Martinus (3063) - Baarle-Nassau, - FEB 5, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown colour, off-white head. Aroma of caramel, malts, alcohol and red fruits. Quite some raisins. Sweet malty flavour, raisins. Sweet finish, caramel, light attic.
Showing itís age nicely.
(From 33cL bottle @ The Vintage Tasting during Brugs Bier Festival. 1990 vintage. Courtesy of Thierry if Iím not mistaken. Thanks for sharing!)
solidfunk (4493) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - DEC 14, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Some raisin and light smoke. A little booze heavy. Pours brown with good head and lacing. Sweet finish. Some floral yeast. Soft carbonation. Touch of citrus. Bottle.
Meilby (8271) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours hazy reddish brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, yeast, brown sugar and alcohol. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a long warm and caramel finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.
Geokkjer (6016) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2014
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours deep amber with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, some spices, brown sugar and caramel. Flavor is sweet and malty with some licorice and brown sugar. Medium body , average carbonation.
TtV (126) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 11, 2014
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 33cl. Not too dark brown with a creme coloured head that stays somewhat. Aroma has nothing special. Yeast and malts, but not very explicit. The taste mildly sweet, with a mild bitterness in the aftertaste. Nice one.
ruigo (1270) - PORTUGAL - DEC 9, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
33cl bottle. Clear brown colour with a medium off-white head. Caramel, roasted malt, spices and yeast in the aroma. Average carbonation and medium body. Taste is more on the sweet side with some spicy notes. Overall, a nice beer.
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at The Rising Sun, Berkhamsted on 26 Jul 2012. Poured a dark brown, with a big, dense white head. Aroma of prunes, raisins, pepper, cloves and Belgian yeast. Dates, apricots and fruit cake in the flavour, with some spicy notes. Finish was berries, bread and some hoppy bitterness.
mjik83 (659) - - DEC 4, 2014
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Niet mijn smaak
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ClaudeB04 (174) - Dudelange, LUXEMBOURG - DEC 2, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear brown colour with a clear head.
Candy, roasted malt, a nice soft finish where the 9% shine through. A very good belgian beer for these cold days
rok1024 (1155) - Maribor, SLOVENIA - NOV 11, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear brown appearance, medium head. Roasted malt, fruity and hoppy. Medium bitterness and sweetness, rounded, good Belgian strong ale.
fellebag (913) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 24, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle 33cl. Small white layer disappearing. Red brown dark a bit hazy color. Aroma is cherry, berries, oak, wood. Taste is sweet of sugar, rubber, wine gums.