Saturday, 27 July 2019

Popihn Russian Imperial Stout v.3

  • Name: Popihn Russian Imperial Stout v.3, 11.6%, France
  • Appearance: Very dark brown, looks almost oily. Tiny, dark tan head.
  • Aroma: Dark malt, roasted, coffee notes. Slight barrel.
  • Taste: Roasted, dark malt, some dark chocolate. Some barrel. Good complexity. Very nice.
  • Bought: qoqa.ch, 330 ml, CHF 5.17
  • Score: 3.9 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 4/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 4/5, Overall 16/20)
  • Info: 27/7-2019, BB: 18/3-2020

Dive Bär Saison Estivale

New CH brewery:
  • Name: Dive Bär Saison Estivale, 6.3%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Pale yellow golden, hazy. Fizzy, some white head.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, Belgian yeast.
  • Taste: Light fruits, lots of Belgian yeast. Some flowers. Slight alcohol.
  • Bought: kibrasse.ch, 330 ml, CHF 5.70
  • Score: 3.3 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 27/7-2019, BB: 22/5-2019

Friday, 26 July 2019

Popihn / LIC IPA (Citra / Cashmere)

  • Name: Popihn / LIC IPA (Citra / Cashmere), 7.2%, France
  • Appearance: Hazy yellow golden, small white head. Some sediments at the bottom of the bottle.
  • Aroma: Lots of fruit, exotic fruits, grapefruit. Hops, resins, pine.
  • Taste: Lots of fruit, grapefruit, pines. Good hops, lingering bitterness. Some juiciness.
  • Bought: qoqa.ch, 330 ml, CHF 5.17
  • Score: 3.8 (Aroma 8/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 4/5, Overall 16/20)
  • Info: 26/7-2019, BB: 6/12-2019

Lance-Pierre Lausanne-Goslar

Gose #10:
  • Name: Lance-Pierre Lausanne-Goslar, 4.2%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Light orange, hazy. Lots of fizzy white head. Some sediments at the bottom of the bottle.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, black pepper, some tartness.
  • Taste: Light fruits. Slight lemon, a bit of tartness. Slight saltiness. Nice and refreshing.
  • Bought: kibrasse.ch, 330 ml, CHF 5.30
  • Score: 3.7 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 4/5, Overall 15/20)
  • Info: 26/7-2019, BB: ??/??-????

Saturday, 20 July 2019

Popihn Porter Cerises / Framboises

Porter - Flavored #5:
  • Name: Popihn Porter Cerises / Framboises, 5.1%, France
  • Appearance: Very dark brown, good amount of tan head.
  • Aroma: Dark malt, chocolate, raspberry and cherries.
  • Taste: Dark malt, lots of berries. Cherries and raspberries. Dry fruits. Slight tartness. Interesting.
  • Bought: qoqa.ch, 330 ml, CHF 5.17
  • Score: 3.7 (Aroma 8/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 15/20)
  • Info: 20/7-2019, BB: 8/5-2021

Popihn Hoppy Lager Mosaïc / Loral

New brewery, French brewery #50:
  • Name: Popihn Hoppy Lager Mosaïc / Loral, 5.5%, France
  • Appearance: Yellow golden, mostly clear. Small, white head.
  • Aroma: Lots of fruits, exotic fruits, grapefruit. Some hops.
  • Taste: Nice fruits, grapefruit, good hops. Pine, nice bitterness.
  • Bought: qoqa.ch, 330 ml, CHF 5.17
  • Score: 3.6 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 15/20)
  • Info: 20/7-2019, BB: 3/5-2020

Friday, 19 July 2019

BadFish Imperial Brown Ale Rum BA

Brown Ale - Imperial #3, new CH brewery:
  • Name: BadFish Imperial Brown Ale Rum BA, 8.9%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Dark brown, seems clear. Some fizzy, dark tan head.
  • Aroma: Dark malt, roasted. Lots of barrel.
  • Taste: Dark malt, lots of barrel, roasted. Dryness, warming.
  • Bought: kibrasse.ch, 330 ml, CHF 6.80
  • Score: 3.8 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 4/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 4/5, Overall 15/20)
  • Info: 19/7-2019, BB: 28/2-2020

l'Improbable la Suricate Blonde

  • Name: l'Improbable la Suricate Blonde, 4.8%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Light orange, very hazy. Some sediments. Good amount of white head.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, quite a bit of yeast. Slight hips.
  • Taste: Light fruits, some yeast, some grains. Dirt, slight sourness.
  • Bought: kibrasse.ch, 330 ml, CHF 5.20
  • Score: 3.1 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 6/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 19/7-2019, BB: 21/9-2019

