FaithHealer1 (358) - - JUL 3, 2012
4.5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Keg, as part of North Bar (Leeds)’s 15th birthday. Pours a murky, coppery brown. Aroma is utterly stunning - smells like an opulent smoking room. Leather with a tobacco note from the smoke, and bourbon. German/polish sausage, caramel, figs, dark fruits as well. Taste is caramel/toffee, with dark fruits, figs. Plenty of bourbon and oaky vanilla. Oh, and a lot of smoke, too, defenite sausage-y taste. As rich as a barleywine, with the same alcohol kick, too. Long, lingering finish that’s impressively balanced, given how f*cking batshit crazy this stuff is. Ridiculously good, with one of the best aromas I’ve ever had in a beer. Great stuff.
ngeaney (97) - SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2015
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
On the nose it was very peaty, smoky and has a nice whisky touch to it. The mouth feel was a bit of a disappointment, quite thin, very little sweetness, lot of bitter tones to it that do not really go well with this peaty aroma in my opinion.
angel77 (1719) - oviedo, SPAIN - JUL 26, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Botella 25 cl de el Lupulo en el momento en oviedo el 26-07-2015. Para antes de 17-07-2017. (r179) Color negro intenso con poca espuma beige. Aromas maltosos algo quemados con grandes dosis de licor de bourbon maderas y ligeras especias. Sabores maltosos algo dulces de caramelos tostados con predominio de maderas empapados en licor de Borbón. Cuerpo medio a intenso con 11 vol Bastante líquida y fácil de beber. Bastante buena.
rouhlas (1709) - GREECE - JUN 21, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From old notes. From tap at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2012. Brown color with light beige head. Malty aroma, caramel, bready, fruity, smoked, wood, light alcohol. Sweet and bitter taste. Medium oily body with soft carbonation
PriorL (2819) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 16, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Small S&G tasting.
APPEARANCE: clear brown beer, small unstable beige head.
NOSE: fruity, port, bourbon, alcohol, peated.
TASTE: fruity, port, bourbon, alcohol, peated.
Vaiz (4049) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 30, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home. Dark brown pour, almost no head. Aroma is loads of peat, caramel, licorice, whiskey and sugary. Flavor is a bit thin, quite harsh, but with a very nice smooth peaty bourbon afterburn. Nice.
alberti92 (159) - - MAY 7, 2015
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from cellarbrations super store in hami hill. Pours a murky brown with a thin head which quickly vanishes. Body is medium with low carbonation. Aroma is heavily preated mixed with smoked ham, slight bourbon and brown sugar. Taste is like peated whisky and lots of oak. Wasn't my favourite to be honest
Lilja (2275) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Ölföreningens julölsprovning 2014. Flaska från 2012, troligtvis infekterad. Smak och doft av vattenlås och fis, farinsocker, karamell, torv, malt, torkad frukt och trä.
Svesse (7262) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Bottle) Dark brown colour with brief, beige head. Malty, smoky nose with notes of black rye bread, bourbon wood, liquorice, soy sauce, smoked ham, hints of chocolate, peat smoke and a touch of red wine. Malty, smoky, vinous finish with black rye bread, oak wood, vanilla, liquorice, soy sauce, peat smoke, some chocolate, orange peel, hints of red wine and a vinous, peaty finish with a slight acidity and a balanced bitterness. More than medium body, with a certain sweetness. Soft and velvety mouthfeel. Quite complex but, in a way, all over the place. Interesting and really nice.
Stuu666 (7806) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 23, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours dark brown, nose is caramel, bourbon, toffee, vanilla, taste is similar, sweet.
The_Osprey (4179) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
250ml bottled July 2012. Dark red, opaque, small ring of off-white head. Aroma is lemon sherbet, sherry. Body is light, foamy, low-ish carbonation. Taste has smoke and bourbon up front, and then some sherbet sourness, TCP. Smoke and tart fruit is the general impression. Dry, acidic finish. Seems more like a red wine and whisky aged beer than bourbon. Nice.