BlackHaddock (7585) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2013
33cl Bottle: brought back from Amsterdam by my wife as a present after a Hen Party weekend. The bottle had a best before date of 30/12/12: so well out of date when she bought it and when I opened it on 15/03/13.
Poured it into a Westmalle chalice at home: cloudy lemon/yelloe body with a full, deep head of uneven foam, lacing and staying power from the said head.
Smell is mangos and yeasty.
Taste is a fruit tea sort of flavour (mangos, oranges and grapefruits): strange.
Funny beer really: glad she only brought me one home, don’t know what to make of it. As a one off it’s fine but I couldn’t see me or any of my mates having a session on it.
Scored as objectively as I can. Bozo_skeleton (1164) - Grenoble, FRANCE - FEB 27, 2013
Une belle bière de soif. Un bon équilibre sur les notes citronnées du yuzu. Idéale pour les chaudes journées d'été devant le barbecue.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone MichaelAwesome (6545) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - FEB 21, 2013
Bottle shared with McTapps. Simple, nearly tasteless lager with no aroma smell or drink. Uninspiring and brewed withour love. McTapps (6966) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - FEB 19, 2013
Bottle shared with MichaelBruch. Clear light golden colour with low head and medium body. Nose of malt. Taste of mild hops, mild citrus fruits. Quite bitter finish, what could be the green tea, but honestly I don’t taste it at all. zenkis (865) - Ogre, LATVIA - FEB 3, 2013
Starting aroma very malty, yeasty. Pours hazy yellow to orange with huge yeast pieces at the bottom, after huge white head has diminished leaving lacies - aroma changes to light sweet-sour, licorice+ginger (but maybe it’s lime), unripe apples, bit floral hops. Tastes same way - sweetish-sour with minimal bitter. Flavor is overwhelmed by this "Yuzu" too much. Palate - light body, watery-compote texture, a bit floury, min dry finish.
In conclusion - not very enjoyable but must admit that best from this style so far to me.
kerenmk (5050) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 28, 2013
Bottle sample at a tasting at avrashi’s place. Thanks avrashi. Pours golden hazy with white head. Malty, bread, a little lemon tea aroma. Tastes a little malty, mildly bitter, green tea. Light body, malty finish, a little watery. Vells (1894) - Rīga, LATVIA - JAN 24, 2013
Muddy yellow with medium white head. Bit lacing
Aroma.. mostly citrus with herbal notes, bit malty, grainy. Bit weird at start, but not bad.
From sweet to sour finish. Spicy.
Decent, thou beer should be different for me Christos (5885) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JAN 21, 2013
Brown long neck bottle, 330 ml. ABV 4,5%.
Ingredients are water. barley malt, wheat malkt, hops, green tea, yeast and yuza which are japanese lemons according to the label. Poured into a tumbler.
Colour is very pale yellow, with a hazy semitransparent body and one finger of head that disappears fast.
Aroma is green tea. citrus fruits along with some floral notes and honey.
Tatse is sweet with green tea notes here too. Some light sourness on the aftertaste. I think I can taste some honey too.
Full body and light carbonation. Quite dry on the palate. It gave me a numb feeling on the back of my mouth, I guess that was the green tea.
I got this at an asian goods supermarket, thinking it would be japanese or something, but that’s not the case of course. Back to the beer, this is a very good one, the green tea and the lemon sourness on the aftertaste making it even more refreshing. DSG (15119) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 20, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 7, 2013 Bottle sample at a tasting at avrashi’s place. Thanks avrashi. Hazy yellow. Aroma of lemons, perfumy spicy notes and a bit of green tea. Citrusy and spicy flavor, finish has light bitterness. Light-bodied. Grzesiek79 (4381) - Radom, POLAND - JAN 14, 2013
Piwo mętne, dobrze wysycone. Żółtego intensywnego koloru. Niezbyt mocny aromat zielonej herbaty, bardziej cytrus dominuje. W smaku tylko ciut aromat herbaty się zaznacza. finisz słodko-kwaskowaty, brak chmielu