HighlanderOne (1046) - Bergen County, New Jersey, USA - JUL 1, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured from bottle. Caramel and malt aroma. Solid mahogany. Caramel brown sugar, banana, vanilla and spice flavors. Similar to Belgian beers Iíve tried. Good finish. Well done - surprisingly good for an italian beer.
Lightrider (311) - Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 30, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle into a wine glass. Pours a red amber with next to no head. Taste is over the top, fruit and malt. Finish is like a fine wine. A very good beer.
KyotoLefty (6964) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAR 15, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Taste Firenze. Pale brown with lace. Salty nose with raisins and chocolate.. Rich, deep flavor of dried fruits and chocolate, but not sweet. Minerals, with a dry finish and a somewhat light body. Interesting rich maltiness but lacking sweetness. An original, nice dubbel.
callmemickey (3250) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 6, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Deep muddy amber body. Medium-thin light tan head. Dark fruits, caramel, nutty, a little orange zest and faint chocolate. Medium-full bodied. A little muddled. Lacking the complexity in the better dubbel-style offerings.
anders37 (18351) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - NOV 13, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a hazy amber color with a small off-whit ehead. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty aroma. Fruity malty spicy dark fruit flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty dark fruit finish.
bhensonb (11906) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 25, 2011
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared by Marcus. Pours dark ruddy amber with a slight beige head. Dark fruit and darkish malt aromas. Med body. Flavor is sort of fruity cola chocolate. Fruit flavors shift around. Nice drink.
marcus (7083) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 24, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Star Grocery, Berkeley. Pours dark brown with a thin beige head and a fruity licorice aroma. There is a fruit, chestnut and candi sugar flavor with a dry finish.
craftycarl21 (2285) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 18, 2011
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle thanks to noodleuser. Big notes of cinnamon and clove spice, sweet orange, nectar fruit, caramel, and toffee molasses. Definitely seems to be some oxidation. Bleh.
Drake (9932) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - OCT 12, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared by noodleuser. Pours a hazy amber with a thin frothy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of caramel, toasted malts, herbal and spicy notes. The taste is caramel, toffee, bread and heavy spice. Medium-full bodied.
oteyj (2130) - New Hampshire, USA - OCT 9, 2011
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Clear amber with no head. Gross. Dough and caramel with green beans and massive oxidation.