ladnewton (1427) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Cafe Gollem, Amsterdam on 14th March 2013. Reddish amber with thin off-white head. Rich fruity aroma with wood and pungency. Fruity berries and citrus in-mouth, with sweet tangy, fruity finish. The mouthfeel is zingy.
daniele (5437) - ITALY - APR 22, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Ambrato carico buona schiuma discreta persistenza naso fruttato piuttosto intenso caramellato gomma da masticare dolciastra leggera frutta secca poco amara
Beergeek23322 (2285) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - APR 7, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Max’s during Belgianfest. Pours brown with a white head. Flavors of dried fruit, caramel, figs and spice. Not bad at all.
Embrouille (2827) - SWITZERLAND - APR 1, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottled 33cl. Courtesy of jaghana. Malt accented. Low bitterness. I didn’t really enjoy this beer. Thanks a lot jaghana!
MrW (426) - Londerzeel, BELGIUM - MAR 3, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: MAY 18, 2013 3/3/2013 33cl bottle from the Duvelshop.
Re-rate 18/05/2013: Idem
Aromas of malts, alcohol, cookie, herbs, something overripe. Warming nose.
Amber, off-white frothy head, loads of sparkling, yeast.
Flavours of caramel, herbs, bitter, alcohol. Bitter finish. Freshening for a winter beer.
NikkTwist (1648) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 1, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at Eulogy. Dark orange brown pour with a fluffy white head. Slightly funky dark wheat Dubbel with some mild dark fruit notes. Figs. Dates. Burnt caramel biscuits. Brown sugar. Sour plum pudding. Orange seeds. Cherry cordials. Candied ginger. Charred coconut. Some interesting notes. Decent palate.
sonnycheeba (3570) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 15, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap. Pours clear copper with average, fizzy white head; decent retention and spare lacing. Aroma is cookie and cereal malts, figs, dates, floral hops, light pepper, and some herbs. Flavor is dry, bready malts forward with supporting grassy hops, some fruit esters, and light woody notes; dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.
BeerandBlues2 (9730) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 15, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Max’s Taphouse. Pours clear brown with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is dates, figs, and plums with cookie and caramel malt and light earthy hops. Flavor is malt dominant with dark fruity esters and a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.
rand (1300) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 26, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 33 cl from Bier-Bienne (CH). Red brown with nice beige head and active crackling. Fruity nose, slight vinous, spices, hop. The taste is well malted, roasted and at first low in bitterness. There are toffy, barley, ripe fruits, spices and gruit. Bitter finish.
podey (637) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 18, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: APR 24, 2013 Draft at BXL East on two different occasions. Pours clear mahogany with small white soapy head that lingers. Aroma is slighlty hoppy with fruit and spice notes. Lovely balanced flavor between the malts and hops.