demmbonz (701) - Erin, Wisconsin, USA - APR 7, 2015
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Shared can to snifters. Deep mahogany. Dark fruits. Sweet. Cinnamon, oak, and vanilla are very difficult to discern. Very much in resemblance to a dubbel to me.
bg80 (60) - California, USA - APR 5, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
From the can. Rich reddish/purple color with thin off-white head and minimal lacing. Moderately carbonated. Complex aroma and palate, nicely resembling a classic abbey strong dark ale, with the requisite sweetness and dark fruit flavors. Hides the alcohol well until the very end and it adds a nice bite to balance the sugar. Very delicious.
Underdogs88 (261) - New Jersey, USA - APR 4, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Rich malty sweetness with notes caramel, toast and figs. Appearance is a hazy deep amber with a small head with poor head retention. Flavor is malty sweet with notes of toast. Bitterness dries the beer out on the end. Body is medium with medium carbonation. Overall, it's ok, nothing special.
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Quick3Beers (522) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 30, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a purplish-brown from a can. Aroma is a fruity caramel, flavor makes it more of a fig or plum pudding. Can’t taste the cinnamon noted on the can. Round mouthfeel, alcohol burn towards the end but not much. Good beer.
Fatehunter (1816) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - MAR 18, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a half finger of head on a dark straw body.
The aroma is clean dark fruits and grains. Nice.
The taste has a mild caramel sweetness start, metallic bitter middle, ripe fruit finish.
The texture is thicker with low carbonation.
Alpha10 (466) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 13, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
2015/03/13 - Pours a dark hazy brown/amber colour, with a soapy, khaki head that quickly dissipates. No lacing. Aroma is brown sugar, yeast, dough, mild oak, dates and booze. Taste is vanilla, spices, oak, figs, dates, figs and alcohol. Mouthfeel is medium and slightly oily with mild carbonation and a sweet, mildly warming finish. Not too shabby.
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Iznogud (1549) - CROATIA - FEB 14, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Breukelen Beer Merchants, Brooklyn. Pours dark amber with tan head. Malt, dark fruits, caramel, hint of chocolate.
deepeary (346) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 11, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
10-month old can. Deep red-chestnut pour. Nose is fruity, dark fruit, cinnamon, figs. Taste follows the nose. Not getting much wood or vanilla. Very tasty, fruity, yeasty Belgian ale.
penstemon (199) - Nevada, USA - JAN 2, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours deep chestnut brown with a ring of off-white foam. Aroma is berries, vinous (sangria?), cinnamon, dried fruit, vanilla, and bread. Taste is vanilla, bread, dried fig, Dr. Pepper fruitiness, hint of oak, toffee, and warm spice. Med=full body, nice substantial mouthfeel. Delicious. Maybe a tad strong on the vanilla.
teorn88 (4686) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Backlog rating. Can at Caspar tasting at Chriso’s, London. It pours a dark copper color with a small off-white head. Aroma sweet and yeasty, ripe fruits, caramel, dough, pepper, plums. Taste is similarly sweet and yeasty, lightly boozy, with more dried fruits and caramel. Decent overall