harrisoni (16846) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2005
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500ml bottle from Morrisons. Deep ruby in colour with thin beige head. Slightly sour with some liquorice. Some nice malt fruit, some brown sugar. Some sourness towards end and some hop. Not bad
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2005
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Bottle 50 cl) Vintage 1996. Very dark brown, almost black, with only the tiniest head. Very full-bodied with a vinous character and a vague metallic edge. Very characterful beer, lots of personality here. 290800
Saarlander (1686) - Saarlouis, GERMANY - NOV 21, 2005
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Very clean, fruity ale, no alcohol burn to speak of, very nice drinking this one is,pretty balanced for my liking. Will have again for sure. Woody, fruity, smooth.
shrubber85 (10243) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - NOV 12, 2005
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Maple syrup and cherry aroma. Opaque black-brown color with slight head. Light sweet maple flavor with a strong hops finish. Don’t know why any English beer had a maple flavor - maybe it’s just me. Still not too bad - sweetness light and not cloying.
slang (654) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - NOV 10, 2005
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Decently large beige head over dark brown (there could be purple here... or maybe not :)
). Nose is VERY sweet w/ rasins. The taste is equally sweet, all malts, that equal up to honey and more dark fruits. Theres even a little alcohol here. Good, just too sweet for me.
Kåstå (1273) - Mol, BELGIUM - NOV 5, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Rather dark red amber coloured beer with a medium disappearing head. Light sour fruity aroma. The taste is surprisingly fresh with a bitter fruitiness. The finish is light bitter.
FrankJohansen (3616) - Sabro, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Red brownish colour with an off white, some what lasting head. Taste of fruit, licorice and malt. Lasting bitter taste.
tsp (113) - DENMARK - OCT 21, 2005
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
(Bottle) Pours near black, with red notes. Off-white head. Notes of oak, liquorice, malts and lemons in the taste. Fruity notes is present as well. GREAT!
CaptKirk (175) - Hephzibah, Georgia, USA - OCT 20, 2005
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
I was lucky enough to find this beer. It comes only in 16.9oz bottle, but I was prepared for the challenge. This was a dark color with a light tan head that disappeared quickly. A oak smell quickly overcomes you. The first sip is very smooth with a small alcohol bit that does not stay. Very creamy with a slight fruity aftertaste that is not unpleasant. I would definitely recommend giving this a try
blankboy (7116) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 8, 2005
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared with HogTownHarry at Chester’s Beers of the World in Hamilton -- Vintage 1998. Pours a bubbly dark auburn with a somewhat lasting creamy tan head. Aroma of sour fruit, melon (thanks Harry!), malt and alcohol. Flavour of malt and fruit is surprisingly fresh & smooth tasting for a 7 year old beer! Very unique and enjoyable, I hope to have it again.