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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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekstedt (5840) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2011
Bottle (50 cl), courtesy of rlgk. Clear chestnut, medium beige head. Deep malty aroma with fudge, chocolate, dark fruits, and some floral hops. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Swemi sweet, medium bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tderoeck (5794) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 1, 2011
29/11/2011 1Pt. 0.9Fl. Oz. bottle @ Klaas’ place - BBE: 2015 (2011-684) Thanks to Klaas for sharing the bottle!

Clear purple brown beer, small light beige head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: rhum infused bbq bananas (or: sweet banana, candi sugar, brown rhum, burnt caramel). MF: ok carbon, medium body. TAste: sweet sugary start, malts, ripe fruits, banana & prunes, caramel, bit cloying, rhum raisins. Aftertaste: mocha, brown sugar, rotten fruits, over ripe banana, bit of coffee, somewhat alcoholic in the back of the throat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoBoChamp (5758) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 17, 2011
50cl, new exclusive Danish brew Anno 2011, from De Hopduvel Gent, complex brew, very sweet and slightly fruity/spicy, yet balanced, hazy, small head, nice brew, yet expensive

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (5642) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - OCT 13, 2011
Bottled @ home. Clear reddish brown color, short head. Aroma of rich sugar, some ripe fruit, caramel malts, raisin. Only slight spicy from the yeast. Taste is quite sweet, bit dry, slight nutty. The belgian yeast is obvious, but not overwhelming and lets the sugary notes shine, the way they probably intended to be. Carbonation is quite low for a belgian style, which is perfect for me, coz usually they blow up in your stomach. Despite the sticky tooth, reasonably easy drinkable that way. Im not a fan of pretty sweet beers, but Im enjoying this one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (5598) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 18, 2012
Bottle from Ölbutikken. Dark brown with a medium head. This reminded quite a lot of a Brown Ale. Malt, sweet and with some roasted notes. Also nuts, brown sugar and some spices. Not the most balanced of beers but ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bragesnak (5395) - Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 23, 2012
From Skjold Burne, Aarhus, DK. Bottled, 200412. Amver with beige head. Aroma of malt and spices. Flavour with added sugar and alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (5380) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - FEB 8, 2013
Pint bottle. Dark brown with a tan active head that dissipates quickly but leaves a half inch of foam. The aroma suggest super sweetness with chocolate and alcohol. The flavor is interestingly fruity and very sweet with a different kind of sweetness that is kind of like toffee. Alcohol is tasted. This is interesting and is indeed super sweet. Some kind of hop bitterness would be a welcome addition. Not quite cloying sweetness but too close for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JaBier (5286) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - DEC 16, 2011
Bottle sample at the 12% tasting at Blacklick Wine & Spirits on 12/15/11. Pours hazy brown with a thin tan head. Aroma of sugary caramel, toffee, tobacco, molasses and chocolate. Toffee and caramel flavor with a chocolatey, roasty finish. Very sweet, but unique and enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Miksu (5027) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - MAY 24, 2012
0.5 l bottle, thanks Timo A! Hazy reddish brown color. Sweet aroma of figs, raisins. Sweet rich flavor with figs, raisins, dark sugar, nuts, toffee and maybe hint of clove, pepper and warming alcohol. Full body, oily palate with low carbonation. Nice dessert sipper.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 17, 2011
500ml Bottle: Aroma of malt, sugar, light dark ripe fruit, light caramel, and raisins. Poured brown/deep copper in color with a medium-sized, creamy, tan head that greatly diminished but lasted throughout as a film on top of the beer, as well as around the edges. Hazy. Slightly sparkling. Flavor is medium sweet. Tastes of malt, sugar, light brown sugar, and candy. Medium body. Average texture. Average carbonation. Malt, sugar, candy finish. 8%ABV is completely hidden throughout.

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