tom10101 (5271) - Quebec, CANADA - JUN 3, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle 341 ml. Clear orange-light copper beer with a medium off-white head and fair lacing. Nose of caramel, smoked malt and malt. Taste is medium sweet Earthy and peated. Flavor of caramel, herbal/floral, salt and smoked malt. Slight bitterness. Mouthfeel is sirupy. Medium to long duration of aftertaste. Warming alcohol but at 11% abv, alcohol is well hidden. Superb balance and nice complexity. Amazingly drinkable for an 11% abv beer. Pleasant surprise, a superb beer!
BeerGolem (796) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 26, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle 341 ml. Orange-copper with a little white head. Aroma: spices, roasted malt, smoky (?), caramel, alcohol. Taste: very well balanced, with a good combination of bitternees, sweetness and saltyness. Dry finish. Overall, a very enjoyable beer.
Bouteille 341 ml. Couleur orange-cuivrée avec un léger collet blanc (qui disparaît vite). Aromes: épices, malts rotis, fumée (?), caramel, alcool. Goût très bien balancé, avec une bonne combinaison d’amertume, de sucré et même d’un peu de salé. Finale sèche. Une excellente bière!
cgarvieuk (21559) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 22, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle at The Danish Invasion tasting ...light hazy amber ... soft sweet malt roast ...sweet fruit nose .. juicy apricot fruits ... very sweet .. orangy .. some of that creamy malts ...
BenH (3438) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 22, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at craig’s. Light amber colour. Light aroma, alcohol, some dried fruits, yeast spiciness. Similar taste, some caramel, little spiciness, slightly yeasty. Slight sweetness and a clean finish
Bov (11965) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - APR 15, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
from Mondial de la Bière 2011, Strasbourg cloudy copper-orange beer with no foam left; aroma of corn, caramel and prune; full-bodied and pretty sweet, thick and sticky; low bitterness and some residual sugars; aftertaste of ripe fruits and brown sugars with notes of warming alcohol
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 11, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
ABV: 11.0%. Clear medium orange colour with a small, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate hoppy, orange - citrus, apricot, rubber - smoke notes. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration, fruity, dark citrus - orange, rubber notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. 
jtclockwork (14923) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 7, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Pours reddish orange with off white head. Nose of caramel, smoked malt, rye, tea, bandaid and barley. Tasted is same without the bandaid. Lots of smoked malts. Body on the lighter side of medium.
Minderbinder (3276) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 29, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours hazy orange, with almost no head (whitish). Aroma is of malt, salt, caramel. Taste is of malt, sweetness, salt, slight caramel. Bitter finish, Well balanced, full bodied. Very drinkable for a barley wine. I would recommend.
fiulijn (19119) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 28, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Courtesy of MartinT, bottled 2010, 11% ABV
Hazy orange-amber color, small creamy head. Mild aroma, light smoke character, malt, also light sourness. It has a slim body, malt flavor, quite high alcohol perception, high salty and marine presence, and some astringent character in the end.
Dedollewaitor (15536) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ Miss January / AA Meeting Afterparty Tasting, March 2012. Pours cloudy orange with a small off white head. Fruity nose and flavor. Slightly alcoholic. A bit of spices. A bit of warmth. Full bodied. Very drinkable.