tderoeck (5148) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 20, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
26/IX/14 - on tap @ Borefts 2014 (Bodegraven) - BB: n/a (2014-1099) Thanks to Benzai, 77ships, fonefan and cgarvieuk for sharing today’s beers!
Clear dark purple brown beer, no head. Aroma: sweet, vanilla, caramel, very sugary, alcohol, ginger bread, cinnamon. MF: soft carbon, medium to full body. Taste: lots of burnt caramel, sweet and sugary, vanilla, alcohol. Aftertaste: caramel, sweet, sugary, alcohol.
DSG (6333) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 11, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
[9/26/14] Draught sample at Borefts Beer Festival 2014 in Bodegraven. 20%. Black with a brown head. Aroma of coffee, bourbon, vanilla and some dark chocolate. Flavor of dark chocolate, roast, some alcohol, vanilla, wood, a bit of coconut and some coffee in a bitterish and slightly boozy finish. Thick full body.
MotherBrother (764) - Aalborg, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
tap @ Borefts 2014.
Pour murky dark brown, with a small tan creamy head. Aroma is pretty sick of licorice, plenty of caramel, vanilla, bitter coffee beans.
The taste is pretty darn sweet up front, but has a lot of bitterness to it as well. A small kick of alcohol in the back of the throat.
Oily and semi thick body, with a pretty flat carb.
Pretty good, pretty extreme!!
Klimaet (296) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at Borefts 2014. Pours black with red hues, thin oily brown head. Aromas of roasted coffee, bourbon, booze, some licorice, sweet dark fruits, caramel fudge. Taste is bourbon, dark roasted coffee, fudge, licorice, slight booze but very good for 20%.
RobertDale (3705) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - OCT 2, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at Borefts Festival 2014. Comes almost black with just the hint of foam. Aroma and taste are roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, bourbon, dark fruit, and vanilla. Glad to have the opportunity to try this amazing Imperial Stout. Wish it could be found here in the U.S.
Vaiz (3560) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap @ Borefts Beer Festival 2014. Caramel, coffee, vanilla and chocolate in the aroma. Huge body with a very smooth flavor. Alcohol is very well hidden. Lovely.
TrefwoordPunk (818) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2014
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Draft at Borefts 2014. Pours a very dark brown with a tiny yellow head and an aroma of cacao, roasted malts, vanilla, espresso, whiskey, toffee and porto. The taste is heavily sweet, but with lots of complexity, some alcohol, but not boozy like you would expect from a 20% beer. Some bitterness in the finish. This is a fantastic beer, one of the winners of the festival for me!
RasmusOtt (1255) - Aalborg, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap @ BBF 14. Pours a very dark brown with a tiny head. Aroma has lots of dark fruits, sweet chocolate, roasted malts, sweet port notes, vanilla, coconut and a little bit of heat. The taste has those same sweet and gentle dark fruity notes. Some vanilla, coconut, chocolate and bourbony notes. Hides the alcohol pretty well. A nice and good sipper!
JefVerstraete (1575) - Ghent, BELGIUM - SEP 29, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap @ Borefts 2014. Dark black colour, almost no foam. Oily texture. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, vanilla and bourbon. Boozy and very sweet. Good but a bit too much bourbon.
berntholer (1052) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - SEP 28, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
impressive yellowish head for an eisbock. coffee coloured. aroma of coconut, roasted malts, boozy. taste like aroma very intense and rich, aftertaste is roasted malts and alcohol sweetness. no alcohol burn though, nice. dense mouthfeel, soft cabonation. yummy! draft @ borefts ’14