Christian (11058) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2008
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Amber beer with a small white head. Malty aroma with caramel, toffee and biscuit. Dry with a rich malt flavour, somewhat bready.
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Name: Vintage Ale
hazy amber, wispy beige head, streaks of lace, rich sweet caramel aroma with earthy hops and a touch of fruit, rich dark caramel malt flavor, candy sweetness well tempered by the earthy bitterness, nice fruity character,
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
Leighton (10861) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2011
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
UPDATED: AUG 5, 2013 Bottle at Caspar’s Running Toilet Tasting. Pours rich, amber-red with a small, white head. Dark fruits, caramel and mild oxidation in the aroma. Great flavor, fairly mellow but with some kick at the edges. Notes of cake, rich caramel, toasty sugar, leather, and fig. Medium to full bodied with fine carbonation. Lightly warming finish, dark sugars, caramel, leather, dark fruits. Lovely beer. The age has done it well. (4.3)
Had another bottle that was shared at CBC Clerkenwell - London. The beer is still damn good. Solid. (4.2)
Pinball (10779) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 25, 2011
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
shared by ungstrup june 2011. Vintage indeed. thanks a lot for digging up something really hard to get.clear brown, smooth yellow head.
sweet malty aroma, dry, notes of wood. aroma is lagered, but not oxidized.
flavor is caramelly, very complex, sweet malts, old hops. Truly impressive.
HenrikSoegaard (10480) - Randers, DENMARK - JAN 1, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Creamy off-white mostly lasting head. A bit cloudy amber colour. Heavy malty and light hoppy powerfull aroma. Very toffee caramellic flavor. Average finish. Creamy palate.
gunnfryd (10453) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 1, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Red deep golden colour with an off-white head. aroma is caramel, malt, fruit. flavour is fruit, orange, sugar, yeast, oxidation, caramel, hop, spices. Nice beer.
rlgk (10368) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - JAN 4, 2005
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Amber with an offwhite head. Aroma is great from exotic fruits, a clear maltiness with vanilla and actually some strawberries. Nutty notes and some almond. Flavor is malty, but I find the alcohol too strong to rate this a top beer.
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2008
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: MAY 10, 2008 [Thanks a million Ungstrup!] Hazy deep amber with medium off white head. Sweet and vinious aroma with overripe fruits, caramel and hoppy notes. Sweet and rather complex flavor with notes hops, overripe fruits, caramel, chocolate and madeira. Great complexity and full bodied. Nice!
faroeviking (10290) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAY 1, 2008
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Botella. Pours an unclear red-amber colour. Sweet malty aroma with dark fruits and some toffee. Good soft mouthfeel. The flavour is sweet with toasted malt, a bit of chocolate, some dark fruits, some port and a little alcohol. A good well balanced brew.
bierkoning (10169) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUN 19, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Dark amber color. Sherry, raisin and oak in the aroma. Sewer. Also sewer in the flavor. Raisin.. Sherry. Candied fruit. Some remaining hopbitterness and toffee. Alcohol. The old age is showing. Still enjoyable.