ansalon (1733) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tasted at Copenhagen Beer Celebration, May 4th 2013. Aroma is plum, figs, dates, caramel, honey. Taste is caramel, muscovado sugar, butterscothc, figs, dates, honey.
erickok (4057) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - MAR 22, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Dark brown body and small head. Fermenting fruit, woody, Calvados, sweet malts, aged, herbal hops. Layered taste, powerful. Lots of sweet malts balanced by barrel aging. Wow, concentrated and delicious. It’s freaking expensive but very good too. (33cl bottle from De Molen, brought by Bertanne)
Bov (10117) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAR 22, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
from Erzbierschof - bright ruby brown beer with no foam left; chewy malty nutty aroma, estery and with notes of red fruits; full-bodied, sweet and pretty tart; very tasty and lively; a solid bitterness and pretty dry, long nutty and red fruity finish with notes of warming alcohol
Habanero (3002) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: APR 11, 2014 Bottled. Pours hazy, deep amber with an average, off-white head. Aroma of caramel, dried fruit, pine wood and vanilla notes. Sweet flavor that end quite bitter and with alcohol. Medium to full bodied, oily to syrupy text. An excellent ale.
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Appearance: Clear ruby with thin ivory head.
Aroma: Woody, smoky, resinous, musky, treacle, caramel and liquorice.
Taste: Medium bitterness and sweetness with low sourness.
Palate: Thick smooth texture, medium body, low carbonation, lingering dry, burnt caramel/toffee/treacle bitter/sweet finish with musky liquorice and a slight alcohol warmth.
brontebeach (169) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
A great beer, not said lightly. Balanced, complex and dissolves in the mouth. End of evening beer.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
HKdIPA (379) - HONG KONG - MAR 4, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A bit food-taste but not too bad. Rich. Wouldn't get this again but interesting to try.
JefVerstraete (1883) - Ghent, BELGIUM - MAR 3, 2014
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: MAR 4, 2014 Hazy yellow amber colour. Medium carbonation. Very complex beer with notes of smoke, honey, spices and bitter hops. Very drinkable and well balanced.
SimplySike (1044) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - FEB 28, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours clear dark amber with tan head.
Aroma rich, sweet, alcohol, honey, caramel, dark red fruits, toffee, some wood.
Taste sweet, caramel, sugar, tiny earthy, woody bitter.
Mouthfeel thick, oily.
awesome complex sweet beer.
bulldogops (1111) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 25, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Rating #978 - February 14, 2014 - $11.79 CAD for a 330ml bottle 11%. Did not do my beer geek homework on this. Thought I was in for a really awesome DIPA. Pour did little to dissuade. Bubbly boozy amber pour with a decent white head. Aroma is citrusy hops and charred wood chips. Palate gathers most of this up, lots of toffee malt, citrus, pine, and a decent amount of wood smoke. An unexpected delight.