ansjelaah (1229) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - JUN 25, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Gedronken met dutchdrebus en benzai. Licht bruine schuimkraag. Kastanjebruin van kleur. Smaakt heel zoet, koffie, caramel beetje bitter.
GothGargoyle (1095) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 20, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Ruby brown with a small pale head. Aroma is brown sugar, dates, maple syrup, bread & butter pudding. Slightly sticky mouthfeel, medium bodied, sweet on the palate but not overpowering, short finish. Taste is brown sugar, dates, raisins, bread & butter pudding.
Yorker (1091) - Herning, DENMARK - APR 6, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
50 cl bottle @ home. Pours dark brown with a tiny off-white head that quickly disappears. Aroma is sweet with plenty of malt, yeast, caramel, and a hint of liquorice. Flavour is malty, yeasty and slightly vinous.
Derek881 (996) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - MAY 8, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
I had this beer on draft at Max’s Taphouse in Baltimore, Maryland, served in a snifter glass. The beer had a black color with a dark copper hue, with an average-sized, off-white, bubbly head with average retention, great lacing and medium cling. Its aroma featured raisin, plum, and some other dark fruit, along with toffee and candy, and a touch of earthy grain. The taste was sweet and fruity with notes of raisin, plum, and toffee, along with some sugar and candy, and a subtle, earthy sour-bitter finish. It was a creamy, full, wet beer with average carbonation and livelyness, and a thick, smooth mouthfeel.
gEUS (982) - Linden, BELGIUM - MAY 1, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
500 ml bottle - pours marroon brown with glazing head and long sugary legs. Aroma of nuts, honey, iron, slight clove. Medium body with a lot of sweetness, some sharpness as well but a rather bland taste - I miss the excitement...
markextrae (854) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 17, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
shared 50cl bottle at a tasting. poured a brown-ish colour with a beige tan head. verry sweet taste and a bit boozy. lot of sugars in the taste, some hints of dark fruits and roasted malts. not such a fan of these kind of beers. and the price....
Pastor (795) - Skowhegan, Maine, USA - NOV 19, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
I drink a ton of Belgian darks. this one was good but not worth what I paid for the small bottle. I know it’s an import but, I’ve paid a lot less for other imports that were better
48FanInCali (706) - California, USA - SEP 9, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pretty good stuff although too expensive for the style. Nice dark pour with a decent head but no retention. Nose of dark fruit, sweet malt, and yeast. Taste follows the nose with a little candied fruit mixed in. Sweet but not cloying in the least.
lassem (652) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
50 cl. bottle nicely pulled from the fridge. Pours a nicely kobber brown with a cappochino-liked head that tends to fade a little. The nose is clearly belgian inspired, and closing your eyes you clesarly see the monks filling their bottles down there. Lots of cane sugar, caramels, some cinamon and christmas spices. Finaly there is a faint hint of laqurice. The taste is very sweet - a complex sweetness, with lots of cane sugar and caramels. The palate is smooth and not that lively. Maybe a bit too sweet for my buds, but a bulls eye for my wife. This beer would be perfect to be served with hardcore cheeces. A long sweet and malty finish that stays with you all the way.
DandyWolfFloyd (641) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Aroma - dark caramelized sugars, alcohol, somewhat nutty aroma, a little fig
Appearance - very dark brown almost black; body is opaque; alcohol; tan head is about 2" and eventually rings out
Taste - has a rich dark caramelized sugar presence; some fig, raisin, and a little bit of spices; there is a rich rum sort of quality
Palate - body is heavy; the texture is sticky, thick, and slick; carbonation is lively; the finish is sort of alcoholic and a rich caramelized sugar sweetness.