Alengrin (2425) - 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 (850) - 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 (4138) - Strasbourg (Alsace), 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 (124) - 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 (2723) - 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 (146) - - 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!
Bamsen78 (3403) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 21, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught @ Le Trappiste, Brugge. Pours hazy dark copper brown with small dark beige head. Clear aroma of caramel malt and fruit, with notes of hops and yeast. Sweet flavour of fruit and caramel malt, with estery notes. Bitter aftertaste with some fruity notes. Okay but nothing special.
jmgreenuk (4956) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 29, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Beer Passion 2014, Antwerp. Poured a clear dark brown with a thin light tan head. The aroma is light malt light fruit. The flavour is medium bitter with a rich malty hop liqourice bitter palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.
ansalon (1592) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours muddy brown with a low tan head. Aromas of phenols, caramel, raisins, brown sugar. Taste is sticky with tones of soap, phenols, caramel, raisins. Not very good.
Ktwse (2213) - SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours hazy brown with low off-white head. Aroma of raisins, hay, dish water. Taste is spicy, yeasty, sweet. Light, smooth body.