ekstedt (5916) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 1, 2010
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle (33 cl) from Etre Gourmet. Clear reddish brown with creamy beige head. Earthy malt aroma with some burnt sugar and alcohol. Medium bodied and smooth. Sharp alcoholic bitterness. Not a good bruin.
thebeertourist (5083) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 30, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Bier Tempel, Brussels. Dark brown with a lacing head. Nice yeasty caramel aroma. Malty molasses flavours, semi-dry finish. Belgian craftmanship.
sayravai (4691) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 22, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Bottled) Very nice blood red color with a steady, tanned and cloudy, lacy head. Spicy, caramely, brown sugary nose. Flavor is roasted-malty, caramely, medium-sweet, lightly spicy. A well-made and balanced bruin. 5336
tderoeck (6161) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 22, 2010
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
18/10/2010 - 75cl bottle @ home
Note: the beer had been aged for 6 months
Pours a pretty clear darkbrown beer, beige creamy and adhesive head. Aroma holds caramel, chocolate, alcohol, dried fruits. MF is ok, nice carbon, full body (due to aging?). Taste has caramel, mocha, red berries, roasted malts. Aftertaste more caramel and roasted malts with some spices.
Fin (8270) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Dranken Geers, Oostakker, Nr Gent, Belgium, 01.10.10 consumed at home 03.10.10. Pours puddle brown with off-white head. The aroma is malty but also a little meaty. Nice soft mouthfeel, med’ carbonation. Despite being 7% it’s a touch thin I feel reminding me of a fairly ordinary British Mild but on steroids, bit caramelly, but there is some oomphh.. A6 A4 T6 P4 Ov12 3.2
Dedollewaitor (14545) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle @ Willems, Belgium. Pours dark brown with a small white head and lacings. Nuts and yeast. Caramel and earth. Smooth . . .
yespr (34876) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2010
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
33 cL bottle. Pours cloudy deep orange to brown with a huge off-white head. Aroma is vegetable and dark malty. Fruity. Caramelish and breadish sweet. Light roasted. Mild fruity into the finish.
Ungstrup (30270) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled. A deep red beer with a very huge tan head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, anmetal. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, metal, and caramel, leading to a dry metalic finish.
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours a clear dark amber with a huge and lacing off-white head with excellent retention. Somewhat unclean roastiness in the nose. Medium body, hard roast, licorice and a whiff of metal. Dryish, vanillaish finish. 250810
JanEric (1122) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - JUL 30, 2010
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from stroomberg zwolle. Reddish brown, thick dense offwhite head. Malty aroma, leather, caramel, sweety, vanilla, figs and nuts. Taste is full of caramel, slightly bitter, somewhat dry, malty. Medium-bodied with a nice finish.