Sunday, 25 October 2020

Uiltje Fancy Pants

IPA - Brut #2:
  • Name: Uiltje Fancy Pants, 6.5%, Netherlands
  • Appearance: Pale yellow golden, slight haze. Big, fizzy, white head.
  • Aroma: Lots of light fruits, grapefruit, exotic fruits. Good hops.
  • Taste: Grapefruit, light fruits, exotic fruits. Nice hops, some sweetness. Smooth.
  • Bought: amstein.ch, 330 ml can, CHF 3.58
  • Score: 3.6 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 15/20)
  • Info: 25/10-2020, BB: 9/1-2021

Lynx Movement The Golden Drop

  • Name: Lynx Movement The Golden Drop, 4.6%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Very pale golden, hint of haze. Good amount of fizzy white head.
  • Aroma: Grains, light fruits,
  • Taste: Pale malt, grains, shy hops. Light fruits. Very fizzy mouthfeel.
  • Bought: B Like Beer, 330 ml, CHF 4.70
  • Score: 2.7 (Aroma 5/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 5/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 11/20)
  • Info: 25/10-2020, BB: 31/3-2021

Saturday, 24 October 2020

Birrificio Due Fusti Peated Scotch Ale

  • Name: Birrificio Due Fusti Peated Scotch Ale, 7.0%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Very dark brown, near black. Some dark tan head.
  • Aroma: Dark malt, roasted, smoke.
  • Taste: Dark malt, smoke, lots of peat. Dry. Pretty good.
  • Bought: B Like Beer, 330 ml, CHF 4.60
  • Score: 3.6 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 15/20)
  • Info: 24/10-2020, BB: 28/2-2021

Jungfraubräu Stedtlibier

New CH brewery:
  • Name: Jungfraubräu Stedtlibier, 5.4%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Pale yellow golden, clear. Small, fizzy white head.
  • Aroma: Pale malt, slight caramel. Some fruits.
  • Taste: Medium malt, light caramel sweetness. Slight metal.
  • Bought: Lidl, 330 ml, CHF 2.49
  • Score: 2.7 (Aroma 5/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 5/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 11/20)
  • Info: 24/10-2020, BB: 17/4-2021

Friday, 23 October 2020

The Bruery Mash & Coconut

Brown Ale - Imperial #8:
  • Name: The Bruery Mash & Coconut, 13%, United States
  • Appearance: 2017 edition. Medium to dark brown. Cloudy. Small, fizzy light tan head.
  • Aroma: Malt, dark fruits, prunes. Slight wood.
  • Taste: Medium malt, prunes, coconut. Some barrel notes and caramel. Liquorice, roasted hazelnut? Warming. Hides alcohol well.
  • Bought: Craft Gallery, 750 ml, CHF 18.00
  • Score: 4.0 (Aroma 8/10, Appearance 4/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 4/5, Overall 16/20)
  • Info: 23/10-2020, BB: ??/??-????

Brasserie du Dzô Gurlette

  • Name: Brasserie du Dzô Gurlette, 3.4%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Yellow golden, clear. Very fizzy, white head.
  • Aroma: Lemon, light fruits.
  • Taste: Light fruits, lots of lemon, crisp. Very slight saltiness.
  • Bought: B Like Beer, 330 ml, CHF 4.80
  • Score: 3.1 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 6/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 23/10-2020, BB: 31/5-2021

Thursday, 22 October 2020

FMR The Dude

  • Name: FMR The Dude, 6.0%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Orange golden, some haze. Big, creamy off-white head.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, good hops, resins.
  • Taste: Good hops, light fruits. Pine. Good bitterness. Nice balance.
  • Bought: B Like Beer, 330 ml, CHF 4.80
  • Score: 3.6 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 15/20)
  • Info: 22/10-2020, BB: 26/7-2021

La Mine / Château La Parchemine

  • Name: La Mine / Château La Parchemine, 5%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Pale yellow, very slight haze. Fizzy, short lived off-white head.
  • Aroma: Citrus, light fruits. Lemon. Some spices.
  • Taste: Tart, light fruits. Lemon. Some salt and spices. Refreshing.
  • Bought: B Like Beer, 330 ml, CHF 5.50
  • Score: 3.1 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 6/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 22/10-2020, BB: 13/2-2021

Sunday, 18 October 2020

Lord Chambray Fungus Rock

New brewery, Malta #3:
  • Name: Lord Chambray Fungus Rock, 5.6%, Malta
  • Appearance: Quite dark brown, clear. Some dark tan head.
  • Aroma: Dark malt, lightly roasted, some dark fruits.
  • Taste: Dark malt, roasted, lactose.
  • Bought: amstein.ch, 330 ml, CHF 4.00
  • Score: 3.3 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 18/10-2020, BB: 31/7-2021

Mr Bees Pollen Power

New brewery:
  • Name: Mr Bees Pollen Power, 3.8%, England
  • Appearance: Orange golden, clear. Small, fizzy off-white head. Good amount of creamy head later.
  • Aroma: Pale malt, light fruits. Honey.
  • Taste: Pale malt, biscuits, some honey. Dry end.
  • Bought: Trade with Grumbo - thanks, 500 ml
  • Score: 3.0 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 6/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 12/20)
  • Info: 18/10-2020, BB: 9/6-2021