k92488 (493) - KVERNALAND, NORWAY - MAR 11, 2017 Beerenberger (1605) - Fischer, Texas, USA - NOV 4, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
A sweet floral nose with hints of yeast, spice, and a tartness. A cloudy orangish amber pour with frothy, mostly lasting, off-white head and medium lacing. There is initial hay/straw taste followed by a slight sweetness and a hint of spice and alcohol in the finish. There also seemed to be a pleasing citrus note in the mix. Medium bodied with fizzy carbonation. Dry and quick. To me, overall, not a typical Belgion Strong Ale, but I liked it all the same. It had a Saison quality that I think would complement many different dishes.
Backlog: DWF; på øst, Gylden med mye flott skum. Aroma søt,gjær, krydder og alkohol. Smak sur bitter som varer. CO2 medium Radek Kliber (7501) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - MAY 25, 2016
Where and how: Vintage bottle 750 ml at Volo Camons (13496) - Hasselager, DENMARK - APR 24, 2016
Aroma: candi sugars, peach, gooseberry, sweet red apples with zesty walls. Complex greatness.
Top: medium lighter white top.
Base: hazy, cloudy amber gold brew
Palate : medium carbonation, silky coating.
Taste: white apple , fruity mid with dry edge, bitter mid end. Mix of fruity ester with alcohol.
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Bottle @ Home. Pours slightly hazy dark yellow with an offwhite head. Aroma of malt, yeast, light brett, sweetness, hay, spice. Flavor is rather sweet, malty, yeast, little caramel, hay, fruit, alcohol. Medium to full body, average carbonation, sweet finish with warming alcohol. 240416 MrOrla (3692) - Odense C, DENMARK - APR 22, 2016
Bottle @ Århus tasting. Pours cloudy Yellow with a white head. Aroma of yeast, fruity, light Brett, tangerine, quite heavy sweet. Taste is very sweet, bretty, esters. onystrom (1334) - Magellan Hunter! - Skanderborg, DENMARK - APR 21, 2016
Hazy golden brown volor with great head. Strong alcoholic flavour. Sweet and licorice. Too strong but not bad at all.
HenrikSoegaard (14704) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 21, 2016
Bottle. Frothy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow cloudy colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter very spicy flavor. Farmhouse esters present. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. StilleStorm (1582) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JAN 16, 2016
DWF; Drunk at ØST. Bottle, large. Pours large, hazy light gold with a frothy to creamy, lasting and lacing tan head. Nose is moderate to heavy, malt plums, sour, yeast, sour candy like, spice and light alcohol. Taste is heavy sweet and medium sour bitter with a lasting sour sweet plum, warming finish. Body is light to medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. daknole (11048) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Hazed gold. An interesting mix of funk, sweet, earthy, dusty, hints of apples. Very unique. anstei (2743) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - DEC 12, 2015
Batch 8, March 2013, draught in December 2015. Beautiful farmhouse aroma, rich and fruitily dusty. Sweet and rich taste, very well balanced with bitterness, carbonization and alcohol. Beautiful! DavoleBomb (1867) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 18, 2015
Poured into a tulip. Like just about every other JK beer I’ve had, this is overcarbonated.
3.25 A: Murky yellow brown color. Many fingers of foamy white head. Not going to mention retention because it was massively overcarbonated, but much of it did stick to the glass.
3.75 S: LIke JK’s other farmhouse brews, this has a ton of herbalness in it. I can pick out specific herbs too, but I don’t know what the hell they are called. Also getting a healthy dose of wildflowers, apple orchard, barnyard funk, and dry wood. Finally, plenty of earthiness makes this a dirty, rustic nose.
3.25 T: Tastes like it smells, except that there is too much damn yeast. It was too carbonated to properly decant this, so it has to be figured into the review. Still, it’s not too bad. Again, lots of herbalness. Wildflower, apple orchard, barn, wood. Earthy with a mild bitterness.
3.25 M: Medium body (would be lighter with less yeast I presume). Too much carbonation initially that I swirled to a manageable level. Spritzy. Would have been given a better score if it wasn’t overcarbed.
3.25 D: It’s not a bad brew, but the quality control at JK needs to improve. They need to let their beers finish fermenting before they bottle them.
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DavoleBomb, Aug 18, 2013