milewide (1984) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 1, 2011
2.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Little aroma. Sweet taste with a bit of carmel. Pretty brown color with red highlights. One of my least favorite styles of ale. Just too bland.
gowdy (963) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - DEC 31, 2010
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle at Craig’s house. Dark brown, little head. Hints of coffee and liquorice.
cgarvieuk (20248) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 31, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle at home ... dark brown ... big bubbly tan head ... sweet toffee malt nose ... over fizzy ... soft sweet toffee malts ... light vanilla ... little pufff candy element ... nice enough but not so fond of puff candy flavour in beer
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle 35,5 cl. Clear orangey brown with an off-white head. Some roast in the nose with an edge of overripe fruits. Medium body, roast and dark fruits with some hop build-up in the finish. A decent drinker but a little bland. 311210
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - DEC 29, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours a hazy and brown beer with a weak beige head. The aroma is malt, caramel, notes of ash and notes of hops with citrus. The flavor is malt, caramel, roasted, ash and hops. The palate is sweetness. Overall a good beer.
jcwattsrugger (11903) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 27, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle thanks to jtclockwork-pours a tan head and dark brown with red color. Aroma is medium/dark malt-musty/cocoa powder, earthy hops. Taste is medium malt-cocoa powder/musty, secondary earthy hops. OK/soft carbonation.
Embrouille (2835) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 26, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled 355ml. It pours a brown beer with a quick diminishing head. Asparagus, nougat and caramel in the nose which is leafy. Delicious.
hamilton23 (619) - Alpine, California, USA - DEC 14, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured from a 12oz bottle from Manny57. Pours a dark brown with nice head. Smells malty. Tastes of nuts and roasted malt. A decent brown...not a lot of unique flavor, but still good.
LinusStick (3159) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 12, 2010
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A nice and smooth brown ale. Aroma was decent. Roasted malt and a hint of chocolate. Pour was a nice dark brown with thing off white ring for a head. Taste was very full and malty. Roasted malt with chocolate and just a slightly bitter hop bitterness. Good carbonation and big smooth flavor. nice
hallinghansen (2650) - Odense SV, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ Odense tasting. Brown body with a small offwhite head. Aroma is chocolate, caramel and bread notes. Flavor is chocolate, caramel and some fruity notes. Thin body.