Iphonephan (6042) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - SEP 30, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Borefts beer festival, de Molen, day two. Hazy dark gold pour with a thin white head. Vanilla in the nose. Strong banana lacquer flavor.
kraddel (5967) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JUL 21, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle at david’s tasting.
pours amber, white foam . smell is sweet, bourbon. much carbo, sweet. sugary .
Beer5000 (5864) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 12, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled @ Haand 2013. Practically clear golden body with a thin off-white head. Aroma of malt, fruit, perfume (Bourbon) and alcohol. Flavor is sweet and alcoholic, some acidity, wood and quite dominating Bourbon. Full body and alcoholic aftertaste. Very nice in smaller amounts, otherwise pretty heavy.
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 11, 2009
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
33cl, new exclusive brew Anno 2009, from De Hopduvel Gent, very complex brew, yet heavy, balanced, cloudy, small head, top class!, yet very expensive
DutchDrebus (5540) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Borefts 12. Hazy orange to copper colour, no head. Smells lots of wood, whiskey, sweet, some peat. Tastes sweet, bourbon, wood. Quite nice! Medium to full body, low fizzy carbo.
altonbrownd (5496) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - NOV 2, 2009
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at BBF. Dark brown body with nice malty nose. Taste of malts, caramel and dark fruits. Spicy. Quite enjoyed it.
jfb (5429) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 16, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
(draught) pours a hazy deep golden colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of powdered sugar, pear, cactus juice, light bread crusts, burnt toffee and vanilla. flavour is quite sweet and boozy, with notes of bread crusts, herbal hops, roasted malts and a slightly yeasty finish. heavy-bodied with soft carbonation.
ClubGonzo (5406) - Bergen, NORWAY - APR 24, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, shared with BBGTC. Deep cloudy amber body with a small white head. Nose is vanilla, oak, mild bourbon tones, alcohol and hints of caramel and fruity esters. Taste is burnt sugar, vanilla, caramel, mild bourbon tones, oak and hints of sugars. Medium body and carbonation. Pretty nice, though not outstanding.
mike_77 (5302) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
ZBF Festival 2013 - Pale brown. The initial impact of this one is it’s thin body and lack of carbonation. The warming bourbon/alcohol is very prominent and also gives some vanilla sweetness to and increasingly dry finish.
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 16, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A tall fluffy blond head, atop a clear amber colored body. Fresh smell of candy-like fruits. A whiff of alcohol, subtle wood and bourbon. Lively carbonation, feels quite full in the mouth. Medium malt body. Fairly sweet with a touch of caramel. Light acidic fruit tones. Rounded oak and bourbon. Earthy and resinous bitterness underneath. Alcohol is noticable, providing a warming sensation. Lingering bitter-sweet ending. Complex and tasty. Good stuff. [Shared bottle enjoyed @yngwie’s. 01.12.12]