Saturday, 24 July 2021

Euelbräu Porter Baltic Style

New CH brewery:
  • Name: Euelbräu Porter Baltic Style, 6.2%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Very dark brown, clear. Small, dark tan head.
  • Aroma: Dark malt, lightly roasted, some coffee.
  • Taste: Dark malt, lightly roasted, slightly burnt. Bit of coffee notes. Smooth.
  • Bought: Wintibier, 330 ml, CHF 3.00
  • Score: 3.6 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 15/20)
  • Info: 24/7-2021, BB: 19/8-2021

Brüll! Bier Dubbel XX

New CH brewery:
  • Name: Brüll! Bier Dubbel XX, 6.0%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Medium to dark brown, decent amount of fizzy light tan head.
  • Aroma: Medium malt, caramel sweetness. Bread.
  • Taste: Medium malt, toasted, caramel sweetness. Decent.
  • Bought: Wintibier, 330 ml, CHF 3.00
  • Score: 3.1 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 6/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 24/7-2021, BB: 16/9-2021

Friday, 23 July 2021

la Courtysane L'Erguelle

  • Name: la Courtysane L'Erguelle, 9.4%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Very dark brown, clear. Tiny dark tan head.
  • Aroma: Dark fruits, dark malt, toasted. Alcohol.
  • Taste: Dark fruits, prunes, dark malt, slightly burnt. A bit of alcohol. Could be smoother.
  • Bought: B Like Beer, 330 ml, CHF 5.50
  • Score: 3.4 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 14/20)
  • Info: 23/7-2021, BB: 9/11-2022

Ponäly s'Tannäzäpfli

Pale Ale - Flavored #8:
  • Name: Ponäly s'Tannäzäpfli, 5.3%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Medium golden, hazy. Huge, creamy white head.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, decent hops. Slight metal.
  • Taste:  Good hops, pale malt. Some fruits. Slight honey sweetness. Yeasty end.
  • Bought: Brewery, 330 ml, CHF 4.00
  • Score: 3.2 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 23/7-2021, BB: 4/12-2021

Saturday, 17 July 2021

New Holland Dragon's Milk - White

  • Name: New Holland Dragon's Milk - White, 6%, United States
  • Appearance: Canned 18/1-2021. Light golden, hazy. Small off-white head.
  • Aroma: Medium malt, vanilla. Little to no barrel.
  • Taste: Pale malt, medium fruits. Vanilla. Not much barrel.
  • Bought: qoqa.ch, 355 ml can, CHF 5.75
  • Score: 3.2 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 17/7-2021, BB: 30/12-2021

Wicklow Wolf Avalanche

New Irish region, County Wicklow (8/26), Pale Ale - Hazy / New England #7:
  • Name: Wicklow Wolf Avalanche, 4%, Ireland
  • Appearance: Yellow golden, hazy as required. Decent off-white head.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, citrus. Tropical fruits. Clear hops.
  • Taste: Good hops, nice light fruits. Some malt. Mild bitterness. Good balance.
  • Bought: Halle aux Boissons (Matran), 330 ml can, CHF 2.00
  • Score: 3.4 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 14/20)
  • Info: 17/7-2021, BB: 12/8-2021

Friday, 16 July 2021

Septentrion Eclipse

  • Name: Septentrion Eclipse, 4.1%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Dark brown, clear. Big, long lasting tan head.
  • Aroma: Dark malt, roasted. Coffee notes.
  • Taste: Dark malt, roasted. Slightly burnt. Fizzy mouthfeel.
  • Bought: B Like Beer, 330 ml, CHF 4.80
  • Score: 3.3 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 16/7-2021, BB: 21/1-2022

Heimiswiler Härz Landbier Hell

  • Name: Heimiswiler Härz Landbier Hell, 5%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Yellow golden, slightly hazy.  Some fizzy white head.
  • Aroma: Pale malt, light fruits, grass. Slight hops.
  • Taste: Pale malt, light fruits. Some hops and grass.
  • Bought: Garosch, 330 ml, CHF 2.00
  • Score: 3.2 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 16/7-2021, BB: 12/11-2021

Saturday, 10 July 2021

PINTA Risfactor XO Cognac BA

  • Name: PINTA Risfactor XO Cognac BA, 13%, Poland
  • Appearance: Very dark brown, near black. Good amount of dark tan head.
  • Aroma: Dark malt, dark fruits, prunes. Wood, barrel.
  • Taste:  Dark malt, dark fruits, prunes. Some coffee and dark chocolate. Wood and light barrel. Good balance.
  • Bought: Trade with Grzesiek79 - thanks!, 330 ml
  • Score: 4.1 (Aroma 8/10, Appearance 4/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 4/5, Overall 17/20)
  • Info: 10/7-2021, BB: 11/5-2022

Mikkeller Energibajer

  • Name: Mikkeller Energibajer, 0.0%, Denmark
  • Appearance: Yellow golden, clear. Some fizzy white head.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, some citrus. Some grass notes.
  • Taste: Light fruits, some grains. Some pale malt and hops… Not bad.
  • Bought: Halle aux Boissons (Matran), 330 ml, CHF 3.78
  • Score: 3.1 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 6/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 10/7-2021, BB: 1/4-2022