BeerandBlues2 (12841) - Escondido, California, USA - FEB 25, 2008
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle received via trade with Glouglouburp. Pours clear and sparkling orange with an average, frothy, white head, lasting with fair lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (hay, straw, meal), average hops (herbs, grass), average yeast (horse blanket, earth) with notes of light alcohol and cask. Medium bodied, sticky texture, lively carbonation, and a metallic finish. Average duration, light sweetness, acidity, and bitterness. Rather bland beer; very effervescent.
Bov (12556) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAY 4, 2004
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
I had this beer many years ago at one time when I was only giving ratings to the beers but was too lazy and stupid to write down my thoughts. I will update this as soon as I get my hands on this beer again.
thewolf (12375) - Kolding, DENMARK - APR 9, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, bought @ Skjold Burne, Aarhus.
2011 edition. Pours clear darkish golden with a big, frothy, white head. Good lacings. Aroma has sweet malts, apricot, caramel, wine gums, pear. Mild pineapple. Highish carbonation, creamy and full. Flavour is lovely malty with a tartish twang to it. Doughy, light biscuity, citrus, some hay and grass. Lingering mild bitter and creamy finish. Nice.
Rune (12071) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 31, 2013
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
750ml bottle, vintage 2013, 8 % abv, from Systembolaget, Luleå, via Gaute. Champagne cork that gave a good shot followed by smoke when opened. Close to clear golden body. Dense, white head blanketing the glass. Sweet fruit and malts on the nose added by vapour of alcohol. Sweet wheat, honey, and sweet, fruity caramel to the taste buds. Soft and sweet fruity ending. Notable alcohol. Rather easy to drink. Far from great, gives a bland impression (session in Tromsø, 30.07.2013).
Pinball (12031) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle from kihoskh. 2011 red stamp. Corked and cork held in place by a large metal clip. Very unusual, looks very rudimentary.
When openng the bottle some beer gushed out, leaving approx 60cl of the 75cl originally in the bottle. The gushing died out quickly.
Clear golden, smooth small offwhite head.
Flowery and fruity aroma, citrussy hint - aroma reminds me of a belgian blonde.
Flavor is yellow fruity, yeasty, faint citrussy or sour tinge, otherwhise dry, but sweet yellow fruity. reminds me of a messy belgian blonde, but in fact an okay belgian style beer. Better than the many boring biere de garde i’ve had from france. Alc. well used, flavor well adjusted to the strength.
Sammy (11845) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 7, 2007
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: NOV 26, 2015 A real farmhouse. Horseblanket aroma with beige head. Tasty and drinkable biere de garde. Grassy, grainy, sweet start and bitter but balanced finish. Understated carbonation. Not the best but still a good example of the style, and a superior French effort.
Had it 8 plus years later and yeast was fine but boozy.Better though so upgrade.
Meilby (11234) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 20, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 750ml vintage 2011 @ TFODRBSG11, Ulfborg
Pours clear golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, wheat and banana. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.
faroeviking (10693) - FAROE ISLANDS - AUG 20, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Botella. Malty fruity toasty aramel pleasant aroma. Good mouthfeel. Fruity malty bitter alco spicey like flavour. Pleasant.
adnielsen (10584) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 8, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ home. Slightly hazy red-orange appearance with a pretty big orangish white head. Sweet, yeasty, and slightly wild Belgian ale aroma. Slightly yeasty, golden, yeasty Belgian ale flavor. A bit of sourness and some yeast on the Belgian ale finish.
jercraigs (10258) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 21, 2006
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Amber body with a moderate creamy head. (3+). Aroma of alcohol, light yeast and malt, dry. Very dry flavour with noticeable alcohol and a touch of pale malt, light bitterness. Average palate is quite effervescent. Average at best. 5/3+/6/3/12