Modularman (128) - - DEC 23, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, smell of fruit and molasses, appearance is dark brown with thin brown head, taste is fruit, raisin, slight alcohol, good crisp high alcohol beer.
penstemon (127) - - NOV 12, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours mahogany with a yellowish head. Aromas of dark fruit, yeast, and caramelized sugar. Tastes of toffee, clove, burnt sugar, apple, maybe a little banana. A hint metallic. Nice and smooth, overall an awesome dark Belgian.
anfractuosity (127) - - APR 13, 2013
4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Lovely strong beer.
Ansset13 (127) - Wilmington, North Carolina, USA - NOV 17, 2007
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
The pour is a nice golden brown, with plenty of head. The nose is complex, and even greater so with a little bit of breathing. It caramel, dried fruits and many spices to be extremely well balanced triple. The favor, like the aroma is complex and quite great, hints of dried fruit, belgian candy sugar, yeast. The overall experience hides itís alcohol content better that the legendary Scaldis brand, and is a true pleasure to drink. Will be drinking this again, and maybe quite often.
Erdinger2003 (127) - West Union, Iowa, USA - DEC 12, 2007
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 20/20
This beer pours a nice finger width of head. Itís a nice dark color that looks frothey on the top and inviting. It holds a good lacing and smells like a sweet and hoppy beer. It tastes sweet and hoppy with a wonderful balance of both flavors. It feels like silk and slides down my throat very easily. Itís a very drinkable, an excellent beer.
shotgun1431 (126) - franklin furnace, Ohio, USA - APR 10, 2004
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
One of the best looking beers I've seen. Dark red with a tan head. Aroma is of malt and sweetness. Taste is very sweet and you can taste lots of alcohol. Looks better than it tastes.
Rictus (126) - Camdenton, Missouri, USA - MAY 30, 2007
3.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aroma allergies ect... Dark brown with a Duvel esque head. Almost opaque and few bubbles. Semi-sweet chocolate taste. Alittle too sweet but not undrinkable. And the nice smooth chocolate taste more than makes up for it (putting it well above average). Velvety smooth mouthfeel. Good good brew.
aaronbr (126) - Palo Alto, California, USA - MAR 30, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Thick, syrupy aroma and a deep golden brown color. Splitting this bottle with a roommate on account of its whopping 10.5% ABV. A subtle sweetness lingers in the taste, too. This reminds me more of some sort of after-dinner liquor concoction than a beer. Still, remarkably smooth despite its alcoholic bite. Not my favorite style, but itís one of the bes strong ales Iíve had recently. A must-try for Belgian trippel lovers.
PolishHammer (124) - Norwalk, Connecticut, USA - JAN 6, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a dark brown, slightly translucent. Nice 2 finger head that dissapates quickly. Aroma is sweet, caremlized sugars and malt. Taste is sweet, subtle roasted malt, a bit of puckering sourness, fruity, with an almost metallic aftertaste that I could do without. Palate-wise, the beer is a bit too carbonated, with tightly nit bubbles tickling the tongue. Even with itís issues, still a great tasting and very enjoyable beer!
ClaudeB04 (124) - Dudelange, LUXEMBOURG - JAN 17, 2014
2.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, pours nice red colour, nice head, vanished fast.
Smells sweet, first taste is sweet, lozs of alcool, some malty notes.
Ok, but too sweet for me.