Le Baladin Reviews




bbbeer
3.3
Baladin Super Baladin
Hazy orange, small tan head. Yeasty and tropical fruit aroma. Medium body. Not much alcohol. Some carbonation and creamy mouthfeel. Flavor is mildly sweet. Yeast, esters, mild hop finish. Not my favorite style but decently made it seems.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Vestergaard
2.8
Baladin Open Rock’n’Roll
From tap at Fermentoren Aarhus. Pours a hazy orangy with a big, off white head. Smells like a freakin’ weissbier.. Sweet esters, banana, clove, belgian yeast, nutmeg, wheat, no hops... Taste is sweet and estery, spicy, fruity, no bitterness. Smooth texture and a average-high carbonation. Bah. Rock’n’roll my butt.
Monday, February 27, 2017

dropi6
4.7
Baladin Xyauyù Barrel
Vintage 2010. Bottle @ Dobry Zbeer. Brown, little hazy, no head of course. Insane aroma: barrel, rum, cherry, toast, vanilla, biscuits, almonds, figs, wood. Inceredibly oily, flat. Long pleasant aftertaste. Alcohol perfectly warming throat. Little bit worse than fume, but still nearly perfect barley wine.
Monday, February 27, 2017

dropi6
4.9
Baladin Xyauyù Fumé (Islay Whisky)
Vintage 2010. Bottle @ DobryZbeer. Pours brown, hazy, no head. One of the most complexed aromas ever tried. First sniff - whisky, barrel made huge impact, peat. smoke. Then cherries, lots of smoke, bacon even, dry fruits, gean, wood, raisin. In mouth very sweet, syrupy. No bitterness, no alcohol. Long heavy aftertaste of whisky or rather whisky liqueur. Super dense and oily. Amazing experience.
Monday, February 27, 2017

Kiezmar
4.5
Baladin Xyauyù Birra Da Divano Riserva Teo Musso
80cl from bottle at Open Baladin Torino.Rich, noble aroma. Raisins, figs, vanilla, marzipan. Little alcohol. The taste is full, sweet tons of dried fruits, vanilla liqueur. Masterpiece.
Sunday, February 26, 2017

Kiezmar
3.2
Baladin Isaac
Tap at Open Baladin Torino. Lot of coriandeer. Smooth, sweet. Nothing special, easy to drink.
Sunday, February 26, 2017

Kiezmar
3.2
Baladin Open Rock’n’Roll
Tap at Open Baladin Torino. Aroma nice but not enough strong. Taste dry, some tropical fruits. No bitterness.
Sunday, February 26, 2017

HerrBierkoenig
3.1
Baladin Super Baladin
0,75l bottle BBD: MAR 2017, courtesy od my father, many thanks. Pours cloudy amber apricot red liquid, small white head, Aroma: nice belgian pehnolic notes, ripe fruits, apricots, raisins, candied fruits, banana, spicy, sweet, Taste: medium to heavy sweet, light bitter, light to medium sour, candied fruits, apricots, bananas, raisins, Palate: lught to medium body, somehow watery and sweet at the same time, soft to flat carbonation, slick mouthfeel, medium long sweet fruity and harsh aftertaste, Overall: not a persuasive example of Belgian Strong Ale, but still enjoyed, drinkable.
Sunday, February 26, 2017

KansaiBeerLvrs
3.1
Baladin Open Rock’n’Roll
A very cloudy gold with a crazy thick head of foam. Lots of floaters. A fruity light malt aroma. Medium to full bodied with a raspy carbonation. I’m not sure if it is supposed to be a blonde or a saison. It is peppery, a bit bitter metallic chewy and fruity in flavor. An APA??? Either this was way too old or it just didn’t survive the trip to Japan in good condition.
Sunday, February 26, 2017

metalspice
3.6
Baladin Nöel du Baladin
Som Baladin Leon. Mørk brun med off-white skum. krydret duft med noe banan og marsipan. Det samme i smaken sammen med litt tørket frukt. God, men hadde forventet enda sterkere smaker. behagelig, tykk munnfølelse, men litt lav på kullsyre
Saturday, February 25, 2017

