JorisPPattyn (7308) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 29, 2004
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Yellow-brown head, fast gone; very dark brown beer. Vinous nose, chocolate, dark malts and a bit of caramel, and then some sea-like smell - tar and iodium on the air. Initial sourish-bitter taste, becoming quickly sweet, with a bready flavour - like old dark bread left long in the mouth. Bit piney flavours, caramel and again some chocolate, bitter and sweet. Balance only settles after a certain time. Despite the heavy malt, a rather thinnish texture, with a velvety mouthimpression, covering light acidity. Almonds in the aftertaste. Not a bad beer, but the dark perfumed malts just overwhelm a bit too much. MF is neither of the best. Belgian strong ale? OK, but the brewery calls it barley wine (gerstewijn) on the label.
cphbeerking (154) - København K, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2004
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
First impression is an almost creamy foam that disappears rather quickly. Not your standard Belgian Strong Ale, kind of a sleep-tight beer. Fairly strong mouthful, the alcohol is definitely there. Deep jewel red color, nice to look at, but it won’t be the first item in the basket on my next beer shopping.
oli (108) - DENMARK - JUN 10, 2004
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
This beer was ok,but i was expecting a bit more.Thin head,thin reddish body,fruity taste with lots of alcohol taste.Not realy to my liking.
Jeppe (2631) - Ølbutikken, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2004
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Foamy tan head on a dark amber reddish body. Sweet and fruity aroma, tones of plum, raisins, roasted malt and some alcohol. Flavor is quite heavy sweet and spicy. Malt, dark fruit, nut and a nice warming alcohol bite in the end. Very flavorfull and tasty!
jfm (1725) - Holbæk, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2004
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nice chestnut color with a nice beige head. The taste is sweet and fruity with notes of spices. Has a sharpness from the alcohol to it.
Dalle (1145) - Skørping, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2004
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark brown with medium sized head. Very malty, vegetables, little liqourice. THICK.
Kåstå (1274) - Mol, BELGIUM - JAN 5, 2004
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Dark red-amber coloured beer with a medium head. Malty inuos aroma. The taste is fruity alcohol with a roasted finish. Rather sweet with a neutral to light bitter finish.
pilsnerrogge (2271) - Finspång, SWEDEN - NOV 14, 2003
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark reddish brown. Huge tan head. Sweet marshmallow aroma followed by fumes of alcohol. Thick, sweet mouth-feel. Very malty with alcohol in the finish.
Ungstrup (26267) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2003
4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
The aroma is slightly sweet with notes of plums and other fruits. The color is a deep red and it has an OK but fast disappearing head. The flavor is a soft rounded sweet, fruit rich, complex one. Ending on a fruit rich dryness after a middle with a good sweetness. A fantastic beer.
TheBeerGod (4633) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - JUN 3, 2003
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Had this at Wildemans in Amsterdam on 5-24-03. Pours dark brown with a ruby red hint. Has a smooth tan head on top of it. Spice and malt sweetness in the nose. The taste reveals strong alcohol notes along with a more pronounced spicy tongue and introduces dark chocolate and nutmeg. Finishes well. Good beer.