Brodies_Best (239) - Auckland Central, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 21, 2012
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
500 ml bottle 21/5/2012. Pours clear amber brown with good tan head. Aroma of alcohol, tangerine fruitiness, peach, toffee, wood, bitumen (sorry does kinda smell like newly resurfaced road with deep inhalation guessing it’s the complexity). Bitterness, tart like baobab, smooth, sweet tangerine, bitter hops not overwhelming, smooth toffee. Smooth long lasting flavour, medium to full bodied. Creamy aftertaste. Well balanced mixture. Well done, like it.
abstractbeer (237) - NORWAY - APR 21, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from local Vinmonopol.</br></br>
Pours a deep cherry red / dark amber beer, with a nice off-white head.</br></br>
Smells very awesome! Hops, fruits, strawberry jam, a tiny note of citrusy hops.</br></br>
The flavor is more on the malty side, with definite notes of bread, caramel and hints of coffee in the finish/aftertaste. Also, the fruity notes from the aroma and a solid hop character. I’m also getting a black currant type of flavor in there. </br></br>
Tastewise there’s a nice amount of bitterness on the "edges" and in the aftertaste, with a nice malty sweetness in the "center". A tiny bit too bitter for my personal taste.
The mouthfeel is nice and full, and the carbonation is low, pleasant and soft.</br></br>
banii (236) - Trondheim, NORWAY - NOV 30, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Farven er mørk mahogni, med et lavt hvitt skum. Aroma av vanilje, toffee og noe citrus. Smaken er vinøs, men med markert bitterhet. Toner av karamell, honning og furu. En meget god øl.
mjakopa (217) - Maribor, SLOVENIA - OCT 5, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a nice dark red with medium head that dissipates quite quickly. Aroma is quite sweet and fruity with hints of caramel. Taste is somewhat bitter and hints of sweetness but the alcohol is quite overwhelming. More of the caramel comes through in the body along with coffee malts. The finish is dry and hoppy nicely rounding it out.
oops (208) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 27, 2013
4.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 20/20
Would I like another one? Sure!
Medium head that is lasting forever. Fruity, malty aroma that brings your imagination of having the first beer outside at the springtime. You can understand that it’s kind of heavy beer from the first taste impressions - they are a little bit sweer as usual with strong beers, but within a second it’s gone and replaced with the really nice bitterness that lasts and lasts.
hcalsos (205) - Rælingen, NORWAY - SEP 29, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
0.5l bottle. Pours a deep brown redish colour with a thick offwhite head. Caramel malt flowery aroma. Caramel, strawberry and plenty of hops. Medium body.
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c0fein (193) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 8, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml bottle @ home. Ordered from Saveur Biere. Sticky lasting foam and Black/Red colour. Berries at aroma and reminds amber ale. Interesting and fine taste with strong berries. Nice one, but not awesome.
jensgam (152) - , DENMARK - DEC 19, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours dark cobber with beige head. Aroma is roasted caramel and hoppy citrus and grapefruit. Flavour is sweet, with a little roasted malt character. Some hoppy character and bitterness, hopcharacter has notes of citrus, peach and grapefruit.
RawKuz (60) - NORWAY - JAN 26, 2013
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours dark brown, with tan head. For a American Strong Ale this is a full bodied beer. Rich malt taste, and good balance with the hops.
TANGO73 (40) - SPAIN - OCT 19, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Great dark mahogany with a beige head. Aroma has alot of organic grassy hops, hazelnuts, weak roasted notes, caramel/toffee, light vanillaish and sweet fruits. Taste is more dominated by hops and citrus fruits but still some dark nuances like caramel, toffee, darker fruits.Very nice