TheJvd (1321) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2013
Bottle at RBESG ’13 Grand Tasting. Pours hazy brown amberish with a medium white head. Aroma of caramel, metal and some sourish notes. Taste has spices, yeast, caramel and a medium bitter finish. jmgreenuk (10004) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JUN 30, 2013
Bottle at the RBESG 2013 Grand Tasting. Poured a cloudy light brown with a frothy tan head. The aroma is fruity with some grassy hops in the background. The flavour is medium bitter, hoppy, some spice and smooth malty, liqourice notes in the finish. caesar (7286) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUN 30, 2013
Bottled @ RBESG 2013 Grand Tasting. Chocolat, smokey, some brett, spicy. caramel. Bit sweet, bit dry. Ok, but not spectacular. deanso (10101) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - JUN 29, 2013
Sample at rbesg 2013.
Thin creamy off white head. Hazy amber pour. Nice bitterness.
Benzai (16687) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 29, 2013
Bottle @ RBESG grand tasting. Hazy amber brown color, small beige head. Smell malts, sweetness, flowery, blossom. Taste malts, sweetness, some alcohol, flowery again and lightly sugar. Medium body, medium to full carbonation.
rlgk (18844) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 29, 2013
RBESG 2013. Bottle during Grand Tasting at De Molen. Hazy brown beer with a rich beige head. Fruity malty aroma, biscuits, caramel, floral, vanilla, some wheat. Fruity floral flavor, caramel, biscuits, earthy notes. Floral hop finish with caramel, earthy notes and some citrus. VsXsV (4547) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 27, 2013
Bottle at DHVL. Dark brown liquid with medium to big light brown head. Aroma of biscuit, flowers, earthy hops, bread, light banana and light clove. Taste is light sweet and light to medium bitter with notes of flowers, biscuit and light belgian yeast esters. Medium bodied with medium to high carbonation. Really nice, great maltiness together with some hoppiness. mcberko (18979) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 11, 2013
750mL bottle, courtesy of the great DHVL guys, pours a hazy dark copper amber with a medium off-white head. Aroma of spices, Belgian yeast and some toasted malt. Flavour brings out some slightly sweet toffee, burnt dry toasted malt, and some various spices. Pretty well-rounded, with some nice spicy touches and dry body. Good stuff. Bart (2936) - Brussels, BELGIUM - APR 20, 2013
33cl bottle at home, thanks to Nienke. Darker brown coloured beer with lots of carbonation and a small off white head. Special herby and slightly alcoholic hinted aroma with some malty veggy hints. Full sprinkling palate. Finish is again rather veggy malty with a sweet bitter alcoholic balance. Ok Theydon_Bois (20632) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2013
Bottle shared with Bruce, Rilester and Leighton at the DHVL lodgeings 22/03/13.
Obscured chestnut brown witha thin white head.
Nose carries dark fruits, toffee, light soap, touch of yeast, bread dough, light spice.
Taste comprises dark fruits, a very light sour tang going down, brown sugars, background hoppage, toffee.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, some bitterness in a dryish finish.
A very drinkable night cap and the alcohol doesn’t come crashing through in any shape or form for an 8% beer!