Saturday, 21 November 2020

Insel-Brauerei Baltic Gose

  • Name: Insel-Brauerei Baltic Gose, 6.5%, Germany
  • Appearance: Pale golden, very slight haze. Decent, off-white head.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, slight tanginess.
  • Taste: Fruits, slight pale malt, nice saltiness. A bit of tang. Nice.
  • Bought: amstein.ch, 330 ml, CHF 3.37
  • Score: 3.3 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 21/11-2020, BB: 30/6-2022

Salamander Strawberry Milkshake IPA

IPA - Milkshake / Smoothie #3, new brewery:
  • Name: Salamander Strawberry Milkshake IPA, 5.9%, Poland
  • Appearance: Pale orange, hazy. Small, fizzy white head.
  • Aroma: Strawberries, light fruits, citrus. Some hops, but not much.
  • Taste: Strawberry, light hops, metallic. Some sweetness.
  • Bought: qoqa.ch, 440 ml can, CHF 5.79
  • Score: 3.2 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 21/11-2020, BB: 31/7-2021

Friday, 20 November 2020

Pühaste / Pipeworks - Two Suns

IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double Hazy (NEIPA) #7:
  • Name: Pühaste / Pipeworks - Two Suns, 8%, Estonia
  • Appearance: Pale orange, hazy. Tiny, white head.
  • Aroma: Grapefruit, tropical fruits. Some hops.
  • Taste: Lots of fruits, grapefruit. Laidback nice hops. Very smooth.
  • Bought: qoqa.ch, 330 ml can, CHF 5.79
  • Score: 3.7 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 16/20)
  • Info: 20/11-2020, BB: 21/3-2021

La Pêcherie La Dame du Lac

New CH brewery:
  • Name: La Pêcherie La Dame du Lac, 5.2%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Yellow golden, hazy. Small fizzy, off-white head.
  • Aroma: Wheat, light fruits.
  • Taste: Wheat, light fruits, banana. Very slight yeast.
  • Bought: amstein.ch, 330 ml, CHF 3.31
  • Score: 3.3 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 20/11-2020, BB: 30/9-2021

Saturday, 14 November 2020

Del Doge Rauch Me Baby

New brewery:
  • Name: Del Doge Rauch Me Baby, 5.6%, Italy
  • Appearance: Dark brown, hint of red. Clear. Small, light tan head.
  • Aroma: Toasted malt, some red fruits. Caramel sweetness. Smoke and bacon.
  • Taste: Good smoke, toasted malt. Bacon. Smooth, smoky end.
  • Bought: qoqa.ch, 330 ml, CHF 5.79
  • Score: 3.6 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 15/20)
  • Info: 14/11-2020, BB: 20/8-2021

Chien Bleu Bamse

New CH brewery:
  • Name: Chien Bleu Bamse, 4.0%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Very pale golden, slight haze. Good amount of white head.
  • Aroma: Some yeast, floral hops, light fruits.
  • Taste: Light fruits, a bit of yeast. Floral hops.
  • Bought: Wittich, 330 ml, CHF 0.00
  • Score: 3.4 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 14/20)
  • Info: 14/11-2020, BB: 6/11-2020

MONYO Mango Margaret

  • Name: MONYO Mango Margaret, 3.8%, Hungary
  • Appearance: Light orange, very hazy. Small, fizzy white head.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, lemon, tartness. Some mango.
  • Taste: Light fruits, lemon, then mango. Tart and sweet combined.
  • Bought: qoqa.ch, 330 ml, CHF 5.79
  • Score: 3.7 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 16/20)
  • Info: 14/11-2020, BB: 28/8-2021

Friday, 13 November 2020

Balabiòtt Sciùra

New brewery:
  • Name: Balabiòtt Sciùra, 6.8%, Italy
  • Appearance: Medium to dark brown, red hue. Clear. Small, light tan head.
  • Aroma: Chestnut, some red fruits. Slight honey. 
  • Taste: Red fruits, chestnut. Bready malt. Honey sweetness.
  • Bought: qoqa.ch, 330 ml, CHF 5.79
  • Score: 3.3 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 13/11-2020, BB: 18/8-2021

Green Gold Cashmere NEIPA

  • Name: Green Gold Cashmere NEIPA, 6.0%, Slovenia
  • Appearance: Pale yellow, very hazy. Big, fizzy white head.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, grapefruit. Some hops.
  • Taste: Clear hops, light fruits, grapefruit. Very light bitterness. Lacks some juiciness.
  • Bought: amstein.ch, 330 ml can, CHF 5.30
  • Score: 3.2 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 13/11-2020, BB: 12/5-2021

Saturday, 7 November 2020

Bevog Who Cares Editions Elves Beersley

  • Name: Bevog Who Cares Editions Elves Beersley, 8.9%, Austria
  • Appearance: Very dark brown, near black, oily. Small, dark tan head.
  • Aroma: Dark malt, roasted, some chocolate.
  • Taste: Dark malt, lightly roasted, chocolate, slight vanilla. Warming.
  • Bought: amstein.ch, 330 ml can, CHF 4.94
  • Score: 3.9 (Aroma 8/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 4/5, Overall 16/20)
  • Info: 7/11-2020, BB: 9/10-2021