Iphonephan (3251) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JUL 23, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From a bottle shared in Dillon CO. Pours a hazy brownish amber with a fine off white head. Aroma of caramel and toffee. Flavors of oak, vanilla and ripe red fruits. Smooth luscious mouthfeel with moderate carbonation.
drowland (6033) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - JUL 15, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
7/6/13. 375mL bottle shared by Mark at Brian’s moving/cellar cleaning party. Deep amber brown pour with a small fluffy khaki head - some floaties depending on whose glass you peek into. The aroma and flavor show oak, dark fruits, a bit of sweet candy sugar, more wood, a hint of winey aspects, and some oxidation. Not bad.
Aniela (2313) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at the La Trappe brewery. Deep brown beer with a minimal white head.Dark dried fruits, caramell sweetish aroma. Malty, dark dried fruits flavour, a bit to much alcoholflavour.
jfb (3818) - Freising, GERMANY - JUL 5, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
(bottle) pours a murky deep amber-brown colour with some floaties and a small frothy off-white head. aroma of raisins, light toffee and banana skins, slightly earthy, with a hint of treebark and yeast. flavour is mostly red grapes and raisins, with some slightly cardboardy hints of oxidization, herbal hops, a light sweetness and a light-bitter finish. medium to heavy-bodied with average carbonation.
erickok (3533) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - JUL 2, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Mist brown bodied, small head. Berries, sweet licorice, roots, soft wood. Caramel and red grapes. Light bitter, harder woody notes, vanilla and cake malts. Thin from the barrel ageing. (RBESG tasting at the brewery.)
rlgk (10514) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
RBESG 2013. Bottle at the brewery. Somewhat hazy amber/copper beer with a small beige head. Fruity vinous aroma, grapes, dades, caramel, biscuits, yeast notes, peach, candy, oak notes. Fruity malty flavor, grapes, peach, sweetish, caramel, yeasty, oak, some caramel. Alcohol is very well hidden. Malty fruity finish with oak and vanilla.
TH28 (110) - - JUN 17, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Appearance: deep copper/amber. Aroma: raisin and smoke. Taste: toffee, raisin, deep caramel malt. Mouthfeel: light carbonation, nice viscosity, relatively light. Finish: sweet malt with smoky character and warmth from alcohol but well balanced
dEnk (3801) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ home, tfs vaiz. Aroma is caramel, wood, fruits, seems quite orinary. Flavour is quite sweet ,caramel, wood, tannins, vanilla. Again, seems ordinary/belgian.
Vaiz (3347) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at home. Hazy copper pour, thin white head. Aroma of ripe fruits, vanilla, caramel, oak and sugary. Flavor is sweet fruity and warming. Nice balance and very smooth.
ubenumber2 (2) - Arkansas, USA - MAY 4, 2013 does not count
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
What can I say , this is a great beer , but compared to other trappist beers it is not the top tier by far , still better than most American versions of a Quad and the BA makes it great