gnoff (7663) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - NOV 24, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: OCT 14, 2009 First rating
(Bottle, thanks to larsniclas and rlgk!)
Clear dark brown color, tan head. Acidic fruity juniper almost sour to lambic scent, still a bit subtle. Sweet but subtle taste. Medium mouthfeel and bitterness.
50 cl bottle on Ocotber 13, 2009
Clear dark copper to dark brown color, tan head. Fruity, sweet, roasted, salty, alcohol scent. Smooth, grainy, salty, malty taste. Smooth mouthfeel, low bitterness. Grainy aftertaste.
rlgk (10044) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - NOV 24, 2007
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Amber color, offwhite head. Leather aroma,a bit strange and not what I want from a beer. Spicy leather flavor, some fruits, maybe some caramel.
SSSteve (3719) - - NOV 21, 2007
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
pours a clear purple/brown with a small tan head. nice estery aroma with some dark malts, licorice, and burnt caramel. flavor is again fruity with lots of burnt caramel and raisins. lots of malts. incredibly smooth, medium bodied beer. wow....impressive!
heemer77 (5096) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - NOV 15, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle form Johncy’s in North Liberty, IA. The body is medium brown with some dark orange highlights. A light tan colored head coveres the pretty brew. The aroma is largely raisins and cinnamon. There are also some strawberry hints. Whoppers candy, malt and chocolate dominate the taste. hiding behind that are some light rasins with a little bit of almonds and anise. Thin mouthfeel with a long lingering aftertaste.
DocLock (7682) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 14, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Capone’s. Deep brown with off-white head. Aroma is caramel malt, fig, hops, spice, with a noble hop, raisin, and spicy malty flavor.
JoeMcPhee (8302) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 30, 2007
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
500 ml bottle. Deep dark brown beer, creamy tan head. Swwet and toasty malts, dried fruit, pear/plums, dried cherry, raspberry and some soft malty molasses. A bit of ginger of light nutty candied flavour. Softly sweet on the finish. Warming brew, perfect for cooler days. Lovely beer.
Enjoyit (3435) - Vadum, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2007
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Deep brown of color with a beige head. An aroma of caramel and liqurice. A nice flavor of liqurice, dark fruits and nuts.
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2007
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark mahogany brown. Caramel and liquorice aroma. Sweet, smokey malt taste, rich and lingering, and medium bitter finish. Very easy drinking beer.
downender (6120) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2007
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Deep brown with a moderate off-white head. Powerful aroma of sweet malt with supporting nuttiness. Flavour had plenty of dark fruit, marzipan, nuts and some hops in the finish. Very good.
cheeta (1181) - Langå, DENMARK - APR 9, 2007
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Heavy malty aroma. Huge creamy light brown head. Excellent lacing. Mostly lasting longevity. Clear amber body. Heavy sweet initial flavor with a light smoky taste. Medium to full palate.