fonefan (41314) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2007
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Clear medium to dark brown color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate yeasty, brown sugar, coriander, anis. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (181107)
yespr (37603) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2008
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cL bottle. Pours clear, golden deep amber to brown with an orange glare and a lacing off-white head. Yeasty, fruity and light spiced aroma - very inviting. Flavour starts medium sweet with a nice level of spice flavours and a light liqourice/annis seed note. Lingering roasted caramel and light spiced flavours into the finish. Flavourful yet simple and nice.
Ungstrup (32193) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2002
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
A dark red beer with an OK head. It has a fresh aroma of yeast. It tastes very sweet with hints of yeast and alcohol. A little too sweet for my taste. An OK beer - but I know a lot of better beers I’d rather drink.
Papsoe (25068) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 20, 2005
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: JUN 6, 2005 (Bottle 33 cl) Du Bocq has been busy changing the labels of their Gauloise beers. This is the 3rd or 4th edition in about 10 yrs. But this time, the brewery also turned down the volume from 9% to 8,1%. In my opinion, that makes it a new beer. Dark amber or light brown with a very large head. Sweet, but not nauseating. A definite bitterness creates a nice balance. Good fruit. A nice beer. Had this for the first time in ’93 when it was simply called "La Gauloise" at 7% ABV. The amber and blond versions are younger siblings. 010902
Older versions at 160893 and 010597.
joergen (24774) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 5, 2006
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear orange coloured with a huge off white head.
Aroma af yeast, spices, fruits and caramel.
Sweet flavour of caramel, fruits and spices.
oh6gdx (23917) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 23, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled. Dark ruby red colour, big beige head, lacing. Aroma of sweet raisins and hints of malt. Flavour raisins, malt, caramel, hops and with some hints of roast. Very sweet, which made it kind of slow to drink.
omhper (22322) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 5, 2003
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled. Very dark brown with beige, creamy head. Roasty aroma with notes of burnt sugar. Medium sweet resiny nose, soft, pleasant mouthfeel and a remarkably dry finish with some grassy bitterness. Really good!
Travlr (18672) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 6, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Above average brune, attractive presentation, decent nose, and not too sweet.
fiulijn (17487) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 22, 2002
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark amber ale. Not refermented in the bottle? Nice malt aroma. Malt, caramel, hop; enough body, but harsh, lightly metallic. Persistent final, nice hop but not really aromatic.
harrisoni (16053) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
33cl bottle from Dranken Geers. Very deep ruby colour, thick lasting beige head. Sticky heavy malt on aroma. Plenty of dark fruits on aroma. It’s a bit fizzy on the tongue. Its a bit sweet because of the fruity malt, and then some dry malt on the end. Very intense strong malts. Some hop there on the finish which is helped by the sting from the carbonation. Bit strong and syrupy maybe.