yespr (37013) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
75 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden deep amber with a small tan head. Aroma is fruity and wineous. Toasted malty. Sweet and caramelish. Toffee and caramelish. Smooth and malty, winous and toasted malty finish.
Ungstrup (31467) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. A red beer with a yellowish. Head. The aroma has notes of caramel and alcohol. The flavor is sweet with notes of butter, malt, and caramel, leading to a bitter finish.
joergen (24434) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at yespr.
Clear orange-red coloured with a medium sized beige head.
Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, dried fruits, oak and bourbon.
Sweet and fruity flavour of oak, dried fruits and licorice with notes of alcohol.
Sweet and warming alcoholic finish.
fiulijn (16924) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 23, 2015
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Beer Monger, Portland
Brown color, dark, with thick creamy head. The aroma is noticeable even from the bottle as soon as it opens; the malt has an unparalleled richness, fresh, perfumy, creamy, intense. The body is thinner than expected; good malt flavor, but with the rye it gets a bit too boozy, and the feeling lingers on the tongue.
rlgk (15321) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at An afternoon of Skulls, Scotsman and Speedway 141129. Clear amber beer with a very nice beige/brownish head. Malty caramel aroma, raisins, figs, caramel, vinous notes, banana, licorice, biscuits, warming alcohol, prunes, toffee notes. Vinous flavor, caramel, raisins, figs, vanilla, banana, hay notes, warming alcohol, biscuits, vinous, toffee notes
Leighton (15306) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared during the Grand Tasting of RBWG 2015. Pours hazy caramel-brown with a tan cream head. Some oxidation present, pretty sweet, with toasted grains, pine, brown sugar, bread. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Warming finish with sticky sugars, more bread and brown sugar. Very tasty.
Theydon_Bois (14316) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at RBWG ’15 Grand Tasting @ Coppertail, thanks to Bobby, 21/02/15.
Murky amber with a decent beige cap.
Nose is light must, toffee, spice trail, oaky, hint of booze, dark fruits.
Taste comprises carmel, nutty strokes, bitter orange peel, spice, rich malt bull, fruit loaf.
Full bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Decent BA BW.
brokensail (14042) - San Leandro, California, USA - NOV 5, 2013
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Bottle @ home, thanks to Jake. Opaque mahogany pour with a small off-white head. Aroma of rye whiskey, vanilla, and pineapple. Huge caramel, vanilla, golden raisin, and chocolate. A bit of booze, too. Flavor is quite sweet. Tons of caramel, toffee, and golden raisin. Rye whiskey, vanilla, oak, chocolate, and white cake. Noms.
bhensonb (12957) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 10, 2014
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle shared by oRos at California 10K event. Pours dark brown with no head. Aroma is rye and brown sugar. Med + body. Flavor is very rye spice with wood and rye spice. And brown sugar too. Just excellent.
FatPhil (11829) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 30, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750ml bottle (300e of overpriced beer tasting) (Alus Celle, Riga)
Huge bourbon aroma, sweet and vanillaey, not so in balance, I’m really not getting any beer. Very full palate. Way too dominated by the whisky, and there’s even a fair bit of retronasal booze. Not enough beer, too much barrel. Finish, however, is nicely dry and woody. Even a bit walnutty. Ah, whatever - I forgive it on purely hedonistic grounds.