malrubius (1657) - Willowick, Ohio, USA - APR 1, 2010
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
11.2 ounce bottle in Chimay glass. Caramel color with dense beige head and some lace. Spicy bready marshmallow aroma. Spicy sweet marshmallow caramel tomato tobacco with spicy and sweet lingering finish without cloying. Pretty darn complex. Not what I was expecting, but very good.
jfb (3702) - Freising, GERMANY - MAR 24, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
(bottle) pours a lightly hazy golden-amber colour with a dense tall off-white head. aroma of apples and caramel, powdered sugar and yeast. flavour is the same, with lots of caramel and a hint of alcohol. medium body with fizzy carbonation and a dry alcoholic finish.
wyzzywyz22 (1942) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2010
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Rainhall Drinks Co, Accrington. Poured a hazy dark copper colour with a decent, steadily fading biege head. Sweetish malt nose with yeast, spice and orchard fruit notes. Interesting flavour that had more of the same characteristics found in the aroma, with some gently warming booze. Some dryness cropped up towards the finish. Alright stuff.
RedSox2004 (1214) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - MAR 20, 2010
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours cloudy amber with a hint of orange, thick beige head that dissipated slowly and left very nice lacing. Tyoical Belgian yeasty aroma with melon, cloves, banana, and spices. Subtle candy sugar sweetness and tart apples up front, with a hint of offsetting bitterness. Banana sweetness and spices in the finish. Medium body, lively carbonation, and very smooth on the palate.
dnstone (2134) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAR 19, 2010
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: APR 3, 2011 Deep copper orange with a beautiful white head. Beautifully sweet complex aroma with interesting hop notes. A dry semi sweet flavor with an earthy roastiness. Very complex yet sublte, a bit like orval in a sense.
donfardz64 (538) - Wellington, New Zealand, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 19, 2010
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours amber, fizzy off white head. Aroma is clovy, full of Belgian yeast character with a bit of candi sugar, like a tripel.
Nice body, classic Belgian notes of clove, herbs, sugar. Hints of banana esters. Spritzy on the tongue. Austere bitterness on the finish.
jazz88 (2546) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 14, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. A deep golden amber color with a white head. A candied sugar aroma with banana, spices, and apple. Mildly sweet, generally dry and peppery, with a light biscuity flavor.
mjs (4498) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 14, 2010
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Bottle at Tuulensuu, Tampere) Poured ambed and hazy with small and white head. Aroma was sweet, malty and mildly yeasty. Palate was full bodied with quite a lot of carbonation. Flavours were malts, sweetness, Belgian style yeast, hint of chocolate and bitterness. Aftertaste was sweet and mildly bitter.
evergreen0199 (1948) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2010
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Amber coloured pour with a medium beige head. Malty, fruity aroma. Caramel, fruity, yeasty, little sweet, watery taste. For some reason I was expecting this to be a great beer but it was rather poor, I love their Quadrupel though.
oh6gdx (20253) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 11, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottled (thanks jbrus!). Reddish amber colour, mediumsized beigeish brown head. Aroma is fruits, some malts, mild yeast and herbal notes. Flavour is sweet fruits, some bready malts, sweet malts as well as some slight stinging alcohol. Mild spices and yeastyness also.