Geokkjer (7647) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 20, 2011
[email protected]CaptainCougar (7634) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAY 4, 2003
golden with a small white head.Aroma malt, yellow apples, spicy and herbal hops with some fruitiness.Flavor is sweet and malty with some fruitiness and caramel.Medium body, average carbonation.Nice beer.
Pours a fizzy golden with a huge head. Sweet malty aroma and body to suit. Balanced with a light hoppiness and a little alcoholic burn. Well rounded, but over-carbonated in my opinion. SaintMatty (7522) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 27, 2013
750ml Bottle - Golden with a small head. Yeast, lemon, banana and spice in the aroma. Sultanas, peach, banana, yeast and spice all feature in the taste. Not bad. Ughsmash (7510) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 15, 2008
750mL bottle as 3 Monts Grande Reserve, probably a year or 2 old. Poured medium golden with light yeasty chunkage and a short cap of white head. The aroma opened with sour lighter fruits and vinegar, opening into a corn and bready core.. light, dusty spice accents.. warmth brought out a little lemon and dry floral notes that grew on me. The flavor had rather strong corn and pale malts at the core, giving faint whispers of malt likka.. tangy on the edges with lemon zest and dusty funk.. finished dry and a little sharp with light fruits and aged toffee. Medium-bodied, sweeter, and sharper than expected on the palate.. too strong to be refreshing.. OK overall. Borresteijn (7491) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 21, 2008
Bottle, sampled @ Pint Meibockfestival. Amber/blond colour, very sweet nose, malts, some alcohol. Taste is malty, alcohol sweetness, melon, a bit cloying. Definitely not my style.
Radek Kliber (7483) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - DEC 10, 2006
Bottle @ Decemberfest.
Fine light haze, medium carbonation with very large creamy top. (3+)
Light, continental hop aroma, saaz like hops, gentle green bitters followed by sweet malt.
Strong font, slightly sour in character, creamy, butter like middle. Light semi0dry alcoholic finish. Nose was cleaner than flavours. (6+)
olsvammel (7289) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2009
750 ml bottle. It poured a clear golden liquid with a nice big bubbly foam, which left big chunks of foam on the side of the glass. The smell was very weak. The taste was maly with a dry bitterness and a warm alcoholic finnish. At the end it had a hint of sour apples which tickled the top of my mouth. caesar (7281) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUN 5, 2005
Slightly hazy amber color, short off-white head. Aroma of caramel malt, some hops. Taste is quite bitter, bit fruity, some malt and grain. Alcohol is well hidden. However, nothing special about this one. larsniclas (7217) - Billdal, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2007
Deep golden. Frothy, white head.
Fruity aroma with warm alco-notes.
Fresh and spicy flavour; pepperish.
Lively and rather salty finish. HogTownHarry (7065) - Toronto (Harbourfront), CANADA - AUG 19, 2006
UPDATED: AUG 20, 2006 Bottle (750ml). Shared with blankboy, GregClow, jerc, mds and tupalev, blankboy’s bottle. Slightly hazy amber with a huge fluffy white head. Dry aroma, sharply spicy/yeasty, some generic sweetish grain - interesting, not as subtle as I’d expect from a BdG, but perhaps that’s the "sur lees." Taste is sweet, only slightly spicy, mildly fruity - I know this is supposed to be subtle and elegant, but all I wrote was "ehh". Average everything - body, carbonation, maybe a bit of floral character, it finishes incredibly quickly - just didn’t do too much for me - give me more yeast, or spice, or something - this isn’t too far off a generic Québec golden ale.