jackl (3779) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 4, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap @ CBC 2013. The pour’s red with a tiny head. The aroma’s toast, toffee, cherries and plum. Rich dark fruit. Pie filling. The taste is cherry-dipped toffee. Rich roasted malt. Werther’s Original caramel candies. Chewy body. Fat. Fine carbonation. Overall, solid. Not really my thing.
anders37 (15300) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 2, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ yespr. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel aroma with hints of dark fruit. Sweetish malty caramel and dark fruit flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel and dark fruit finish.
kermis (4200) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 31, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Beer Temple. Pours clear brown with a tan head. Aroma of malt, dark fruits, chocolate, raisins and caramel. Flavour is over moderate sweet and light moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.
bierkoning (9756) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - MAY 31, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap @ Beer Temple. Dark brown color. Malt, hints of roast and Mon Chéri bonbons in the aroma. Full bodied, thick on the tongue. Slightly alcoholic. Milk chcoolate. Malt and roast. Also Mon Chéri in the flavor. Grassy earthy hops shimmering through and getting stronger in the aftertaste. Nice one!
JaBier (4415) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 27, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle purchased at Aficionado’s. Clear copper pour with a medium tan head. Aroma of malt, berry and caramel. Malty flavor with raspberry and caramel before a nutty and malty finish.
PotjeBier (1391) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 25, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap @ Beer Temple. Deep red-brown color. Firm beige head. Aroma’s of caramel and sweet red fruit (especially retronasal). Flavor is medium to heavy sweet, but not cloyingly. Medium bodied, soft carbonation. Finish is grina & malt. Could have used some bitterness (and less red fruit).
Bragesnak (5323) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Copenhagen Beer Celebration.
Brown with beige head. Aroma of caramel. Flavour with nuts and some roasted malt.
AWISLguy (1012) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 19, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bomber from Sendiks in Brookfield. Pours a reddish brown with a disappearing offwhite head leaving spots of lacing. Aroma has sweet caramel, tangy fruits and some oxidized sugars, with some lemon Taste is of sweet caramel malts, brown sugar and some fruits. Medium bodied without much carbonation. Finishes sweet and slightly bitter without a lot of depth. Too lightly malted for a scotch ale, but quite a sweet take on a doppel.
thewolf (10701) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap @ CBC 2013. Pours deep red with a small, creamy, off-white head. Aroma is sweet, lots of maltiness, caramel, light vinious, subdued grass, light red berries. Medium carbonation, fine creamy and grainy mouthfeel. Flavour is very close to standard dobbelbocks, caramel, sweetness, light sugary. Mild grassy bitterness. Light
Holmen1 (1856) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Fra fat på Fermentoren mai-13: slik går det når man blir lurt utpå av gode venner. Sterke øl i store glass. Heldigvis deler vi med hverandre, ellers hadde det gått helt galt. Har ennå til gode å smake en amerikansk bock. Til nå den eneste fra Hoppin Frog som har "left me unmoved".