tricksta_p (2672) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - AUG 15, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma of malt, caramel, butterscotch, toffee, fruity notes, raisins, hops. Flavour is moderate to medium sweet with a moderate to medium bitter finish. Nice full body, well-balanced beer.
MisoW (2619) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 9, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at home from Zlý Časy, Prague. Pours hazy brown color, lightly beige head. Aroma of spices, herbs, caramel. Taste is medium bitter, herbal, belgian spices, caramel.
Brandman (2533) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 16, 2013
2.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Brown body, light brown head. Aroma has sweet malt, raisins, flour, cookie dough. Flavour is flat malt and floury yeast, alcohol. Really bad and offlavoured.
esp0r (2517) - NORWAY - NOV 27, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle enjoyed at home
Pours deep red and builds up the most amazing head you can imagine. Totally massive. Falls down to cm layer that you can increase to the double again with a litte glass twirl. Smells of ripe fruits, caramel, apple and malts. Full malt body with no sweetness at all. Fruity heavy flavors apply all over. Oily and dry on the palate. Nice hoppy bitterness with some resins
Niall73 (2362) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 31, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle 23/06/11. A very lively pour resulting in a dark amber beer with a big foamy slightly off-white head. Medium body. Big sweet biscuity aroma, with dark fruits - prunes mainly - coming through too. The biscuit, dark fruits are there as well as caramel, a touch of citrus and a nice smooth boozy bitter hit. Good.
Maakun (2341) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 24, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Reddish-brown, white head and nice visible carbonation. Nose has citrus, lychee, some toast, fruitcake. Something soapy in there as well.
Taste is fruity, nice citrus, berries, medium bitter with a tart and long finish. Medium body with above-average carbonation.
Overall: nice beer, but the soapy thing doesn’t do it for me. If it had a bit heavier maltyness it would be more balanced. Still enjoyable though, and definately interesting.
TET (2333) - Kaarina, FINLAND - APR 27, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
A dark brown beer with a big, lasting and beige head. Aroma is caramelly and sweet, berries, strawberries, "wet wood", surprisingly "berryjuice" like aroma. Taste is toffeeish and malty, sweet berries, after beginning taste turns into dryer and wooden hoppyness takes place, dark fruits, aftertaste is tight and slightly biting. Medium+ bodied, nice and style like drinkability. Aftertaste isn’t very nice, otherwise, berry, quite unique and interesting beer.
TheJestersBeer (2308) - SWEDEN - MAR 18, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours a deep amber, thick beige head.
Spicy aromas, lots of caramel and toffee malts, yeast, hops, apricots, chocolate.
Off-dry, medium body and bitterness, balanced CO2.
Fruity, spicy taste, caramel, fudge, butterscotch, dried fruits, hops, yeast, slightly earthy.
NikkTwist (2235) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 22, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at Monks. Cloudy amber pour with a pillowy white top. Sweet grassy notes off the top. Earthy floral flavors. Wildflower honey. Interesting mix of amber fruit, brown fruit and bright herbs. Spicy bite as well. I like it. Maybe having it a bit too cold. Still feels nothing like an ESB.
TheCametron (2209) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 28, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Reddy orange with foamy white head. A fruity beer with a clear alcohol presence. Berries and bubblegum with a bitter finish. It’s not really very well balanced. The flavours are cobbled together.