Saturday, 15 February 2020

Boundary I Used To Have A Cat

Northern Ireland #6:
  • Name: Boundary I Used To Have A Cat, 5.2%, Northern Ireland 
  • Appearance: Light golden, some haze. Small, off-white head.
  • Aroma: Light malt, light fruits, light hops. Slight lemon.
  • Taste: Light malt, light hops, grass. Some lemon. Low bitterness.
  • Bought: qoqa.ch, 440 ml can, CHF 5.11
  • Score: 3.4 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 14/20)
  • Info: 15/2-2020, BB: 17/12-2020

Broyarde la Massaï

  • Name: Broyarde la Massaï, 6%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Medium golden, very slight haze. Small, fizzy white  head.
  • Aroma: Floral, butter, sweet, millet?
  • Taste: Buttery, floral, I guess millet. Sweetness. Interesting.
  • Bought: Brewery, 330 ml, CHF 4.17
  • Score: 3.3 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 15/2-2020, BB: 21/12-2020

Friday, 14 February 2020

Labietis Zintnieks

New brewery, Latvia #3:
  • Name: Labietis Zintnieks, 7.6%, Latvia
  • Appearance: Pale yellow golden, slight haze. Almost no head.
  • Aroma: Beeswax, honey, floral.
  • Taste: Floral, beeswax, dry. Interesting, strange one.
  • Bought: qoqa.ch, 500 ml, CHF 4.58
  • Score: 2.9 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 6/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 11/20)
  • Info: 14/2-2020, BB: 31/10-2021

Brewski Didn't We Just Become Best Friends?

  • Name: Brewski Didn't We Just Become Best Friends?, 4.2%, Sweden
  • Appearance: Pale yellow, very hazy. Nice amount of white head.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, grapefruit, light hops.
  • Taste: Nice light fruits, exotic fruit, light hops. Very light bitterness. Smooth.
  • Bought: qoqa.ch, 330 ml can, CHF 4.58
  • Score: 3.1 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 6/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 14/2-2020, BB: 22/4-2021

Saturday, 8 February 2020

Rogue HazelNut Brown Nectar

  • Name: Rogue HazelNut Brown Nectar, 5.6%, United States
  • Appearance: Dark brown, clear. Nice amount of tan head.
  • Aroma: Hazelnut, medium malt, lightly roasted.
  • Taste: Medium malt, earthy, hazelnut, lightly roasted. Very smooth and nice.
  • Bought: Wittich, 355 ml, CHF 2.00
  • Score: 3.9 (Aroma 8/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 4/5, Overall 16/20)
  • Info: 8/2-2020, BB: 29/2-2020

Broyarde l'Innocente

  • Name: Broyarde l'Innocente, 6%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Dark amber, very hazy. Very small, off-white head.
  • Aroma: Herbal, slight hemp.
  • Taste: Herbs, some hemp, a bit earthy. Slight sweetness.
  • Bought: Brewery, 330 ml, CHF 4.17
  • Score: 3.2 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 8/2-2020, BB: 6/12-2020

Friday, 7 February 2020

Brewski Red Robot DIPA

  • Name: Brewski Red Robot DIPA, 7.5%, Sweden 
  • Appearance: Light orange golden, hazy. Tiny white head.
  • Aroma: Good fruits, grapefruit. Light hops.
  • Taste: Lots of fruits, grapefruit, light hops. Very light bitterness, smooth.
  • Bought: qoqa.ch, 330 ml can, CHF 4.58
  • Score: 3.7 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 16/20)
  • Info: 7/2-2020, BB: 15/4-2021

Sutton's Victoria Ale Spezial 1868

New CH brewery:
  • Name: Sutton Victoria Ale Spezial 1868, 4.7%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Light golden, very hazy. Good amount of creamy, white head.
  • Aroma: Pale malt, slight hops. A bit of metal.
  • Taste: Good, clean hops, light malt. Crisp, muted bitterness. Nice.
  • Bought: Craftbrew.ch, 330 ml, CHF 5.50
  • Score: 3.3 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 7/2-2020, BB: 1/1-2023

Saturday, 1 February 2020

Broyarde la 15-30 (MDXXX)

  • Name: Broyarde la 15-30 (MDXXX), 7%, Switzerland 
  • Appearance: Dark amber, slight haze. Some off-white head.
  • Aroma: Dark fruit, malt, earthy.
  • Taste: Medium malt, some dark fruit, earthy. Some sweetness.
  • Bought: Brewery, 330 ml, CHF 4.17
  • Score: 3.2 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 1/2-2020, BB: 23/11-2020

Virage Les Cyclistes

IPA - Belgian #5:
  • Name: Virage Les Cyclistes, 7.0%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Light orange golden, clear. Some off-white head, more head later.
  • Aroma: Fruits, some flowers, Belgian yeast.
  • Taste: Nice hops, very clear Belgian yeast. Some light bitterness. Enjoyable.
  • Bought: Craftbrew.ch, 330 ml, CHF 6.00
  • Score: 3.3 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 1/2-2020, BB: 30/9-2020