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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Canmoore (203) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 1, 2014
Pours a cloudy ruby colour, with a small off white head. Aroma notes include dark fruits, figs, raisins, and toasty malts. Tasting notes include rich dark fruits like figs, dates, and black liquorice, rich toasted malts, and earthy yeast completes the Platte. Excellent!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hangunder (192) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 1, 2014
Nice caramel sweet aroma, with a hint of malt and biscuit. Dark brown and hazy, huge long lasting head. Tastes subdued but very well balanced, upfront get some caramel sweetness, malt and then to finish a hint of belgian yeast, alcohol and earthy hops. Not much fruit character here. Aggressively carbonated and medium bodied. A pretty good belgian strong, if slightly simple.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Frothmeister (524) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 30, 2014
330ml bottle. Pours a clear poppy red with a two finger creme coloured head. Beautiful. Aromas of brown sugar, earthy notes, alcohol, cherry candy, and amaretto. The taste is big with a LOT going on. Cherry, earthy notes, raisin, almond, mineral water, a very light balsamic note, with some light orange notes, a light taste of caramels, and hefeweizen-like notes (cloves, yeast) in the finish. Donít let the bland label fool you, this is anything but.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (1287) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2014
Bottle from BarleyWine, Copenhagen - fuzzy dark amber to brown pour with slight reddish hue with medium beige head. Aroma and taste is caramel malty, toffee, brown sugar, slightly roasted, dark dried fruity (raisin), slight hops, spice. Decent enough

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jlruthven (533) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Bottle, about a year old. Pours dark mahogany with some clarity. Huge fluffy off-white head that stays around forever. Sticky lacing. Dried fig on the nose, raisin, caramel, faint woody notes, bubblegum, earth. Full mouthfeel, dark fruits, leather, cherry. Just strong enough, not cloying. This is as good as St. Bernardus Prior 8, and Rochefort 8.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Freaky_tiki (397) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 26, 2014
Pours mahogany with a rich one finger off-white cap. A frisky brew on the tongue with its tight carbonation & zesty yeast. Flavour is dried dark fruit, subtle candy & a dry white wine finish. This is my third Belgium strong brown ale of the week & it takes top honours of the group in my book.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sudomorph (378) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 25, 2014
330ml bottle. Pours a clear, dark caramel with a one finger, fluffy white head. Carbonation can be seen rising. Aroma is very nice. Candy sugar, dark fruits, slight bubblegum. Taste is a balanced sweet. Raisins, dark fruits, very slightly spice, candy sugar, and a mild bit of bitter on the finish. Really nice. Medium body with a medium-high carbonation. Pretty clean texture with an effervescent carbonation. Overall a really nice Trappist beer. Dark fruits and candy sugar with a great texture and mouth feel. Well worth getting again and again. Cheers!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nordcore (949) - Lyngen alps, NORWAY - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle 33 cl. Dark Amber, hazy with a nice lightbrown head. Aroma of dark fruits, malt, yeast and chocolate. Nice bitter taste with a nice warm dark fruits end, the alc. is well hidden. Nice one, BB 13/4-14.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chapeau1977 (5) - ITALY - MAR 21, 2014 does not count
Birra trappista corposa. Schiuma persistente. Leggermente amara ma con buon equilibrio

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
4theluvofbeer (52) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 21, 2014
Pours with a light tan head. Aroma of malts, caramel and fruits. Taste is a little sweet and medium bodied.

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