TBone (11145) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 22, 2008
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottled (BB 11/2008)
Thanks bierkoning, Edo! Hazy orange nut-brown color, small off-white head. Glue-like grainy aroma. Sweetish, toffeish, diacetylic flavor. Liquerish palate. Feels almost infected. It doesn’t feel 10 % either.
oh6gdx (19631) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 22, 2008
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottled. Hazy orangeish nutbrown colour, not much head. Aroma is very glueish alcohol, yeast, raisins and fruits. Flavour is very sweet fruits, malts and quite glueish. The alcohol is very disturbing in this one.
pivnizub (8357) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - MAR 8, 2008
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle: Hazy, orangey colored, "dirty" small foamy layer; moderate grainy-toasted-malty nose with shy orangey traces; moderate sweet, a bit tart flavour, medium bodied; sweet-fruity, a bit tart, too, finish. All in all a quite weak example for a 10% ABV beer.........
Ober (2805) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - JAN 24, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: MAY 18, 2009 A dark amber colored beer. A nice smell, light caramel, maybe raisens. A creamy head, not large. The taste is toffee like and you als taste the alcohol
Different from most of the winterbeers.
oberabcbbsok (688) - Hoboken, BELGIUM - JAN 22, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Pint Winterbeerfestival at Gouda. A taste of choclate and caramel, and some alcohol. A mild aftertaste.
goozen (2554) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JAN 5, 2008
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2009 Drunk this on tap under the currant name, must say this better than the bottle version.
Bottle 0,3ltr: Winter ales supposed to be warm and spicy and have some roasted malts, maybe use some of chocolate and caramel, but this one don’t have it all. 2.8 score
TaxiDriver (1441) - Stadland, GERMANY - DEC 25, 2007
1.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle. Malty & alcoholic. Red-brown body; small fizzy white head. Average bitter start & finish, medium duration. Medium body, dry, only flat carbonation; alcoholic aftertaste.
altonbrownd (4473) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 9, 2007
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Bier Koning. Dar ruby colour. Some head. Slightly sour nose. Sweet, alcoholic. Toffee candy flavour. Chewing gum is a better description. Ends a bit strong, shows alcohol content.
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - FEB 17, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. Yeasty dough and orange aroma. Dark amber color, yellowish head, good lace, hazy. Very sweet, orange, cookie, several spices, light bitter, sticky, alcohol pretty much hidden. Little bit out of balance and lack courage but flavors are ok.
sayravai (4666) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 22, 2006
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottled) Hazy darkish amber color with a small, quickly fading head. Toffee-grainy-malty, slightly unclean, but not that bad aroma with some malt liquourish feel. Toffee-malty, grainy and slightly, but surprisingly mildly alcoholic flavor with some vegetable off-flavors. Medium to full-bodied palate with medium carbonation. You’d better keep the yeast off the glass with this one! This is not hopeless overall - it would make a great malt liquour, but as a Belgian Strong Ale it really can’t fight back. I think I’m done with this brewery now... the good thing is, that all their beers seem to be organic.