Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 28, 2008
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle at tasting at Chris Fischer’s (from Liars Club) house. Pours with an orange-amber body topped by a medium thick head with a good amount of lacing. It’s malty with a little sweetness and a grassy hop notes, as well as a floral note. Light to medium bodied, tingly on the tongue and a touch warming.
bager (2121) - Copenhagen N, DENMARK - MAR 5, 2007
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottled. UNclear dark golden coloured with a rather large whiteish head. Malty and a bit sweet with notes of caramel, citrus and hops. SOmewhat roasted.
LordCorkscrew (1774) - Ronco Scrivia (GE), ITALY - DEC 20, 2011
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Alla spina ai Troeggi in Via Chiabrera, una birra alle castagne un po’ grezza e che non sapevo così alcolica; in effetti ora capisco come mai ci abbia dato quella mezza bottina.
KimJohansen (10342) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2008
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cloudy dark amber with medium off white head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt, rye bread and caramel. Flavor likewise with a sweet boozy end.
nick76 (4077) - Tampa, Florida, USA - NOV 26, 2008
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 9/20
The aroma does have nuts and plenty of malt, but the touch of sourness really hurts the aroma. The appearance is nice its cloudy amber with a large head. The taste is like the aroma and hurt by the sour taste. The mouth feel is smooth. Overall it has some good qualities but I don’t really like it that much.
DonMagi (5598) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2008
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle at GBBF The Cad was totally aff the party by this time. Alround rating: A pritty heavily malty beer, sweet and not much else going on.
robforbes (1892) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - AUG 1, 2009
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
pours a cloudy dark amber with lots of chestnut pieces floating around, a large yellowish head, and good lacing.
smell is strange, sour malt, and a touch of caramel.
taste is of sour malt, some wood, some sweetness, and a little nutty, ends a little sour.
GT2 (5661) - Riverslime, California, USA - DEC 31, 2011
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Tap at Churchkey. Pours flat, cloudy, reddish tea deep amber. Nose is Christmas spices with fruity pumpkin. Taste is astringent, overly spiced, ultra tea tannic, very over sparged feel. Tannic and dry. Bland spice character. Not a fan.