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 24, 2003
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled. Reddish amber with very rich, fine creamy head. Sweet with big toffee flavour, othre wise clean and rather light flavourwise. Lightly salty finish. Actually quite similar to oyster with it's dicrete flavour and light saltiness.
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 23, 2003
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Yeast, and apricot aroma. Honey colour, hint of ruby, pours an enormous long lasting head, pretty lacing. Tastes of golden raisins, blood oranges, with a pomegranate aftertaste. Full bodied, good tongue tingle, quite bitter. A fine Belgian!
fiulijn (15060) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 7, 2003
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
[Keg] Red amber color, with a thin persistent collar. Good and easy to drink, because of some dryness and astringency (and a light oak note), but not impressive.
caesar (5295) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 25, 2002
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
I’ve always been wondering what this beer tasted like. It’s not the fishy taste i expected. Looks pretty good, cloudy orange-brown color. Bit malty aroma and taste. Quite ok.
jerohen (2029) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - AUG 24, 2002
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2003 Not much taste.
OlJuntan64 (1265) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUL 26, 2002
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Murky orange brown with lasting light beige head. Interesting sweet aroma. Raisins, fruit, honey and sweet golden syrup malt, cooked past malt and even oatey malt aromas. Medium sweet palate wih strong malty sweet start but little to nothing in the middle and a faint bitter after taste. If you like malt you will probably like this beer, otherwise give it a miss.
Bov (9701) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - AUG 17, 2000
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
orange colour, deep malt aroma, bitter