anders37 (16596) - 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 (10979) - 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 (6441) - 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 (2221) - 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 (8503) - 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.
GT2 (8380) - San Diego County, California, USA - OCT 8, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
750mL thanks to noodleuser. Weirdly shaped bottle. Pour is clear deep red with a weak off-white head. Spotty lace. Nose is malty with lemon, small detergent, mild chemical, small chocolate, phenols, sweeter lime. Odd. Muted maple character. Taste is thinner, intense maltiness, astringent malt, big huskiness, medicinal clove and cinnamon. Decent.
BeerandBlues2 (9601) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 8, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared by Noodleuser. Pours clear tawny with an average, fizzy white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is caramel and cookie malt, brown sugar, fruity esters (apple), spices, and no hops. Flavor is moderate caramel and toast malt, brown sugar and nutty notes, alcohol spice, a sweet palate with a lightly dry finish. Full body, moderate warmth, medium carbonation.
CaptainCougar (7131) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - OCT 8, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle thanks to noodleuser: pours a clear deep mahogany orange with a spotty-lacing white head. Has a lightly sweet toasty light caramel malty nose with a touch of warming spices. Starts with average fullness and light nuttiness with some mild sweetness fading into a drier slightly warming peppery finish. Doesnít have the body or sweetness of a true Belgian Dubbel.
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 26, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750ml Bottle: Aroma of malt, chocolate, cocoa, caramel, and hazelnut. Poured deep amber/brown in color with a small, tan head that greatly diminished but lasted throughout as a film on top of the beer, as well as around the edges. Cloudy. Sparkling. Full of small and medium-sized particles throughout. Flavor is medium sweet. Tastes of malt, nuts, hazelnut, caramel, and toffee. Medium body. Average texture. Average carbonation. Sweet, malt, nut, caramel finish. 7.5%ABV is completely hidden throughout.