TheCrowsNest (76) - Redondo Beach, California, USA - MAR 22, 2013
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Let it warm up. What might have once been acrid roast has faded into a delicate roast surrounding rich toffee. A beautifully rounded strong ale.
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mauritsio (383) - FINLAND - JUL 19, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Alko.ee, Tallinn. Dark brown with some nonlasting head. Rich malty, parfume aroma. Some sweetness. Round bitterness.
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AtronSeige (520) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JUL 15, 2014
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Aroma: Sweet, rich, malty. Diecetyl, Light fruity, cherry. Vanilla, possible woody/oaky. Light port notes.
Appearance: Dark copper with red highlights. Very thin head.
Flavour: Licorice, woody, vanilla, medium bitterness. very dry finish. Fruity, cherry, port, Medium sweetness, Rich malt, bready, toasty, slight roasty. Dark malt bitterness.
Mouthfeel: very dry finish. Medium-full body. medium creamy carbonation.
Overall: Highly enjoyable. A lower alcohol old ale with all the flavours and
330 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre!
19A. Old Ale
brnandersen (1826) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
50 cl. bottle poured in to a Snifter. Clear, dark red-amber with a lightly tanned dense, creamy head. Sweet aroma with toasted malts, caramel, bread, light nuts, light oak - vanilla, plums and dark dried fruits, Taste is sweet. Medium body with a creamy texture and a soft carbonation. Finishes drying and fruity with a slight wooden note. Lovely beer - let it breathe and warm up in the glass for a while before drinking.
Cocktus (22) - FINLAND - JUL 12, 2014
3.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark brown with a little reddish tone. Small quickly dissolving head. The taste is malty with roasty caramel an toffee flavour. Nice beer and quite unique brewing process.
JefVerstraete (1194) - BELGIUM - JUL 8, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from European Secret Santa. Thanks! Beautiful dark red/brown colour, beige foam. Medium carbonation. Fruity malty taste with lots of caramel and some brown sugar. Light bitter finish. Decent.
pentaz (1222) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 5, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle as "Strong Suffolk Dark Ale". Pours clear brown with a diminishing tan medium head. Aroma is burnt caramel, bread, nuts, butter, estery, candy, toffee, metals and oak. Taste is light+ sweet and bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. Finishes sweet with oak.
dfearnley (884) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 1, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle to pint glass
Molasses, soy, oak, wheat, and lots of malt. Colour is a reddish brown with no head. Taste is malt, oak, a touch of sourness, and bitterness.
Kita (988) - Koper, SLOVENIA - JUN 22, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, 0.33l. Hazy dark brown color with thick creamy light-brown head and nice lacing. Aroma of caramel, toffee, nuts, mild roasted malt, wood and herbal hops. Taste starts with sweet and rich caramel malt, follows by ripe fruits, refreshing herbs, alcohol and medicinal notes. Mouthfeel is warming, while finish is moderate bitter. Full body, oily texture and soft carbonation in palate.Feels much more stronger than 6% ABV...
Karstenborg (213) - DENMARK - JUN 21, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours brown with small offwhite head. Aroma is malt, caramel and brown sugar. Taste is sweet with notes of caramel and honey.
Burgers (267) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 19, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear dark brown with red sheen. Thin beige head. Aromas of treacle and dried fruit. Taste slightly more sour than sweet and bitter. Palate quite viscous, low carbonation. For the ABV, exceptional.