MiP (13535) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2004
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Reddish brown colour. Yeasty aroma. Malty, but not sweet, slightly metallic flavour. Seems a little thin.
haf (529) - Gijon, SPAIN - JUN 1, 2004
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Buena cerveza ¿negra? belga, de no muy alta graduacion, aunq sabor fuerte. Color marron muy oscuro.
steve23mj (273) - Essexville, Michigan, USA - APR 21, 2004
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours light brown with silky, creamy head. Mild bitterness has nicly offsets sweet malty body. Caramel finish.
jutuahol (189) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - APR 10, 2004
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 11/20
Sampled @ Helsinki Beer Festival 2004
Dark brown color, thick beige head that lasts. Nose is a bit fruity and sweet but pretty plain. Light to medium body. Flavor is a bit fruity and sweet. Plain beer for belgian overall.
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 5, 2004
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
This brew pours with a reddish-brown body topped by a medium thick head with good lacing. The aroma is slightly sweet and malty with a slight bitterness and a wierd caramel note, as well as, a very slight spiciness. The flavor is slightly sweet yet bitter and slightly off tasting with a slight metallic note. Medium to full bodied and slightly dry yet smooth.
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - MAR 2, 2004
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cloudy, murkey amber color with a gigantic head. Light, sweet malty aroma. Spicy with sweet dried fruit tastes. Medium fruitty finish.
DCopperfields (145) - Alabama, USA - FEB 9, 2004
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a deep copper hue with an enormous, rocky off-white head and thick, fluffy lace with lasts the duration, as does a big head riding atop the brew.
Aroma is a bit musty, somewhat floral and spicy. Hints of carob and alcohol hit the nose.
Taste is malty and complex, smooth and sweet. Starts with a medium mouthfeel, sweetness hits the tip of the tounge, is balanced out somewhat by a tartness, but the overall impression is sweet caramel, zany cinnamon and coriander spicing, and a long, lingering finish with a carbonation bite.
flemdawg (531) - Naples, Florida, USA - FEB 2, 2004
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Hazy dark red color and a sparse head, to say the least. Dried fruits in the aroma, plums and cherries? Great taste, very complex. Sweet dried fruits at the beginning, and ending with a hoppy bitter note. Very easy to drink. Thanks Sue.
Boutip (4656) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 2, 2004
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle - Poured a deep murky amber brew with a nice huge foamy white head that's long lasting. ABV is bit too omnipresent but excellent carbonation. Taste is sweet with some quite complex mix of spice. I notice that some of the other review mentioned a metallic taste, which I have heard of before. If I recall well, the metallic taste is from the hops and usually goes away after the bottle is aged a bit.
madsberg (10140) - Søborg, DENMARK - JAN 24, 2004
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled: Amber coloured. Off white head. Medium lasting. Yeast and fruit in the nose. Flavour not very distinct. Notes of malt and fruits and has a light bitterness in the end.