Lore (2039) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 30, 2015
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
0.75 L bottle shared with kapusil; brown colour with minimal beige-ish head; aroma of caramel, biscuit and dried fruity notes, hints of herbs and miniml chocolate; taste is the same with earthy notes; correct quadrupel
kapusil (1121) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 30, 2015
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
0.75l bottle thanks to Lore. Reddish dark brown body, beige head. Aroma of banana, caramel, cocoa and nutmeg. Taste of caramel, cocoa, floral hops and orange zest. Nice one.
VastActiv (5492) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 24, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle 0.75l at home, Nivala. BBE July 2016. Colour is brown with large slightly brownish white head. Aromas and flavours: Dark fruits, dry fruits, dryness, Belgian yeast and malts. Very carbonated. Soft and some warming.
Marduk (6004) - Reval, ESTONIA - DEC 22, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
750ml bottle (thanks Mart). Dark brown color. Huge size, brown head, stays. Acetone, vegetables, dirty, plastic, alcohol in aroma. Metallic, sweet, roast, caramel, alcohol in taste. Dirty cloth in aftertaste. Medium carbonation. Fine dust of yeast on tongue. Messy brew.
suurjuust (2770) - ESTONIA - DEC 18, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark brown beer, tan head. Nose is dark malt and sweet overripe fruit, berry notes, metallic hints and mild boiled turnip. Flavor is malty, toasty, caramel, dried fruit. Caramel and dark fruit in the finish, more metallic notes, yeast. Surprisingly light-bodied. Hides the ABV pretty well. Lingering dryness.
martjoobolut (2800) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 18, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle (from firma bier). Pours dark ruby-brown with light beige head. The head stays. Aroma is fresh fruits, esthers, malt, alcohol. Flavor is sweet and malty, dark fruits, plums, some alcohol. Finish is dry bitter. Overall: very good, but would like to try aged version.
Maakun (3404) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 4, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared at THT. Slight hazy brown with small light brown head. Light veggies, old coffee, caramel, stale malts, light dried berries, cardboard, fake chocolate. Medium sweet with light oxidized bitter notes. Over medium bodied. Wow, this is quite the let down, I expected way more of this.
kermis (9985) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 4, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle shared at the return of Old Spice tasting. Pours very hazy brown with a medium tan head. Aroma of yeast, toffee, vegetal notes, compost and overripe dark fruits. Flavour is over moderate sweet and light moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Disappointed with this beer, I really expected more.
jmgreenuk (7308) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - DEC 4, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at the Return of Old Spice tasting, Dec 2015, Den Haag. Poured a murky medium brown with a frothy white head. The aroma is yeast, sweet malt. The flavour is moderate sweet with a yeasty, light marzipan, dry fruit palate. Medium to light bodied with lively carbonation and a bubbly mouthfeel. I expected better.
deanso (8440) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 4, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: DEC 5, 2015 75cl bottle shared at December THT.
Thick creamy tan head. very hazy amber pour. Decent