skortila (4178) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - JAN 29, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma of roasted caramel malts combined with some spicy hints and liquorice. Cloudy, brown coloured with a brown, medium head. Taste is sweet, roasted, caramel and coffee like. Indeed a bit like a stout, like Joris said. Some fruity and spicy notes. Firm body. More bitterness and carbonation in the aftertaste. Actual I enjoy this one very much. Did not expect that. :)
thebeertourist (4528) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 13, 2006
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Red brown colour with a rich beige head, leaving lacing. Caramel aroma. Spicy caramel flavour with roasted coffee. Many spices competing for attention. Dry. Full body. Unusual, but interesting.
JorisPPattyn (7550) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - NOV 6, 2005
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Fully opaque brown; disappearing yellowish-brown head. Liquorice, dark malts, dark leaves, stale coffee in the nose. Liquorice, gingerbread, carbonised, burnt grain. This might be an attempt at stout. Retronasal some specific herbs, impressions of lavender, cypress, thyme,... some dry spice too, difficult to say which. Slick, bit oily, well bodied. Resiny-harsh palate. Iím sorry, but Iím underawed.