fiulijn (16144) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 5, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cloudy brown color, better head than the Melissa. The aroma shows some malt and a very light fruitness and hop. Medium body structure, with enough malt flavor; the chestnut flavor is subtle but clear, adding some complexity. A quite good Ale.
Travlr (15061) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 1, 2012
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draft. Murky amber color, small tan head. Aroma of lightly spiced caramel. Taste of licorice and caramel. Interesting, but I couldn’t drink very much of it.
MiP (14046) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, 8%. Hazy amber colour. No head. Very malty flavour. A bit oxidized but OK. Good alcohol level with creamy notes.
TBone (13697) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 10, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Swing top bottle 750ml@HBF
Deep amber-brown color, small creamyy beige head. Alcohol, wood, birch leaves in the nose. Medium-bodied. Toffee, chestnut, herbal notes. Like European Strong Lager with the vibe and toffee.
Leighton (13518) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: JUL 12, 2010 Bottle, once at a tasting and once at Swift. Pours a cloudy, light brown with a substantial white head. Nose is all spice and sweet malt. Flavor is dynamic and mostly sweet. Lots of honey and chestnut, along with some less discernable spices. Nice and pretty unique.
bu11zeye (12112) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 6, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(750ml bottle) Pours a cloudy burnt orange body with a small beige head. Aroma of chestnuts, nutmeg, leather, florals, dried dark fruits, toffee, and apricot. Flavor of caramel malt, chestnuts, fruitiness, and herbs.
Tmoney99 (11678) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 4, 2008
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from River’s Bend. Poured clear brown color with a large frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate toasted nutty malt aroma. Medium to full body, sticky texture and thin particles. Medium sweet spicy flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Balanced drinkable beer that I shared with freinds.
Christian (11610) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of malt and fruit, with a vineous alcohol note. Strong, sweet and malty flavour, with a slightly drying warm alcohol finish.
thewolf (11378) - Kolding, DENMARK - JAN 4, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, bought @ Beer City. Pours caramel sweetness, mild freshness. Medium carbonation, fine dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has Sweet malts, caramel, light malty bitterness. Okay finish. På
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 17, 2007
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party
opaque burnt orange, fine beige head,
sweet and spicy caramel malt aroma,
sweet caramel flavor, lots of spices, citrus orange character, light bitterness from the spices
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20