DSG (9343) - Tel Aviv, - OCT 11, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
[9/26/14] Bottle sample at Borefts Beer Festival 2014 in Bodegraven. Brown color with a beige head. Aroma of roast, dark fruits, wood and vinous notes. Flavor of malt, some roast, dark fruits, wood, some acidity and a bitterish finish. Medium to full-bodied.
joergen (24512) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 5, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Borefts Bier Festival 2014.
Dark brown coloured with a medium sized beige head.
Light roasted aroma of cocoa powder and dried fruits.
Roasted flavour of cocoa powder, dried fruits and red wine.
Roasted and tart finish.
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured a deep dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of vanilla sweetness, a slightly sour taint to the nose, dark fruit and dark chocolate. Full body, flavour as the aroma, roast malt and musty chocolate.
Beer5000 (5323) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 30, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750 ml bottle @ Bøker & Børst. Black body with a small tan head. Complex aroma, vinous, dark malt, oak, Bourbon and funky. Flavor is sweet, dark, malt, acidic sourness, dry fruit, oak, moderate Bourbon and light roasted with hint of funk. Fine body and nice aftertaste. Complex and nice, still dangerous easy to drink. Feels both full bodied and quite light at the same time. Much enjoyable.
kermis (8085) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Borefts 2014. Pours very dark brown with a ring beige head. Aroma of fruit, roast, brett, caramel, soy and chocolate. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.
MarcoDL (3218) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ Borefts 2014. Body of malt, coffee and sweet cacao, typical Belgian RIS, quite sweet and sugary. The bourbon aging gives the beer a nice vanilla touch. Also has a light sourness.
SimplySike (1250) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2014 Draft at Borefst. Black. Cherry, bourbon, vanilla, caramel, coffee, chocolate. Taste sour, some sweet, some bitter. Nice
gam (3737) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 3, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Small beige head dark pour weak carbonation aromas rich fruit raisin bourbon note very forward dark chocolate liquorice mocha coffee the flavours medium bitter grape dried fruits sultanas oak note vanilla earthiness balanced imperial the finish best tastes fruits oak and bourbon notes lasting sweetness bitter good imperial but mild
NBird (579) - Perth, West Australia, AUSTRALIA - JUL 13, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Looks.. Black/brown, little - no head
Smells.. Dark dried fruits, liquorice, coffee, bourbon barrel, cherry/raspberry, slight pepper like spice
Tastes.. Dried dark fruits, coffee, bourbon, soy and a raspberry like tartness that subdues to a liquorice/soy sense as it warmed.
Bontus (708) - Flanders, BELGIUM - MAY 22, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Half litre bottle, pours black, small head. Chocolate & coffee nose, Something nutty and a sour finish (yeast?). Bourbon modestly in the picture.