Svesse (7033) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Draught at In De Wildeman, Amsterdam, 23 Feb 2013) Dark brown colour with frothy, beige head. Malty, roasted nose with notes of caramel, raisins, prunes and spicy hints of yeast. Malty, roasted taste with dark rye bread, prunes, raisins, coffee, chocolate and a slightly spicy bitterness in the finish. Almost full body, with a certain sweetness. Tasty and quite well balanced. Nice one.
sic1314 (4776) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - FEB 25, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
In the Wildeman. Poured a reddish brown with minimal head. Aroma of caraeml malt and dark forest fruits.Medium body, flavour as the aroma with roast malt and a dry, bitter aftertaste.
Borresteijn (5574) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 25, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at NHBF’13. Hazy dar reddish amber colour, off-white head. Aroma of liquorice, Christmas spice, some star anise, dark fruits. Flavour is sweet, malty, fruity, forest fruits, liqourice, light bitter alcohol finish. Medium-bodied. Nice enough.
Benzai (11038) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - FEB 13, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled @ PINT Winterbierfestival Gouda 2013. Dark brown color, full sized beige head that leaves good lacing. Smell and taste malts, dark fruits, raisins, a touch of fruitpeel-bitter and some leaves. Medium body and carbonation.
Travlr (16923) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 21, 2013
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Dark maroon color, large light brown head, solid lacing. Aroma if chocolate and coffee. Taste is similar.
stimulo69 (80) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 4, 2013
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
caramel, bubblegum, raisin, alcohol, brown, hazy, white foam, heavy cloying sweetness, medium bitterness, full body, creamy, lively,
Aroma of cotton candy and other sweets. Full bodied sweetish winterwarmer with a little hoppy finish.
kiwianer (3428) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 4, 2012
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
The color is dark brown. it smells a bit sweet. the taste is a bit sweet, gooey, watery, bitter, alcoholic-stale. In my opinion not interesting and also not very tasty. 10/8/6/6/-/7
meerbier (1474) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - JAN 23, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle@WBF2012. Much surprised by the beer. Flavourful and easy going. Rather sweet but matches the spices well.
NoiZe (2323) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - MAR 28, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Had this one at the Winterbierfestival 2011, Gouda. Brown colored brew. Roasted malts in the aroma. Flavor is bready, malty, roasted, rye, medium sweet and some bitterness. Ok-ish.
dutchbeerpages (1918) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - FEB 5, 2011
2.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Very decent, first beer I’ve had from this brewer with a great concept. Rye bread, thick, not too much of everything, might have used a little more though. There was nothing bad about this beer at all, can’t wait to taste more. Had this at the Winterbeerfestival in Gouda, 2011.