BeerandBlues2 (12045) - Escondido, California, USA - JAN 10, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines Festival. Pours hazy brown with a moderate, creamy-fizzy light tan head, good retention and lacing. Aroma is bread and caramel malt with notes of cardamom, nutmeg, mace, ginger, and dark fruits (plums, dates). Flavor is moderate sweet malt and dark fruit with loads of spices. Clean and moderate-full body, medium carbonation, and a creamy finish.