Countbeer (6083) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2010
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Nice light beige to yellow off white foamy head.
Smell roasted malts, coffee, sugars and wood (softer than their regular impy).
Taste is nicely bitter, pretty low but tasty with hints of roasted malts, sugars, coffee, wood and spices with a slight grassy aftertaste.
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 3, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
33cl, as Emelisse Imperial Russian Stout ’Bowmore Barrel Aged’, new exclusive Dutch brew Anno 2010, from De Hopduvel Gent, complex Stout, not too heavy, balanced, hazy, nearly no head, very good brew, yet expensive
Borresteijn (6322) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 3, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Emelisse Oktoberfest. Black colour, bubbly brown head. Aroma of full on whiskey, smoke, vanilla, alcohol, hard roasted malts. Flavour is sweet, coffee, whiskey, peat, lots of liquorice root powder in the earthy and light peaty finish. Medium to fullbodied. Very good.
Travlr (21205) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 2, 2010
4 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at Borefts Beer Festival 2010. Black, tan head. Wonderful aroma of peat, dark bitter cocoa, double espresso. Taste is dark chocolate, coffee, licorice. Good stuff.
PotjeBier (2661) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap @ In De Wildeman. Almost black, no head. Smells of whisky/bourbon, wood, chocolate, coffee. Taste is malty sweet with hints of smoke/peat/ash. Finishes with more roast, ash, bitter. Quite easily drinkable because of little carbonation.
caesar (6613) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ home. Dark color, short lacing. Aroma of dark chocolat, roasted malt, hint of biscuit, peat, bit medicinal, slight hop. Taste is quite dryish, bit sweet, decent bitter. Velvety texture. Slight boozy. Quite enjoyable.
Theis (15121) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2010
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draught at Borefts Bier Festival 2010. Pitch black - offwhite head. Nice high smokey, ashtray, ashes, whiskey, high malty, vineous, nutty, red berries, burned, light chocolate. Nice.
bierkoning (12288) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2010
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
From tap @ BBF 2010. Dark chocolate and peated whisky notes in the aroma. Very sweet, malty flavor with candied sugar and the peated whisky notes of authentic Bowmore. Oaky. Excellent!
Vaiz (4248) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - SEP 26, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap at 2nd BBF @ De Molen. Thick whisky aroma with loads of hops added. The barrel aging added some intense peated and iodine flavors. Lost some body and carbonation though. Very tempting and interesting brew but quite hard to drink. Medicinal and rough. Still nice though.
joergen (25841) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught at Borefts Bier Festival 2010.
Pitch black coloured with a small beige head.
Sweet and roasted aroma of dark chocolate and berries with notes of whisky.
Sweet and roasted flavour of peat and whisky with notes of dark chocolate.