dEnk (3484) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ tasting. Aroma is malty caramel, some liquorice, spicy notes, boring beer but not bad.
pentaz (949) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 13, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle @ Yespr. Pours unclear brown with floaters and a lasting small frothy beige head. Aroma is toasted, dried fruit, dark sugar, bread and hints of spices.
Taste is mild, moderate sweet and light bitter. Body is light, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. Finishes watery and light roasted. Flavour is quite bland and unmemorable.
Cletus (6329) - Connecticut, USA - APR 7, 2014
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Pours brown with a thin off white head. Smells of vegetal hints, some breaddy hints. Tastes of chocolate, chewable vitamins, some spicy hints on the finish. Thin mouthfeel.
caesar (4716) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled @ The Hague Tasting, small sample. Dark brown color, medium head. Bit spicy aroma, caramel, hint of fruitiness. Bit sweet. Ok dubbel, which is not my favorite style. Balanced, but a bit boring though.
MrHangover (2144) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2014
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle @ The No Creepy Country Ticks Tasting, courtesy of caesar. Pours a clear copper colored beer with a big off white head on top. Aroma is very malty, sugary sweetness. Loads of caramel and molasses in there. Slight fruity yeast also present. Flavor is light sweet, very malty and fruity. Quite sweet, but a bit boring as well.
JulienHuxley (2520) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - MAR 22, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at THT March edition. Hazy copper pour with white head. Aroma is malty, caramel, vegetal. Taste is malty, sweet. Nothing to write home about.
sic1314 (2582) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured dark amber with an off white head. Aroma of sweet grainy malt and vinous fruit. Medium body, flavour as the aroma, bitter sweet end.
deanso (4679) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Sample @THT. Courtesy of and shared with Caesar.
Thin white head. Clear amber pour. An ok dubbel.
DocLock (7502) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 15, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from Capone’s and State Line, Pours turbid chestnt with tan head. Nose is earthy caramel malt, hops, brown sugar. Tastes as it smells, with a rather fizzy and I dare say bland flavor and palate, which is champagney but somewhat limp, as such. At this price, Garrett Oliver owes me some money.
planky84 (1878) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from the Microbar, Manchester. Drank at Uncle Tel’s abode. Brown pour with a white head. Aromas of raisin, chocolate and blackcurrant. Flavours of sweet spice, chocolate and raisin. Long malt finish. Tasty.