VincentL (219) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 27, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
odeur sucré, épicé et résineuse. Belle robe brun rouge. gout un pu cuireux, légère amertume et sucre. Super arrière goût, chaud, cuirée, enveloppant. Excellente bière de dégustation.
maekchu (1086) - Hirakata, JAPAN - FEB 26, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle (notes from tasting session). Pear and candi sugar aroma.
Pear, candi sugar and malt flavors. Not overly sweet, but tasty
Flattish Coca-Cola sort of body. Sweet and sour. Not bad at all.
olio (4080) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 24, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
33 cl bottle.
Originally rated on 20090812.
Pours hazy dark copper color with medium sized head. Aroma of ripe fruits, yeast, some mild spices, malts and caramel. Flavor of caramel malts, toffee notes, faint spices, yeast and mild syrupy notes. Very good.
The Etruscan (438) - Tuscany, ITALY - FEB 23, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Foamy beige head. Brown colour. Aroma is malty with blackberry and dark fruits notes. Flavor is malty with fruity (blueberry) and candy tones, ending in a sweet finish. Medium to fulll bodied.
FROTHINGSLOSH (3977) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 21, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
My first beer from this brewer. +++ Sampled from an 11.2 oz brown bottle this beer poured a dark nut brown color with orange highlights and a medium sized fluffy tan head that lingered and left good lacing. The aroma was bready and sweetish with notes of cherry, honey, apricot and a hint of vinegar. The flavor was very bready and fairly sweet with a solid toffee presence and light touches of nut, cherry, tea, apricot and a slight boozy undertone. Long finish of toffee, bread and nut. Moderately full bodied. Well done.
Douberd (624) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 19, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle, 330 ml, at home. Poured into a tulip glass. I have this bottle almost for a year on my cellar,
Light brown/deep ruby colour, with a big, three fingers tall head. Off white in colour, soapy in texture. Very good retention, leaving light to medium lacing around the glass.
Aroma of roasted malts and faint caramel, chocolate, light alcohol.
Taste of red grapes, roasted malts, chocolate albeit mostly on the aftertaste. Mildly sweet. Very good.
Quite high carbonation, full on the body and somewhat sticky on the palate.
Overall a very nice dubbel that it became even better when it warmed up a bit. Nice, warming feeling from the alcohol, which is not that notable on the taste.
kdm1984 (433) - Missouri, USA - FEB 17, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Deep caramel and purple fruit aroma with candy and yeast and all kinds of other complex Belgian Strong goodness. In the mouth: toffee candy, caramel, purple fruit, booze, brown sugar, yeast, carbonation, some bitterness in finish. Nomnom! Another terrific Belgian Strong.
MaartenRF10 (1170) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 17, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear warm brown beer with a small beige head. Aroma and taste are overripe fruit, yeast, raisins, caramel roasted malts. It’s rather sweet. Body is ok, but might have been fuller.
rand (1000) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 16, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle 33 cl from Boissons Center - Montagny (CH). Reddish brown with a nice high beige head, draeing to the glass, alert crackling. Aromas of malt, toffy, ripe fruits and roasted. The taste is soft, toffy-candy, raisin and cherry, dry fruits. Pleasant, fruity yeast, well in mouth, nice beer. Roasted finish, point of coffee and black cherry, earthy bitterness.
crossovert (4558) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 16, 2013
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Waves of yeasty dark fruit, some caramel, spice, easy to put down. One of the last Trappistbiers I have tried, crappy that it took so long.