joergen (20576) - Frederiksberg, - MAY 11, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at CBC 2013.
Hazy orange-red coloured with a medium sized off-white head.
Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel.
Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, spices and hops.
myrda (63) - - JUL 27, 2014
4.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Rousse foncée. Les odeurs ne sont pas facilement discernables, mais le chêne ressort définitivement accompagné de malt et de vanille et de sirop d’érable. En bouche, pleines de saveurs sans être trop lourde, se précipite l’un a la suite de l’autre : noix caramélisé, bacon fumée au sirop d’érable, finale feu de camp.
SuperTiti33 (468) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 27, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Ambrée/roux. Nez: boisé/chêne. Vanille. Caramel. Sucre d'orge. Érable. Bouche: très riche. Légèrement fumé(bacon). Très boisé. Sirop d'érable. Pacane/noix enrobé de sucre. Très bien.
kraddel (2791) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JUL 17, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle at Barely Legal Tasting Room .
pours dark , unclear amber-red-brown .
Unmentionable foam .
Smell is sweet , very sweet malts ( think of an Old ale, Barley wine )
Taste is likewise . sweet, but a bit thinner than earlier mentioned styles . Also a decent amount of bitterness included . Very nice ! Carbonation is decent , low as it should be . Very nice beer !
Slightly metallic in the back , and could use more body at this ABV to be world-class , but I definetly don’t regret buying this one !
elbernays (415) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 12, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
330ml bottle at home from drinkstore. Pours brown with white head. Looks lovely with nice lacing. This is like a rummy liquor. Big toffee caramel butterscotch, vanilla nose. Smooth creamy toffee, cherry, wood, coffee, lightly smoked flavour. The body is immense and mouthfeel is luxurious. Fantastic.
fiulijn (14340) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 19, 2014
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle from Legacy Liquor, Vancouver
Cloudy dark ambr color with creamy head. Strong aroma of caramel with interesting notes of wood, vanilla, smoke. Full bodied; strong malt flavor, with accent of dark caramel, nuts, smoke and some vanilla; moderately sweet, correctly bitter, with a light acidity, medium astringency in the final and clear alcohol warmth; there is plenty of resiny hops.
Rich; not as complex as a Baladin X Fumé, but powerful, balanced, well brewed.
czar (4152) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 16, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle at mondial 2014, mtl. pours cloudy dark golden with a small off-white cap, some retention and lacing. piney, alcohol-bathed and soaked sweet fruits, sweet bready and honeyed malts, plain sugars - white and brown - cloying. moderate carbonation, medium body - oily and sticky, sweet and assertive grassy-spicy-citrusy-piney finish. meh.
skortila (4433) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - JUN 15, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottled. Full 33cl sample. The aroma has raisins, figs, caramel, piney hops. Clear, brown coloured beer with not much head. Initially off-white medium. The taste is moderate sweet and moderate bitter. There are molasses, raisins, resin, figs, caramel. Pretty nice. But definately not worth the price. 8 Wired is pretty expensive in Holland.
Stuu666 (1711) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 12, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours brown, sweet, chewy toffee, bitter, light smoke, raisins.
Skinnyviking (6782) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 11, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. at home. Miedium high creamy and lasting off-white head. Orange brown body with a lot of bubbles. Fruity wineous mildly smoked aroma. Highly carbonated alcohol dominated roasted malt fruity and pretty hoppy flavor with a long bitter finish.
AgentAle (603) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 10, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aroma is rich malts, caramel, fig and slight smokiness. Taste is sweet roasty malts, similar tastes to aroma and the malt character is met with a fairly well balanced bitterness and finishes smoothly... Overall quite smoothly for 11% abv. The hop profile is an earthy murky flavor with not too much tang or tanin aftertaste. Appearance is a clear copper body with a pearl/beige head that retains fairly poorly which ia fine for the beer style.