Scopey (8068) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle thanks to Leighton at the Pre-Zwanze. It pours dark mahogany brown with a small beige head. The nose is fig, raisin, sultana, brown bread, brown sugar and fruit cake. The taste is raisin, date, prune,cherry skin, blackcurrant, caramel, toffee and dense bread. Medium-full body and fine carbonation. Smooth, well-balanced and rather fruity. A very nice quad.
teorn88 (3489) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
33cl bottle at Bruce’s, thanks to Leighton. It pours a deep caramel colour with no head. Aroma is sweet with figs an caramel. Taste is sweet with figs and raisins. Caramel and toffee. Full bodies with soft carbonation. Overall, quite good.
mR_fr0g (4520) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at pre zwanze tasting. Thanks Leighton. Hazed caramel colour no real head. Aroma is mint Belgian yeast and caramel. Flavour is sweet toffee prune and raisin. Stocky sweet palate.
Leighton (13032) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle shared at the Pre-Zwanze tasting - London. Aged about two years. Pours clear, deep copper with a frothy tan head. The nose has heavy dark, dried fruits, figs and dates, toffee, dry bread. Medium to big sweet flavor, some dry caramel, dried fruits, toasty bread. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Sweet finish, some dry bread, dry caramel, fig, date, berries, some brown sugar. Really nice.
zacgillbanks (2809) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Mam and Dad’s holiday, Holland and Beers of Eurpoe. A very dark brown hazy beer with a rich warming red fruit and spicy fruity flavour, currant and chocolate notes with a slight roasted creamy vanilla finish.
Hansen (7160) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark brown coloured, unclear and with sediments. Off-white head, mostly lasting. Sweet, yeasty aroma, perhaps faint citrus notes too. Flavor is heavy sweet, yeasty, dark bread, faint candy. Creamy texture and soft carbonation.
Zita (5156) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
nice bread aroma,dark amber, cloudy, brown foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, nice long beautiful finish.
Sigmund (5463) - Tau, NORWAY - JUN 21, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330 ml stubby bottle, from Voldby Kødmandsgård. ABV is 11.5%. Dark brown colour, large to moderate tan head. Pleasant aroma of brown malts, brown kandij sugar, molasses and caramel, dark dried fruits, a hint of oak. The flavour is sweet and sugary (maybe too much), with the same notes as in the aroma. Minimal hops. Smooth to drink, the alcohol is well hidden.
ads135 (3216) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - APR 14, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Whoeeey! This thing is strong. Its deceptive as the strong dark fruit flavor masks the alcohol content. One and done.
PeatyPete (446) - NETHERLANDS - APR 10, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown with onstabile foam. Taste is average sweet and lacks some depth. Starts good but taste doesn’t adress itself farther. Aftertaste appears in de front of the mouth.