77ships (5560) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 30, 2012
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft @ Borefts 2012. Crazy dark red ruby amber with a HUGE, lightly tanned head. Light lager yeast, dark thick sugar, syrup, lighter hops, pine resin, thick malt. Taste is thick sweet syrup, prune jam. creamy dark sugar, thick caramel, dark fruits, pine resin in the back, wow dude. Very creamy body. Wow dude, this is some serious stuff, this is a doppelbock? It is like they made a barley wine out of a doppelbock.
Abio (1785) - Waasland, BELGIUM - SEP 30, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Orange amber coloured beer. Decent head that holds nice10. Light sourish smell and taste, dark fruits. Slightly caramel. Something inside that makes it less pleasant for me.
goozen (3417) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2012
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap at Boreft Beer Festival ’12, Bodegraven: Hazy dark amber coloured brew with taste of fruity, caramel, chocolate and vanilla. Quite an suprise from conservative Bavaria.
Borresteijn (5472) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at BBF’12. Slightly hazy dark reddish brown colour, thick off-white head. Aroma is sweet, soft, malty, dark fruits, some tartness from the spelt I guess, toasted malts. Flavour is sweet, smooth, dark fruits, prunes and raisins, hint of roasted malts, light tartness, lemon, nice bitter finish. Fullbodied, smooth and thick beer. Really nice stuff.
erickok (4322) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - SEP 28, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Brown cloudy body and tan head. Fermented fruit, light funk, raisin, residual sugars. Strong sweetness, light sharp, quite a funk. (At Borefts 2012)
thewolf (11555) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap @ Fermentoren, Cph. Pours murky redish amber with a stunning, staying, large, creamy, yellowish head. Aroma has caramel, light vanilla, vinious, soft red berries. Low carbonation, super creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is malty sweet, with caramel aplenty, light toasted, some chewiness, vinious, light dusty. A hint of smoke and sweet vanilla cakes. Very nice. Hides the ABV great.
rauchbierlover (638) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 15, 2012
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Tap @ the brewery. Thanks Andreas! Ruby body with a thick white head. Aroma is malty, caramel, ripe fruits. Taste is cherry, bread. Body is full, carbonation almost flat. Body is oily, very oily. The best doppelbock I had so far. I never thought I’d have found something better than Celebrator or Korbinian...
Camons (7788) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap @ Gasthuas Drei Kronen, Slisslitz. Courtesy of Andreas, Thanks ! Pours hazy deep amber with a creamy offwhite head. Aroma is rich malty, plums, raisins, vinius. Flavor is again rich malty, maderia, woodnotes, dark fruity, plums, figs and raisins. Full body, soft carbonation, alcohol well hidden Super smooth and stupid easy drinking for the ABV. 080812
adnielsen (10138) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 30, 2012
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap @ brewery with Andreas. Deep reddish brown appearance with a cream colored head. Dark cherry, floral, vanilla, light chocolate, caramel aroma. Very rich, slightly burnt, caramel, somewhat boozy, roasty dark malty, dark berry flavor. Somewhat boozy finish but tasty.
harrisoni (15319) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
At ACBF 2011. Hazy orange gold lasting beige head. Bit of smoke, some good hop. Some orange fresh creamy aroma. Bit bocky but nothing like 10.2% ABV