fugitive (1697) - Athens, GREECE - MAY 27, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap @ Bruges Beer Festival 2012. Color dark amber with medium white head. Aroma malt, roasted, caramel, spicy. Taste sweet, caramel, fruity, bitter.
SaintMatty (5991) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
330ml Bottle - Dark brown in colour. Blackberries, blueberries and roasted malt in the aroma. Fruity taste with notes of blueberries, marzipan and dried fruit. Slightly sweet.
Forsberg_dk (258) - DENMARK - APR 17, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
33 cl bottle, pours dark with a minor head, aroma of dark fruits, chocolate, licorice and some diacetyl, taste follows the nose, fairly sweet, bit watery palate, ok but fairly ordinary overall.
Bart (2938) - Brussels, BELGIUM - APR 4, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ home. Darker brown coloured beer with some light carbonation and a small off white head. Rather spicy (warm winter spices). Full creamy palate. Finish is strong spicy, malty slightly roasted and somewhat alcoholic. Lots of flavour. Nice.
gam (3641) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 25, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Small biege head weak carbonation dark brown pour aromas earthy caramel fruit alcohol yeast nut the flavours caramel nut slight fizz and creaminess light medium bitter a citrus taste the finish has some fruit hop taste earthy tones and bitter finish but not very good weak brune
gunnar (6631) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 21, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with a huge frothy off-white and creamy head. Aroma is spicy and herbal, with some nice malty notes as well. Taste is good nutty malts, fruits with a light spiced edge. Long and clear taste, quite good.
MrHangover (3309) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - FEB 6, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft @ Brugs Beerfestival ’12. Brown, murky coloured beer with creamy, yellow head on top. Aroma of dates, malts and chemicals. Flavour is full, thick and again loaded with sweetness of the dates. Interesting brew.
suprchunk (2673) - Crestview, Florida, USA - DEC 22, 2011
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Dark, dark, ruby-tinted toffee colored pour. Small off-white, almost tan, head. Minimal lacing. Rich malty aroma with notes of raisins, molasses, and alcohol. Tastes of molasses and malt water. Slight vanilla and caramel. A sour taste and moutfeel with some sugary sweetness. Not bad.
thirdeye11 (5817) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 30, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(33cl bottle best by 9/2012 thanks to bu11zeye) cloudy ruby with dark tan creamy head. Nose of caramel, hazelnut, creamy, honey and cherries. Taste of cherry, toasty caramel, honey smacks, mild bitterness and molasses.
Lubiere (11237) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 22, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A clear dark brown ale with a thick moka head. In aroma, a sweet chocolate with light molassey note, herbal, licorice and vanilla. In mouth, a sweet caramel and butterscotch, with light coffeee notes, rather light bodied and simple. Bottle at Poechenellekelder, July 12 2011. 4.30 euros/330 ml bottle.