Ober (2813) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2011
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Draft 3th Borefts 2011. A black colored beer, with a beige head. The aroma has a little sour and it’s fruity, cherries with hints of chocolate. The taste of bitter fruits, hints of sour with chocolate and cherries. The aftertaste is bitter chocolate with cherries.
DutchDrebus (5540) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft @ Borefts Festival 2011, Bodegraven NL. Pitch black with an off-white head. Smells sour, cherry, wine and cellar/dusty. Tastes sour, cherry and fruity. Great carbo, full body, long after.
dEnk (4200) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2011
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: NOV 9, 2011 Aroma is vinous wood, sugary malt and spices.
Flavour is huge chocolate, cognac and more. Wow. Raisin.Cherry. Other red fruits. Overload.
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 27, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
On draught at the Boreft Beer Festival, 2011. A black beer with a tan head. A tart cherry nose with some horseblanket and leather. Similar flavours with a light tart finish and an oily mouth-feel.
Dedollewaitor (15487) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap @ Borefts Beer Festival, 2011. Pours black with a creamy head and lacings. Nose is cherries and roast. Tart and acidic flavor with notes of cherries and roast. Funny mix - prefer them aside.
bierkoning (12276) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2011
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap @ BBF 2011. Dark brown color. Mon Chëri aroma, dark chocolate. dark chocolate and roast in the luscious flavor. peated smoke, ash, cherries, leather. Leathery, alcoholic finish.
RasmusOtt (2241) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 26, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap @ Borefts Beer Festival. Pours dark brown with allmost no head. Arina us balsamic, cherry, rural, vinegar, brett, sour berries and you can feel some dark nuances behind all this. Taste is sour berries liquorice, balsamic, tart and some porter notes behind aswell.
Fin (9468) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2011
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
On Tap at Boreft Beer Festival, De Molen, Bodegraven, Netherlands, 24.09.11 Pours black with a beige rim of bubbles. Aroma suggests a sour cherry onslaught but it is not as sour as you might expect. Easily one of my favourite beers of the day along with the Thornbridge Courage RIS. Tangy with lovely zappy cherries, wonderful flavours, mmhhh.... lovely. A7 A5 T9 P5 Ov16 4.2
phredrik (1024) - Copenhagen (formerly Aalborg), DENMARK - SEP 25, 2011
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap @ Borefts Beer Festival. Pitch black with no head. Aroma has lots of cherries, cherry jam, syrup, brett, lots of dark fruit, leather, very nice and fruity, marzipan, and the brett gives it some cheesy niceness. Taste has sourness up front, brett, a lot of acetic notes, cherries, almond nuttiness, nice sourness, fresh figs, even dark grapes and leather. I like this quite a lot.
GothGargoyle (2319) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 25, 2011
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap @ Borefts 2011. Black with a minimal pale head. Aroma is cherries, marzipan and licorice. Taste is licorice, sour cherries, chocolate. The cherries add a nice tartness to the beer, which seems well balanced. Goo body, long sweet and sour finish.