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RATINGS: 431   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 273   ABV: 9.1%
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Our Belgian Style Dark Ale is inspired by traditional Abbey Ales to deliver the richest of malt flavors but with a slightly elevated hopping and increased complexity given from two different yeast strains. This malt laden ale is designed to satiate and keep your taste buds dancing.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35088) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2009
Bottle 65cl. @ Papsoes blindtasting. [ Bottle #15. ]
Clear medium to dark brown color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, berry, dusty, light hoppy and yrasty. Flavor is light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090612]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31235) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2008
UPDATED: JUN 14, 2009 From tap at the brewery. Pours slight hazy black to brown with a lacing tan head. Spiced and roasted malt aroma. Smooth roasted malt and light hoppy base flavour. Light liqourice and fruity yeasty belgian base flavour following this. Smooth yeasty and slight roasted malty finish.7-4-7-4-15=3.7

From bottle, blind #15. Pours dark brown, hazy and slight off-white to light tan head. Spiced and slight roasted malt aroma. Roasted malt, spiced and medium dry flavoured. Light breadish and roasted flavoured info a medium dry finish.7-3-7-4-14=3.5

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29373) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2009
Draft at the brewery. A dark red-brown beer with a lazing tan head. The aroma has notes of sweet malt and caramel, as well as lighter notes of roasted malt. The flavor is very sweet with primary notes of caramel, but also lighter notes of roasted malt.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 14, 2009
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of bu11zeye. Hazy orangey brown with a beige head. Aroma of overripe fruit, yeast and dried fruit - alcohol also. Quite full-bodied, dried and overripe fruit and a fairly hoppy finish. 120609

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20861) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2009
Bottle #15 at Papsø’s blindtasting. Clear orange coloured with a medium sized off white head. Sweet aroma of caramel and rye bread with notes of spices. Sweet flavour of caramel, spices and liquorice with notes of dried fruits and hops. Spicy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16789) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 10, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark amber ruby color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel with weak hints of dark fruit. Slightly sweetish malty spicy caramel bitter flavor with weak trash hints. Had a sweetish malty spicy bitter caramel finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15128) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2012
17th July 2010
Clear dark brown beer. Little biscuit coloured head. Nose of sweet malt and a pinch of spice. Slightly dry palate. Milky sweet malt, somewhat soft, with sweet coca cola and fruits. Trace of nuts before a little aniseed alcohol in the smooth finish. Well joined up and slips down easy.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14790) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 2, 2009
Blind tasting at Papsø’s
Cloudy brown color; small head. Caramel aroma, it reminds me a Doppelbock, with a hint more of hops. Good body; it has a strong caramel flavor, some yeast, quite stong alcohol feeling. Quite good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14546) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 9, 2010
bottle at home ... deep brown ... thin tan head ... big sweet chocolate toffee malt ... little raisin nose ... sweet juicy dark fruits .. some chocolate ... little toffee ... very rich

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13440) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2009
#15 - Amerikaner Blind-Smagning 12-Jun-2009 hos Papsoe. Bottle. Clear red/brown - offwhite head. Roasted, buttery, wheaty, red berries, caramel, dried fruits, butterscotch, yeasty, spicy, light hoppy, sharpness. Thin body.


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