Saturday, 11 July 2020

Third Barrel The Darkness 2019

New brewery:
  • Name: Third Barrel The Darkness 2019, 10%, Ireland
  • Appearance: Very dark brown, near black. Small, dark tan head.
  • Aroma: Dark malt, dark ripe fruits. Slight barrel, but not much..
  • Taste: Dark malt, dark fruits, slight barrel. Warming, decent.
  • Bought: kibrasse.ch, 330 ml can, CHF 5.85
  • Score: 3.6 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 15/20)
  • Info: 11/7-2020, BB: 25/10-2021

Magic Hop IPA

New CH brewery:
  • Name: Magic Hop IPA, 4.7%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Yellow golden, slight haze. Small, off-white head.
  • Aroma: Light hops, light fruits, citrus. Crisp.
  • Taste: Light hops, good fruits. Slight bitterness. Smooth.
  • Bought: kibrasse.ch, 330 ml, CHF 3.90
  • Score: 3.4 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 14/20)
  • Info: 11/7-2020, BB: 1/11-2020

Friday, 10 July 2020

Nerdbrewing Pojo Imperial Vietnamese Coffee Brown Ale

Brown Ale - Imperial #7, new brewery:
  • Name: Nerdbrewing Pojo Imperial Vietnamese Coffee Brown Ale, 9.0%, Sweden 
  • Appearance: Very dark brown, near black. Small tan head.
  • Aroma: Dark malt, lightly roasted, coffee notes. Some dark, ripe fruits.
  • Taste: Dark malt, lightly roasted, coffee. Smooth, though.
  • Bought: Craft Gallery, 330 ml, CHF 16.00
  • Score: 3.9 (Aroma 8/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 4/5, Overall 16/20)
  • Info: 10/7-2020, BB: 31/1-2020

Echec & Malt Into The Corn

  • Name: Echec & Malt Into The Corn, 4.9%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Light one golden, clear. Small off-white head.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, pale malt, slight hops.
  • Taste: Some pale malt, some hops, butterscotch. Low bitterness. Lacks balance.
  • Bought: kibrasse.ch, 330 ml, CHF 3.95
  • Score: 2.9 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 6/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 11/20)
  • Info: 10/7-2020, BB: 21/11-2020

Saturday, 4 July 2020

Chäller Bröi Wiise Löi

  • Name: Chäller Bröi Wiise Löi, 5.7%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Light golden, hazy. Good amount of fizzy white head.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, hops, floral.
  • Taste: Light fruits, dry, slight yeast. Some herbs. Slight hops.
  • Bought: Beercrowd, 330 ml, CHF 4.00
  • Score: 3.2 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 4/7-2020, BB: 29/10-2020

Choufaille Täuffel’Ale

  • Name: Choufaille Täuffel’Ale, 5.5%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Orange golden, slight haze. Some fizzy off-white head.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, grapefruit, yeast, pale malt.
  • Taste: Light fruits, hint of tartness, grapefruit . Some hops, also some pale malt. Ok.
  • Bought: kibrasse.ch, 330 ml, CHF 3.70
  • Score: 3.0 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 6/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 12/20)
  • Info: 4/7-2020, BB: 23/10-2020

Friday, 3 July 2020

Chäller Bröi Stout

New CH brewery:
  • Name: Chäller Bröi Stout, 5.2%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Very dark brown, some tan head.
  • Aroma: Dark malt, roasted. Some dark chocolate.
  • Taste: Dark malt, roasted. Slight burnt, slight coffee. Good balance.
  • Bought: Beercrowd, 330 ml, CHF 4.00
  • Score: 3.4 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 14/20)
  • Info: 3/7-2020, BB: 7/10-2020

De Leite Cuvée Mam'zelle

Sour / Wild Beer - Flavored #9, new brewery:
  • Name: De Leite Cuvée Mam'zelle, 8.5%, Belgium
  • Appearance: Light orange golden, quite hazy. Small, off-white head.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, sourness. Vinous, apples?
  • Taste: Light fruits, tartness, slight yeast. Vinous, unripe berries.
  • Bought: Tom Beers, 330 ml, CHF 4.73
  • Score: 2.9 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 6/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 11/20)
  • Info: 3/7-2020, BB: 13/9-2020

Calanda Tandem

  • Name: Calanda Tandem, 4.8%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Yellow golden, translucent. Clear. Small, fizzy white head.
  • Aroma: Lemon, lime, fragments of beer.
  • Taste: Lemon, lime, hint of beer. Refreshing, I guess.
  • Bought: Coop (online), 500 ml can, CHF 0.00
  • Score: 2.3 (Aroma 5/10, Appearance 2/5, Taste 5/10, Palate 2/5, Overall 9/20)
  • Info: 3/7-2020, BB: 28/2-2021

Saturday, 27 June 2020

les Barbus Back In Black

New CH brewery:
  • Name: les Barbus Back In Black, 5.4%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Very dark brown, near black. Small, tan head.
  • Aroma: Dark-ish malt, roasted, lactose.
  • Taste: Dark malt, slightly roasted, lactose. Hint of sweetness. Decent, but lacks some balance. Harsh end.
  • Bought: Tom Beers, 330 ml, CHF 4.94
  • Score: 2.9 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 6/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 11/20)
  • Info: 27/6-2020, BB: 30/10-2020