Dedollewaitor (14110) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ Heeren Van Liedekercke Bierfest, 2012. Pours dark brown with a small creamy head. Caramel, hops and vague roast. Smooth and dry. Great Black Ipa.
altonbrownd (3681) - Brussels, BELGIUM - SEP 4, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Brussels Beer Festival. Murky amber body with big head. Nose is sweet and spicy. Taste is similar with fruits and spices and sugar. Prickly texture. Dry in the finish. Enjoyable.
Kavu (2438) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 1, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours hazy brown with a high tan head. Aroma is roasted malts and caramel. Flavor is roasted malts, caramel, nuts and alcohol. Not bad.
Leighton (11876) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Chriso’s 2012 Pre-GBBF Shindig, London. Pours hazy, red-brown with a creamy, white foam head. Belgian sugar and yeast in the nose. Medium sweet flavor with toasty sugars, faint dry fruits. Not very dynamic. Medium bodied with average to high carbonation. Light dry finish with moderate toasty sugars, faint dirt and leaves. So so.
dEnk (4050) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 20, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle @ tasting. Aroma is some fruit, some roast, faint hops. Flavour is dry fruity malt, faint hops, some red fruit in the finish. Nice.
Caytinator (966) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - AUG 19, 2012
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tasted at 3de Gents Bierfestival. Smells bready, definitely tastes old, in a good way, like a little sour. Quite complex, good beer.
jackl (4980) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 17, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ Chriso’s Pre-GBBF Shindig. The pour’s deep brown with a medium white head. The nose is light cherry and grass. Mildly yeasty, some strawberry and fruity pith. The taste is neutral fruit salad, mildly sweet. Caramel body with light yeast accents. Medium body. Decent.
planky84 (2143) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Chris O’s pre-GBBF shindig 2012. Muddy brown pour with a white head. Toffee, malt and brown sugar aroma. Caramel, demerara sugar and toffee flavour. Dry fruit finish.
olio (6523) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
75 cl bottle @ Gastropub Tuulensuu, Tampere.
Pours almost dark red color with medium-sized, rapidly dissipating head. Aroma of malts, brown sugar, yeast, some orange, ash and some caramel notes. Flavor of ash, caramel, hay, mild yeast, lightly toasted malts, ripe fruits and some faint spice notes. Some chocolate notes appear with the bottom yeast. Alcohol is well hidden. Surprisingly dry palate, medium carbonation, bitter malty finish.
laiti (5970) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
75 cl bottle @ Gastropub Tuulensuu, BBE 07.12.2014
Aroma has licorice, brown sugar and some dark fruits. Flavour is somewhat tart and dry with citron, some orange peel, dark fruits and slightly salty licorice. Also hints of raisins. Palate is a bit too high on CO2. Unusual but good.