Theydon_Bois (9125) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at ’T Brugs Beertje, 17/10/14.
Extremely dark mahogany brown with a big old light khaki covering.
Nose is bitter roasted notes, spice, earthy cocoa rub, liqourice, tar.
Taste comprises earthy tones, light metallic wash, root liqourice, spice, brown bread, bitter fruit notes, light trace of pine and hoppy twangs,
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Decent enough BS, not to sweet and sticky.
HenrikSoegaard (10617) - Randers, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Creamy off.white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and hoppy and yeasty aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.
minutemat (1761) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
330ml bottle from Vanuxeem. Pours black with medium off-white head. Aroma is breazy chocolate and roast malt. Taste is bitter dark chocolate, berries, slight sour.. interesting but a touch too sour and bitter for me.
GothGargoyle (1302) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 21, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at Cafe Rose Red. Clear ruby brown with a large beige head. Aroma is caramel, brown sugar, English toffee, dates, raisins, prunes, Belgian yeast. Medium bodied, complex on the palate, long slightly sweet finish. Taste is raisins, dates, prunes, brown sugar, hint of anise.
Alengrin (2087) - BELGIUM - SEP 20, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Big dark beer with thin, light beige head and dark bronze colour. Aroma of passion fruit, liquorice, coffee grounds, cherries, chocolate, vanilla, old ’jenever’. Dark fruity taste with lots of spiciness (liquorice), creamy palate, sweetish candi sugar, deep maltiness, bitterish hop finish with light roasted maltiness and some gin-like warming alcohol.
blackisle (752) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - SEP 19, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 33cl. Opaque dark chestnut brown, one finger frothy beige head, recedes after a while to a thick layer, fair lacing; complex aroma of sweet malts, dark fruit (raisin, date), yeasty, lemon/lime, orange peel, light licorice note (zoete drop); taste moderate sweet, slightly bitter, with light fruity sweet and sour impressions in the background; full body, oily to creamy texture, velvet-like mouthfeel, soft carbonation; finish mild bittersweet, bit roasty, fruity undertones. Very interesting and very nice and very tasty beer.
jaghana (4017) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - SEP 1, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 33cl, a dark beer with copper head. Nose is on sour cherries. Aroma is on bitter and astringent red fruit notes, dominant of strawberies, dry body, tannic, lot of roasted notes. Long bitter and roasted aftertaste.
TtV (89) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle 33cl. Dark brown with a sturdy caramel coloured top. Aroma is a bit sweet, but fades quickly. Taste has bitterness and Co2. A sharp metallic taste is also present which puts me off somewhat. Not bad though.
Jerre (2702) - Waregem, BELGIUM - AUG 11, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Febr. 2012, from 75 cl. bottle with friends.
Dark brown color, with a light brown head.
Aroma: some sweet, lovely fruity, hoppy. Medium body.
Taste: sweet, malts, bitter hoppy.
Neorej80 (103) - - AUG 3, 2014
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Black Triple :D Stout/Guiness-like. Dry, belgium. Interesting combinations. Cherries and white chocolate, sweet. Most of the time i don’t like sweet dark beers, but somehow i seem to really enjoy this!