Rubin77 (725) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 10, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
F: huge, pale brown, average retention.
C: dark brown to dark ruby against the light.
A: malty, light dark plums, hint of chocolate, banana, dark fruits, hint of red vine tones.
T: malty, red vine, cherries, plums, hint of chocolate but quite fruity, candy, not very complex, medium body, good carbonation, 0,33l bottle from Maenhout supermarket in Oostende.
markoijelena (2011) - Belgrade, SERBIA - MAR 10, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft 0.25l at Cafe Hesp Amsterdam Netherlands. Taste with Zlotta and Borresteijn.Thanks guys.18.02.2016.Pour it hazy dark color with small white head.Aroma buttery, some diacetil strange.Taste candy sugar, some roasted feel, sweet finish, not so agressive in the flavour that aroma.
kermis (9632) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 3, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle sampled. Clear brown with an off white head. Aroma of caramel, overripe dark fruit, alcohol, sweet malt and raisins. Flavour is above moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.
Zlotta (1337) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 19, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at ’Café Hesp’. Clear, very dark reddish brown with a large, creamy, almost stable, tan head. Sweetish-malty, slightly fruity aroma of caramel, some vinegar, nuts and hints of wood. Sweetish-malty, slightly fruity taste of caramel, raisins, vinegar, nuts, blackberries and some wood, followed by a short, slightly bitter, minimally woody finish. Medium body, slightly creamy mouthfeel. Very nice, but also intended to be like that?
Borresteijn (6087) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 19, 2016
2.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap at Café Hesp, tfs Jan! Dark ruby brown colour, pillowy beige head. Aroma of rancid butter, diacetyl, light sourness, raisins. Smells like the first beer of the day from the tap line. Flavour of dark malts, dark fruits, raisins, butyric acid, light cocoa. Medium bodied. Could be nice, but bad handling screwed it.
Boxereddy (431) - BELGIUM - FEB 1, 2016
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Wazige oranje-rood bier met een beige schuimkraag.
Aroma: bruine suiker en gekonfijte vijgen, zoete siroop.
Smaak: zoet en kruidig met fruitige toets
Mondgevoel: gemiddeld met zachte koolzuur en semi-droge afdronk.
fugitive (1837) - Athens, GREECE - JAN 27, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Color hazy brown with medium white head. Aroma coriander, spicy, yeast. Taste yeast, coriander, caramel, spicy.
SinH4 (2185) - Garching, GERMANY - JAN 26, 2016
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown-amber color with tan head. Aroma is dried plums, figs, some spices, quite sweet. Taste is sweet as well, with continued spices. Nice.
jonas (6540) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JAN 26, 2016
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Red chestnut, low offwhite head. Dusty almond aroma. Sweet cherry, blueberry, wood, caramel, burned sugar. Dry yeasty, spicy, berry finish. Harsh, not very harmonic.
jfb (5299) - Freising, GERMANY - JAN 26, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(bottle) hazy ruby-amber colour with a frothy beige head. aroma of brown sugar and candied figs, with lots of sugary syrup, some light cookie dough and cherry syrup. flavour is heavy watermelon and bicycle tires, with more brown sugar, a hint of orange pips, some pears and a semi-dry finish. medium- to heavy-bodied with soft carbonation.