jsquire (3387) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - JUN 9, 2007
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Murky brown color (but this bottle has been shipped, driven to my parents and then drunk, so it didn’t get much rest). There was very little head, and it shrank to nothing in the glass. Big sweet nose of malt extract, raisen bread and melted toffee. Big Belgian sweetness with undertones of earth, leather, and over ripe pit fruit. Noticable alcohol and a burnt raisen toast after taste. Big beer and a decent quad. Thanks to Jason for the bottle.
tjthresh (1865) - Greenfield, Indiana, USA - JUN 8, 2007
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
750ml bottle shared with theisti. Served in a red wine glass. Simplicity is bliss in this beer. 3 things stood out in the beer in both the aroma and flavor. Dark caramel malts, raisins, and alcohol. Medium body, and very easy to drink. Wonderful way to end my evening. I received this bottle form jasonmech77. Thanks.
mkobes (2140) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - JUN 8, 2007
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
750ml bottle. Deep dark black in color with a small head. Burnt malty and dark fruit aroma. Raisins, plums and fig notes. Taste is high in alcohol. Needs to be aged for a while, too much alcohol to drink now. Dark fruity malty flavor. Full bodied. I think it would be a great beer but just needs some time.
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - JUN 7, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2009 750 ml bottle. Almost black with a small head. Aroma is high octane alcohol along with burnt malts and some raisin. Taste is very big alcohol, making me think drinking this within the next six months is just a waste. The flavors are great though, just too soon to drink.
TaktikMTL (5628) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 6, 2007
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Verre de dégustation, provenant d’une bouteille de 750 ml, dégusté au Mondial de la Bière 2007 (Montréal, QC). Arôme: Odeur de caramel et de petits fruits foncés avec une pointe d’alcool. Apparence: La couleur est brune foncée. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de caramel, de petits fruits foncés et d’alcool. Longue durée de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture huileuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Présence de caramel brûlé en arrière goût. (Rating #1063)
robinvboyer (2985) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 5, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: AUG 22, 2007 Bottle at the Mondiale ’07
Quite dark cloudy brown color. not much head to speak of.
Aroma is VERY sweet, lots of raisin, and plum and borwn sugar, with some yeasty notes. Flavour is VERY sweet, and boozey. Mouthfeel is quite thick this is very syrup like. I have to admit i was disapointed. I expected more after the hype i had heard. Its not an awful beer, but i expected more from this brewery.
Miguel (1181) - Saint-Ours, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 4, 2007
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Robe brune claire surmontée d’une mousse beige qui persiste. Arômes de caramel, de torréfié et d’alcool. Saveurs de torréfié, de caramel, d’alcool et de levures.
Glouglouburp (5938) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 3, 2007
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark mahogany body with a small tan ring of foam. Excessive sweetness and very fruity with raisins and other dark fruits flavour in a brown sugar mixture. The alcohol is apparent and the carbonation was too soft which along with the high sweetness level made for a very syrupy body. Very yeasty with limited hops presence. Very simple to the point of being hard to describe. Overall felt like an ABT/Barley Wine cross. I expected a lot more. Some friends commented that maybe this batch was still too young and I think I agree. That’s one Judgment Day that won’t raise the deads.
GonZoBeeR (2906) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 3, 2007
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Appearance:Dark redish-brown,light head...
Flavor:Fruity,caramel,light watery...That beer is not so great that a heard befor....
Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - JUN 3, 2007
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Nose-metal, figs, Belgian sugar. Body-medium ring of bubbles, no head. Taste-raw raisin, alcohol, medium to high sweetness, molasses, brown sugar, low-medium alcohol. Really looses it’s thinness and open up as it warms up. When it warms it becomes less thin and richer, with the sweetness and rum qualities coming out. Very nice. Good sweet Belgian beer.