Brewed by De 3 Horne
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (12078) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2008
Bottle. [thank you, Skortila/Caesar]
Pours deep, mahogany red with a wonderful, creamy, off-white head. Complex fruity aroma, lots of dried fruits (raisins, plums, apricots), some chocolate, light liqourice, some vanilla and light berry notes. Soft carbonation, perhaps a touch on the thin side. Great flavour, very weird, and very complex. Lots of black currants, blackberries, chocolate, raisins, plums and brown sugars.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcoDL (4128) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 13, 2013
Weird beer. I found it hard to pinpoint what it tastes like, but I liked it. Good effort.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - OCT 11, 2005
Bottle (St Albans 05): Dark ruby in colour with a lasting brown head. Chocolate nose with a touch of roast. Nice malts, with a spicy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maria (10214) - Thisted, DENMARK - APR 4, 2008
The Fonefan/Brugmansia Cnudde tasting. Courtesy of Fonefan/Brugmansia. Red mahogany and the head is nice and creamy. The aroma has sweetness, notes of roasted malt, raisin and candy sugar. The flavour has sweetness and notes of roasted malt, candy sugar, hints of chocolate and the finish has a slightly spicy, light bitterness and hints of citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 17, 2008
(Bottle 33 cl) Courtesy of fonefan. Clear, reddish brown with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, dried fruit and brown sugar. Good, solid body. Flavours of burned caramel, fruit and roasted malt. Subdued bitterness. A nice, uncomplicated ale. 290308

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borresteijn (6359) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 25, 2009
Bottle at WBF ’09 Gouda. Brown amber colour, off-white head. Aroma of roasted malts, a hint of smoke, some spicy sweetness and fruitiness. Flavour is also malty, roasted malts, a hint of liquorice and laurel, a little fruity. Slightly bitter finish. Nice beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2005
Bottled - St Albans BF. Ablack beer with a good large off-white head. The aroma has some licquorice and a little roast. The taste is sweet with some butterscotch and a lactic character. The alcohol comes through also. Decent.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tranquillity (1860) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 16, 2012
This is an amazing aroma, and I seldom give 10! The deep fresh liqurice with honey is great. But the disappointment after tasting is big, as the taste is nothing special. The finish is thin. Dark body, small thick beige head. Bottled at arendsnest, Amsterdam.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JorisPPattyn (9469) - Ursel, BELGIUM - JAN 6, 2004
Nearly black, vague purple shine; fine irregular green-brown head, reasonnably stable. Dark malts, cypress and a bit of alcohol in the nose. Very bitter, chicory-like taste. Retronasal again chicory and (stale) coffee. Not hoppy in character, unfortunately. Better bodied but thin texture. In the aftertaste & warming up, the beer becomes more spicey and the mouthfeel soupy. A bit thin, and a rather unpleasant chicory-like bitterness. Just some alcohol. Seen my former experiences with 3 Horne, my advice is; buy, put it in the cellar and re-visit in 3 or 5 years - bound to be better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2005
Bottle at St Albans beer Festival, September 2005. Ruby/brown colour. Not very dark. Burnt malty aroma. Palate is fruity, sweet and a bit woody. Thin mouthfeel. Alright but I generally find these Belgian style stouts leave me underwhelmed. They’re just not smooth or rich enough for my taste.

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