Tide
3.6
Baladin Xyauyù Fumé (Islay Whisky)
Bottle from a friend (2010 bottle). Brown color, minimal white head. Bittersweet taste with raisins, toffee, syrup, peat, caramel, oak, malts, smoke and vanilla. Bitter finish with raisins, oak, caramel, peat, toffee and syrup. Very nice brew, although a bit too sweet after aging.
Saturday, February 25, 2017

tmrmwel
4.5
Baladin Xyauyù Barrel
Bottle, vintage 2011. Pours clear dark maroon, with no head at all. Aroma is dark fruits with raisins and prunes, tobacco and wooden barrels. Medium to creamy body, with no carbonation whatsoever. Flavour is dark fruits with rum raisins, prunes and notes of cherries, leather, raw cocoa and wooden barrels. Close to a missing link between sherry and madeira wine. Incredibly smooth and complex, yet balanced and drinkable. Brilliant!
Friday, February 24, 2017

ogivlado
3
Baladin Birra Lurisia Speciale
Bottled 330ml. -courtesy of and shared with guys of Konoba Kostanjac Karlovac, thanks! Dark golden/amber coloured, minimal off-white head, light malty nose. Sweet malty, touch of caramel, notes of herbs and subdued spices with touch of hops in the finish. Just ok. 6.0%ABV
Thursday, February 23, 2017

ogivlado
2.7
Baladin Birra Lurisia NormAle
Bottled 330ml. -courtesy of and shared with guys of Konoba Kostanjac Karlovac, thanks! Unclear golden coloured, small white head, dusty peachy nose. Sweet malty, some cereals, weak hops, notes of sugar and light grainy notes in the finish. Pretty average.
Thursday, February 23, 2017

GhostS
3.5
Baladin Open Rock’n’Roll
Aroma - malty, with some condiments and dried herbs, grounded black pepper, some yeasts. Taste - malty, with lot of grounded black pepper a bit spicy, some dried herbs, yeasts. Too much pepper, but well done. Strange and pleasant.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

rumore
3.8
Baladin Super Mosaic
From the tap at Baladin Bologna, Italy. Pours hazy orange gold with limited white foam, very fine. Aroma is sweet: caramel, honey, malt obviously. Body is medium-dense, with some carbonation and some influence of esters. Taste is, consistently with aroma, sweet: lots of malt action. Some underlying bitterness to can the sugar down. Finish is nice, but of average persistence and intensity.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

rumore
4.3
Baladin Xyauyù Birra Da Divano Riserva Teo Musso
Feel 75cl bottle at Baladin Bologna, Italy. Pours brown, no foam looking very much like whisky. Beautiful yellow reflections on the edge, and deep brown when observed from beneath. Aroma is rich: malty of course, caramel, licorice and honey very well recognizable, nuts, toffee. Body is dense but not as much as I would have expected. No carbonation. Quite some tickling of the nose. Taste starts with sweetness, which gradually gives way to a nice bitterness, and a deep alcoholic feeling. Finish is relatively long, not as much as I would have expected. No astringency, again against my expectations.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

DSG
2.2
Baladin Super Floreale
[2/2/17] Bottle at Eataly in Boston. Golden-orange. Very stale hops, malt, marmalade, honey, sweet, bitterish finish. Feels old. Not good.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

DSG
2.8
Baladin Wayan
[2/2/17] Bottle at Eataly in Boston. Golden. Spicy, fruity, sweet. So-so. .
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Tognetta
2.5
Baladin Wayan
Alaranjada de media turbidez e sólidos suspensos, espuma branca de média formação e pouca persistência. Aroma prevalesce o malte e especiariais diversas, picancia aumenta com o tempo de copo, ao mesmo tempo apimentada e amendoada. Paladar de médio dulçor sem amargor. Corpo médio e carbonataçao zero, acho que passou do tempo ou foi mal acondicionada. Final levemente aguado mantendo as especiarias, dulçor maltado e toques de laranja.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

