TBone (13636) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 30, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 330ml @Beer Hunters
Deep clear ruby color, small white head. Strong toffee and alcohol aroma. Medium to full bodied, sticky palate. Sweet toffeish flavor, some vanilla and some whiskey lurking in the background. Suprisingly this is not like its concept - this is actually quite simple beer, but probably gets better over the years. Good one anyway.
Leighton (13380) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle shared at Bruce’s in London - many thanks to Josh. The nose holds caramel, ripe fruits, toffee, leaves. Big sweet flavor, loads of syrupy caramel, some ripe orange, bread. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Warming finish, very sweet, some bitter earth, leaves, caramel, stewed fruits. Hefty but still pretty drinkable.
Rasmus40 (12814) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 18, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Systembolaget Hansa, Malmö. Clear dark amber with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, dried fruit, moderate hoppy, wood and alcohol. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish with heavy alcohol. Oily. 180414
rlgk (12521) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 9, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Systembolaget. Clear amber/mahogany beer with a small but lasting offwhite head. Malty caramel aroma, grassy hops, fruity, vinous, toffee, vanilla, pine, floral, some licorice. Malty fruity aroma, warming alcohol, vinous, vanilla, hoppy fruity notes, citrus, caramel, pine, toffee. Finish brings warming alcohol, vanilla, toffee, caramel, some pine neeles, and mango. Very interesting mix of beers.
chrisv10 (12005) - 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.
Theydon_Bois (11650) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home, from BD Online, 16/10/14.
Amber with reddish hues topped with a decent beige covering.
Nose is candied frut peel, sweet notes, touch of booze, bitter tropical bastards, light smoke, toffee.
Taste comprises sweet tingles, rich caramel, candied fruit peel, booze tunes, light spice, toffee fudge, figs, dates.
Full bodied, fine carbonation, warming alcohol in the close.
Decent offering, boozey do but drinks a good chunk below the ABV!
thewolf (11362) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2015
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Thanks bigbro. Pours clear red copper with a small off-white film head. Aroma has sweet malts, caramel, chestnut, vinious, Cognac, oranges. Medium carbonation, fine oily and quite dry mouthfeel. Flavour is sweet, vinious, vanilla, caramel, oak, oranges, peach. Quite warming in the quite sticky sweet finish.
Pinball (11071) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
clear brown, small white head. aroma is flowery, malty,spicy.
flavor is bitter malty, quite strong, faint herbal,
FatPhil (10091) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 27, 2014
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
330ml bottle (the 200e of overpriced shit session)
Sticky stodgy malty aroma. Dark, tan head. Dirty palate. Some marker pen esters, gonna get high. Odd citrussy twist in the retronasals. Pretty rough malty body stodgy. wet rye bread. Finish is just the fading of the taste, nothing new. Do like the malts. This wanted to be AleSmith Wee Heavy. This failed so badly.
Benzai (9649) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 30, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ weekly tasting shared with Dutchdrebus and Thompson. Nice red color, average to medium sized off-white head that diminishes quite quickly. Aroma is sweetish malts, sweetness, some oak and whisky influences in the aroma. Somehow I don’t really like it. Taste malts, oak, lightly alcoholic, sweetish, sweetish alcohol, bitter.