thedm (5667) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - NOV 18, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
This corked and caged bottled brew from a bottle shop poured a head of all foam finely sized tan colored bubbles that were long lasting and left behind a softly carbonated caramel brown colored body. The aroma was brown malt and sweet. The smooth mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish with a biting malty aftertaste. The flavor contained notes of malt sweet and caramel. Delicious and one I would certainly buy again.
Stefano (1965) - Thisted, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2006
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Brown with a medium lasting off-whtie head. Most spicy malty smell with bursting cinammon. Good flavour, bitter start, finishes slightly sweet and leaves a sweet malty aftertaste.
Pimgref (86) - Gorinchem, NETHERLANDS - OCT 21, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Nice Bokbier. Be carefull for a big head. Sweet fruity taste. Tastes like Belgian double
Emmaneul (16) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2006
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
An amber/ruby red beer with aromaís of sweet things like caramel, candy and banana. Hops and red fruit can be found in the background. A medium body with some sweetness/light sourness and (too) fuzzy carbonation. The finish is slightly bitter, dry and malty with burnt malts and bread/biscuit. A nice balanced beer that has too much carbonation. Good overall score.
Marko (4948) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 30, 2006
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
0.75l bottle @ Tolkienís House, Zagreb
Cute bottle, cute glass (a bit pointless, but cute). Poured an absolutely enormous beige head that took forever to go away, and tasted extremely bitter (odd, considering that the taste itself isnít bitter at all). Hm. It looks impressive, thatís for sure. Murky deep amber-orange colour. Obviously bottle conditioned, as tons of yeast chunks appeared later on. A fruity, slightly stale (in a positive way) nose, with hints of tea and some spices. The taste was, well, quite sweet, fruity, just a tad of acidity an grassiness in the taste, maybe a bit dry and subdued under the malty/sugary sweetness that formed even the aftertaste at first. This has Belgian written all over it, and itís a bit above average for the style. A nice beer.
ha1ag (863) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2006
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottled 33 cl, 7.5% (BB 11/04/08) a fresh bok from the store. Dark reddish color, strong cream-like head. Well-built body (like me!) and some fruity caramel flavour.
hotstuff (4864) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 28, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Corked and caged bottle. Appearance was a huge tan fizzy, frothy head that was mostly lasting, a good amount of lacing, visible carbonation, and a reddish brown hue. Malty, caramel, chocolate, sweet and spicy nose. Very nice. Flavor was sweet, malty, caramel, and somewhat thin. Mouthfeel was tingly and thin. Medium body.
SDbruboy (1864) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 21, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750 ml bottle from BevMo La Jolla. Pours a gorgeous dark red-amber with a large and creamy beige head that lingers well. Aroma is sweet and sour, with tart fruits, cranberry, yeast and a little must. Tart cherry and cranberry juice in the flavor, yeasty bread adn a bit of earth, quite complex Smooth mouthfel, medium body and creamy carbonation. Iím a little surprised at the generally low ratings, I found this one to be quite enjoyable overall.
bu11zeye (12717) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 25, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(750ml bottle) Pours a cloudy orangish brown body with a large light tan head. Aroma of earthiness, grape, raisins, and mustiness. Aroma of raisins, dates, berries, and caramel malt.
zebracakes (1339) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 22, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap. Dark red amber, off white head. Aroma is raisin, port, malt, and sour dough. Flavor is sweet malt, banana, cloves, and sour dough.