bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 28, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(750ml bottle, courtesy of blutt59) Pours a clear amber body with a small beige head. Aroma of herbs, candi sugar, roasted malt, raisins, light clove, and molasses. Flavor of wheat, candi sugar, dates, spices, raisins, and earthiness.
argo0 (11185) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 22, 2010
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
75cl bottle. Medium beige head atop clear red-dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, molasses, some wheat, light chocolate, alcohol, faint anise. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, molasses/brown sugar, some raisin, bubblegum, alcohol. Medium body, some stickiness.
bhensonb (10361) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 22, 2010
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
750 from Star Grocery in Berkeley, CA. Pours a really dark ruby with a four finger foamy beige/tan head. Smells like chocolate wheat. Medium body with very creamy carbonation. Flavor is dark - like a stout with spice. There is some residual wheatiness, but it’s like a spiced, lightly chocolate stout. Extremely tasty ale. De Proef scored heavily with this one. Just excellent.
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 20, 2011
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750 ml bottle at Churchkey, shared with Ed, Scott & Linda. Murky brown color, small off whitehead. Very smooth and chocolatey, decent malt, few hops. Nice stuff.
Ratman197 (9063) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 21, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750 ml corked and caged bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with a lasting tn head. Aromsof molasses, raisin, plum, cola and light spice. Palate was medium bodied and crisp. Flavors of carmel, brown sugar, light dried fruit, light cola and light spice with a crisp lingering carmel finish.
NielsenRatings (8279) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 4, 2010
2.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Tasted from a bottle at the Parade of Darks in Denver, Colorado. Hazy and fairly dark appearance similar to a dunkleweizen. Dark wheat aroma. Sweet flavor and it may have candy sugar added- not sure. Sweet finish.
BMan1113VR (7789) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUN 19, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to blutt59. Pours with a tan head and a hazy brown body. Aroma of nuts, belgian yeast, dark fruits and chocolate. Taste is wheat, chocolate and soggy malt. Light clove phenols. Medium to light carbonation.
DocLock (7502) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 1, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Smitty’s (Frank Smith’s Beverages in Pottstown, heretofore referred to as Smitty’s). Pours hazy dark brown with 1-finger off-tan head and spare lace. Nose is caramel malt, prune, figgy dark fruit, red winey. Tastes of Wheaties, caramel malty, raisin, fig, cinnamon, spicy, and hops. Good complexity. This one is very good and worth a buy.
shrubber85 (6984) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUN 9, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Caramel malt aroma with a hint of coriander. Dark brown with small head. Sweet prune and toffee malt flavor. Lightly bitter herbal finish. Very tasty.
bb (6719) - Alamo, California, USA - JAN 5, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Dark mahogony beer with a tan head. Malt and light yeast aroma with light spice and light darker malts. Malt and cocoa flavor with light yeast, light spice, and light wheat,. Medium bodied. Malt and wheat lingers with light spice and light darker malts.