Rasmus40 (11274) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Hazy amber with a big off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, fruity, light spicy and wood. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish with warming alcohol. 140912
saxo (14084) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are yeast, fruits, alcohol, brandy, wood, caramel, candy sugar and hops.Quite sweet and alcoholic.
faroeviking (10289) - FAROE ISLANDS - SEP 4, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hof ten Dormaal Brew 2: Botella, gracias al señor yespr. Cloudy orange, small head. Quite sweet fruity aroma with alcohol and woodt cognac, nicely boozy. Sweet flavor, liquor like, fruity, yeasty, alco sweet flavor, woody like.
Bart (2940) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 25, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
75cl Bottle @ RBBSG, courtesy of Dave. Light amber coloured beer with some light carbonation and a short white head. Short alcoholic sweeter light cognac hinted aroma. Full alcoholic palate. FInish is light alcoholic smouth with a short cognac almost fruity hint. Ok, but less complex.
BelgBeerGeek (1298) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - AUG 24, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
At recent RBBSG thx to Dave for sharing !
Smell: thick, boozey, oak
Taste: very boozey, brown sugar, bitter, dry earthy end , ok ...
Martinus (2856) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - AUG 23, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Slightly hazy, light amber golden, white head. Aroma of wood, vanilla and banana. Rather sweet flavour, malts, quite alcoholic and some banana. Sweet finish, cognac, alcohol and vanilla.
(From 75cL bottle @ RBBSG II, Wilrijk. Part of the 2-3-4-6 partial horizontal. Courtesy of Dave. Thanks!)
tderoeck (4719) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 23, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: AUG 24, 2012 11/VIII/2012 - 75cl bottle @ RBBSG - (2012-888) Thanks to Dave for sharing the bottle!
Cloudy orange to murky beige beer, aery off-white head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: some banana, bit sweet, floral. MF: lively carbon, bit too much, medium body, smooth texture. Taste: some vanilla, banana, alcohol, sweet sugary, sweet malts, almonds, alcohol, bit peppery. Aftertaste: bit sugary, some banana, quite spicy, little sweet, slightly bitter touch.
joergen (20861) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at yespr.
Hazy amber coloured with a huge off-white head.
Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, dried fruits and spices with notes of vanilla.
Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel and dried fruits with notes of spices and oak.
Spicy and warming alcoholic finish.
77ships (4032) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - AUG 21, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Thx. to Ben // 75 cl. bottle sampled @ RBBSG 2012 // limited to 3240 bottles // part of our random Hof ten Dormaal BA partial horizontal // lighter and brighter orange than the others, only a white ring around the sides for head // smell is way boozier than the others, some sweet wood, touch fruits and lots of cognac // bitter cognac taste, oranges, sweet malt and spices, marmalade, lots of it and bitter, first one with some noticeable hop in the aftertaste, warming, boozy finish // smooth, oily // least favorite but still good, bit too boozy barrel aging
Pinball (10854) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
unclear orange, small white head.
aroma of cognaq, booze, wood, belgian yeast.
flavor is yeasty, spicy, mild booze, mild wood.