gyllenbock (6202) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at SBWF 2015.
Dark brown with a medium head. Aroma and taste of light roasted malt, chocolate, light spices and caramel. The body was almost full and the finish quite long. A descent one.
Luvystypotables (1179) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 29, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aroma of banana, clove and hints of malt and caramel. Pours a dark brown color with a short lasting tan head. A sweet taste of bananas malt with peppery spice notes. A fullbody with a spicy clove finish.
mike5326 (1292) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 29, 2015
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured from a tap. Dark brown color, frothy white head. Light pepper malt aroma. Medium body with a sweet banana flavor accented by light malts and a medium finish.
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Hopmaestro (719) - Örebro, SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pleasant aroma, dark and interesting malts with some spices, dark fruits. Chewy caramels with some chocolates and spices thrown in for the fun of it. It sends some old ale/schotch ale influences. Exciting.
diabel (1634) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - JUL 24, 2015
3.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Deep brown tot black body. Off-white creamy head. Light caramel nose, with hops. Not what I expected judging from the looks. Moderately sweet, grapes, yet slightly bitter. Decent, but somewhat odd.
GenDV138 (3746) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 26, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
4 oz pour on draft at B Side. Dark brown with beige head. Aromas of herbs, spice, light licorice. Tastes of dark fruit, light licorice, malt, light caramel. Medium body with a dry finish.
solidfunk (5667) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 22, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Florals, citrus and plum, some raisins. Pours cloudy dark. Lift sweet finish. Some tang. Well balanced. Tap at Churchkey.
shoulderbroken (2951) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUN 14, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Gar Eden. Aroma is interesting, light spice, malty, caramel, fruit.
Taste is slightly sour and funky, bit burnt, spicy again, cinnamon, dark chocolate hints, black treacle. Interesting.
trapped (1516) - New York, TURKEY - JUN 3, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ Ginger Man. Opaque dark brown with small beige foamy head, spicy honey aroma, low carbonation, thin body, spicy caramel taste (cinnamon, nutmeg?), long finish. Interesting spicy brew.
jfb (4762) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 15, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(bottle) clear amber-brown colour with a frothy beige head. aroma of roasted malts, treebark and bretty funk, with some subtle notes of cinnamon, clove and milk chocolate. flavour is mostly sugar icing, clove and lemon peel, with quite a bit of alcohol, some more treebark and a semi-dry finish. medium- to heavy-bodied with lively carbonation.