bb (7382) - Alamo, California, USA - NOV 10, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Caramel colored beer with a tan head. Malt and caramel aroma with yeast and light spice. Caramel and yeast flavor. Medium bodied. Caramel and yeast linger with light citrus.
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 9, 2010
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml Bottle: Aroma of yeast, dust, slight malt, and slight caramel. Poured copper/brown/deep amber in color with a large, creamy, dense, off-white/tan head that greatly diminished but lasted throughout. Cloudy. Very sparkling. Excellent lacing. Flavor is lightly sweet and slightly bitter. Tastes of Belgian yeast, malt, light cocoa, light chocolate, and a hint of caramel. Medium body. Lightly dry texture. Soft to average carbonation. Lightly sweet, malt, chocolate, cocoa, and Belgian yeast finish is lightly dry.
meerbier (1474) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - OCT 24, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle@Home. Dark malts and nice dark fruits in the aroma. Brown, beige head, good lace. Surprisingly full and full of flavours, very malty and fruity, lightly spiced, nice bitterness.
bhensonb (12308) - 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 (7453) - 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 (4691) - 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 (1850) - 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 (8962) - 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 (2507) - 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 (5033) - 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.