bytemesis (5567) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUN 24, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle with thanks to BenH! Pours hazy chestnut, small off-white head dissipates to a ring that laces well. Aroma is very oaky, dark sugars, vanilla, toffee, light pine, dates. Flavor is full on sweet, medium bitter, oak, whiskey, pine, a bit of citrus. I am not getting any peaty or smoky flavors though. Full body, creamy mouthfeel. Very, very hot from the ABV. Pretty darn good, but a bit too hot.
BMessiah (5) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUN 24, 2014 does not count
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours almost without a head, though a thin white head dissolves fast. Aroma is a bit spicy, but mainly sweet caramel. Tastes veeeeery, too, sweet. Raisins, vanilla, honey and whiskey. Some hops peek in the taste but not enough for a brew mixed from IPAs. Alcohol doesn’t taste through even with this abv.
andrepintado (2259) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - JUN 19, 2014
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
33cl bottle from cerveteca, lisboa. Dark copper color with thin head. Body is spiky and medium. Finish is long. Taste is medium to high sweet, medium bitter. Aroma is caramel, alcohol, vanilla, whisky, chocolate, spices.
oops (211) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 16, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Brewdog Glasgow. Reddish-copper with almost no (white) head. In aroma, which is really intense, malt, caramel, wood, alcohol, fruits, spices and ofcourse some hops. One of the craziest aromas IMHO. Nice and smooth, but tooooo sweet.
martjoobolut (2107) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 3, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
0,33L bottle. Pours clear amber-copper with off-white head. The head doesn’t stay. Aroma is intense caramel, hoppy bitter, sour notes, alcohol, wood, and vanilla. Taste is very sweet, intense caramel, pine, oak, and vanilla. Finish is nice bitter with some alcohol burn. Overall: great brew.
Vaiz (4107) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 31, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle in Italy. Clear amber pour, thin off-white head. Aroma is full of whiskey, vanilla, oak, caramel, iodine, peat, sugars and quite boozy. Flavor is very sweet, spicy and very alcoholic. More bitterness comes almost minutes later and the hops end up dominating the finish. Thick body, but just not thick enough for the sweet booze bomb this is. Interesting brew, nonetheless.
chrisv10 (13821) - DENMARK - MAY 29, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, 14.5% Clear dark amber/brown with tiny head. Aroma is malt, caramel, oak, little oxydized, toasted, wood, vanilla and toffee. Flavour is malt, caramel, toasted, wood, vanilla, little toffee, dark fruits, sweet with notes of alcohol.
Voodoo (499) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 28, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle thanks to Mad Princes Brewing owners.....nice! The pour is hazy deep chestnut color with near zero head. The aroma is impressive, grape wine, vanilla, sweet malt, raisins. Taste is sweetness, maltiness, booze, barrel aged woodiness, slight fruitiness.....definitely one to be sipped with a thick body. Quite an experience.
suurjuust (2236) - ESTONIA - MAY 20, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Review 900. Bottle shared by martjoobolut, thanks! Reddish orange, small beige head. Nose is alcohol, malty sweetness, oak, vanilla, tons of caramel - reminds me of Sink the Bismark. Flavor is vanilla, malt, hops, sweetness, whiskey, massive caramel, some peaty notes, more alcohol. Flat carbonation, oily palate, full body. Very nice and complex.
Benfi (692) - DENMARK - MAY 15, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
pours hazy copper brown with little head or carbonation. Sticky in the mouth, main aromas coming through are the malt barrel, cararmel malt. juicy fruit hop, toffee-apple, mild spice, prune, biberry.. This is a unique beer, very moreish and drinkable. Alcohol very well hidden. A nice slow sipper.