GhostS
3.3
Baladin Super Bitter
Aroma - very weak, malt, some herbal hops, caramel, honey with a bit of alcohol. Taste - sweet and bitter, with lot of caramel, honey and peach jam, flowers, raisins with alcohol, some over-ripe fruits. Good...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

maledictum
3.3
Baladin Nora
Cloudy amber with tiny bubbles. White, frothy head. Complex fruity, spicy nose. Intriguing flavor mix of sweetness and bitterness. Unusual brew.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Gebels
2.9
Baladin Lune Riserva Teo Musso 2012
Colour of amber, hazy, without head, quite similar look to cheap apple juice :). In nose raisins, dried fruits, sweet honey. In taste also dried fruits and honey. Medium sweetness. Very Light body without CO2, this combination give a kinda watery feeling.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

AndySnow
3.5
Baladin Metodo Classico Riserva 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: Systembolaget.
Appearance: Dark amber colour with a tan head.
Aroma: Fruit, yeast, citrus, some caramel.
Body: Full body, lively carbonation.
Flavour: Yeast, fruit, caramel, spices, some alcohol.

Monday, February 20, 2017

jmgreenuk
3.3
Baladin Wayan
Bottle at Brew Beers and Ciders, Sukhumvit. Poured a crystal clear straw colour with a thin broken white head. The aroma is apple mango fruit. The flavour is moderate sweet with a light crispy, grainy malt, dry fake sugar, light fruit, ligh spice palate. Medium to light bodied with average carbonation.
Sunday, February 19, 2017

DwarfeD
4.3
Baladin Xyauyù Barrel
Sample from bottle at Uiltje bar. Very dark brown with no head. Thick complex body with almost no carbonation. Very sweet with subtle bitter tones. Plums, raisin, caramel, sugar and spices. Very ’port’-ish brew, good!
Sunday, February 19, 2017

GhostS
3.7
Baladin Elixir
Aroma - malt, some fruits a bit fermented, caramel, belgian yeasts. Taste - sweet malt, caramel, peach jam, honey with a bit of alcohol, some belgian yeasts. Good!
Saturday, February 18, 2017

GhostS
3.4
Baladin Wayan
Aroma - a bit soured, malt, fresh wheat, flour, some herbs, bergamot, spices, yeasts. Taste - a bit sweetly and sourish, malt, spices, some fermented fruits, a lot of yeasts, a bit of pungency and some bitterness. Good.
Saturday, February 18, 2017

GhostS
3.4
Baladin NazionAle
Aroma - a lot of over-ripe fruits, sweet malt, some citrus pulp, wholemeal bread with some honey, yeasts. Taste - medium sweetness, malt, ripe fruits a bit tarted, honey with a bit of hop bitterness. Good!
Saturday, February 18, 2017

GhostS
4.5
Baladin Terre Riserva Teo Musso 2012
Aroma (strong) - a lot of caramel, alcohol (rum), brown sugar’s syrup very concentrated, a bit of burnt sugar diluted with alcohol. Taste - very sweet, concentrated, with a lot of caramel, a bit burnt caramel, cognac with a lot of medium burnt sugar, caramelized malt, concentrated white cherries jam with cognac. Beer of Gods!
Saturday, February 18, 2017

GhostS
4.1
Baladin Lune Riserva Teo Musso 2012
Aroma (strong) - a lot of caramel with cloudy malt, fresh grape must, dirty brown sugar’s syrup, pleasant aged alcohol. Taste - sweet, caramelized, a bit dirty, some brown sugar’s syrup, aged white wine slightly soured. Very good!
Saturday, February 18, 2017

Svesse
3.6
Baladin NazionAle
(Bottle) Golden amber colour, slightly hazy, with frothy white head. Fruity nose with apricots, citrus, mandarin, bread, honey, flowers and a touch of clove. Fruity taste with notes of apricots, orange, mandarin, bread, honey and a slightly spicy finish with a gentle floral bitterness. Medium body, with a touch of sweetness. Fresh, tasty and very well balanced. Nice one.
Friday, February 17, 2017

