rand (1570) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 11, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 75 cl from erzbierschof.ch. Veiled orangy with a nice pale yellow foam. Fruity beer, very aromatic, with yeast, Bretta, orange. Creamy malt with a bitter of zest and earth, a sweetened roundness, toffy. Bittersweet of class, a delight.
McTapps (6682) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - DEC 9, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
The beer has got a hazy golden-amber colour with a smooth body and steady head. Aroma of yeast, wheat and hops. Taste of yeast, bread, wheat, caramel, malt, hops and exotic fruits. Tasty hoppy finish.
drpimento (3306) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 19, 2015
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
This beer tastes a little bit oxidized. Otherwise everything else is decent.
minutemat (4906) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
75cl bottle, shared with my French in-laws. Pours deep orange with good white head. Lovely light bretty saison.
Theydon_Bois (18196) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle split at Bespin Base, W2, thanks to Fergus, 10/06/15.
Very lightly hazed golden orange topped with moderate off white spotting and edgework.
Nose is tangy citrics, orange peel, straw, funk, light yeast, candied fruits.
Taste comprises earthy citrics, straw, bitter orange, melon, apple core, funk, champagne yeast, damp hay, subtle brett notes, peach.
Medium bodied, light spritz in the carbonation, semi drying close.
Solid bretted Belgo stylee.
The_Osprey (7340) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle share at Leighton’s. Thanks to Fergus. 7%. Dark orange, slight haze, small foamy white head. Aroma is lemon oil, caramel, tangerine and flowers. Body is medium, foamy, low carbonation. Taste is lemon, pine, caramel, light bitterness. Pretty nice.
mR_fr0g (10613) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JUN 11, 2015 Bottle at Leighton’s place. Bottle from Brewdog online. Golden / orange coloured pour with a light haze and a big frothy off white head. Aroma is nice Belgian yeast, airy carbonation, little dried fruits, apple, background caramel malts. Flavour is semi sweet, honey can airy grainy, little grainy, apple, Palate is semi sweet, moderate carbonation, semi dry finish. Little is spicy hop. Jammy fruits.
Leighton (19830) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared in London - thanks to Fergus. Pours mostly clear orange-gold with a frothy white head. Nice aroma, some melon, soft funky brett, bread. Medium sweet flavor with with sweet melon, honeydew, pale bread, so e crusty bitterness, light pine, orange. Medium to full bodied with average carbonation. Light alcohol warmth in the finish, more citrus, some rind, musty hay, funk, earth. Solid overall.
Scopey (13557) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle thanks to Fergus. It pours hazy orange with a massive white head. The nose is earthy, big bretty, funky, doughy, brioche, light spice, Irn Bru, florals, grassy and dirt. The taste is bitter, rich doughy action, funky, brett, earth, orange rind, stewed citrus, floral, dirt and brioche with a dry, earthy finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Rather quaffable stuff. Great aroma.
Fin (10041) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle courtesy of Geraint and Helen, consumed at home, Friday 5th June 2015 Fresh, zippy nose, lively zesty with brett showing but in a balanced way. Lightly tart, and a touch of funkiness, possibly beer of the evening. Great stuff. A8 A4 T8 P4 Ov16 4.0