KyotoLefty (6642) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUN 20, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Ohtsuki. Caramel, licorice, dark chocolate, alcohol fumes, raisins and dried figs in the aroma. Nice, rich, stewed aroma. Black with a thin head. Roasty flavor, with alcohol, dried fruits, burnt caramel, stewed fruit. Licorice. Interesting, more roasty and burnt than expected. Thick, rich palate, though not top heavy. Nice, interesting, different. Good stuff.
Yves (2312) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - APR 15, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Blond coloured beer with small off-white head and no carbonation visible. Malty spicy and alcoholic aroma. Full sparkling palate. Finish is sweet roasted malty with some alcoholic touches. Rather long finish. Very nice one, top beer from ’Het Nest’.
joergen (21291) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at ZBF 2011.
Dark brown coloured with a small beige head.
Fruity aroma of caramel, dried fruits and liquorice.
Fruity flavour of caramel, dried fruits and liquorice.
madsberg (10435) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ ZBF 2011: Almost black coloured. LIght brown head. ARoma of liqourice, sweetness, light roast and fruits. Flavour as well full of liqourice, fruits, herbs, caramel and some yeasrt. Medium to full bodied. Sweetish and spiced light roasted end.
goozen (3046) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 6, 2011
3.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
At ZBF 2011, Sint-Niklaas: An almost black coloured brew with an good taste of liquorice, chocolate and spices.
yespr (31626) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From bottle at ZBF2011. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is annis seed and dark roasted malty. Sweet dark malty, spiced, toffee and liqourice. Lingering dry and slight spiced into a dry and bitter finish.
cucuma (89) - kontich, BELGIUM - FEB 8, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: MAY 3, 2011 This is a very strong, dark beer from "Het nest".
Complex aroma and taste.
Notes of caramel, roasty, chocolate, alcohol, licorice,
altonbrownd (3681) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 27, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Bierparadijs. Dark brown body with tan head. Nose of chocolate and coffee. Taste of chocolate and bitter. Watery texture. Some licorice in the finish. Quite nice.
MoritzF (8590) - Bochum, GERMANY - JAN 23, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(bottle, 33cl) Dark brown, opaque colour with a brown and dense medium-sized foamy head. Sweet and slightly yeasty toast-malty aroma with notes of anise and dried fruits. Sweet-bitter flavour with a light tinge of sourness, full bodied with a moderate carbonation. Toast-malty, slightly fruity taste with present spicy notes, accompanied by notes of dark chocolate and liquorice; moderately sweet and bitter finish with rather strong spicy notes and a moderately alcoholic bite. Fits the season. 11.I.11
wekker84 (1470) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - JAN 6, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
330 ml bottle a dark brown black colored beer with a beige head aroma anise spices caramel and chocolate taste anis fruit caramel chocolate and dutch drop