Johnsense (1288) - - FEB 4, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Murky browning pour, HUGE head that took a while to die down. Bread and Caramel in the aroma. Sweet, Malty taste - Bready, lots of caramel, Dark fruit, an odd spicy characteristic that works. Booze has really died down in this one after some age. Medium body.
Sammy (10891) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 22, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Smooth, bottle from Maple Shade. Good caramel, with its share of wheat. Boozy and good drinkability.
alexsdad06 (8767) - Ohio, USA - FEB 1, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
750 ml bottle sample from 2011 notes. Pours a dark amber color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor had caramel, honey, toasted bread, some alcohol, with dark fruits throughout. Decent enough.
anders37 (22523) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty dark fruit aroma. Fruity malty dark fruit flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy dark fruit finish.
jcwattsrugger (12128) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 26, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
750ml bottle-thanks richlikebeer from PA-pours a big tight tan head and hazy dark amber color. Aroma is spice, medium malt with some sweet/wood/spice. Taste is sweet light/medium malt, fruit, wood/spice hops.
dmac (5388) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - APR 7, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle shared by richlikebeer, thanks Rich. Poured a good looking reddish/brown with a smaller tight foamy beige head. Aroma is just so sweet with notes of honey, raisin, alcohol, molasses and toffee. Super thick and syrupy body with strong carbonation. Flavor is just loaded with sweetness, notes of raisin and grapes. God Damn is this thing is triple S...syrupy, strong and sweeeeeeet.
TheEpeeist (3709) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 27, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
25.3 oz bottle. Dark brown with a purple tint and a smooth beige coating. Nose is dough, grape jelly and spicy grass. Creamy, wheaty, sticky but not quite syrupy with a pleasant buzz. Taste is citrus honey, buttered brioche and soft lime peel. Mostly sweet but showing some depth as it warms.
pineypower (3036) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - MAR 24, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Thanks to Richlikebeer for bringing this to Dmac’s. Pours out a nice reddish amber with a small white head. Aroma is of caramel and some sweet fruits. Taste is very sweet, lots of caramel and toffee, honey, and some light alcohol notes in there also.
DocLock (9709) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 28, 2011
4.7 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
750 cc bottle from IHP. Pours turbid deep coppery with 2-finger off-white head. Nose is fruity, with caramel malt, citrus fruit including tangerine, canteloupe, brown sugar. Tastes complex, with citrus fruit, tangerine, caramel, brown sugar, spice, hops. A bit on the sweet side, and very complex, this one is outstanding.
LtDan (1806) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - JAN 25, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Appearance: Pours a dark ruby with a subsided head and no lacing.
Aroma: Booze, spice off the bat. Banana creme brulee.
Taste: Booze, bananas foster, white pepper, clove, big bitter Euro hops and ripe cantaloupe.
Mouthfeel: Sticky with modest carbonation.
Overall: Big tasty and very warm. Would probably do well with 6 months to a year.