PeatyPete (812) - - MAR 6, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark brown beer with quickly vanishing head. Boozy aroma of dark fruit. Taste has notes of wood, vanilla, caramel and is mild and slightly sweet. Pleasantly delicious.
sjogro (2097) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 14, 2016
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared by Maakun at Mrk’s. Unclear brown thin greyish head. Sweet syrup, raisans, figgs, chewing gum, juniper, alcohol. Sweet. Thin body, no carbonation.
Maakun (2869) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 14, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared at Mrks. Clear deep reddish brown with small beige head. Figs, sweet fruit yoghurt, syrup, sherry, vanilla, lots of spices, dry green herbs, caramel. Very boozy and quite a lot of oxidized notes. Medium sweet with bitter boozy finish. Medium bodied with a bit thin feel. Nice try but this is too boozy for me.
rikstar (1969) - NETHERLANDS - APR 16, 2016
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
0,33l fles van melgers. Bruin met een creme kraag. geur is roosvicee met vanille en eiken. Smaak is zoetzuur met wederom vanille en eiken, beetje balsamico body is medium.
tderoeck (7663) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 2, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
28/IV/15 - 33cl bottle from Biernavigatie (webshop, NL) @ home - BB: VIII/2014 (2015-551)
Clear purple brown beer, creamy irregular beige head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: sweet candy, cuberdons ("neuzen"), banana, caramel, bit sugary. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: sweet start, caramel, sugary, banana, alcohol, bit sourish. Aftertaste: very sugary, dried fruits, raisins, alcohol, banana, little hoppy, some exotic fruits, pineapple juice.
Aniela (4207) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 11, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at home. Murky shit with almost no head. Malty, vanilla and caramell aroma. Malty and caramell flavour. Feels a bit too boozy for me.
KyotoLefty (8847) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 24, 2014
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. 2013 version. Great nose of chocolate, caramel, spicy yeast. Dark brown with red and a fine head. Flavors of toffee, chocolate, brown sugar, chestnuts, oak. Hops are mostly gone from the nose and flavor, so it comes across more like a lighter-bodied Abt. Very, nice indeed.
_angst_ (4309) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2014
2.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle courtesy of rlgk. Pours hazy deep red with a small creamy reddish beige head that quickly dissipates without leaving much trace on the glass. Smell is very sweet and malty with sweet dark bread, caramelized apples, alcohol, caramel, vanilla fudge, charred wood, hay, raisins, marzipan and glue. Taste is sweet, bitter and malty with sweet dark bread, caramel, toasted cereal, caramelized apples, baked pears, charred wood, vanilla fudge, marzipan and glue. Mouthfeel is sharp, boozy, heavy astringent and medium to full bodied. finish is bitter with dark bread, apples, baked pears, marzipan, lemon peal and hay. A apple, pear and marzipan mess…
rlgk (16899) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from European Local Swap 4.0 (At least I think so...) Clear deep copper/amber beer with a small beige head. Malty caramel aroma, toffee, oak, vanilla, raisins, cream, figs, grapes, woody, some candy and prunes. Malty caramel flavor, warming alcohol, grapes, toffee, woody, candy notes. Slightly boozy but with lots of good things to balance it.
TheJvd (1013) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 6, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cL bottle at home. Pours hazy amber/copper with a small to medium off-white head. Aroma is very sweet with raisins, vanilla, caramel and some dark fruits. Taste is also sweet with vanilla, dark fruits, raisins, malts, some alcohol and a medium bitterness. Over medium body and medium carbo. Too sweet for my liking.
MichaelAwesome (6297) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 28, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Thank you Euro Superstar Santa ! Classy one with some hops, really ripe fruits, some malt and nice drinkability. Strong and quaffy despite I am not that into really strong piwos.