MoritzF (8860) - Ottobrunn, 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 (11411) - 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 (1634) - 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 (6189) - 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 (2026) - 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.
ekstedt (6085) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 28, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled at Tre små rum, Göteborg, Sweden. Opaque brown, small off-white head. Spicy and candyish malt aroma with notes of burnt sugar, and some herbal hop notes as well. medium bodied and smooth. Ok balance.
argo0 (12440) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 18, 2007
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(25cl bottle, best by 12/04) Murky brown body with medium beige head. Aroma is moderately sweet, plum, brown sugar, light herb, coffee. Taste is moderately sweet, grape/raisin, some molasses, vinous, nut, earthy, light herb. Medium body.
bu11zeye (12363) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 2, 2007
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
(Bottle, BB 12/04) Pours a murky reddish-brown body with a thick frothy beige head. Aroma of earthiness, toffee, funkiness, dark fruit, and grape juice. Flavor of toasted malt and dark fruit with a bit of a chaulky finish.
BelgianBeerGal (3457) - Panama City, Florida, USA - MAR 12, 2007
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
25cL bottle. No it’s not the famous Westy from up the street but I thought this was a great beer, especially for the price. I would recommend trying this beer. Best place to buy is the drive-through beer barn in Woesten.