hammenlind (737) - Sundbyberg, SWEDEN - SEP 11, 2006
Hazy yellow, no head. Sour, yeasty aroma with notes of green apples. Clear apple flavour. Great sourness. JorisPPattyn (10004) - Ursel, BELGIUM - SEP 10, 2006
Fully hazy, not like pressed, but crushed pineapples; short lived yellowish head. Nose of apples treated with iceacid (concentrated acetic). Like an unforgettable salad dressing. Vinegar extracted from apples and fish flour added. And some apple concentrate. MF: don’t ask. This doesn’t etch, it lazers. Wow. skortila (5875) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - SEP 10, 2006
[2nd Low Countries RateBeer meeting] Apples in the nose. Hazy, orange coloured with no head. Taste is sweet, some tartness, apples and some wood. However quite unbalanced. sticky stuff. jbrus (4990) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - SEP 10, 2006
Bottled. Sour varnish aroma. Cloudy, no head, dark yellow color, no lace. Very sour, sour green apples, very sweet underneath. Extreme flavors, for me just too much. GarethYoung (1111) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - SEP 7, 2006
[Bottle at RBESG] Brnyard aroma, apple, wood notes and cookie dough malt. very full bodied, sour with a note of alcohol which doesnt tell the 12%
TBone (17565) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 30, 2006
[email protected]rlgk (18850) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2006
Hazy bright orange color, no head. Sour, apple-like aroma, like in Cantillon geuze. Sour apple flavor, very carbonated - foamy mouthfeel. Long sour aftertaste, Australian "lambic".
Hazy yellow/golden color, no head. Sourish apple aroma, sparkling and with cheese notes. Apple flavor, sourish again, ciderlike fuity and with lambicnotes. 3fourths (9347) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 13, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 26, 2012 Murky, deliciously cloudy golden colored body with a tall white head composed of large clear bubbles. Very carbonated, very fizzy, had to swirl it around to get a consistency I liked. Aroma is full of acidic cedar wood, white grapes, sweet red apples, brett-like yeast scents, sour green apples as well. When tasted it grabs the back of the tongue with a punchy sour apple and pineapple taste, though it’s quite sweet up front, so it presents an interesting contrast through the drink. Has a lambic-quality sourness with it’s own apple cider twist of flavors. 12% ABV but does not taste even half that - dangerous to drink. Palate is semi-dry, moderately thick. This is awesome stuff, a fantastic hybrid cider/beer that stands alone in it’s uniqueness as far as I’ve experienced. Thanks to mullet for setting up the trade. henrikb (1263) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2006
Thanks to Jeppe for letting me taste this fantastic beer. I got the last of the bottle, I guess it had been open for some time and I can see from the other Danes tasting notes (the same bottle) that it had changed a bit. Unclear yellow-golden, no head; Huge spicy apple nose, deep complex and quite warm, but also a bit sour, actually is it very much like a freshly baked, sour appled, not to caramelized, Tarte-Tartin with a very little cinnamon added (only very, very little oak apparent); The body is quite thick and extremely sour, almost vinegar like, it almost hurt to swallow it; it finishes of super long and very complex, like a very good condensed apple juice or condensed cider. The body and finish started out shockingly sour and acidy, vinegar like, but with a very little getting used to it became incredible good. This is a beer I would really like to taste again! Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2006
Bottle thanx to Jeppe. Hazy orange colour with a yellow head. Sweet sour, light acid apple aroma and taste, bitter. Medium to full body with a sweet sour, dry finish. Strange, but ok.