Saturday, 13 July 2019

Barfuss Black Monkey

New CH brewery:
  • Name: Barfuss Black Monkey, 6.8%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Very dark brown, lots of dark tan head.
  • Aroma: Dark malt, roasted, dark chocolate.
  • Taste: Dark malt, lightly roasted. Some coffee and chocolate.
  • Bought: Craftbrew.ch, 330 ml, CHF 4.80
  • Score: 3.6 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 15/20)
  • Info: 13/7-2019, BB: 22/9-2019

O'Bled Moisson

New CH brewery:
  • Name: O'Bled Moisson, 4.2%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Dark golden, quite hazy. Quite carbonated. Good amount of off-white head.
  • Aroma: Light malt, grass and flowers, some hops. 
  • Taste: Light malt, some hops. A bit of grass, slight yeast.
  • Bought: kibrasse.ch, 330 ml, CHF  5.70
  • Score: 3.3 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 13/7-2019, BB: 7/9-2019

Friday, 12 July 2019

l'Atelier la Malinoise

New CH brewery:
  • Name: l'Atelier la Malinoise, 5%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Medium to dark brown, very hazy. Lots of light tan head.
  • Aroma: Light malt, toasted. Sweetness.
  • Taste: Medium malt, toasted, nutty. Some caramel sweetness.
  • Bought: kibrasse.ch, 330 ml, CHF 5.50
  • Score: 3.3 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 12/7-2019, BB: 31/5-2019

WhiteFrontier FWT Session IPA

  • Name: WhiteFrontier FWT Session IPA, 3.5%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Pale yellow golden, quite hazy. Good amount of off-white head.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, lemony, slight hops.
  • Taste: Light fruits, some yeast, slight lemon, refreshing. Some light hops. Hint of sweetness.
  • Bought: Coop, 330 ml, CHF ?.??
  • Score: 3.2 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 12/7-2019, BB: 31/3-2020

Saturday, 6 July 2019

Ahoi Bier Knock Stout

New CH brewery:
  • Name: Ahoi Bier Knock Stout, 4.6%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Very dark brown, seems clear. Tiny tan head.
  • Aroma: Dark malt, roasted. Hint of coffee?
  • Taste: Dark malt, slightly roasted. A bit light for a stout.
  • Bought: Craftbrew.ch, 330 ml, CHF 5.20
  • Score: 3.3 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 6/7-2019, BB: 30/9-2019

Eisbock Noxx Illuminator Weizen Doppelbock

  • Name: Eisbock Noxx Illuminator Weizen Doppelbock, 9.5%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Dark brown, red hue. Clear. Almost no head.
  • Aroma: Dark fruits, ripe fruits. Sweetness.
  • Taste: Dark fruits, ripe fruits, some pale malt. Fruity sweetness. Nice.
  • Bought: Craftbrew.ch, 330 ml, CHF 8.30
  • Score: 3.7 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 4/5, Overall 15/20)
  • Info: 6/7-2019, BB: 31/12-2019

Friday, 5 July 2019

Chen Van Loon 606 Bitter Ale

  • Name: Chen Van Loon 606 Bitter Ale, 6.0%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Orange light brown, very hazy. Some off-white head.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, grapefruit, good hops. Resins.
  • Taste: Good hops, nice fruits, grapefruit. Light bitterness, pine. Nice.
  • Bought: Craftbrew.ch, 330 ml, CHF 6.20
  • Score: 3.6 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 15/20)
  • Info: 5/7-2019, BB: 10/2-2021

Old Hill Brewmaster Boar - Helles

New CH brewery:
  • Name: Old Hill Brewmaster Boar - Helles, 4.5%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Light orange golden, slight haze. Some white head.
  • Aroma: Light malt, slight grains, floral.
  • Taste: Light malt, very light hops, earth, some grass, floral. Well balanced. Surprisingly nice.
  • 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: 5/7-2019, BB: 18/10-2019