bhensonb (10979) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 13, 2010
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared by Marcus. Pours medium brown with a slight creamy beige head. Aroma is browned roast malt with leather or tobacco. Mediumbody; mild carbonation. Flavor is brown malt, herby hop, and tobacco notes. Astringent. Finishes dry, bitter, and even a little brown sugar to fight the dry. Good.
marcus (6441) - Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 13, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours dark amber with a thin off-white head and a toffee aroma There is a pleasant carbonated dark brown taste with a dry bitter finish.
sayravai (4674) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 11, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Bottled) Clear amber with a medium, foamy and tanned, lacy head. Mild aroma of dried fruit and light roastiness. Flavor is quite fruity and pleasant with some yeastiness and light spices. Medium+ body with slightly foamy carbonation. A basic Belgian ale, but quite balanced and drinkable as such. 5336
wekker84 (1470) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330 ml bottle a dark brown colored beer with a white head aroma malts caramel dark fruits taste malts caramel spices some fruits and hop
JoeMcPhee (8411) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 30, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Deep brown pour. The nose is a bit sweet and toasty with an odd sweet maltiness. Not really spicy but there is an earthy toastiness. Lingering sweetness but also a touch of astringency.
wedgie9 (1893) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 17, 2010
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tasted from 11.2oz bottle, this is the De Graal version. Pours slightly cloudy amber with a thick and long-lasting white head. Nose of orange peel, some spices, and light candy malt. Flavors are candy malt, spices, orange, and an enjoyable hops bitterness. The body, carbonation, and finish are all medium. This beer is very well balanced and enjoyable.
nuplastikk (4351) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 16, 2010
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at Maxs. Chestnut amber-brown color. Nice and creamy, thick head. Doughy sweet brown malt aroma. Very yeasty, thick and smooth. Great mouthfeel, very pleasant to drink. Reminiscent of a good English Nut Brown, but Belgified. Great.
jtclockwork (8263) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 5, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Light bodied brown ale with off-white head. Caramel chocolate nose. Taste is light chocolate malt.
beerbill (3384) - Laurel, New York, USA - APR 19, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
341 ml bottle. Pours a cloudy dark brown with a moderate-large tan head that lasted through the first third of the glass and left partial lace. There are a few light colored floaties collected near the bottom of the glass. Pleasant aroma of malt with some light sour notes in the nose. Just a hint of lemon present as well. There is no sign of the the sourness or lemon in the flavor, which is straightforward malt and caramel with some caramel slickness. Hardly any bitterness at the finish. Medium bodied.
Bart (2941) - Brussels, BELGIUM - APR 11, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Brown coloured beer with some little carbonation and a short off-white head. Light yeasty malty aroma with a short roasted hint. Medium to full sweet palate. Finish is sweet bitter light roasted malty touched. Medium abbey ale.