Cuso (4963) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 29, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from brewdog.com., ABV 11,9% Very dark colored beer with small beige head. Aroma of sweet malt, whiskey, raisins, marzipan. Taste, sweet malt, toffee, raisins, citrus hops. Hoppy finish. Weird beer but tasty.
kuphish (381) - Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA - DEC 28, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Another birthday bottle from L. Hazy, dark brown body with a moderately large, frothy brown head. Toasty nose with a touch of liquor and rose. A little caramel is also there. Some prune, a little cherry, toffee, and light booze in the flavor. Medium-full body with a pleasant stickiness. Medium carbonation with a toasty finish. A nice beer that is greater than the sum of its parts.
jmgreenuk (4794) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Cask at the Brewdog Bar, Camden. Poured a dark brown colour with a broken whitish tan head. The aroma is super rich, fruity and alcoholic. The taste is bitter and zesty with liqourice fruit, whisky and peaty oak. Quite a spectacular brew, but one to share.
kermis (5607) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared at Brewdog Camden. Pours hazy brown with a tan head. Aroma of malt, caramel, raisins, port, vanilla, molasses and booze. Flavour is heavy sweet and light bitter. Full bodied with soft carbonation.
anders37 (17215) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 24, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Pours a dark ruby amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy raisin and caramel aroma. Sweetish malty spicy dry caramel woody dark fruit and rum flavor. has a sweetish malty woody spicy dark fruit and caramel finish.
tommann (2814) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle at 11.9%. Pours very dark brown with a medium head. Aroma is heavy apple and raisin malt. Taste has apple malt to start with a whisky finish and chocolate on the aftertaste.
Thoor84 (67) - ICELAND - DEC 22, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
dark brown with beige head. Malty aroma. taste is malty, dried fruits and really woody. Finished dry, woody with nice bitterness. Really good, well balanced and a lot of fun.. I didnt feel the alcohol at all which is really strange given the close to 12% - very well masked.
Marduk (2885) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 22, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml bottle (abv 11.9%). Deep deep brown, almost black color. Small brown head, stays. Sharp alcohol, sweet, syrup, milky, roast in aroma. Grassy, fresh hay, roast, milky flavor. Slightly unbalanced, but drinkable.
Habanero (2722) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled. Pours nearly black with a large tan head, with fair lacing. Nose of caramel and chocolate . Sweet flavor with dried fruit that ends up dry and quite bitter. Medium bodied, oily texture and average to soft CO2. An enjoyable brew.
Firefly54 (233) - - DEC 21, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours near black. Aroma is raisin, oakey, some whiskey booze notes. Quite drinkable considering the abv. Taste is stout like, chutney, some slight cherry, coffee note, good carbonation. Licorice and brownies.