kappldav123 (4925) - GERMANY - JUN 2, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle looks really good, almost 5 years old. Beer in the glass not very zippy, brownish, almost no head. Starts malty, modest alcoholic, thick, a bit oily. Light spicy notes. Not very hoppy. Warming-malty finish. Maybe already a bit over its top.
MarcoDL (2178) - NETHERLANDS - APR 6, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle of almost 5 years old, aged well. Malty and cloudy beer. Sweet herbal taste of dark fruits and vanilla. Nice developing taste.
gEUS (1055) - Linden, BELGIUM - MAR 6, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750 ml bottle - Pours clear amber with a marroon hue. little to no head. Piny hops in the nose with a decent caramel and toffee base, raisins. Medium mouthfeel, light peat, lots of roasty malty sweetness. Taste of nuts and toffee. Bitter finish Held up well after about 4.5 years.
Holmen1 (2467) - Stavanger, NORWAY - NOV 28, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Fra flaske på Cardinaltreff nov-12: god balanse og fin bitterhet. Masse smak og fruktig, fyldig og laaang ettersmak. Kveldens højdare!
madmitch76 (15068) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12th June 2010
Cloudy amber brown beer. No head. Smooth palate, a little dry. Sweet toffee and then bittersweet orange. A little grassy hop before a bitterish toffee finish. Not bad at all.
fiulijn (14513) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 6, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
RBESG 2010, Grand Tasting, bottle
Cloudy and flat amber color. Caramel brew, sweetish, with good bitter level. Well brewed.
Phillies08Champs (691) - Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 4, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
2003 bottle, pours a pale brown to siege. Nose is ciderlike with fruity ketone’s. First sip tastes like it smells. Past peak.
sfhodense (4791) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours copper with a small beige head. Aroma is breaddy malt, grassy hop and dried fruit. Flavour is breaddy malt, alcohol, dried fruit and grassy hop.
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - JUL 11, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a hazy and reddish copper beer with a weak offwhite head. The aroma is malt, sweetness, raisin and alcohol. The flavor follows the nose. The palate is alcoholwarmth with a low level of carbonation. Overall an average beer.
tiong (3746) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 9, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750ml bottle shared @ Pikkulintu, Helsinki
"Revival of this strong Ale (Neander Ale 2003) Bottled 20.01.2010
Pours brownish red with no head. Aroma has notes of malts, hops and cherry. Taste is malty and slightly sweet but not hoppy or carbonated. Smooth finish, alcohol warms nicely. Almost barley wine like, well balanced.