omhper (20560) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2009
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottled. Clearbrownish amber, small head. Vinous caramelly nose. Sweetish and medium bodied with hard mouthfeel. Notes of lingonberries along with some roasty/soap flavours. Low bitterness.
joergen (22443) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home.
Hazy brown coloured with a lacing beige head.
Fruity aroma of caramel, spices, dried fruits and tobacco.
Fruity flavour of apricots, dried fruits, spices, tobacco and caramel with notes of hops.
Lubiere (10746) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 8, 2009
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A dark lightly hazed ale with a thin off white head. A nice caramel and raisins in aroma. In mouth, a discreet roasted malt with treacle, roasted noted, a bit of dark fruits. Not bad. Bieropholie import. BB March 2009.
bu11zeye (12100) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 2, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(330ml bottle, BB 03/09) Pours a hazy brown body with a small beige head. Aroma of caramel, raisins, and toffee. Flavor of toasted malt, raisins, and caramel.
SphinxTX (2876) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - NOV 26, 2008
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle thanks to Bu11zeye. Pours a cloudy brown with beige head. Aroma of dark fruit, malt. Flavor of dark fruit, malt, spicy. Mouthfeel is medium body, medium carbonation. Over all, good stuff!
mar (4994) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 26, 2008
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. nice brown pour with a thin cream head. nice nose of alcohol, spicy malts and chocolate. nice on the palate with the same flavor as the nose.
BMan1113VR (7895) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 20, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Pours a hazy brown with and off-white head. Aroma of flowers, plums, honey and a bit of orange peel. Taste is herbal with dark fruits. Creamy mouthfeel and light carbonation.
Bontus (666) - Flanders, BELGIUM - OCT 20, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ De Karper, Gent. (Kelderrest @ €1, thanks!)
Pours brown, hazy, a minimal head
Bread, roasty, basement aromas, alcohol aroma’s.
A very tasty dubbel!
skortila (4714) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Aroma has caramel malts, some dark fruits/raisin. Hazy, brown coloured with a medium, off-white head. Taste is sweet, has raisin, caramel malts/sugar. Medium bodied. Nice beer.
mabel (7015) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 5, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
[1334-20080508] 330mL bottle. Sweet bourbon whiskey alcohol aroma. Hazy, dark amber body with a medium-lasting creamy off-white head. Sweet slightly boozy malt flavour has a hint of raisin and a woody finish. Medium-full body is a bit boozy. Interesting in a pleasant way, well-blended.
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