VastActiv (3332) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAR 8, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 12oz at Bar Molotov, Helsinki. Colour is dark brown with small brownish white head. Aromas and flavours: Alcohol, dark fruits, yeast and chili. Quite massive.
boFNjackson (4184) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 3, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap @ Lost Abbey... Poured dark, near black with a thin head. A little bit of a mole’ thing going on here. Spice and sweetness and hint of chile pepper to keep it interesting. Toasted and roasted notes, and some sweetness. Had the spices, but balanced and not really burning or anything.
Vogod (23) - FINLAND - MAR 1, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Tart, dry, vinous. Tannin like in wine. Thin, bright mouthfeel. Slight chili burn in aftertaste. Excellent stuff.
BoBoChamp (5758) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 25, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
38cl, new exclusive American brew Anno 2012, with cinnamon, tamarind and chili peppers, from De Hopduvel Gent, complex brew, spicy/sweet and slightly woody/fruity, not too heavy, yet not balanced, clear, good head, good and original brew, yet expensive!
Theis (13986) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at home - shared with Mette. Clear very dark brown - offwhite head. Raisins, fruity, alcoholic, sweetness, sharpness, phenolic, coffee, spicy, herbal notes, roasted, ok bitternes, light carbonation, yeasty, soapy, cinnamon notes. Dry bitter coffee finish.
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - FEB 24, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Served in a Lost Abbey teku. Thanks, Moll. Nose has faint cinnamon and raisin. Faint spicing. Taste is spicy and malty with a bit of dark fruit. Bland for what it is.
KingCecil (2066) - DENMARK - FEB 21, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ home it pours clear very dark brown with a large bubbly tan head... tha aroma is roasted malt, dark fruit, raisins, chocolate, brown sugar and coffee.... the flavor is roasted malt, dark fruit, some light sour flavors, raisins, chocolate with a alcohol mouthfeel finish, some alcohol warming mouthfeel...
hopscotch (9846) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - FEB 20, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle... Cloudy, dark brown ale with no head. The nose furnishes an intermingling of cocoa, spice-rack goodies, dark raisins, vanilla and toasted nuts. Medium to full-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and laid-back carbonation. The flavor is tangy, chili pepper-spicy and moderately bitter. Acrid, lightly bitter, tangy cocoa finish. Bottle courtesy of 50belair!
Peacehammer (624) - California, USA - FEB 19, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
pours a deep mahogany. Nice thick, three fingers of off white head. Lots of plum and raisin on the nose. A slight hint if heat, but it’s faint. Flavor is a lot more of the same plum raisin dark fruit flavor. A touch of cinnamon on the finish, and a hint of heat.
MadRobin (2182) - Silver Spring, USA - FEB 19, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap 4 oz. pour at the Lost Abbey tasting room in San Marcos, CA.
Clear, dark mahogany with a small khaki head and excellent lacing.
Aroma of roasted malt, dark fruit, raisins, molasses, chocolate, brown sugar and coffee.
Taste of roasted malt, dark fruit, grapes, raisins, chocolate and molasses with noticeable alcohol in the finish.
Medium/light body and high/medium carbonation.
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