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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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English: This is a true story about a dedicated belgian brother who spent all his hard earned money on a all inclusive Barbados vacation to pursue a life long dream – brew an old fashion dark Belgian infused with local muscovado sugar aka Barbados sugar – luckily the outcome is a first class candy coated, full-bodied and escapist beer – the best he ever made. Halleluja.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jimhilt (2452) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 27, 2012
Pours a two finger khaki head that vanishes leaving no lace. Very dark brown color, yeast left in bottle. Light-medium carbonation and medium bodied. Brown sugar nose and flavor is molasses and brown sugar but not cloying. Higher ABV is hidden. Expensive at $9.99 for a 500ml bottle from Beverage Warehouse Winooski, VT.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thomat (2292) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 25, 2011
Dark amber with a small brown head. Sweet and fruity tones. Malt, fruit and sugar. Full body with a long, bitter sweet finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
craftycarl21 (2290) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 5, 2011
Draught at Churchkey. Deep red pour. The nose and flavor are bursting with sweetness; raisin, molasses, apple, brandy.... apple brandy..... plum, candied sugars, and caramel. The flavor is much of the same, but it’s a bit too much; cloying, and syrupy sweet. Ehhh.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oteyj (2130) - New Hampshire, USA - DEC 6, 2011
Dark garnet pour with a small off white head. Huge dark fruit and bread in the nose lead to a flavor full of raisin, date, molasses, caramel, and fig. Massive sweetness- just too much for me. Thick cloying palate with low carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
KingCecil (2066) - DENMARK - SEP 22, 2011
Bottle, kindly shared by Faroe V...... thx man... :) pours dark brown with off white head... the aroma is dark fruits, brown sugar... the flavor is brown sugar, caramel, hops, ... hoppy finish....medium body........

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pwn3d (1961) - Manhattan, New York, USA - NOV 5, 2011
On tap at gingerman. The least favorite of the night. Belgian candied sugar.. Not completely balances

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GAManiac (1944) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 3, 2011
500ml bottle. Pours a deep clear copper with a big creamy beige head that recedes slowly to a solid cap. Aroma is very sweet with lots of cane sugar and caramel malts. Plenty of booze soaked fruits, plums and raisins especially. Taste is more of the same though it’s actually a little less sweet than I was expecting. There is lots of cola-like sweetness with cane sugar, various dark fruits and vanilla. There is more of the Belgian yeast coming through which evens the sweetness a bit. Mouthfeel is smooth, creamy and well carbonated. I really thought this was going to be a diabetes-inducing beer given the title and the nose but the taste is more balanced than that. Really solid Belgian dark.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zathrus13 (1733) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - DEC 1, 2011
Bottle. Pours amber/red, with a tan head. Aroma is caramel, malt, and fruit. Flavor is brown sugar, malt, fruit, and alcohol. Heavy body, long, sweet palate.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (1707) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 17, 2011
Pour is dark brown with some red highlights and a thin off-white head. Aroma is huge brown sugar, candied sugar, hazelnut, and a pinch of Belgian yeast. Flavor is quite cloying, but for some reason it works (maybe because of the name?). Heavy brown sugar, some dried fruit, and a finish of yeast and alcohol. Medium bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kschep (1706) - DENMARK - OCT 11, 2011
Nose is heavy rotten fruit, sweet malt, broad caramel, weak alcohol, feel is medium wine-like, carb is very low, taste is medium alcohol, hazel, heavy caramel and some rotten fruit.


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