KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUN 18, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ Chris O’s tasting. Clear deep brown with tiny beige head. Sweet yeasty with roasted malt and caramel.
mjs (4555) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 19, 2008
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle at Kulminator on 2008-05-17) Dark brown and cloudy. White small head. Finnish Easter pudding in nose. Taste is the combination of Finnish Easter pudding and bitterness. Long aftertaste.
Jerre (2636) - Waregem, BELGIUM - FEB 18, 2008
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: FEB 19, 2008 Bottle, 25 cl. (Red capsule)
Hazy amber-brown color, with mediumsize creamy head.
Aroma fruits, spice, yeast, bit caramel. Medium body.
Taste little sweet, malts, spices; nice in balance, bitterness.
gnoff (7818) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JAN 18, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(25 cl bottle at 3 små rum, Göteborg) Particle filled dark copper color, small white head. Sweet and spicy scent. Vinous and raissin, sweet and spicy taste. Full mouthfeel, low bitterness. Also almond paste and a "laid down/stored feeling to it.
MoritzF (8464) - Bochum, GERMANY - DEC 13, 2007
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
(25cl bottle, courtesy of DerDoppelbock) Hazy, dark amber coloured, effervescent hue with a fluffy, light-beige foamy head. Slightly yeasty, moderately sweet toast-malty nose with anise and not too aromatic spicy phenols. Sweet toast-malty taste with strong spicy notes and a faint fruity touch; medium bodied, lively carbonated mf; sweet, overly spicy and alcoholic finish. Lacks balance.
bierkoning (10172) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 10, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: OCT 17, 2008 Bottle @ Kulminator. Brown color. Light grapes aroma. Somewhat dusty flavor with grapes. Drinkable, but nothing special. 6 3 6 2 11 = 2.8
Fresh bottle @ home. Dark brown color, pours a huge head. Caramel and a hint of chocolate in the aroma. Dark chocolate, caramel and roast in the flavor. Malty sweetish, full bodied. Good balance. Well brewed.
diabel (1607) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - AUG 31, 2007
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Kulminator, Antwerp, Belgium
Deep brown body with an off-white head. Excellent lace. Nicely balanced aroma of malts, spices - a good complexity. Moderately sweet, lightly bitter flavour which is also very nicely balanced.
larsniclas (5596) - Billdal, SWEDEN - AUG 3, 2007
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Hazy brown. Small, bubbly and beige head.
Sweet, almost sugary, aroma and flavour. A lot of sweet fruitiness; apricots and licorice.
Egon (478) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - JUL 30, 2007
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Part of a bottle. Hazy, dark brown with white head. Aroma of candy! Caramel and herbal medicine. Some notes of plum and toffee. Medium body.
Furseth (1950) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - JUL 29, 2007
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ 3-små rum. Göteborg: Hazy red colour,flat head. Aroma of a mix of sweetnes and sournes.Dust,malty alc ending.Whata mix! Flavor has a more balanced mix of malt,sugar,citric,flowers. Medium body, and anice medium citric,flowery finish.