sinte (500) - Udine, ITALY - JAN 31, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 0.33 L.
Dark brown body with a small, frothy tan head, mostly diminishing with a fair lacing.
Toasted malty aroma with notes of caramel and bread; sugar character is also evident; hints of fruits and yeast are also present.
Moderate sweet flavour with an important bitter character coming out in the finish (licorice, coffee).
Light-to-medium body with a watery texture; soft carbonation.
Idiosynkrasie (6539) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JAN 11, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle. Dark amber with huge off-white head. Aroma: Sweet malt, raisins, chestnut. Taste: Sweet caramel, milk chocolate. Finish: Yeast, spices.
marcot (770) - Campomorone, ITALY - MAY 27, 2011
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
All’OConnor in bottiglia da 33, offerta da Mauri; continua la saga delle birre insignificanti del Borgo, in versione grande distribuzione.
Ma la esportano pure ste robe? bah
Leighton (18735) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared with Nick at the Euston Tap. Browish pour with a mild foam head. Sugary nose, heavy malts, light yeast. Very sweet flavor, plenty of brown sugar, yeast, bready cake. Toast. Medium to full in body with average carbonation. Faintly warming on the finish, tons of sugars, malts, bits of ripe fruits, bread and hints of dough. Very decent.
rosenbergh (10673) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 15, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
330 ml bottle. Finland.
Dark amber colour with small off-white head.
Dark malty sugary aroma with strong alcohol presence.
Strong alcohol and mild maltiness in thinnish flavour.
Too much alcohol in flavour to please me.
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 14, 2011
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottled. Amber colour, small head. Aroma is some sweet malts, caramel, mild spices, alcohol as well as some yeastyness. Flavour is sweet malts, alcohol, some mild yeastyness and spices as well. Also some mild metallic notes as it gets to warm up a bit.
TBone (16197) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 10, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: JUL 25, 2012 Bottled 500ml (Punavuoren Ahven, BB 08/2012)
Clear deep amber color, not much head. Sweet caramelly, raisins, prunes, berryish aroma. Nutty caramelly flavor with some hops underlying. Light alcohol. Quite sweet dessert beer. 6/3/7/2/11 2.9
Bottled 330ml (Eataly Genova, BB 01/2014)
Dark, almost opaque brown color, good creamy beige head. Cocoa powder nuttyness in the nose. Medium to full-bodied. Berryish, plum soup, sweetish chocolaty notes. Decent trappist copy. 6/4/7/3/12 3.2
Ungstrup (34690) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. A brown beer with a thin orangey head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, and nuts. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel sauce, and chewy nuts, leading to a dry and nutty finish.
Zarin (202) - ITALY - JAN 11, 2011
4.7 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Aroma: sweet, chocolate, caramel, fruity notes
Appearance: brown, tonaca di frate
Taste: sweet, caramel,chocolate
Palate. medium-full body
Overall: excellent: 19/20
SHIG (4675) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - DEC 31, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle: Poured a brown with a light off white head. Aroma is sweet malt. Taste is mint and sweet malt.