yespr (40837) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 fl oz bottle. Pours clearand golden amber with a small off white head. Aroma is roasted malty, herbal hoppy and light phenolic. Sweet caramelish, light toasted malty and breadish. Bitter and dry roasted malty finish.
anders37 (23355) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 14, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ Chriso. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel aroma. Fruity malty spicy caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel finish.
fiulijn (19347) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 12, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from QFC, Seattle
Nice dark amber color with red hue, clean, and with small compact head. Aroma and flavor are caramel based, the aroma is also a bit oxidized, there are enough residual sugars, and it ends with a strong component of roasted nuts; although in the final there is a bit of chicory-like bitterness.
Leighton (18711) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Chriso Tasting, London. Pours clear, light brown with a sturdy, off-white head. Semi-dark malt nose, some ripe fruits. Medium sweet flavor with toasted bread, light brown sugar and dry, ripe fruits. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Balanced finish, not too sweet, more toasty bread. Very good beer.
Theydon_Bois (17229) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Chriso tasting (thanks initially to Bird) 18/11/12.
Lightly hazed dark amber with a thin off white head that clears to the edges and forms a film.
Mose is malts, toffee and a little spice.
Tastes of toffee, malts, caramel - a little bland and muted in flavour.
Medium bodied with soft carbonation, smooth on the palate.
mcberko (14665) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 11, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 oz. bottle, pours a murky dark mahogany with a small beige head. Aroma is certainly wintery, with notes of toffee, caramel, slight spicy hops, and vanilla. Flavour brings out wonderful toffee sweetness, with just enough spiciness to balance, along with a touch of vanilla. A big malty winter warmer here with everything in perfect balance, maintaining extremely high drinkability. Really well-executed here - excellent.
bhensonb (14167) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 27, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber from Malt & Vine. Pours darkly ruddy with a slight tan head. Aroma is malty with a little spice. Med + body. Flavor is quite malty, but there’s some spicy hop. Malt is rather treacle. A little maltier and it might pass for a doppelbock. This one is drinking very nicely.
Ratman197 (13414) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 23, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle poured a hazy brown with a lasting creamy tan head. Aromas of toffes, tobacco, cocoa and sdpice. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of toffee, cocoa and spice with a smooth dry lingering cocoa finish.
Ferris (12903) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 11, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle - Grains and some dark sugary malts. Clear copper with a small beige head. Nice malty nots. Some plum and a nice malty finish. Nothing particularly interesting, but nice.
shrubber85 (10760) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - FEB 10, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Caramel malt, cherry and alcohol aroma. Dark chestnut with moderate light tan head. Lightly sweet caramel malt and moderately bitter herbal flavor.