stevoj (2950) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 11, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Taste would lead you to believe hat this had a higher ABV. Deep and dark, pit fruits and figs, oily and slippery. Robust enough to let stand and sip over time.
solidfunk (5464) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - FEB 10, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Quite a snap of oakiness at the finish of this one. Pours cloudy maroon without much head or lacing. Some prune or raisin. Bitter wooden finish. Tap at pizza paradiso Dupont.
Erasmus_ro (1921) - Alabama, USA - JAN 31, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap @ Viisi penniä, Helsinki. Pours a dark auburn brown with a good, yellowish-brown head. Aroma is sweet with caramel, sweet malts, syrup, dark fruits, earthy, spicy, some clove. Taste is sweet with caramel, syrup, dark fruits and marzipan. Somewhat spicy. Full with good carbonation. Too sweet.
Sledutah (6096) - Utah, USA - JAN 25, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle picked up at SuperMarket Liquors
Pours cloudy dark brown with a small beige head, light lacing. Aroma of dark fruit, caramel, brown sugar, toasted malts and mild smoky. Flavors of toffee, sweet malts, dark fruit, brown sugar, dry finish
Nice, I had to keep changing my rating as it warmed up. Let ’er warm up and enjoy.
MonsterMagnet (629) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 13, 2015
2.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle, 2014 version, 9.2%. Pours red brown with a thin off white head. Aroma: candy, raisins. Taste: cotton candy, marshmellows, nuts, raisins, caramel, spices. Very sweet, little bitterness, slick texture, medium thin body, average to lively carbobation, pretty long finish, leaving the taste of sweets. Balance is way off on this one.
PeatyPete (547) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 7, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Version 2014 with 9.2% ALC. Poors a murky Brown beer with weak foam that instantly disappears. Aroma of sweet malt and ripe fruit. Taste of sugar, candy and a bit boozy. Flat beer that is missing something here.
Douberd (3277) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2014
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Emelisse Winterbier) Bottle 330 ml t home, vintage 2014 with the ABV being 9.2%, served into small trappist glass.
Faded brown colour on the body, clear, with a small tan head, disappearing quickly.
Aroma has caramel, toffee, toasted malts.
Taste of malts, caramel, toffee, light dark fruits, alcohol is notable.
Medium body with carbonation on the high side.
Good sipper but taste-wise nothing special, maybe a bit too boozy too.
Maarten1993 (513) - - DEC 23, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Drank with Tijs, Rik and Thierry at home 21-12-2014. A nice beer. Strong taste. Like spijs, or something, also alcohol. Similar to a bok beer, but more expressive taste. Good one.
DJoer (981) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 17, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
2014 - 9.2% - medium to small mokka coloured like head, dark chestnut coloured body, alcohol raisins vanilla malts sweet herbs vanilla smell, medium carbonation and bitter caramell some alcohol herbs vanilla smooth taste some oily texture liquorise in the end
mike_77 (3994) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - DEC 13, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Light brown colour with no head. Strong aroma of candy malts and yeast. Has a very fragrant and perfumed taste. Floral fruity sweet and yeasty.