madmitch76 (22309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
25th January 2014
Bamberg Bash Day 2. Cafe Abseits tasting. Almost clear deep amber beer, small pale tan head. Crisp palate, light minerals. Good pumpkin fruits and nice, not overdone mellow spices. All in good balance with the mild dark malts. Finishes crisp and semi dry.
Travlr (21633) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 12, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle courtesy of Sledutah, thank you sir! Very dark brown color, bright beige head. Aroma of cinnamon, nutmeg, cocoa powder. Taste big spice, some roast, but the roast is a bit drowned out by the spice.
fiulijn (19347) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 28, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Malt & Vine, Redmond
Dark brown color. Light aroma of butter and spices. The mouthfeel is quite round, there is caramel flavor, and mild spices (cinnamon and nutmeg); moderately sweet.
Balanced. Well brewed.
Leighton (18668) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared at the Cafe Abseits tasting during the Bamberg Excursion. Cheers to Kenny. Pours deep brown with a creamy tan head. Good stuff, definitely some autumnal spices present, light cocoa, toasted bread. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Finishes with further pumpkin and spices, mild roast and cocoa. Nice depth and balance.
rlgk (18322) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 28, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle tasting at Cafe Abseits, Bamberg, during Jolly to Bamberg 2014. Black beer with a small head. Malty pumpkin aroma, caramel, biscuits, fruity, slightly hoppy, roasted, some chocolate. Malty pumpkin flavor, chocolate, licorice, cocoa, biscuits, vanilla notes, fruity, some hay.
harrisoni (17336) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at Cafe Abseits. Tasting. Dark brown beer lasting collar. Spicy aroma. Not over spiced but too spiced for me. Not for me
Theydon_Bois (17220) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Day 2 of the post Xmas Bamberg Jolly, Cafe Abseits Tasting, bottle thanks to crash out Kenny - I think he managed to connect this one to his north and south probably a half bottle pour the form he was in !, 25/01/14.
Dark mahogony brown with a moderate light tan covering/swirl.
Nose is dark fruits, toffee, lots of spice, pumpkin pie.
Taste comprises mild pumpkin notes, dark malt, brown sugar, earthy cocoa, dark toffee fudge, spice.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying closure.
Ok for style.
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 23, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap @ Tustin Brewing. Dark brown, almost black, pour with a tan head. Aromas of roast, light smoke, all spice, nutmeg, and quite a bit of chocolate. A touch of vanilla and...ginger? Flavor is a touch acidic. Bitter roasted malt, dark chocolate, and a light sweetness. Nutmeg, all spice, and a hint of ginger. Mild vanilla sweetness on the finish.
Oakes (15797) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 21, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Medium brown, thin head. Aroma has a lot of pumpkin, spice...nutmeg, cocoa, pumpkin and cinnamon on the palate. Good brew. Nice, balanced spiced porter.
bhensonb (14161) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 21, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at California Brew fest. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma is pie spices. Med body. Flavor is decent pie spice level over darkish roast malt with a touch what seems to be smoke. Good drink.