JorisPPattyn (7547) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - DEC 19, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Yellowish head, dwindling over hazy, dark-chestnut coloured beer. Pure speculoos spices, as allspice, clove, cinnamon, star aniseed, etc. Spiced, dark malts, oversweet chocolate, liquidized speculoos. Well-bodied, rich MF, perfumed but little real flavour outside the spices. Typical Ecaussinnes.
thewolf (10536) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. [thanks Henrik NG]
Pours muddy brown with a medium, frothy, beige head. Aroma has caramel, esters, milky chocolate, light yeast. Medium carbonation, fine creaminess. Flavour is sweet, light vinious, milky, esters and a bit of yeast and nuts. Quite elegant with a fairly dry finish with a hint of liqourice.
Habanero (1873) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - DEC 10, 2010
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. Pours hazy and deep amber with a huge, fluffy, off-white head. Fair lacings. Nose of caramei, yeast and spices. Swet flavour with brown sugar, spices and yeast. Medium bodied. Syrup texture. Ends up more dry. An OK bruin.
BoBoChamp (4680) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 4, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
33cl, as X-Mas Brown, from De Hopduvel Gent, complex brew, sweet and spicy, not balanced, cloudy, rocky head, nice X-Mas brew
Maria (9905) - Thisted, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2009
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
It’s unclear, red mahogany with a lot of sediment and a huge, creamy head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel and yeast. The flavor is sourish with notes of malt, fruit, yeast and the finish is sour.
Papsoe (25113) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2009
2.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Pours an opaque muddy brown with a beige head and lots of floaties - pretty gross really. Spicy nose. Medium-bodied, lightly tart fruit, some caramel and lots of spices. Lightly tart finish. 290509
Ungstrup (27643) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2009
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottled. An unclear brown beer with lots of yeast sediment floating around under a brown head. The aroma is sweet malty with an acidic edge. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, spices, and vegetables as well as light notes of wood, leading to a dry and slightly acidic finish.
fiulijn (13000) - Malmö, ITALY - JUN 4, 2009
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 8/20
Blind tasting at Papsø’s, corked bottle
Brown color, with some floating particles; small head. Herbal aroma, with vegetables, light cinnamon and lemon; flawed. Sourish mouthfeel, caramel and vegetables flavor, astringent. Very bad.
Theis (12131) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2009
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
#08 - Amerikaner Blind-Smagning 29-Maj-2009 hos Papsoe. Bottle. Clear dark brown - offwhite head. Licorice, high spicy, ginger, soapy, roatsed, caramel, yeasty, star anis, chocolate, citrus. Just a abbey dubbel.
Grovlam (4149) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. [Papso Shady blind Tasting 2009] Small bubbly beige head that mostly diminished. Fair display of lacework. Clear dark amber to almost hazy mahogany color. Aroma of ginger, fruit, toasted malt, caramel. Over the palate came strong ginger, toasted malt, spice, citrus, caramel and fruit. Light to medium bodied with a soft carbonation. Light sweet flavor with a hint of acidic. Lingering spicy fruity sweet finish. 6 / 3 / 6 / 3 / 14 = 3.2