Saturday, 1 May 2021

Hüttenbräu Rauchbier

  • Name: Hüttenbräu Rauchbier, 4.8%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Deep, dark brown, clear. Nice, light tan head.
  • Aroma: Good smoke, bacon notes.
  • Taste: Good smoke, medium malt. Definitely bacon notes. Smooth.
  • Bought: Brewery, 330 ml, CHF 3.13
  • Score: 3.4 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 14/20)
  • Info: 24/4-2021, BB: 2/7-2021

Tres Hombres Hipster Milkshake

IPA - Milkshake / Smoothie #6:
  • Name: Tres Hombres Hipster Milkshake, 5.8%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Very pale golden, very slight haze. Small, fizzy off-white head.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, citrus and grapefruit. Clear hops.
  • Taste: Light fruits, good hops. Slight malt notes. Light, lingering bitterness.
  • Bought: Brewery, 330 ml, CHF 3.80
  • Score: 3.2 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 1/5-2021, BB: ??/??-????

Tres Hombres White Rabbit

  • Name: Tres Hombres White Rabbit, 5.4%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Pale yellow, slight haze. Small, off-white head.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, some wheat.
  • Taste: Wheat, some light fruits. Dry and slight bitterness. Also some yeast.
  • Bought: Brewery, 330 ml, CHF 3.60
  • Score: 2.6 (Aroma 5/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 5/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 10/20)
  • Info: 1/5-2021, BB: ??/??-????

Friday, 30 April 2021

Eastern Market Jumbo Juice

  • Name: Eastern Market Jumbo Juice, 9.0%, United States
  • Appearance: Canned 02/02/21. Dark yellow, hazy to murky. Decent, white head.
  • Aroma: Citrus fruits, tropical fruits. Some hops.
  • Taste: Lots of light fruits, tropical fruits. Smooth hops, light bitterness. Very easy drinking.
  • Bought: qoqa.ch, 473 ml can, CHF 5.75
  • Score: 3.9 (Aroma 8/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 4/5, Overall 16/20)
  • Info: 30/4-2021, BB: 30/6-2021

Tres Hombres Old Sailor

  • Name: Tres Hombres Old Sailor, 5.4%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Dark brown, slight haze. Some light tan head.
  • Aroma: Dark malt, toasted, caramel, butterscotch.
  • Taste: Dark malt, brown sugar, butterscotch. Unbalanced.
  • Bought: Brewery, 330 ml, CHF 3.60
  • Score: 2.4 (Aroma 5/10, Appearance 2/5, Taste 5/10, Palate 2/5, Overall 10/20)
  • Info: 30/4-2021, BB: ??/??-????

Saturday, 24 April 2021

Tres Hombres Lumberjack

  • Name: Tres Hombres Lumberjack, 5.1%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Dark brown, red hue. Very slight haze. Small, light tan head.
  • Aroma: Red fruits, some malt, Earth.
  • Taste: Red fruits, some malt. Earthy. Dry.
  • Bought: Brewery, 330 ml, CHF 3.60
  • Score: 3.0 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 6/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 12/20)
  • Info: 24/4-2021, BB: ??/??-????

Tres Hombres Original

  • Name: Tres Hombres Original, 4.9%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Golden light brown, slight haze. Small, off-white head.
  • Aroma: Very pale malt, hint of hops.
  • Taste: Pale malt, some hops. Some sweetness. Lacks balance.
  • Bought: Brewery, 330 ml, CHF 3.60
  • Score: 2.9 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 6/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 11/20)
  • Info: 24/4-2021, BB: ??/??-????

Tres Hombres Summer Breeze

New Swiss canton, Obwalden (25/26), Switzerland #700:
  • Name: Tres Hombres Summer Breeze, 4.0%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Pale orange, hazy to murky. Decent, white head. Some sediments in bottle.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, citrus, orange. Slight yeast.
  • Taste: Light fruits, citrus, grapefruit? Bit of yeast. Hint of bitterness, but could have been more.
  • Bought: Brewery, 330 ml, CHF 3.80
  • Score: 2.7 (Aroma 5/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 5/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 11/20)
  • Info: 24/4-2021, BB: ??/??-????

Friday, 23 April 2021

Müller Bräu Red Porter Ale

  • Name: Müller Bräu Red Porter Ale, 5.5%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Dark reddish brown, crystal clear. Small light tan head.
  • Aroma: Red fruits, caramel sweetness, sweet malt.
  • Taste: Red fruits, medium malt. Some caramel sweetness. Not your typical porter.
  • Bought: Garosch, 330 ml, CHF 2.60
  • Score: 3.2 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 23/4-2021, BB: 9/6-2021

Fleur de Lyss IPA

New CH brewery:
  • Name: Fleur de Lyss IPA, 5.6%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Dark orange golden, hazy. Quite big, creamy white head.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, slight yeast. Noticeable hops.
  • Taste: Good light fruits, some hops. A bit if yeast. Decent late bitterness. Yeasty end.
  • Bought: Brewmee, 330 ml, CHF 4.82
  • Score: 3.0 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 6/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 12/20)
  • Info: 23/4-2021, BB: 30/11-2021