Profile of Epicurean

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From Johannesburg, NA, South Africa
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Hurrah for "low-brow" connoisseurs everywhere! 'Beer is a thing of beauty and a joy forever' (quote by Gil Gilroy).

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  • Hoegaarden Original White Ale
    rated 4.5 15 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 9 | Mouthfeel: 9 | Flavor: 10 | Overall: 9

    This wheat beer is flavored with coriander seeds and citrus peels--but it works! A superlative beer that smells of fresh yeast, and tastes of spices and fruit. Low carbonation as well--Wow! I find it particularly restorative--the beer equivalent of an energy tonic!

  • Pilsner Urquell
    rated 3.9 15 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 8

    A wonderful pilsner--good color and head. Nose has hints of honey. Incredible mouthfeel: full and honeyed. Almost too rich to have with food. This is one beer that will have you coming back for more.

  • Budweiser
    rated 1.1 15 years ago

    Aroma: 3 | Appearance: 2 | Mouthfeel: 2 | Flavor: 2 | Overall: 2

    This must be one of the worst beers I have tasted. I can only marvel at its success around the world. Almost no taste to speak of. Perhaps a hint of beer-like flavorant? Incredibly high carbonation--gives you gas by just opening the bottle. If you add yellow food coloring to soda water, you pretty much know what this stuff tastes like.

  • Peroni Nastro Azzurro
    rated 1.5 15 years ago

    Aroma: 4 | Appearance: 4 | Mouthfeel: 2 | Flavor: 2 | Overall: 3

    This looks, smells, and tastes very much like the current marketing campaign of the beer: glitzy, frothy, and without substance. The kind of beer models probably like to be photographed holding, but really just a fizzy, pale concoction that if anything, tastes like fermented lemons.

  • Gilroy Serious Dark Ale
    rated 4.5 15 years ago

    Aroma: 9 | Appearance: 9 | Mouthfeel: 9 | Flavor: 9 | Overall: 9

    A wonderful porter. Inky brown color that hints at complexity. Fruity, spicy, and malted nose. Taste lingers for a long time: chocolate, cedar, spice. Very much the Bordeaux blend of beers. You have to try this one--naturally brewed, unfiltered porter at its best.

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