thebeertourist (4520) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 28, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Clear copper with a small head. Yellow apples aroma and flavours, in the mouth the fruity flavours is complemented by nutty bitterness, as from the apple seeds. Soft with a bit of cider character. Adding some originality to the barley wine style.
Fin (6625) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2008
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Picked up at Belingers Jet Garage, Grove near Wantage, Oxon, consumed in Frank, camper 16-09-08 Pours looking quite a stunner lovely copper colour with a small white head and great clarity. Tastes good, rich cinder toffee touch of alcohol can overtake proceedings occasionally. This is quite heavy but for my first time on it I’m really quite happy with it.
Bullit (3722) - Burgos, SPAIN - SEP 13, 2008
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Amber colour. Aroma is alcoholic and metallic, with some grain. Flavour has caramel malts and alcohol. Average.
oh6gdx (19631) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 31, 2008
1.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottled@Chris O Post GBBF Tasting. Golden colour, not much head. Aroma is alcohol, malts and that’s pretty much it. Flavour is malts, harsh alcoholic sweetness with some grass in the finish.
MesandSim (7121) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2008
1.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
A Mes rate: bottle at Chris O’s Post GBBF Tasting.
Amber with some white froth. Harsh alcohol and metal. Really bad. Kim has called it perfectly. "Boozy nonsense."
KimJohansen (10341) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2008
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Clear amber with large white head. Metalic notes in the aroma with hints of caramel. Sweet flavor with caramel, malty and alcohol notes. Boozy nonsense...
Grovlam (4149) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 27,5 cl. Average beige bubbly head that mostly lasted. Fair display of lacework. Hazy copper / amber color. Aroma of mellow rye bread, toffee, roasted malt, mild cherry like, raisins and fruity notes as well. Medium to full bodied with a soft carbonation and thick alcoholic texture. Moderated to heavy sweet flavor with good counter bitterness and a mild twist of acidic. Sweet toasted toffee finish.
MiP (12839) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: SEP 9, 2008 Bottle, 9.1%. Very vinous aroma and quite sweet. Quite cloudy dark red colour. The flavour is quite vinous with some alcohol and bitterness. Quite flavourful, but still a bit rough, even though it is a year past BB date. 7 3 7 3 17
Bottle. Slightly oxidized aroma. Caramelly flavour. Quite alcoholic, very peppery, gets a bit rough. Not very complex, just alcoholic. 6 3 5 3 12
yespr (28617) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2008
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
27.5 cL bottle. Pours hazy brown to orange and with a creamy light off-white head. Dense malt, fruity an slight earthy aroma. Flavour starts dried fruity and stays rather dry. Light roasted malt note and mild liqourice touch. Mild spiced note too. Gains a lot of alcohol presence towards the finish. Ends dry and slight alcohol burning.
bierkoning (9547) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 2, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Amber color. Cookie dough in the somewaht vinous aroma. malty sweet, buttery, vinous and alcoholic flavor. Hints of Werthers Original and toffee. Velvety mouthfeel. Likeable.