jcwattsrugger (11751) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 8, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
on tap-pours an off white ring for a head and copper color. Aroma is mild light/medium malt-some sweet. Taste is light/medium malt-some sweet, toffee, slight perfume/citrus hops, medium/dark fruit. Opens up nicely as it warms.
bb (7915) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 2, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Deep copper/bronze beer with a dark cream colored head. Sweet amlt and dried fruit aroma. Sweet caramel flavor with raisins, figs, and dates. Medium-plus bodied. Sweet sugary malt lingers with dark fruit, dried fruit, and light yeast. Too sweet.
badlizard (5534) - Berkeley, California, USA - FEB 20, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tasted at brewery. Dark brownish red with no head. Caramel and mild spice aroma and taste with pleasant floral and fruit notes throughout and a good smooth palate.
yespr (37603) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 14, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
From tap at the brewpub. Pours almost clear and golden amber with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted caramel and vague phenolic. Nice lacing on the glass. Phenolic, dry yeasty and solid caramelish flavoured. Bitter and dry finish with a light phenolic note into the far finish. Classic belgian strong ale.