Cybuch
3.2
Baladin Nora
W aromacie karmel i palony cukier, troche karmelowego slodu, chociaz to nuty za ktorymi nie przepadam, tutaj sa bardzo przyjemne. Barwa to ciemne zloto, prawie klarowne. Piana kiepska. W smaku karmelowe, troche przypomina lagera czystym profilem. Wysycenie troche za wysokie, goryczka niska ale przyjemna. Przyzwoite piwo.
Friday, February 17, 2017

ALIBALI
3.5
Baladin Nöel du Baladin
Leicht Cherryfass smelly, dezent rosty und getreidig stumpf. Kräuter? Klar. Samtig, verbrannt und alkofett. Not sooo good ;). 0,1/Bottle. BRAUKUNST LIVE 2017.
Friday, February 17, 2017

ALIBALI
3.7
Baladin Elixir
Würzig karamelig mit pappiger Burnattitüde. Kratzo lecker und malty Strong Ale. Lecker :).... 0,1/Bottle. BRAUKUNST LIVE 2017.
Friday, February 17, 2017

Copid
2.8
Baladin Open White
Aromat kwiatowo-landrynkowy, utleniony, kolendrowy. W smaku mega słodkie, kwiatowe i stosunkowo puste w odczuciach. Dosyć słabo.
Thursday, February 16, 2017

Marko
3.7
Baladin Nöel Café
Thanks Vran! Murky redbrown nody with a beige head. Full dark fruit and dried fruit aroma. Sweet full creamy malty taste, raisins, not that much coffee, slightly warming. Fine, lovely malt driven ale.
Thursday, February 16, 2017

creppyiceman
4
Baladin Xyauyù Birra Da Divano Riserva Teo Musso
(bottle 14%abv 2013 edition) Aroma:red wine,marzipan,caramel,brown sugar,slighlty boozy but in good way. Appearance:very dark copper color,no head. Taste:veery sweet,flavour of caramel,honey,brown sugar,some dried fruits (mainly prunes) and fudge. Palate:full body,syrup-like moutfeel,no carbonation. Overall:Lovely sweet monster ,wish aroma was a bit more intensive.
Thursday, February 16, 2017

creppyiceman
3.8
Baladin Terre Riserva Teo Musso 2012
(bottle) Aroma:honey,caramel,red wine,hint of vinegar. Appearance:very dark copper color,no head. Taste:sweet, flavour of cherries in chocolate,honey and red wine, slighlty tart on the finish. Palate:close to full body,no carbonation. Overall;Sweet wine-driven brew with nice tart hint.
Thursday, February 16, 2017

creppyiceman
3.3
Baladin Metodo Classico Riserva 2014
(bottle) Appearance:hazy yellow color,big frothy head. Aroma:spices,bubblegum,banana. Taste:semi-sweet,flavour of caramel,spices,bubblegum,wheat. Palate:medium to full body,medium to high carbonation, Overall: Tastes like high OG tripel,decent considering a fact that I dont like tripels.
Thursday, February 16, 2017

creppyiceman
4.1
Baladin Lune Riserva Teo Musso 2012
(bottle)Aroma:raisins,cheesecake ,hint of milk chocolate and toffee.Appearance:dark orange color,no head.Taste:sweet,flavour of cheescake,rasins,caramel and chocolate,sweet toffee-like finish.Palate:close to full body,no carbonation.Overall:Genius nose,rich cake-like taste but mouthfeel is dissapointing,anyway I DIG IT !
Thursday, February 16, 2017

Bloke
1.4
Baladin Isaac
Eewww! what was that? admittedly this was my last, and perhaps 10th beer of the night, but it was somehow tart yet light at the same time, with the texture of white wine but with a nasty pungent aftertaste. I really struggled to finish this. I will admit that I really don’t like very citrusy beers like Hoegarden though, but even Hoegarden is a big step up from this.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

