tmrmwel (858) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2012
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle, shared with VANØ Bergen. Pours a matte dark golden, with a small creamy head. Aroma is malty, with oak and barrel, as well as notes of peat, whiskey and some alcohol. Flavour is sweet, with roasted malts and syrup, with coffee and a dry malt in the finish.
Plovmand (6314) - Helsinge, DENMARK - AUG 2, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at home. It pours almost clear amber with a medium off white head. The aroma has strong malty notes with cognac, dark fruit and toasted caramel. The flavour is highly malty with notes of ripe fruit, toasted caramel and the cognac is most profound in the finish.
HenrikSoegaard (10406) - Randers, DENMARK - AUG 2, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Heavy malty and moderate hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter nice woody caramellic notes. Average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate.
Beer4000 (4401) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 23, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500 ml bottle @ Håndverkerstuene. Clear reddish amber with a small off-white head. Harmonic in aroma, caramel malt, mild oak, dry fruit and warming alcohol from cognac. Flavor is sweet caramel, balanced bitterness, dry fruit, hint of oak and some cognac. Full body and long and warming aftertaste. Nice one.
anders8000 (390) - aarhus.c., DENMARK - JUN 30, 2012
3.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Dark amber colour with a small off-white head. Aroma and flavour of caramel, fruit, malt, wood and cognac.
espenra (861) - Kurland, NORWAY - JUN 4, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
50cl bottle courtesy of Beer3000. Thanks man! Bottle no. 01726. Dark copper colour with a medium big white head. Aroma is fruity with notes of sweet malts and hints of cognac. Flavour is mostly like the aroma . Swet and fruity, notes of sweet malts, cognac and subtle hints of alcohol. Medium long aftertaste. A very nice beer.
daniele (5210) - ITALY - MAY 28, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
ambrato carico poca schiuma non molto persistente caramello liquore distillato sherry leggero cioccolato in bocca riscaldante cognac piuttosto secca non molto corpo
Borup (5676) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at DØE. Dark amber colour with a small off-white head. Aroma and flavour of caramel, fruit, malt, wood and cognac.
danielyabu (1142) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - MAY 20, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
average frothy offwhite head. fair lacing. fully diminishing. translucent thick dark amber body. aroma: heavy malty, caramel, milk chocolate, cask wood, alcohol. if and ff: moderate sweet bitter; long duration. palate: light medium body, watery texture, medium carbonation, metallic light alcoholic finish. aroma de conhaque, delicioso sabor de ESA permeado por suave toque de conhaque ( o mesmo dulçor alcoólico), maltada, caramelada, drinkability maior que outras envelhecidas em barris de destilados (como a Ola Dubh), ainda assim, requer tempo para degusta-la, complexa. 270 s
POLK (2136) - Hørning, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
A very strong English ale. Taste like a barley wine. Does not taste of cask, more like there is mixed cognac in the beer. Sharp and strong alcohol taste.