yngwie (16524) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 20, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle, 375ml corked. It pours an unclear, brown body and a dense, beige head. Vinous nose with lots of dried fruits and sugar, quite alcoholic too, in a nice way. Some oak hints. Wonderful flavor with a good warmth and a healthy dose of dried fruits. Sugar notes. Full-bodied, warming and sweet. Lasting warming finish with sugar, dried fruits and a fine bitterness. 110820
Dedollewaitor (15579) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ Danish Summer Gathering, Ulfborg 2011. Pours cloudy amber with a small creamy white head. Caramel, wood, fruit and white wine. Vinous. Not THAT complex- but quite tasty!
chrisv10 (15524) - DENMARK - AUG 20, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ FOneFan. Dark amber with medium tan head. Flavour is malt, yeast, dried fruit, caramel, little white wine, hops and sweet.
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 16, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at MikkellerBAR. Clear brown - offwhite head. Nutty. Sweetness. LIght wine notes. Raisins. Fruity. Ok wooden. Banana. Toasted malts. Light chocolate. Peppery. High malty. Too sweet.
Benzai (14282) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - DEC 10, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ home. Clear ruby red color, thick off-white to beige head. Smell some sweetness, slightly woodish and indeed winey. Taste winey, also sweetness and soft, velvety. Very soft carbonation, a bit thin texture. Low to medium body.
gunnfryd (14186) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 21, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at DSG 2011. Brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is oak, vanilla, yeast. Flavour is oak, vanilla, sugar, yeast, caramel, wine, dried fruits. Very nice beer.
HenrikSoegaard (13282) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly deminishing head. Wonderfull red-amber colour. Moderate malty and hopy aroma. Barrels very present but not that well balanced. Average moderate bitter finish. woody and some vanilla notes. Average moderate bitter finish. Slightly yeasty and alcoholic.
Christian (12955) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Amber with a small off-white head. Floaties. Aroma of caramel, vanilla, oak and dried fruit. Sweet fruity and caramel flavour with strong oak and tannin. Way overdone.
Scopey (12711) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2015
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: MAY 6, 2015 Bottle shared at Leighton’s. It pours cloudy mahogany brown with minimal head. The nose is rich, sweet, juicy, vinous, plum, prune, date, toffee, vanilla, jammy, toasty and wood. The taste is smooth, slick, sweet fruits, plum, date, light alcohol, umami, cola cubes, wine and wood win a smooth finish. Medium-full body and soft carbonation. Nice depth. Great aroma and it drinks rather well also.
bierkoning (12581) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - AUG 1, 2011
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Corked bottle. Dark amber color, hazy. oak, white wine (Sauternes? white burgundy?) raspberry notes and marzipan in the aroma. malty sweet flavor with vanilla, oak, marzipan, white wine and orange peels. Good complexity, slightly alcoholic. Great beer!