OminouSC2
3.7
Baladin Xyauyù Birra Da Divano Riserva Teo Musso
Unclear mahogany color, no head. Flat. Vinous aromas with raisins, figs, dates, liqueur, fruit flavored candy, brandy, vanilla and alcohol. Very sweet taste of dired fruits, vinous, liqueur, alcohol, wood and syrup. Too much alcohol during the taste/finish. Very much on the sweet side.
Monday, February 13, 2017

Fin
3.1
Baladin Open Rock’n’Roll
Bottle from Eataly, Genoa, Italy, consumed at home Sunday 12th February 2017 whilst cooking Cottage Pie Pours hazy gold with a white head. It’s a tad sweet and I have to say it lacks a zap, ok it’s got a fruitiness but it’s not that exciting, bitterness is muted, it’s just fine, but I was hoping for much more. A6 A4 T6 P3 Ov12 3.1
Sunday, February 12, 2017

nickd717
4.3
Baladin Super Baladin - Zinfandel & Tequila Barrels
Draft at Old Devil Moon. Hazy amber red color with a lasting khaki head. This is a Flemish red, and the aroma fits the style and adds awesomeness. Notes of cherry, leather, oak, tequila, red wine. Flavor has medium tartness, leather, sour cherry, some funky wild yeast. Very full and deep. Feel is great, body not too full, nice soft carbonation. This is one of the best Flemish reds I’ve had, full stop.
Saturday, February 11, 2017

Nisse666
3.4
Baladin Nöel du Baladin
Big Bottle from web SB cons 2017... in Hemsedal, Norway AR: yeasty, wee vinos, red berries AP: brownish colour, F: yeasty, thin, bakers chocolate, wee vinos, red berries,caramel
Friday, February 10, 2017

phfyysik
3.4
Baladin Wayan
Pours golden with light white head. Aroma is fruity, spices, some yeast, light mould. Taste is fruity, spices, some pepper in backround, light yeast, fresh. Nice beer!
Thursday, February 9, 2017

crim
4.1
Baladin Xyauyù Birra Da Divano Riserva Teo Musso
Bez piany a struktura bardzo gęsta powoli spływa po ściankach W aromacie sa tu rodzynki, jest coś w stylu dojrzałych owoców, figi, dosyć dużo miodu i troche likieru/ alkoholu W smaku pełne, lepiące usta, likierowe takie, oczywiście bez wysycenia z dosyć krótka goryczka, ogolnie tez jest dosyć rozgrzewające od alkoholowu, posmak to miód , karmel, znowu owoce Podsumowując no pewnie ze smaczne, bardzo złożone i skierowane raczej do #teamcukrzyca, mi to raczej przypomina coś w stylu miodu pitnego czy jerez/sherry. No i na koniec czy warte swojej ceny, porównując do wlasnie jerez z Andaluzji gdzie dosyć podobnie smakuje pedro ximénez czy lagrima, leżakowanie w beczce, sa w cenie 10euro butelka 0,7 (to tak max) to mozna powiedzieć ze bardzo drogo patrząc na wszystkie alkohole. Ale na tle piw to raczej ok to musi być drogie i dobre jest omom
Monday, February 6, 2017

obguthr
4.1
Baladin Nöel du Baladin
Wood, dates, honey, and figs aroma. Cloudy brown, thick tan head, great lace. Fig, caramel, treacle, plum. Medium body, soft carbonation.
Sunday, February 5, 2017

sir__v
3.9
Baladin Nöel Café
Bottle from Boxbeers.com - Color: clear dark brown beer with no carbonation and medium brown head. Smell: sweet malt and caramel notes, coffee hint. Taste: full body with sweet caramel malt backbone well balanced with fruity and coffee notes. Good attenuation and well balanced. Really drinkable. Aftertaste: caramel and coffee, sweet malt. Small alcohol, not so boozy.
Sunday, February 5, 2017