Saturday, 18 January 2020

Northern Monk Festive Faith

Pale Ale - Australia / NZ #3:
  • Name: Northern Monk Festive Faith, 5.4%, England
  • Appearance: Yellow, very hazy. Tiny, white head.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, nice grapefruit. Some hops, but not much.
  • Taste: Fruits, tropical fruits, light hops, juicy. Slight sweetness. Some funk.
  • Bought: qoqa.ch, 440 ml can, CHF 4.50
  • Score: 3.4 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 14/20)
  • Info: 18/1-2020, BB: 19/5-2020

Le Fou du Roi Le Guet Apens

  • Name: Le Fou du Roi Le Guet Apens, 9.5%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Burnt orange, quite hazy. Some off-white head.
  • Aroma: Fruits, ripe fruits, spices.
  • Taste: Good light fruits, some sweetness, light yeast. Spices. Good stuff.
  • Bought: Halle aux Boissons (Matran), 330 ml, CHF 4.40
  • Score: 3.7 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 16/20)
  • Info: 18/1-2020, BB: 1/6-2021

Friday, 17 January 2020

Sottobisio Stout

  • Name: Sottobisio Stout, 5.5%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Very dark brown, near black. Small, tan head.
  • Aroma: Roasted, dark malt, some dark chocolate and smoke.
  • Taste: Dark malt, heavily roasted. Dark chocolate. Good smoke.
  • Bought: Craftbrew.ch, 330 ml, CHF 5.90
  • Score: 3.6 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 15/20)
  • Info: 17/1-2020, BB: 30/9-2020

Broken City 43 Días

  • Name: Broken City 43 Días, 4.8%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Golden, very clear. Good amount of nice, creamy white head.
  • Aroma: Cereals, corn, very pale malt, light fruits.
  • Taste: Pale malt, corn, cereal, light fruits. Some sweetness.
  • Bought: Craftbrew.ch, 330 ml can, CHF 5.00
  • Score: 2.9 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 6/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 11/20)
  • Info: 17/1-2020, BB: 31/8-2020

Saturday, 11 January 2020

Kitchen Brew India Dark Ale

  • Name: Kitchen Brew India Dark Ale, 6.5%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Very dark brown, near black. Some tan head.
  • Aroma: Dark malt, roasted, dark chocolate. Slight hops.
  • Taste: Dark malt, roasted, some good hops. Dark chocolate. Some late bitterness.
  • Bought: Craftbrew.ch, 330 ml, CHF 5.20
  • Score: 3.6 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 15/20)
  • Info: 11/1-2020, BB: 31/3-2020

Broken City LVGA

Pale Ale #5:
  • Name: Broken City LVGA, 4.5%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Golden, crystal clear. Small, white head.
  • Aroma: Good fruits, medium malt. Slight hops.
  • Taste: Medium malt, good hops. Hint of fruits. Slight bitterness. Very smooth.
  • Bought: Craftbrew.ch, 330 ml can, CHF 4.50
  • Score: 3.4 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 14/20)
  • Info: 11/1-2020, BB: 31/3-2020

Friday, 10 January 2020

Broken City Benches on Beaches

New CH brewery:
  • Name: Broken City Benches on Beaches, 6.0%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Golden yellow, very hazy. Nice, white head.
  • Aroma: Good fruits, grapefruit. Pale hops.
  • Taste: Lots of fruits, grapefruit, juicy. Light bitterness. Smooth.
  • Bought: Craftbrew.ch, 330 ml can, CHF 5.70
  • Score: 3.6 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 15/20)
  • Info: 10/1-2020, BB: 31/3-2020

7Peaks Éperon

  • Name: 7Peaks Éperon, 4.5%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Light orange golden, very hazy. Huge amount of creamy, off-white head. Over-carbonated, overflowing bottle.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, light hops.
  • Taste: Light fruits, decent hops. Some yeast, strange off-putting bitterness. Not great.
  • Bought: Craftbrew.ch, 330 ml, CHF 4.50
  • Score: 2.7 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 2/5, Taste 6/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 10/20)
  • Info: 10/1-2020, BB: 5/2-2020

Saturday, 4 January 2020

Broyarde la Buse

  • Name: Broyarde la Buse, 6%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Dark brown, clear. Some light tan head.
  • Aroma: Dark malt, caramel, toasted.
  • Taste: Dark malt, lightly roasted. Some caramel sweetness. Smooth.
  • Bought: Brewery, 330 ml, CHF 4.17
  • Score: 3.4 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 14/20)
  • Info: 4/1-2020, BB: 28/3-2021

Brewski Blåbärsfeber

  • Name: Brewski Blåbärsfeber, 4.7%, Sweden
  • Appearance: Deep purple, unclear. Small, purple head.
  • Aroma: Lots of blueberries, tiny amount of tartness.
  • Taste: Good amount of blueberry, tartness. Decent.
  • Bought: qoqa.ch, 330 ml can, CHF 4.58
  • Score: 3.3 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 4/1-2020, BB: 12/8-2021