Saturday, 18 September 2021

van Maisenberg Donker

New CH brewery:
  • Name: van Maisenberg Donker, 5%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Dark brown, clear. Good amount of light tan head.
  • Aroma: Malt, roasted. Some light caramel.
  • Taste: Medium malt, lightly roasted. Light bitterness. Nice.
  • Bought: Zur alten Weinhandlung, 500 ml, CHF 5.55
  • Score: 3.3 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 18/9-2021, BB: 27/12-2021

Joranbräu Holunderspez

  • Name: Joranbräu Holunderspez, 5.0%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Pale golden, some haze. Some fizzy off-white head.
  • Aroma: Light fruits, lemon, elderflower.
  • Taste: Light fruits, flowers. Elderflower, very slightly acidic.
  • Bought: Brewmee, 330 ml, CHF 4.60
  • Score: 2.6 (Aroma 5/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 5/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 10/20)
  • Info: 18/9-2021, BB: 19/12-2021

Friday, 17 September 2021

Braustetter Craft Stout

New CH brewery:
  • Name: Braustetter Craft Stout, 7.2%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Very dark malt, seems clear. Decent, tan head.
  • Aroma: Dark malt, roasted, dark chocolate.
  • Taste: Dark malt, roasted. Some dark chocolate. Fizzy mouthfeel. Nice.
  • Bought: Wintibier, 330 ml, CHF 3.80
  • Score: 3.6 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 15/20)
  • Info: 17/9-2021, BB: 31/12-2021

Euelbräu Pale Ale

  • Name: Euelbräu Pale Ale, 4.2%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Dark golden orange, crystal clear. Small, fizzy head.
  • Aroma: Floral, pale malt, light hops.
  • Taste: Medium malt, slight hops. Quite floral, some sweetness. Nice.
  • Bought: Wintibier, 330 ml, CHF 2.60
  • Score: 3.3 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 13/20)
  • Info: 17/9-2021, BB: 21/12-2021

Saturday, 11 September 2021

Euelbräu Amber

  • Name: Euelbräu Amber, 4.3%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Clear amber, fizzy off-white head.
  • Aroma: Red fruits, berries. Caramel sweetness.
  • Taste: Red fruits, pale malt. A bit of caramel sweetness.
  • Bought: Wintibier, 330 ml, CHF 2.60
  • Score: 2.9 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 6/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 11/20)
  • Info: 11/9-2021, BB: 21/12-2021

Schlachthuus India Pale Ale

  • Name: Schlachthuus India Pale Ale, 7.5%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Medium to dark orange, mostly clear. Big, creamy off-white head.
  • Aroma: Lots of hops, medium fruits, spices.
  • Taste: Good amount of hops, medium fruits. Pine and spices. Good bitterness. Smooth.
  • Bought: Zur alten Weinhandlung, 330 ml, CHF 5.25
  • Score: 3.6 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 15/20)
  • Info: 11/9-2021, BB: 30/11-2021

Friday, 10 September 2021

Gartacus Ambrée de Feu

  • Name: Gartacus Ambrée de Feu, 5.4%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Golden dark orange, murky. Big fizzy off-white head, too big.
  • Aroma: Berries, tart fruits. A bit of malt.
  • Taste: Light, very tart fruits. Lemon aftertaste. Not good at all. Infected?
  • Bought: Au Bon Moment, 330 ml, CHF 4.60
  • Score: 2.3 (Aroma 5/10, Appearance 2/5, Taste 5/10, Palate 2/5, Overall 9/20)
  • Info: 10/9-2021, BB: 9/3-2022

Bryves English Brown Ale

Homebrew (at least for now):
  • Name: Bryves English Brown Ale, 5.3%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Light brown, clear. Tiny, off-white head.
  • Aroma: Pale malt, toasted, medium fruits, some nuts. Sweetness.
  • Taste: Medium malt, lightly roasted. A bit watery. A bit harsh aftertaste.
  • Bought: Au Bon Moment, 330 ml, CHF 4.80
  • Score: 2.9 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 6/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 11/20)
  • Info: 10/9-2021, BB: 29/9-2021

La Brasserie Quantique Ein Stein Summer Session

Homebrew (for now):
  • Name: La Brasserie Quantique Ein Stein Summer Session, 5.4%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Dark golden orange, cloudy. Decent, long lasting white head.
  • Aroma: Good hops, light fruits. Grapefruit. A bit of pine.
  • Taste: Good amount of hops, light fruits. Light lingering bitterness. Good, but lacks a bit of refinement.
  • Bought: Boucherie Oberson (Onnens), 330 ml, CHF 3.90
  • Score: 3.0 (Aroma 6/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 6/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 12/20)
  • Info: 10/9-2021, BB: 15/11-2021

Saturday, 4 September 2021

Stadtbach Dubbel

  • Name: Stadtbach Dubbel, 6.4%, Switzerland
  • Appearance: Medium to dark brown, clear. Small, light tan head.
  • Aroma: Medium malt, some dark fruits.
  • Taste: Medium malt, dark fruits. Belgian yeast.
  • Bought: Zur alten Weinhandlung, 330 ml, CHF 3.90
  • Score: 3.6 (Aroma 7/10, Appearance 3/5, Taste 8/10, Palate 3/5, Overall 15/20)
  • Info: 4/9-2021, BB: 31/10-2021