beanwiggin (22) - California, USA - FEB 14, 2006
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
best of the best! truly a wonderful beer. flavorful and pleasurable. this is my favorite is all areas. quite fulfilling and always a good friend. enjoy and appreciate the fine taste of the Draak.
DewBrewer (295) - Austin, Texas, USA - FEB 14, 2006
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: DEC 2, 2009 11.2 oz bottle bought in 2001 in SF. It is a slightly hazy orange-brown color wih only a small head. The aroma is pretty strong with a big belgian yeast combined with a huge dark caramel aroma. The flavor has survived quite well, not too much oxidation but we know it tasted a little different at the brewery when we were there in Sept 2000. The alcohol is there still but it has such a nice candi sugar flavor. Delicious beer. Re-rate: Dec 2009: opened the last bottle I have from 2001-not much carbonation left at all but the flavor is pretty intense with raisins, much like a port. Pretty amazing with that much age on it.
bager (2121) - Copenhagen N, DENMARK - FEB 10, 2006
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Amber dark color with creamy and small head. Hoppy taste but also very sweet. Dont drink tooo many - or it will knock you straight on your a... (bum).
pivnizub (8853) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - FEB 9, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle: Hazy, ruby to dark amber coloured, smaller creamy beige head; sweetmalty, fruity (raisins), vinous (Port) and quite strong alcoholic nose; alcoholic flavour mainly, sweetmalty and fruity, too, creamy mouthfeel; sweet, vinous finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste. Not unpleasant, but a bit too much alcohol......
Zeswaft (1370) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 8, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
I bought this at a ratty liquor store that has zero turnover. This beer has to be at least a year old. Possibly a few. I bought it because it was in this inpenetrable white glass. Needless to say I was scared. It doesn’t smell or taste like it’s spoiled. It doesn’t taste like it’s benefitted from any aging. Overwhelming scent and flavor of alcohol. Pours out opaque light brown with mostly diminishing head. There is a slight oak flavor, and a little belgian yeast. Finish is long lasting alcohol. Quite possible one of the worst BSA’s I’ve ever had. Not sure about my feelings on the shape of the bottle. I definitely couldn’t think a more generic and cheap looking graphics. I think I spent almost $5 on this little bottle. Gayyyy.
AHouse (18) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - FEB 3, 2006
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very dark in colour, sweet aroma with a smooth lite taste. Got it from the tap with a good amount of head that stuck around for a while. It had a real nice kick to it and left a subtle taste of alcohol, which is nice.
Mumpu (46) - USA - JAN 30, 2006
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Strong carbonation, odd start with hints of malt sweetness, restrained hops, prominent alcohol finish with spicy overtones that feel out of place.
Sregnar35 (972) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - JAN 28, 2006
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: MAR 29, 2006 Excellent belgian ale. Very representative of a dark, sweet ale. Thick lasting head was very appealing, as was the dark brown color. Flavor was strong alcohol, with a great sugary sweet taste. Perfect carbonation really helped this beer to excel.
CMUBEERMAN (421) - - JAN 28, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Had this on tap at the Sharp Edge for $4...pretty good buy. A dark rich brown color with a huge mocha colored head. I couldn’t smell it very well because of the smoke in the bar. Taste was actually very malty and had a lot of sour fruit notes in it. IT also had some sweet caramel flavors going to it. It was very thick and smooth...remarkably easy to drink.
awaisanen (1304) - Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 23, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark, hazy orangish-brown pour with a creamy full tan head. Roasted malt and coffee aromas with a touch of hoppiness. Full flavor with a strong alcohol presence that is welcomed in this particular instance. Finish is a little harsh at first, but a spicy raisin residue at the end is most enjoyable.