Saturday, 2 November 2019

Courage Bier Dunkles

New CH brewery:
  • Name: Courage Bier Dunkles, 5.3%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Flip-top bottle, very dark brown. Some light tan head, more as it warms up.
  • Aroma: Dark malt, roasted, some caramel.
  • Taste: Good amount of dark malt, roasted, some caramel.
  • Bought: Zur alten Weinhandlung, 330 ml, CHF 5.00
  • Score: 3.2 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 6/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 2/11-2019, BB: 11/10-2019

Altes Tramdepot 1 Märzen [Tram-Märzen]

New CH brewery:
  • Name: Altes Tramdepot 1 Märzen [Tram-Märzen], 5.1%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Nice amber, some haze. Small off-white head.
  • Aroma: Slight malt, caramel sweetness.
  • Taste: Medium malt, toasted, caramel sweetness.
  • Bought: Drinks of the World (Bern), 330 ml, CHF 4.50
  • Score: 3.2 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 6/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 2/11-2019, BB: 31/1-2020

Friday, 1 November 2019

Dogma Albino White IPA

IPA - White #11, new brewery:
  • Name: Dogma Albino White IPA, 6.5%, Serbia
  • Appearance: Yellow golden, quite hazy. Fizzy, white head.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, citrus. Slight wheat.
  • Taste: Light fruits, citrus, good hops. Some wheat, floral. Some pale malt in there.
  • Bought: Drinks of the World (Bern), 330 ml, CHF 5.80
  • Score: 3.3 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 1/11-2019, BB: 9/2-2020

Maryensztadt Sourtime Marakuja

IPA - Sour / Wild #4:
  • Name: Maryensztadt Sourtime Marakuja, 5.8%, Poland
  • Appearance: Burnt orange, slight haze. Some off-white head.
  • Aroma: Good amount of fruits, exotic fruits. Slight pale malt.
  • Taste: Nice fruits, exotic fruits. Some tart fruits, but quite mellow. Slight pale malts.
  • Bought: qoqa.ch, 500 ml, CHF 6.43
  • Score: 3.4 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 14/20)
  • Info: 1/11-2019, BB: 15/7-2020

Thursday, 31 October 2019

Wild Beer Millionaire

Stout - Flavored #8:
  • Name: Wild Beer Millionaire, 4.7%, England
  • Appearance: Very dark brown, near black. Some dark tan head.
  • Aroma: Darkish malt, lightly roasted, some caramel sweetness.
  • Taste: Dark malt, lightly roasted, slight caramel, but not much. Chocolate.
  • Bought: Drinks of the World (Bern), 330 ml, CHF 5.90
  • Score: 3.4 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 14/20)
  • Info: 31/10-2019, BB: 1/4-2020

Maryensztadt Sourtime Pineapple

IPA - Sour / Wild #3:
  • Name: Maryensztadt Sourtime Pineapple, 4.3%, Poland
  • Appearance: Pale yellow golden, slight haze. Some fizzy white head.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, slight sourness, lemon.
  • Taste: Citrus fruits, sour fruits, slight pineapple. Slight earthiness and malt in aftertaste.
  • Bought: qoqa.ch, 500 ml, CHF 6.43
  • Score: 3.2 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 31/10-2019, BB: 31/5-2020

Sunday, 27 October 2019

Störtebeker Roggen-Weizen

Specialty Grain-Rye/Roggenbier #1:
  • Name: Störtebeker Roggen-Weizen, 5.4%, Germany
  • Appearance: Orange brown, slightly hazy. Lots of off-white, creamy head.
  • Aroma: Rye, wheat, medium malt, slight banana.
  • Taste: Medium malt, rye, cereal, some banana. Smooth.
  • Bought: Drinks of the World (Bern), 500 ml, CHF 4.30
  • Score: 3.3 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 27/10-2019, BB: 3/4-2020

Saturday, 26 October 2019

De Moersleutel Rusty

Brown Ale - Imperial #6:
  • Name: De Moersleutel Rusty, 8%, Netherlands
  • Appearance: Dark brown, seems clear. Small, tan head.
  • Aroma: Roasted, dark malt, coffee.
  • Taste: Darkish malt, medium roasted, slight coffee. Burnt bitterness. Nice.
  • Bought: Drinks of the World (Bern), 440 ml can, CHF 5.90
  • Score: 3.9 (Aroma 8/10, Appearance 4/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 4/5, Overall 15/20)
  • Info: 26/10-2019, BB: 31/5-2023

Maryensztadt Sourtime Czarna Porzeczka

Sour / Wild Beer - Flavored #5:
  • Name: Maryensztadt Sourtime Czarna Porzeczka, 4.5%, Poland
  • Appearance: Dark pink, murky, looks like juice. Small, pink head.
  • Aroma: Red berries, blackcurrant, tartness.
  • Taste: Lots of red berries, blackcurrant. Some tartness, but not too much.
  • Bought: qoqa.ch, 500 ml, CHF 6.43 
  • Score: 3.1 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 6/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 26/10-2019, BB: 15/7-2020

Friday, 25 October 2019

Baar Hirsebier

Specialty Grain - Other #15:
  • Name: Baar Hirsebier, 4.3%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Pale yellow golden, clear. Some fizzy, white head.
  • Aroma: Grains, very pale malt, flowers.
  • Taste: Grains, very pale malt, flowers.
  • Bought: Drinks of the World (Bern), 330 ml, CHF 3.80
  • Score: 2.6 (Aroma 5/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 5/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 10/20)
  • Info: 25/10-2019, BB: 3/1-2020