Gerbeer (2972) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 10, 2016
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
375 ml bottle. Pours a deep clear mahogany with moderate head. Aromas of raisins, brown sugar, brandy and sweet malts. Flavors of sweet golden raisins, dry brown sugar, treacle, condensed brandy and toffee. Warm but subtly balanced. Wonderful if you like sweet and sticky.
Countbeer (5953) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 6, 2016
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: Served in a Duvel glass:
First time there’s something like a foamy head/lacing.
Disappears quick. Headless hazy amber brown body.
Aromas of prunes, light marzipan, light wood tint, light toffee, light bay leaf...
Flavour is sweet prune and wood with a dirty malty tone. Light sweet liquor tints.
Aftertaste is dirty malty and dirty wood with prunes and light bitter.
Low carbo, just medium bodied, light watery mouthfeel...
bytemesis (6289) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - APR 24, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours quite hazy reddish chestnut, small beige head, some lacing. Aroma of sherry, toffee, bourbon, vanilla, date, raisin. Flavor is quite sweet, sherry, dark dried fruits, minimal bitterness. Medium body. Definitely oxidized, but since I just bought it last week that ain’t my fault. Still a solid quad. Some lingering heat.
Foffern (1617) - Bodø, NORWAY - MAR 12, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home. Has a slightly hazy deep mahogany color with a small light brown head that fades fast. Complex aroma of dried fruit, liqueur, plums, red wine, licorice, oak, alcohol, heather and brown sugar. Sweet flavor with dried fruit, liqueur, brown sugar, oak, licorice and berries. Has a silky mouth feel, full-bodied and a light bitterness. A very complex ale, and is quite sweet.
allmyvinyl (9018) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 16, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from Craigs, dregs run tasting. Pours brown with a thin tan head. Aromas of toffee and dried fruit, oak. Taste is sherry, prunes, vanilla. Boozy finish.
Stuu666 (9766) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 15, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at craig’s. Pours deep amber, nose is malty toffee, caramel, raisins, vanilla, taste is similar, sweet, fruity, light bitter finish.
BenH (3438) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 14, 2016
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Brown with tan head. Earthy vegetal aroma, esters, banana, oak, dried fruit. Taste is better, dried fruit, raisins, sherry, prune, oak, vanilla. Sweet with a clean finish.
GlasgowTAD (1286) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 14, 2016
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours dark bronxe with a miniscule bronwish head. Aroma is raisins and caramel. Taste is caramel, toffee, vanilla, leather, oak, red grapes, slight strawberry, molasses.
cgarvieuk (20415) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 14, 2016
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle at home ... daerk copper .. thin white lacing .. soft sweet toffee fruit ...light sweet toffee fruit malt nose .. soft sweet toffee fruit ... soft sweet berries .. soft malt .. light toffee malt .. soft toffee berries ...
JefVerstraete (2754) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - JAN 6, 2016
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle from LDW, Eke. Red/brown colour, beige foam. Sweet nose of plums, malts, caramel and lots of wine, vanilla. Bit alcoholic. Sweet and heavy, beautiful sipper. Very nice beer!