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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (3052) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - SEP 12, 2013
Dark brown colour, beige head. Aroma of caramel, dried fruits, raisins, light mocha and yeasty banana. Quite sweet. Sweet flavour, caramel, light sour touch. Raisins and some desert wine notes. Finish sweet, raisins, fruits, cacao powder and a hint of bitterness.
(From 75cL bottle @ RBBSG II, Gent 2013. Thanks for sharing, Seba!)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
suprchunk (2342) - Crestview, Florida, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Dark pour. Big tan head. Not much lacing. Big caramel and malt aroma. Taste is a malt bomb with notes of vanilla and caramel. Smooth and sweet finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (5148) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 29, 2013
10/VIII/13 - 75cl bottle @ RBBSG II, my place - bottled: VII/2011 (2013-719) Thanks to Sebletitje for sharing the bottle!

Little cloudy dark red brown beer, huge beige irregular head, bit adhesive, leaving a nice lacing in the glass. Aroma: lots of dried fruits, mocha and caramel, some chloride (age?), sugary, banana. MF: soft carbon, medium body. Taste: caramel, pretty sweet and sour, brown sugar, some banana, mocha, little bitter. Aftertaste: red fruits, bit earthy, bitter touch, banana peel, some citrus, mocha, cocoa powder.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (8976) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2013
Sampled from bottle @ RBBSG II. Very dark brown color, small beige head. Smell malts, caramel, a touch of sweetness, dark fruits, raisins. Taste malts, caramel, dark fruits, raisins, slightly sweet due to the fruits and maybe a touch of alcohol. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (6895) - Enghien, BELGIUM - AUG 12, 2013
75cl bottle, courtesy of ibrew2or3. Ambrée-brune, col épais beige laissant un filament doré au verre. Arôme fruité noir que l’on attend pour ce style. Sucré moyen, malté léger avec un petit côté biscuité, grillé. Palais présente un fruité noir conséquent entre raisin sec et date. Sucre brun subtile avec un malté chocolaté. Remarquable de cette bière est son profil profond fruité noir avec un 9% conséquent que l’on ressent bien. Ici, une version se rapprochant de la Big Sound Scotch Ale mais qui manque juste ce petit qcq chose en plus.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeLimpert (33) - - AUG 11, 2013
Pours dark brown with a tan head with a significant alcohol nose. The alcohol taste is mild and is masked with a chocolate and dark malt build.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
77ships (4297) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - AUG 11, 2013
Courtesy of Sebletitje. Thx! 75 cl. bottle sampled @ RBBSG II. Very dark blackish brown with a thick tanned head. Nose is sweet mocha, slightly vinous, sweet chocolate, coffee and German chocolate pie. Taste is sweet chocolate, light booze, warming, roast, chocolate pie, dark fruits, sweet coffee and liquorish,… Body is a bit cocoa power style. Very delicious but Scotch Ale as the style???

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndyW68 (1156) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Dark brown with tan head. Aroma caramel abd licorice. Taste is caramel and licorice maybe some corriander. Nice sweet and bitter balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (6294) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2013
Sample at CBC 2013. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of caramel, spice, fruit, malt and hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10458) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2013
Bottled @ CBC 2013. Burgundy coloured. LIght brown head. Aroma: Sweetness, caramel, brown sugar, herbs and spice. Flavour: Caramel, herbs, brown sugar, sweetness, chocolate and fruits. Medium to full bodied. Ends somewhat sugary and burnt. Quite nice.

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