Lubiere (12878) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 27, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A dark amber ale with a thin offwhite head. Apleasant caramel aroma, non-descript. In mouth, a peaty malt, oily mouthfeel, light licorice, not bad but not what I expected. Medium bodied. Bottle at De Bekeerde Suster, Amsterdam, Nov. 2006, 3.90 Euro.
ogivlado (7215) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 3, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Cafe Melaan, Mechelen, Belgium.
Ruby mahagony coloured, medium sized creamy pale beige head, fruity vinous nose. Light roasted malt, fruits and alcoholic with mild yeasty and toffee notes. Also notes of berries, sourish discreet alcoholic finish. Very good and pleasant beer.
Angeloregon (2055) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 2, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Thanks to Abram for the taster of this beer--Poured from a bottle a deep ruby-bronze body with dark brown tones. Mild off-white swirling head. Nose of fruity sweet malts, plums, and brown sugar. Mild peat zest and a clean, Scotch finish. Good beer!
Bragesnak (5394) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
From Skjold-Burne, Aarhus, DK.
Brown with beige head. Aroma of malt and fruit notes. Flavor is caramel and raisins. Bit too sweet.
BartC (727) - Lichtaart, BELGIUM - AUG 22, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Brown beer with an off-white head. Fruity aroma and taste. Also maltiness and dark fruits in the mouth. At the end I noticed some alcohol.
tarjei (1954) - Bryne, NORWAY - AUG 22, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33 cl bottle, bought in Oostende - shared with Roger. Abv is 8,4%. Brown color, big beige head. Aroma is sweet and fruity. Flavor is sweet malty, dark dried fruit, alcohol. Bitterness and some sticking alcohol in the finish.
Borresteijn (6359) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 20, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ Beiaard Marie Heinekenplein. Dark brown colour, big tan head. Aroma of brown sugar, molasses, caramel, dark fruits. Flavour is caramel, roasted malts, brown sugar, chocolate and dark fruits. Sugar taste becomes a bit cloying. Overall a nice beer.
note666 (1254) - Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2008
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
330 ml bottle. brown colour. good creme head. taste is dark, chocolaty.
very tasty, alcohol slightly present
sebletitje (9203) - Enghien, BELGIUM - AUG 11, 2008
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Not much is to be said about this beer.
It remains one of my all time favorite scotch ales along with the Gordon Xmas.
Pours copperish with a beige head.
Aroma is malty, roasted and caramely.
Taste is strong roasted / caramel and some coffee + butterscotch.
Alcohol is quite present all over the tasting, very roasted.
Fin (9575) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2008
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Le Ciro, Brussels, Belgium, 26-07-08 Pours brown in colour with off white head. Malty tasting at first strong in taste, quite fruity, some dried dark fruits come, through this is ok.