HoppyBudgie (686) - SOLA, NORWAY - JUL 20, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured a brown color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of nuts, prunes and raisins. Yeasty tastes with a slight bitter finish. Some wild in there too-?
alexsdad06 (5330) - Ohio, USA - JUL 18, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle Cave aged ale from backlog notes. Pours a hazy brown color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have sweet caramel and toffee malts, a mild nutty character, brown sugar, raisins, prunes, a hint of floral notes, very mild bitterness, decent body.
minutemat (1349) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
330ml bottle from Vanuxeem. Pours deep brown with cream head. Smooth mouthfeel, with sweet flavoursome malts, caramel, dark fruits and sugar. Very tasty.
turbothy (1077) - Bonn, GERMANY - JUL 1, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours chestnut with medium head (for a Belgian). Aroma is malt, raisins and a slight alcohol note. Sweet but not cloying flavour, raisins and some hops. Very delicious as it warms up.
Theydon_Bois (7935) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle split at the Moorings, Aberdeen, 21/06/14.
Dark chestnut brown with a moderate light beige covering that retains.
Nose is dark fruits, light pepper, spice, herbal notes, straw, earthy.
Taste comprises brown bread, dark fruit, woody, musty, herbal rince, light yeast esters.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a light sugary trail.
So so affair.
inbirraveritas (1216) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 8, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled, 330 ml.
Hazy chestnut brown coloured with a big beige head on its top with average duration.
Nose of dried fruits and raised pie.
Tasteing starts crisp followed by caramel, dried fruits, raised pie, toast and some earth, mouthfeel is slick.
Dry, somewhat warming, earthy finish escorted by dried cherries, which leaves a long tart aftertaste behind.
crlnts (203) - SWITZERLAND - JUL 3, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle was singing. Eggshell large head, lasting. Murky light brown. Cherry/almond, light alcohol aftertaste. Not that much taste. Medium bitterness. Dry finish, balanced.
andregoncalves (1332) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - JUL 2, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33cl bottle thanks to ruigo. Color is dark brown. Head is thin. Carbonation is medium. High sweetness. Caramel, bubblegum, hop, sugar and wood aroma.
mR_fr0g (2469) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle thanks to Paul. Clear amber coloured with a lasting off white head. Aroma is spicy cinnamon rye bread. Flavour is sweet unrefined sugars, cinnamon and stale bread. Palate is semi sweet moderate high carbonation. Decent enough.
fkoolen (230) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUN 29, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown, beige creamy head. Thin aroma. Taste is typical Belgian abbey double, with roasted earthy malts, a hint of clove, red fruit and chocolate. Aftertaste’s a bit dry, even a bit wine-like. Medium carbonation, medium body, mouthfeel is a bit watery.